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Inside Sales Representative

Riverside, CA

Position Summary:

The Inside Sales Representative will receive, process, and respond to orders and inquiries from customers of all types including contractors, builders, and wholesale distributors while working with production, shipping, and other branch departments to coordinate and meet customer needs timely and effectively.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

% Time Job Responsibilities
50% Answer incoming phone calls and provide customers with requested information (pricing, ship dates, freight estimates, etc.) ensuring accuracy and professionalism. Investigate and answer customer inquiries related to the catalog, products, and product use. Provide limited technical assistance to inquiries.
50% Input customer orders into order entry computer system. Convert quotes to orders, track shipments, price special orders and initiate Customer Service Error Reports (CSER) in the system. Work with other branches to fulfill orders. Act as a liaison between customers and the production and shipping departments to ensure parts are produced and shipped in a timely manner.

Education & Certification Requirements:

Required or Preferred Degree or Certification
Required High school diploma or equivalent
Preferred Bachelor's degree

Minimum Experience:

Years Type of Experience
2 Years Related experience and/or training

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Skill Knowledge or Ability Explanation
Customer Focus Quickly and effectively solve customer problems and maintain productive customer relationships. Readily readjust priorities to respond to pressing and changing customer needs. Recognize potentially adverse customer reactions and develop better alternatives.
Speaking and communication Communicate verbally in an appropriate way for the audience he/she is speaking to. Communicate effectively with co-workers. Listen with full attention to what other people are saying, making sure to understand the needs being expressed, asking questions as appropriate without interrupting at an inappropriate time. Speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Attention to detail Monitor and review work for accuracy and completeness. Complete work according to procedures and standards. Maintain an organized workspace and filing system. Understand verbal instructions.
Reading, writing, typing Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to type a minimum of 40wpm (Certified).
Reasoning Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Teamwork Maintain a collaborative approach in dealing with other Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Demonstrate a genuine commitment to mutually beneficial solutions. Ability to operate in a sales environment.
Accountability and dependability Arrive to work on time and follow instructions, policies, and procedures. Fulfill commitments made to customers, peers, co-workers, and managers. Hold self and others accountable for measureable, high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.

This full-time, non-exempt position is located at 12246 Holly St. Riverside, CA 92509.

Relocation will not be considered for this position.

To apply for this position, please send your resume to riversidecareers@strongtie.com.

Job posted: 3/1/2018

Please Note: All job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test.

In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer.