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Order Entry Specialist in Buffalo Grove, IL at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Staffing Now has recently partnered with a Buffalo Grove-area distributor to assist with their search for an Order Entry Specialist for the company's Commercial department. This is an entry-level, contract-to-hire position that offers the potential for advancement within a well-established and very recognizable brand.

The ideal candidate will field the initial customer calls and enter in orders via the company's purchasing system and follow up with customers to update them on delivery timelines, general product look-ups and inquiries that come up through the day.
To be successful, the Order Entry Specialist will:

  • Enter purchase orders into the company's portal
  • Support the sales team and provide product literature, documents and specs as needed
  • Field inbound phone calls from customers and key project stakeholders
  • Update ongoing job orders to accommodate for move/add/change modifications

The requirements for this role include:

  • Previous order entry/customer service experience (Distribution or E-Commerce background a plus)
  • Familiarity with SAP a plus
  • Excellent customer service and over-the-phone skills
  • The ability to hit key talking points - no scripts!

What's in it for you?

  • A contract-to-hire opportunity within an established, stable company - the role will become permanent after the introductory period
  • Fun environment that focuses on 'getting the work done'
  • Competitive hourly rate with the potential for a permanent position

Those interested in applying should immediately reach out to Patreon Weeks, Recruiting Manager at Staffing Now, at 630-390-1445 or via