Customer Service Representative

Location: Creedmoor, North Carolina
Opening ID: 20324
Job Family: General
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2019


Job Description


Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.


● Customer First ● Enjoyment of Work ● Family ● Financial Stability ● Integrity ● People Are Our Greatest Strength ● Quality ● Spiritual Development ● Teamwork ●


Ensure customer satisfaction and provide assistance to customers and associates with regards to equipment, parts, and service requirements



  • Customer calls should average 20-30 or more per day to ensure the Customer Service area is attaining Altec’s standard in excellence
  • Successful completion of Altec Sales Training
  • Must understand basic principles of customer service and practice those principles to ensure excellence to existing and new customers
  • Enter all orders accurately into the system, including Ship To, Bill To, Method of Shipping, Urgency, Ship Complete, etc.
  • Must follow-up promptly and timely with Customers with open issues/questions
  • AR Over 90 Days should maintain at or less than 2% of average monthly revenue
  • Always interact with the customer using proper phone etiquette and professionalism
  • Responsible to communicate with Warehouse and Purchasing Departments to ensure proper parts are available for each order to meet the needs of customers
  • Build relationships with Customers based on respect, understanding, and service to their needs
  • Participate in RCI events as requested
  • Promote safe working habits
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or
  • One year Altec Manufacturing or Service, or
  • Two years’ experience in a similar or related field (other than Altec) required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel required; Knowledge of Oracle and Lotus Notes preferred; Demonstrated computer skills required
  • Knowledge of hydraulic schematics preferred
  • Excellent communication skills required



  • Demonstrated record of responsibility
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Proven Account Management skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships
  • Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
  • Maintain Company confidentiality
  • Must handle stress and deadlines well
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Initiatives
  • Travel 0-25%


    Responsibility for Safety:

  • Safety In everything we do

    Responsibility to Prevent Errors:

  • Ensures appropriate reviews have been performed as needed for high quality 

    Mental Alertness:

  • Continuous attention to all job functions ensuring quality products

    Communication with Others:

  • Requires outside and inside contacts to carry out company policy and programs;  Improper handling will have considerable effect on operational results;  Must often deal with matters requiring explanation, persuasion and obtaining of approvals


Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.