Customer Care Agent in HOUSTON, Texas, United States

Role Summary\:

The Customer Care Agent will provide first point of contact for price, quotes, orders and general inquiries. Customer Care Agents are accountable for accurate and expeditious entry of orders received from customers and the issue of accurately priced and technically appropriate standard product/standard service quotations.

Essential Responsibilities\:

In this role you are expected to meet appropriate and realistic targets set by leadership such as quote and order cycle time, block/hold management, cash collections and customer satisfaction.

In the role of Customer Care Agent, you will\:

  • Maintain an expert understanding of all policies and order processing procedures as related to new orders, repair, calibration and services
  • Follow appropriate case management processes to record and resolve issues that need to be worked on and cannot be resolved immediately
  • Support on-time delivery and proactively manage the order to meet the commitment
  • Support A/R balance reduction via ARC process management
  • Manage backlog for select products, ensuring proactive communications on delivery issues
  • Establish and maintain a highly effective relationship with sales team, supply chain, engineering, Finance, direct customers and channel partners
  • Drive continuous improvement cross functionally to improve user satisfaction and support account penetration / growth
  • Receive and resolve and/or escalate customer issues and inquiries
  • Develop product knowledge of those products which are being quoted or for which orders are being processed
  • Participate in scheduled and self-directed training to develop and maintain core competencies
  • Ensure compliance and adhere to operational process which ensures compliance with US and other national governmental regulatory requirements
  • Provide phone coverage and work in a team environment to quickly address customer calls
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by a manager
Qualifications/Requirements\:
  • Associates Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with a minimum 3 years of sales and/or customer service experience)
  • Minimum 1 year of sales and/or customer service experience
Eligibility Requirements\:
  • Work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required
  • Handle business sensitive and confidential information
  • Consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines
  Desired Characteristics\:
  • Experienced Customer Service Representative
  • Experience working with sales organizations and customers
  • Experience using business ERP systems (SAP)
  • Experience with case management (Sales Force.Com)
  • Computer proficiency (PowerPoint, Excel and other Microsoft Office Programs)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and project management skills
  • Professionalism to interact with internal and external customers
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Meet and/or exceed all customer requirements in addition to departmental metrics
  • Promote and works well within a team atmosphere and practices shared values
  • Cross functional capability to support other Customer Care locations including phone support, general inquiries, quotes and orders
Locations\:
  • Houston, TX

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization.

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more

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