Counter Technician


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Providence/Cranston, RI - (USA) 1375 Park Avenue Suite 3 RI Cranston , RI 02920



Job Description

Job Summary

Perform a variety of customer servicing, order editing, pricing, writing, data entry, expediting and other similar duties, mainly those pertaining to a variety of connector products, industrial products and fluid power products.

Essential Functions

Worker will start out doing basic work, shipping/receiving, and would receive extensive training before they started handling and saws or other cutting devices. This is a storefront, and the positions is a "counter person" much like an automotive parts counter person, but they sell Hydraulic hose assemblies and Parker fittings, adapters, quick couplings, and more.

There may be travel involved to an alternate store on occasion.

Receive and review inquiries and orders, check to ensure correct identification of parts and assemblies required; price following established practice from records available or in conjunction with supervisor. Refer questionable situations, items to supervisor or others for identification or additional information. Contact customer as necessary to obtain additional information required.

Provide application assistance and make recommendations relative to our products and services. Make custom hose and tubing assemblies for customers while they wait.

Enter orders into computer; provide all pertinent data and information. Obtain pricing, delivery and other information to finalize order with customer. Work with supervisor on more complex or major order situations to prepare pricing or quotations. Check customer orders against any quotation made, edit, write and enter into computer. Receive, pick and ship all orders. Wait on customers at counter, make hose assemblies.

Receive and investigate customer inquiries and complaints regarding deliveries, price or other matters. Supply information, initiate action and resolve within established practice. Refer policy matters to supervisor. Coordinate activities with outside sales force, fabrication department or other company personnel.

Provide leads to outside sales persons for new customers, major projects, product application, etc. Keep sales force and others informed on matters affecting their operations.

Perform cycle counting daily, record counts, resolve count deviations, and update system. Entire inventory is to be counted twice within a fiscal year. Monitor and check physical inventories against computer.

Maintain pertinent sales, account and cost records; prepare various reports as instructed. Maintain product literature and obtain technical information from manufacturers as necessary.