Customer Service Representative - Yakima, WA

Employer: Shields/Novolex

Job Description:
At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.

Job Title:

Customer Service Representative

Position Summary:
The Customer Service Representative (CSR) provides service and support to Inside Sales, Outside Sales and our customers. Each employee should have a working understanding of their role in supporting the Food Safety Management System and the food safety hazards of the job to which they are assigned.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:
Customer Service team will write orders and process orders so they can be placed into the scheduling program. After completion the CSR will work with the Sales Rep. to get orders shipped and invoiced and generally assist the Sales team. This person must have very strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently with minimal direction. Shields employees are expected to maintain a safe, clean, and organized workplace at all times.

•Process production orders for Sales.
•Prepare information packets for, and work closely with, the Master Data team in developing SKUs.
•Receive telephone calls regarding job status, pricing and questions on orders.
•Research answers to questions asked by Sales or customers. This may include working with Technical Services, Production Managers, Quality •Assurance, Prepress Department and Scheduling.
•Track critical orders from receipt to arrival at the customer.
•Move orders when needed in the schedule to accommodate our customer’s needs.
•Update pricing, quotes, inventory, and status sheets as required, utilizing various types of communication.
•Work with shipping to expedite orders that have critical delivery dates. This may include setting up air shipments.
•Review the bill-of-ladings for accuracy on orders that shipped the previous day and prepare them for invoicing.
•Company policies, procedures, and practices are implemented via this position. Quality of products is directly related to the effectiveness of individuals in this job. A broad base of current technical knowledge is required to ensure that standards are met and efficiencies are maintained. •Problem solving and decision making abilities are essential for success.

Candidate Requirements:
•High school graduate or equivalent. Some college or a college degree preferred.
•Good understanding of our manufacturing process, including scheduling and shipping.
•Intermediate computer skills. Knowledge of all related computer applications, such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.
•Sales and/or marketing experience. Direct dealings with customers and suppliers.
•Well organized.
•Ability to organize and prioritize work.
•Accurate and attentive to detail.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Strong typing and computer application skills.
•Ability to assist and support others.
•Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, fax, and other basic business machines.
Please no recruiting agencies

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.
Novolex does not publicly post salary information on job boards.

Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at


City: Yakima
State: WA

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on May 27, 2021

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