Customer Service Manager 1
Jamaica, NY 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75,000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.

Join us as Customer Service Manager, and you'll be looking at a career-defining role based at the JFK New York Airport Location.

The purpose of the job is to work closely with the Senior Customer Service Manager to ensure world-class customer experience for the JFK AirTrain passengers by providing a safe and smooth experience while in the JFK AirTrain system. This requires a focus on continuously improving all aspects of customer experience and related processes and practices. The Customer Service Manager will assist in fostering a positive and productive work environment, resolving team conflicts, promoting teamwork, and providing a positive employee experience, which will be result in a world-class customer experience for the passengers of the AirTrain System.

Organization structure (job belongs to:)

Services NAM (JFK)

Reports directly to:

Senior Manager


Customer Service

Direct reports:

Customer Service Supervisors

Main Responsibilities

  • Assist in promoting a safety culture by communicating safety-related information, updates, and best practices to customers and employees.
  • Assist with implementing safety policies, procedures, and guidelines to protect customers, employees, and assets and coordinate with relevant departments.
  • Conductinvestigations and implement corrective actions to prevent similar incidents in the future.
  • Enhance and execute strategy and detailed plan that emulates an organization that provides a sustainable world-class customer experience.
  • Collaborate with the Customer Service Leadership team to enhance and execute the customer service strategy aligned with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's goal of world-class customer experience for their passengers.
  • Continuously monitor industry trends, customer expectations, and emerging best practices to enhance the customer experience.
  • Assist in handling customer escalations and resolving complex customer issues. Work closely with Customer Service representatives to address customer complaints, provide satisfactory solutions, and ensure timely resolution.
  • Collaborate with site leadership to evaluate and enhance customer service processes and procedures.
  • Identify areas for improvement, implement strategies to streamline operations, and monitor key performance indicators - develop mitigation plans to address KPI shortfalls.
  • Assist in the training and development of Customer Service staff by supporting the implementation of training programs, providing ongoing coaching and feedback, and ensuring that the staff is equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to deliver exceptional service.
  • Assist with collecting and analyzing Customer Service data, including customer feedback, performance indicators, and trends. Support preparing reports and recommendations for continuous improvement of customer service operations.
  • Establish and enforce customer service standards across all customer touchpoints.

Educational Requirements

  • Some college or demonstrated work experience equivalent.
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field.


  • Proven experience in a customer service management role, with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience
  • Experience in developing and implementing customer service strategies and initiatives.
  • Ability to analyze customer service metrics and drive continuous improvement.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities
  • Proven ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in managing customer feedback and implementing improvements based on customer feedback.
  • Proven track record in building and maintaining customer relationships.
  • Experience working with Port Authority of New York & New Jersey or comparable transportation agency.'


  • Leadership: Ability to lead and motivate a team, set clear goals, provide direction, and inspire excellence in customer service delivery.
  • Customer Focus: Deep understanding of customer needs and a commitment to providing exceptional customer experiences. Ability to empathize with customers, actively listen to their concerns, and effectively address their needs.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with customers, team members, and stakeholders at all levels. Clear and concise communication ensures messages are understood and expectations are met.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to assess customer issues, identify root causes, and develop effective solutions-the ability to think critically and make decisions that prioritize customer satisfaction.
  • Relationship Building: Proven ability to build and maintain positive relationships with customers, team members, and cross-functional stakeholders. Skill in managing conflicts and resolving issues professionally and diplomatically.
  • Adaptability: Flexibility and adaptability to changing customer needs, market trends, and organizational priorities. Ability to embrace and lead change and proactively seek opportunities for improvement.
  • Technical Savvy: Proficiency in using customer service software, CRM systems, and other relevant tools to manage customer interactions, track performance metrics, and enhance service delivery. Comfortable with technology and a willingness to learn new systems.
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to align customer service goals and initiatives with broader organizational objectives. Strategic planning skills to develop and execute customer service strategies that drive business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Team Management: Strong skills in recruiting, training, and developing a high-performing customer service team. Ability to delegate tasks, provide constructive feedback, and promote a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Time Management: Effective time management skills to prioritize tasks, manage competing priorities, and meet deadlines-ability to handle multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Required to have a valid license in accordance with New York State Motor Vehicle Laws and the ability to operate a company vehicle for work-related tasks.

Continuous Learning: Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development. Willingness to stay updated with industry trends, customer service best practices, and emerging technologies

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers. We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.

Alstom is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, National, or Local Laws.

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $120,000

Nearest Major Market: Queens
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

Job Segment: Marketing Manager, Manager, CRM, Marketing, Management, Technology

"Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility. Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs. Our commitment is to you, the employee. Work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking. Make the switch to a new career track and join Alstom today!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Alstom is a drug-free workplace.

This contractor / subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities "


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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