ERIKS North America ERIKS is a leading international industrial service provider that offers a wide range of technical products, co-engineering, and customized solutions, as well as related services. We help customers in a variety of industrial segments to improve their products' performance and reduce their total cost of ownership. Our technical know-how is the basis of our specialism. We have built up deep expertise in the areas of gaskets, industrial & hydraulic hoses, conveying systems and more. We supply A-brands as well as manufacture our own products. Our skilled colleagues serve customers in their original equipment manufacturing (OEM) and maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations (MRO). ERIKS has a strong and established position in North America. For more information, please visit www.ERIKSNA.com. ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY Position: Customer Sales & Service Representative Job Location: Chicago Job Type: Full-Time Status: Non-Exempt Summary of the Role The function of the Customer Service Representative is to provide direct support to the Service Center Managers and Sales Representatives in the ongoing development of existing and prospective ERIKS, NA customers to ensure that the Service Center is able to meet its growth targets. Responsibilities Must maintain 100% commitment to safety policies and procedures. Partners with Sales Representatives to provide sales quotes Processes incoming inquiries in to company sales system Quotes customers using working knowledge of product Successfully achieves budgeted Service Center sales goals Assists A/R personnel in creating and establishing new accounts and follows up on collections Coordinates with Sales Representatives and Service Center management to keep account activities updated Monitors delivery date commitments and expedites where appropriate Monitors customer specific inventory for sales order fulfillment Makes outbound calls to potential and existing customers for new and sales growth opportunities Builds and maintains strong internal and external relationships Provides technical/service support to account management, service center management and internal and external customers Skills and Abilities Possess excellent customer service skills Ability to interact with customers and team-members in a professional manner Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written Requires a proficiency in math skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in units of measure Must be able to perform calculations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Basic computer skills including MS Word, Excel, internet and email Must be able to successfully utilize the company software Qualifications 2-4 years of experience in industrial sales College degree preferred, will consider equivalents Total Rewards Competitive compensation plan Health Benefits: medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability 401-k with company match Paid time off Equal Opportunity Employer It is our policy to employ qualified persons without regard for race, creed, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex, marital or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation or disability. Individuals are considered for employment, promotion, or training solely on their ability to perform the essential functions of the position.