Customer Service Representative - Spartanburg, SC

Spartanburg | South Carolina | United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Customer Service Representative - Spartanburg, SC


2060 New Cut Road
Spartanburg, South Carolina, 29303
United States

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 43,000 team members support customers around the world from about 275 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Job Summary:

The Customer Service Representative receives and processes routine customer orders, inquiries, and/or complaints covering items or products ordered.

  • Maintains an ongoing relationship with selected customers and sales staff. Incumbents use knowledge of products and product availability to provide a communications link to the customer.
  • Applies advanced skills to the position within assigned functional area.
  • Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity.
  • Assignments are broad in nature and generally require originality or ingenuity.
  • Works under minimal supervision.

General Responsibilities:

  • Records and processes orders and inquiries received through various customer contact.
  • Provides pricing, availability, and schedule information within established guidelines.
  • Suggests alternative products or services to meet customer needs.
  • Checks and approves credit within established limitations, and confirms orders.
  • Obtains resolution of routine customer complaints and issues.
  • Serves as communication link between customers and sales staff to assure responsiveness.
  • Tracks order activity, and alerts appropriate staff of any potential delivery problems.
  • Tracks warehouse inventories and replenishments.
  • Obtains pricing for any services and materials required for the manufacturing of customer's item that must be manufactured at a different facility.
  • Creates plant manufacturing documents from customer specifications.

Competencies:

  • Ability to operate with the customer's best interest in mind.
  • Bring improvement ideas to customer and WestRock plant and packaging design ideas, develop and present innovative ideas and solutions
  • Behaves in accordance with WestRock values and operating principles at all times and rewards the same behavior in others. Takes action based upon the best interest of the Company rather than how it affects him/her personally.
  • Effective in a variety of formal presentation settings; one-on-one, small and large groups, with peers, and supervisors; commands attention and can manage group process during presentation.
  • Works effectively with others in the organization outside the line of formal authority (such as peers in other units or senior management) to accomplish organizational goals and to identify and resolve problems.
  • Enjoys working hard; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning.
  • Uses appropriate interpersonal style and communication methods to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, service or product from prospects and clients.

 Experience/Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma, college degree preferred
  • Manufacturing experience highly preferred
  • Good ability to perform math functions including working with fractions, manipulating and recording figures to provide accurate quantities, estimates and quotes.  Must be detail oriented.
  • 3-5 years of customer service/customer relations experience
  • Excellent computer skills; well-versed in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent phone etiquette and courtesy, professional communication, and customer relationship management

If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!  WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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