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Customer Service Representative

Job Location Bakersfield, California Job ID 2021-11840 Apply

Overview


Animal Health International, a Patterson Company, is seeking a Customer Service Representative to join our team! Our representatives are responsible for providing and maintaining a professional standard of service to our customers by responding to inquiries in a courteous and helpful manner. You will assist the customers in determining their professional needs when receiving or placing telephone calls.


Responsibilities


Customer Service Representative Main Duties:

  • On the job training responding to inquiries from customers and sales personnel.
  • Learn to determine the professional needs of customers when receiving or placing calls.
  • Upgrades telephone orders.
  • Introduces and promotes new products during calls.
  • Researches and resolves customer problems relating to the merchandise department under guidance of lead customer service representative.
  • Participates in and supports campaigns/promotions sponsored by the Marketing Department, Region and/or Branch.
  • Expedites credits on merchandise returned from accounts.
  • Performs other Customer Service Representative duties as assigned.


Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous customer service experience is required, along with excellent verbal/phone communication and organizational skills.
  • Animal Health product knowledge is helpful.
  • Working knowledge of personal computers is necessary.


We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for all eligible employees.

Please click here for an overview of benefits offered.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees’ unique experiences and differences are what strengthen us and drive our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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