Customer Service Representative/Inside Sales Representative - 1
Daikin Comfort Technologies Distribution, Inc. is seeking a professional, skilled individual for our HVAC CSR/Inside Sales Representative position for our branch operations group, located at our Philadelphia, PA branch. The CSR/Inside Sales Representative sells the organizations products and services for prospective and established customers. Whether at the counter, on the phone or through email or fax, the CSR handles customers needs by finding out what they need, answering questions, creating solutions, and ensuring a smooth and quick sales process. The CSR is responsible for meeting established sales quotas. Must be knowledgeable of the organizations policies, procedures, practices, products, and services. The CSR/Inside Sales Representative partners with regional Territory Sales Managers to help drive territory coverage and maintain positive dealer relationships. Work as part of a team to make Dealers aware of upcoming training, literature availability and ensuring they are happy with the products and services. If you meet the qualifications listed below, then we invite you to apply for our open position by visiting our website at http://careers.daikincomfort.com and submit your resume.
Why work with us?
> Benefits are effective on day one for all full-time direct hires
> Training programs are available to help guide team members and develop new skills
> Growth Opportunities - there is immense opportunities to grow your career
> You will be part of a Global Company - our family brands are backed by Daikin Industries, Ltd. Responsibilities:
Help the branch build its sales including the new business component by helping to maintain house accounts through active Dealer communication of new product launches, services, supplies, prices, and new products sales and or discounts via outbound calls and in house counter discussions. Conduct outbound calls for existing and lost customer accounts.
Maintain sales programs within assigned territory by keeping customers informed about available services, supplies, prices, and new products.
Provide excellent customer service via walk-ins, phone calls and e-mails; includes product/order information, sales, warranties and returns.
Execute all aspects of the sales function including order processing, purchase orders, payment processing, quotes and delivery dates - ensure accuracy of information being entered to guarantee correct item(s) are ordered.
Recommend alternate products based on cost, availability or specifications as needed.
Obtain and monitor scheduled shipment dates to ensure timely delivery and expedite as needed. Coordinate with manufacturing, sales, distribution, and vendors regarding shipments.
Generate new and repeat sales by providing product and technical information in a timely manner.
Educate customers about product terminology, features and benefits in order to improve sales and customer satisfaction.
Provide accurate information regarding availability of in-stock items. Conduct cycle counts as required. Replenish the showroom stock as needed.
Collaborate with the Branch Manager to determine the best methods to resolve problems to ensure customer satisfaction and adherence to the organizations policies. Coordinate problem resolution with appropriate departments.
Daily processing of cash drawer, end of shift count of money, prepare deposit slip and place in safe.
Maintain records and prepare reports on sales activities.
Periodically reach out to customers to determine satisfaction with the organization, products, and services
Monitor competitive activity and trends within territory.
Expand knowledge of HVAC products and keep current with latest trends within the industry.
Work positively with all levels of management and peers to ensure all areas and departments are kept up to speed and are working as an effective team to deliver the highest level of service possible.
Understand and follow work instructions, operating procedures, and company policies.
Assist in warehouse as needed, including inventory counts and movement of product including operating a forklift.
Perform additional tasks as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills:
Knowledge of HVAC equipment / products is preferred.
General Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Excel, Word) as well as working knowledge of database applications.
Effective and high-quality Customer Service/Relationship management skills via walk-ins, phone, and email.
Positive, professional attitude, handling difficult customers with ability to diffuse negative situations.
Developing rapport and effective listening skills
Professionalism patience, poise and tact and ability to deal with high volume customer traffic.
Effective verbal and written skills must be able to explain technical parts information clearly and able to communicate with customers and accurately input orders.
Effective organizational skills and time management skills including ability to prioritize and multi-task.
High level of attention to detail and accuracy and compliance oriented.
Ability to establish positive working relationships with internal and external customers and employees.
Ability to apply good judgement and strong work ethics and integrity on the job and results driven.
Ability to assist in the warehouse and operate a forklift as needed while doing so in a safe and efficient manner.
Ability to understand and follow procedures, work instructions and company policies
1 3 years of progressive sales experience
2 plus years of customer service experience
High School diploma or GED equivalent, some college preferred
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Must be able to perform essential responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodations
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of a persons race, color, religion (including religious dress or grooming practices), creed, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, uniform service member or veteran status, ancestry, disability, physical or mental disability (including HIV/AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, request for protected leave, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age (over 40), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Company will comply with all federal and state regulations and statutes pertaining to individuals with disabilities. Postal Code: 19116