Customer & Technical Support Coordinator in Austell, GA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

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Seeking an individual with 2+ years' experience in material takeoff/Estimating in construction or manufacturing. The ideal candidate for this role will have strong experience in customer service, communication, Microsoft Office, and the ability to pick up software quickly. KaluCAD and JD Edwards experience is a plus. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to


Under the direction of the Austell Service Center manager, the Customer & Technical Support Coordinator is essential in creating a positive customer experience by being the liaison between the customer, the manufacturing process and the sales professionals. 

The main job functions will include responsibilities related to manufacturing takeoffs, door hardware analysis, processing purchase orders for fabrication, pricing verification, customer service/problem resolution and data maintenance. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Delivering exceptional customer service through receiving and processing orders accurately and in a timely fashion 
  • Must have knowledge and utilization of basic measurement tools (i.e. tape measure, ruler, scale) 
  • Ability to reach architectural drawings or the willingness to learn 
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of products and pricing 
  • Addressing and taking initiative in following up on customer inquiries 
  • Resolve discrepancies found on customer orders and proactively facilitate the communication between departments for resolution 
  • Collaborate and maintain communications with Sales Representatives on customer-related issues 
  • Maintain statuses on assigned customer open order reports 
  • Continually determine job urgency and priorities to satisfy customer requirements, escalating issues to management as required 
  • Use problem solving ability to contribute, suggest and/or improve work flows, procedures, etc. 
  • Using computer proficiency to quickly and accurately enter data 
  • Adhere to company policies, procedures and system documentation 
  • Working interactively with fabrication supervisors and other internal customers, to provide accurate & efficient instructions for custom fabrication of aluminum extrusions for doors and frames 
  • Assist with other related duties as assigned or required 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Successfully interact with other service centers and plants 
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities as needed or assigned 
  • Ensure orders maintain internal schedule to keep pace to be on time to the customer 
  • Work closely with team members to ensure completion of daily tasks 
  • Actively engage in safety of self and others at the facility, including holding customers and contractors responsible for best in class safety 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • A drive for excellence in customer service. 
  • Ability to understand instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; effectively communicate in writing as well as verbally when presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, and other employees of the organization. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite software as well as an ability and willingness to learn proprietary software quickly. 
  • Professional demeanor and strong work ethic. 
  • Superior time management, detail oriented, and strong organizational skills. 
  • Ability to read/understand Architectural Drawings, Details, and Specifications 
  • 2 years of Material Takeoff/Estimating experience either in construction or manufacturing 
  • Bachelor’s degree or in pursuit of bachelor’s degree is preferred, with a concentration in math, and technology 
  • Strong experience with aluminum door and frame fabrication including custom hardware applications 
  • KaluCAD & JD Edwards experience is a plus

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.