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(USA-MN-Willmar) City Desk Representative

Clarkfield, MN | Posted 1 month ago

Be part of a growing, successful company in an exciting and challenging field. Border States is 100% employee-owned, which means you're empowered to make decisions, find solutions and receive rewards for your hard work. This position will be located in: Willmar , MN Job Summary Supports the operation functions of the city desk. Enters orders, fills orders, processes returns, responsible for maintaining a clean, safe and well-stocked City Desk display area, maintains vendor catalogs and price sheets, informs proper departments of "stock outs", and maintains assigned inventory stock locations. Responsibilities Essential Functions Provides customer service functions including, but not limited to, order entry, filling orders, processing returns, expediting, and technical assistance, Will Call, and other functions, as needed. Maintains a clean, safe and well-stocked City Desk display area. Displays specials and other promotion items to sell. Maintains vendor catalogs and price sheets. Informs proper departments of "stock outs", inventory discrepancies and other inventory problems or concerns. Maintains assigned inventory stock locations making sure the material put away has the correct locator and the shelves are kept neat and orderly. Abides by all safety requirements including wearing the required PPE gear. Non-essential Functions Participates in the marketing planning and strategizing for BSE product lines, as needed. Participates in the implementation and success of marketing plans, as required. Attends sales meetings as required and keeps current on new products and applications. Assists with receiving, shipping and other warehouse associate functions, as required. Ensures all batched managed material is labeled accurately and inventoried, as needed. Qualifications Minimum of a two-year business/trade degree preferred or the equivalent in work experience. Minimum of one year of prior warehouse, city desk and/or sales experience with good knowledge of electrical products or systems preferred. Requires the ability to read, write and speak in English. Prefer strong working knowledge of PC for Windows, Microsoft Office (Excel and Word), Internet, Email and SAP software. Skills and Abilities Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication, reading skills Ability to effectively plan and organize. Excellent customer service skills include being competent, accurate, responsive and engaged. Physical Requirements Lift and carry requirements (weight and frequency): Occasionally 0 - 33% Frequently 34 - 66% Continuously: 67 - 100% Lift from Floor to Waist: < than 10 lbs. - Occasionally 10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally 26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally 51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally 76 to 100 lbs. - Occasionally 101 + lbs. - Occasionally Above Waist Lift: < than 10 lbs. - Occasionally 10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally 26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally 51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally 76 to 100 lbs. - Occasionally 101+ lbs. - Not at all Unilateral Carry: < than 10 lbs. - Occasionally 10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally 26 to 50 lbs. - Not at all 51 to 75 lbs. - Not at all 76 to 100 lbs. - Not at all 101+ lbs. - Not at all Bilateral Carry: < than 10 lbs. - Occasionally 10 to 25 lbs. - Occasionally 26 to 50 lbs. - Occasionally 51 to 75 lbs. - Occasionally 76 to 100 lbs. - Not at all 101+ lbs. - Not at all Physical Activity Frequency at which you would do the following in a typical day: Sitting (a continuous period of being seated) - Not at all Standing (for sustained periods of time) - Frequently Walking (moving about on foot to accomplish tasks) - Continuously Bending/Stooping (downward and forward) - Occasionally Crawling (moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet) - Not at all Climbing/Walking Stairs (ascending or descending) - Occasionally Reaching (extending arms in any direction) - Frequently Crouching/Squatting (bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine) - Occasionally Kneeling (bending legs at knee to come to rest on knee(s)) - Occasionally Balancing (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling) - Frequently Repetitive Motion (substantial movement (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers) - Occasionally Trunk Rotation (movement in any direction, whether standing or sitting, with at least one foot stationary and in contact with the floor) - Occasionally Pushing/Pulling (using upper extremities to press against or draw or tug) - Occasionally Handling (applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm) - Continuously Fingering (picking, pinching, typing; working primarily with fingers and not whole hand) - Frequently Talking (expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word) - Continuously Driving (the control and operation of a fork lift) - Occasionally Desk Work (tasks generally performed at a desk, including use of a computer, printer, fax machine, telephone and other office equipment) - Continuously Use of tools (safely operate equipment needed for receiving, conveying, stocking, packaging, and shipping parts) - Frequently Hearing (perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels) - Continuously Exposure (to adverse weather & temperature conditions) - Frequently Travel (travel needed to perform job duties) - Not at all Additional Information This job description is a summary of the job duties and responsibilities and is not intended to cover all possible job duties and is subject to change at the employer's discretion. Employees must be able to perform the essential job duties and satisfy job requirements either with or without a reasonable accommodation. Our History Border States is a leader in the electrical supply distribution industry withover 120 locations in 31 states. Our employee-owners are second to none in delivering top-notch customer service and in demonstrating extra-ordinary people skills. We are one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the United States providing products and services to the construction, industrial and utility industries. Border States has a competitive benefit package and is a 100 percent employee-owned company. Employee-ownership is a significant part of our culture and our success stems from the dedication of our employee-owners. We practice open-book management and our employee-owners are empowered with clearly defined levels of authority to be innovative and decisive, allowing us to respond quickly to the needs of customers. Employee-owners understand their roles in the success of the company and care about customers' needs, which drives our focus on adding value to everything we do. We recognize that not all customers are the same and each has specific requirements. Our employee-owners understand these diverse needs and have the commitment, resourcefulness and flexibility to outperform all others. Values As a Border States employee-owner, you're responsible for living our mission, service philosophy and service standards. Our Purpose We believe unstoppable businesses shouldn't go it alone. We are owners - of relationships, of outcomes, of every moment these unstoppable businesses need to deliver. Service Philosophy We earn customer loyalty and confidence by caring about their needs and adding value to everything we do. Service Standards Border States employee-owners are competent, accurate, responsive, and engaged . Your career Join an experienced team at one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States. What are you waiting for? Border States has a competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: Health, Dental and Vision Benefits Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity FSA & HSA Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Disability Benefits 401(k) Retirement Plan Life... For full info follow application link. EOE AA M/F/VET/DISABILITY

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