Customer Support Intern

# Positions
Experience (Years)
Customer Service

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting career opportunity for a Customer Service Intern working out of our Mascoutah, IL facility. This candidate will be responsible for answering customer inquiries or complaints, processing orders, researching and resolving requests and utilizing product knowledge to improve sales and maintaining customer satisfaction. 


About Legrand

Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 


Employing more than 2,700 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.

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EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled



  • Associates degree or equivalent education and experience


  • Minimum of 1 years experience in customer service or inside sales in a service/manufacturing environment.  Experience with manufacturing or electrical industry a must.  ERP/MRP Experience a plus – SAP a plus.


  • Requires strong organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. 
  • Ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment with frequent interruptions and periods of high stress is a must.
  • Central and South American representatives need be fluent in Spanish and knowledgeable of International Trade Standards.
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Suite and e-mail. 
  • Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively. 
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. 
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional customer service skills and a strong customer orientation.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. 

Position Attributes

  • Uses professional written and verbal communications to provide pricing, availability, and schedule information within established guidelines.
  • Suggest additional and/or alternative products or services to meet customer needs.
  • Researches and obtains resolution of a variety of customer inquiries. 
  • Serves as a communication link between customers and sales staff to assure responsiveness.
  • Processes orders received by e-mail, telephone, Fax, EDI, and/or through personal customer contact.
  • Expedites the delivery of selected orders.
  • Tracks order activity, and alerts appropriate staff of any potential delivery problems. 
  • Performs backend order maintenance to ensure efficient order processing.
  • Navigates Easy Project and
  • Tracks order activity to inform customer of any potential delivery problems. 
  • Expedites the delivery of selected orders as needed.
  • Fosters open communication internally and externally and champions creative change to improve processing and service levels. 
  • Completes specific product training and department training to develop and enhance product knowledge and understanding of processes, procedures and protocols.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to new or less experienced staff. 
  • Documents procedures as required.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required.





PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




Mental Demands




While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:


  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

Physical Demands – General Office Employees


While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.



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