WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
Customer Service Representative -Inside Sales - Scarborough, ME
The Customer Service Representative (CSR) represents WestRock to the customer and acts as a critical liaison between the customer, sales, and operations teams. The CSR receives and processes routine customer orders, inquiries, and/or customer issues related to orders. The CSR maintains the ongoing relationship with multiple customers and sales staff, utilizing knowledge of products, logistics, production planning, and inventory management.
Major Job Responsibilities:
Provide pricing, inventory availability and production schedule information to customers
Track warehouse inventories and update customers on order status
Run customized reports and share data with customers
Review customer credit information to ensure necessary credit is established for customer orders
Track order activity and alert appropriate staff of any potential delivery problems
Suggest alternative products or services to meet customer needs when appropriate
Support the development of corrective action plans to enable the Quality Manager to research and troubleshoot quality issues
Record, organize, and process orders and/or inquiries received by telephone, email, and/or through personal customer contact
Obtain pricing for services and materials required for the manufacturing of customer items that must be manufactured at a different facility
People and Culture
Serve as a connection between customers and sales staff to ensure responsiveness and customer satisfaction
Collaborate and negotiate viable solutions to maintain customer satisfaction while delivering on WestRock values
Partner with Quality Manager to resolve routine customer issues
Partner with Pre-Pricing specialist to build customer specifications and review with production team to ensure efficient production
Quickly and effectively resolve customer or production issues maintaining clear communication
with customers on status and resolution Critical Skills /
Customer-Oriented: Demonstrates concern for satisfying external and/or internal customers; resolves customer issues in a timely manner; communicates with customers to ensure alignment and satisfaction; ability to operate with customer’s best interests in mind
Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas, and messages through written, verbal, and non-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience; listens carefully and attentively
Works effectively with others to complete a task or achieve a common objective; ability to cooperate in both interpersonal and team relationships to foster enthusiasm and maintain mutual trust, candor, and respect for others.
Works through conflict constructively
Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative
solutions; makes recommendations; demonstrates tackling a problem by using a logical, systematic, or sequential approach
Growth and Results Oriented:
Demonstrates an interest, willingness and drive to learn new things; seeks to understand concepts, processes, and ideas within area of functional expertise; naturally inquisitive; sets meaningful goals for personal work productivity
What You Need to Succeed:
5-7 years of customer service related work experience in manufacturing environment or other industries Preferred: 3 to 5 years of manufacturing industry experience
Required: Bachelor’s Degree required
Plans, arranges and/or monitor's work to ensure achievement of desired results; establishes a systematic course of action to accomplish objectives
Microsoft Office – Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Order entry system experience (e.g. AS/400)
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.