• Customer Support Representative

    Location US-CT-New London
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Customer Service
  • Position Description

    At a Glance


    Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Customer Support Representative to join the Data Communication Division in New London, CT.


    Responsible for validation & execution of incoming customer orders to ensure effective execution of orders from placement to delivery. Works closely with the Planning & Warehouse Teams in optimizing order fill and line fill for customer orders.  Manage customer orders and proactively communicate to prevent issues that could impact delivery on time in full. Manage all inbound calls from internal and external customers as it relates to order management, inquiries, and non-conformances. Maintains an effective relationship and coordinates communications between customers, field sales, distribution, purchasing, planning, manufacturing, and marketing.



    What Will You Do?



    1. Validate & execute orders for quality data including product files, customer data, pricing discrepancies, order date alignment, and shipment method based on customer’s direction. Review all aspects of each order with Ortronics team members to identify any potential issues with incorrect or missing components.
    2. Provide direct interface between customer and internal Ortronics team members. Establish and maintain a positive relationship in problem resolution. Empowered to work independently with Regional Sales Manager, Sales Representatives, and customers to identify possible improvements to help leverage Ortronics capabilities. Interact with customer to make recommendations to ensure completeness and accuracy of order to ensure it meets the customers’ needs.
    3. Ongoing reviews with Sales and Rep. Groups on upcoming projects, critical stock issues, and partial shipment information on sales orders. Collaborate with the Quotation Project Management Specialists to ensure customer expectations are met as required.
    4. Manage BPCS reports to identify incomplete sales orders, required data maintenance, on-time delivery, manage EDI errors, etc.
    5. Assist with managing Customer order/line fill and on-time with the goal to maximize order fill while ensuring on-time delivery to the customer. Either lead or participate in identifying key drivers which hinder Ortronics from achieving order and line fill goal of 90%.
    6. Communicate and coordinate with warehouses and OEM suppliers on orders outside the normal policy or normal production, capability etc., to enable Ortronics a better opportunity to service the customer.
    7. Evaluating trade-off of time, cost and service to satisfy both Ortronics and its customers.
    8. Manage the order-to-delivery flow for key customers / project orders.
    9. Conflicts/issues in shipping and delivering orders complete and on time as requested by the customer.
    10. Performs other similar and related duties as required.



    Basic Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of relevant Customer Service or Sales experience

    Preferred Qualifications:


    • B.S. degree in Logistics or Business 


    • Excellent skills in project management, demonstrated ability to make timely and effective decision, handle multiple priorities and effectively delegate responsibilities to ensure high quality service is delivered on time and within budget.


    • Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, organize and accomplish a diversified work load and effectively manage the requirements of multiple customers concurrently.


    • Must have demonstrated exceptional customer service skills and a strong customer orientation.


    • Strong computer skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software as well as business specific software supporting business applications. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.


    • Must be highly collaborative and able to work in a team based environment. Fosters open communication and support an environment of innovation and creative change. 


    • Demonstrated problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional level.


    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to maintain focus extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information. Able to create effective reports, presentations and business correspondence.



    Company Info


    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us


    About Legrand’s Data Communications Division

    Legrand is a leader in network infrastructure solutions, with products designed to support data centers, building networks and audio/video applications.  Legrand ensures maximum productivity in office and campus environments by providing reliable network and A/V infrastructure. Our connectivity, physical infrastructure and cable management solutions support building networks with designed-in efficiency, seamless integration and flexibility to meet changing space demands of your space.  Legrand also delivers comprehensive network infrastructure to meet the expanding requirements of today’s data centers, with a range of connectivity, physical infrastructure, cable management, power and cooling solutions. These systems support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design.

    For more information, visit legrand.us/datacom








    Equal Opportunity Employer


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