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Employment Type:
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Posted:
7/19/2019
Job Category:
Customer Service
Customer Service Representative - New Lenox, IL
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MeadWestvaco | New Lenox, IL
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Job Description

Customer Service Representative - New Lenox, IL

2251 Berens Dr

New Lenox, Illinois, 60451

United States

The Opportunity:

Serves as a primary point of contact for customers by receiving and processing routine customer orders, inquiries, and/or complaints covering items or products ordered for our corrugate manufacturing plant in New Lenox, IL

Manufacturing experience highly preferred

How you will impact WestRock:

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.

Records and processes orders and inquiries received by mail, telephone and through 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.

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.

Uses appropriate interpersonal style and communication methods to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, service or product from prospects and clients.

What you need to succeed:

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 phone etiquette and courtesy, professional communication and customer relationship/service.

Strong math skills and computer skills - Microsoft Office, KIWI or (industry related software), JD Edwards

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.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

About MeadWestvaco

MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV) is a global packaging company that provides packaging solutions to many of the world's brands in the healthcare, personal and beauty care, food, beverage, tobacco, media and entertainment, and home and garden industries. MWV's other business operations serve the consumer and office products, specialty chemicals, forestry and real estate markets. The Company operates in five business segments: Packaging Resources, Consumer Solutions, Consumer and Office Products, Specialty Chemicals, and Community Development and Land Management. On July 1, 2008, the Company completed the selling of its Kraft business. (Source: 10-K)