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B2B Customer Service Lead: $55,000 - $65,000 + up to 10% bonus

Job Title: Customer Service Lead 

Exemption: Full — time, Salary — Exempt 

Location: Dubuque, IA - Roosevelt St Ext Office

Base Salary Range: $55,000 — $65,000 Annually + Up to 10% Bonus Annually 

Shift Time: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM — 5:00 PM 

Reports to: Customer Service & Strategic Account Manager 

Who is Klauer Manufacturing Company?

Founded in 1870, Klauer was built on hard work, quality products and service. Klauer’ s mission is to enable our customers in the building products industry to win through the quality, consistency, and predictability of everything we do. We have three locations in Dubuque, IA, where our goal is to provide a safe and family-oriented working environment for our employees. As a team, we maintain our mission through our cultural values and company priorities: safety, attitude, effort, and accountability.

What can you expect from Klauer Manufacturing?

You can expect to feel part of the Klauer Manufacturing family, which is inclusive, regardless of gender, background, disability, or status. We offer a generous benefits package for all team members, including work-hour flexibility, health, vision, dental, company-paid life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) retirement plan, 10 paid holidays, 2 weeks’ vacation, paid funeral leave, and paid jury duty.

Who are you?

Klauer is looking for solutions-oriented candidates to implement company strategy and objectives within their department. The goal is to promote cultural values and persevere through obstacles to achieve winning results for both Klauer and its customers. The Customer Service Specialist possesses the qualifications and characteristics listed below:

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and willing to roll up your sleeves when necessary
  • Organized, detail-oriented and proficient at follow-up
  • Ability to interact with team members and department heads with candor, tact, patience, and diplomacy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of customer service procedures and principles
  • Ability to resolve customer complaints and issues while maintaining a professional and calm demeanor
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • At least three years of customer service experience required
  • Previous experience in a lead role preferred

What does Klauer ask of you?

As a Customer Service Specialist, you will establish, develop, and maintain strong and effective working relationships with customers, prospects, and team members by providing excellent customer service through timely, thorough follow up with customers. In this role, you will champion the following:

  • Ensure the representatives are informed about changes to company products and services
  • Collect data and prepare reports on customer complaints and inquiries
  • Prepare knowledge-based documents such as summaries and responses to frequently asked questions.
  • Identify opportunities to update or improve customer service procedures and make recommendations to the Customer Service Manager or other appropriate staff
  • Provide support to sales department and back up to pricing analyst as needed
  • Assist with EDI implementation, maintenance of CRM system and customer rebate program
  • Assist in incident reporting and RMA workflow
  • Establish strong rapport with other departments and communicate effectively with them
  • Operate with understanding of urgency and demand within the business
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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