HD Supply Senior Customer Care Associate in Santee, California

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for providing customer service by responding to inquiries regarding product selection, services and issues. Associates will be responsible for knowledge on 20,000 products and 3 catalogues.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Responds to customer order and quotation requests received via the telephone, e-mail, written, and faxed correspondence within the department service goals.

  • Provides full-scale, personalized customer service to dedicated accounts. Manages accounts as required, including order follow-up, reporting and analyzing customer data, and order follow-through. Resolves customer issues including issuance of credit concessions.

  • Investigates order issues, resolves conflicts, and creates standard operating procedures for long-term resolution. Handles escalated customer calls.

  • Researches and suggests alternative products to customers. Provides representation of products, increasing sales wherever appropriate or as requested.

  • Utilizes computerized system for tracking, information gathering, and/or troubleshooting.

  • Utilizes in-depth product knowledge to answer more specialized product calls.

  • Trains other associates as needed and serves as mentor for new hires.

  • Assists with systems testing.

Nature and Scope

  • May modify processes to resolve situations.

  • Under limited supervision, relies on experience and exercises independent judgment to determine best approach to achieve desired outcomes. Course of action is often determined by interpreting procedures and policies. Work typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor or direct "customers" of the process

  • Is sought out and/or assigned to provide general guidance/direction, training, and technical assistance to junior level support personnel. Contributes to employees professional development

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • No travel required.

Education and Experience

  • Technical certification or Associates degree may be required in some areas. Generally 5 to 7 years of experience in related area of responsibility.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous customer service experience.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Job ID 2018-27759

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Functional Area Customer Service

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.