At Gomocha, we have employees who are second to none in what they do and how they think ahead in the complex, ever-changing field service industry. As a result, we are constantly improving our platform with solutions-driven insights into real-world problems.
Gomocha Team Member Highlight: Bastiaan Pierhagen
Our Global Onboarding Manager, Bastiaan Pierhagen, leads the onboarding for our customers using the Gomocha Field Service Platform, both those who are members and those who want to try out our innovative solutions. Bastiaan’s role as the Global Onboarding Manager is to act as a point of contact during onboarding, working closely with clients to understand their needs, address their concerns, and ensure Gomocha meets their expectations.
Making Our Customers Smile
A long-time, valued Gomocha team member, Bastiaan has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years, 10 of whom have been with Gomocha. His mantra is “making customers smile.” Bastiaan believes building solid relationships with new clients is crucial for his team’s long-term success. In addition, he collaborates with the sales and customer success departments for seamless service.
Gomocha Boosts Operational Efficiencies
According to Bastiaan, boosting operational efficiencies is the name of the game, and this is the area in which Gomocha excels by solving complex problems and helping clients generate maximum revenue. His role in project management coordinates multiple stakeholders and resources, ensuring effective project management by establishing timelines, tracking progress, and resolving any issues or bottlenecks. In addition, Bastiaan works closely with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment and timely delivery of services.
Continuous Improvement Ensures Higher Client Satisfaction
Part of Bastiaan’s success is because he actively seeks feedback from clients and internal teams to identify areas for improvement in onboarding, leveraging feedback data to refine onboarding strategies, update training materials, and implement process changes that enhance the overall client onboarding experience. As a result, continuous improvement initiatives contribute to higher client satisfaction and retention rates.
In a global role, the Global Onboarding Manager also focuses on working with clients and teams across different regions and countries, ensuring consistency and adaptability in the onboarding process by understanding regional requirements, cultural nuances, and specific localization needs. This helps provide a tailored onboarding experience while maintaining global onboarding standards.
Gomocha Provides High-Quality Solutions
Gomocha provides mobile access to information. Through mobile devices or tablets, field service technicians can access critical information, such as equipment manuals, repair history, and customer data. This eliminates the need for physical manuals and allows technicians to quickly troubleshoot issues, identify spare parts, and provide accurate information to customers on-site.
In addition, Gomocha’s features provide automated scheduling and dispatching, ensuring that field technicians are assigned to the right tasks based on their skills, availability, and proximity to the job site. This reduces delays, optimizes resource allocation, minimizes travel time, and improves efficiency.
Gomocha Onboarding to the Rescue
Digital approaches help solve problems, from scheduling and dispatching to mobile access information on-site, Bastiaan also points out the role that remote diagnostics and predictive maintenance have in problem-solving:
“With a digital approach, field service organizations can leverage remote monitoring and diagnostics capabilities. Connected devices or sensors in equipment can transmit data to a central system, which analyzes the information to identify potential issues or predict maintenance requirements. This allows proactive scheduling of maintenance visits, minimizing downtime and reducing the occurrence of unexpected breakdowns.”
Bastiaan believes efficient inventory management is crucial to smooth operations and that digital tools enable better tracking and managing spare parts and inventory. In this way, field technicians can check the availability of parts in real-time, request replacements electronically, and receive notifications when inventory levels are low. This ensures that technicians have the necessary parts, reducing the need for multiple trips or rescheduling.
Automated reporting and analytics are also critical to success. Bastiaan says that Gomocha streamlines the reporting process by automating the capture and documentation of service activities. Technicians can enter data directly into mobile devices, eliminating paperwork and reducing administrative burdens. Analytical tools can then process this data, providing insights into performance metrics, identifying trends, and highlighting areas for improvement.
A Digital Approach Answers Many Questions
Overall, a digital approach in field service empowers all players, from digital tracking and diagnostics to providing field technicians with real-time information, according to Bastiaan. This approach improves coordination, reduces manual tasks, and enables proactive maintenance. Consequently, this enhances the customer experience, increases operational efficiency, and drives cost savings for the organization.