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Customer Service Specialist - American Augers


West Salem, Ohio

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JR#8669Customer Service Specialist - American Augers 

Who Are We?  

American Augers, located in West Salem, Ohio is a division of The Toro Company. American Augers builds the largest horizontal directional drills in the industry, and a full range of auger boring machines. With the rugged user in mind, American Augers rigs are built to last and backed by 24-hour worldwide support. 

The Customer Service Specialist will provide all American Augers and Trencor customers (end users, dealers, distributors, and agents) with timely answers to elevated service part related inquiries/issues. Customer concerns are varied, complex, and non-routine ranging from part number identification, sales order entry, and order expediting, to resolving complex part fit-up problems and “unit down” backorder situations. Position serves an important role in fielding and resolving concerns from all internal and external customer groups on issues such as pricing, backorders, order exceptions, and dealer/distributor performance.

Work location:

This opportunity is on-site at the West Salem, Ohio location.Remote/Hybrid is not available for this opportunity at this time.

Sponsorship: This opportunity is NOT eligible for VISA Immigration Sponsorship now, nor in the future.

What Will You Do? 

In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for: 

  • Research and resolve all parts-related issues for AAT customers including dealers, distributors, end users, and agents. Research and reply to customer inquiries regarding parts, providing accurate and thorough information and support.

  • Assist with the resolution of disputed shipping claims, debits, credits and return goods authorizations by working with customer(s), accounting, distribution center(s), shipper and any other involved parties to investigate, rectify, and resolve issues.

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with assigned customers by: accepting and resolving accelerated front-line issues within established timeframes; Acting as the liaison between customers, other business areas, and third party suppliers to resolve issues; and Maintaining regular phone and email contact with assigned customers.

  • Utilize SAP to plan and allocate orders and coordinate shipping with distribution centers and third party suppliers. Manage SAP Part Notes; includes creation and updates. Responsible for advanced product knowledge for legacy and new equipment.

  • Act as a liaison with other business functions (e.g, Technical Service, Engineering, Purchasing, ProductionControl, Marketing, Training) and as an advocate for customers in researching and resolving complex parts issues.

  • Customer Service Reps should make an effort to build a responsive, knowledgeable, and customer oriented department. This is accomplished by acquiring training, education, and information pertaining to AAT products and attend team training sessions with appropriate product experts.

What Do You Need? 

To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required, advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum of two (2) years progressive experience in an order processing and technical customer service environment.Mechanical aptitude preferred. Demonstrated positive work record, including indications of strong self-motivation, high productivity, reliable attendance, attention to quality, ability to learn new skills, and a cordial, cooperative personality.

  • Demonstrated excellent skills in organizing and prioritizing work in a rapidly changing environment.

  • Excellent communication skills, in person, by telephone, and in writing.  This includes presenting a professional, friendly, helpful, self-confident image, along with a good command of word usage, spelling, and grammar. Clear and concise communication skills, both verbal and written, critical thinking skills, and must possess the ability to cross-train in other tasks. Must be tactful, professional, and detail oriented.

  • Demonstrate keyboarding skills, including accuracy and speed. Strong data entry and system navigation skills.Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office required.

What Can We Give You? 

At American Augers we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits – American Augers offers employees at our West Salem, OH location  a variety of perks, including: 

  • Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, office-plant blended environment. 

  • Wellness - In addition to physical wellbeing, TTC offers a variety of mental health, financial health, and other types of resources to every full-time employee. 

  • Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community. 

  • Growth Opportunities – TTC prides itself on giving our employees the chance to grow their careers. Tuition reimbursement, opportunities to move into new areas of interest, and promotion opportunities are a few examples.  

  • Competitive SalaryCash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package. Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications. If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

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  • Benefits

    We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.

  • Sustainability

    Sustainability is not a new concept for The Toro Company. It is deeply rooted in our purpose—to help our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.

  • Community

    Volunteering is an important part of our culture. We believe that a satisfying life comes from contributing at work and giving back to the community.

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