Doherty Staffing Solutions

Customer Service

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 18, 2017
Feb 17, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Doherty Top Talent is partnering with a Fortune 400 food distribution company located in Edina in search of a Customer Service Representative. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with shifts scheduled Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday 6:00am-5:00pm with a 1 hour lunch.  Interested parties should have strong communication skills, a call center background, and CRM experience.


  • Respond to a variety of inquiries and complaints including basic contract requirements, quotes, delivery dates, special and automatic shipments for accounts, check on status of a credit, etc.
  • Contact other departments and locations within the organization to respond to customer inquiries according to standard scripts and procedures.
  • Process orders and shortage requests.
  • Maintain records and files regarding customer interactions via Customer Service Management system; access customer account information to facilitate such interactions.
  • Monitor, review, research and resolve discrepancies received through merchandise pick up request forms.
  • Take action to solve basic problems and escalate more complex ones to Customer Service Manager based on established guidelines.
  • Handle incoming calls in a professional, helpful and timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with key customer contacts; through interactions build an understanding of business issues, future needs, etc.
  • Document information and inform sales personnel as appropriate.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of customer service experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively listen and elicit information. Knowledge of commonly-used customer service concepts, practices, and procedures. Computer literacy and ability to use on-line system for input, maintenance and inquiries. Competency in computer software packages.
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM a plus.
  • May be required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The associate is frequently required to sit/stand/walk.

Please apply online at, or contact your nearest Doherty recruiter for more information.

  • Edina: 952-832-8363
  • Minneapolis: 612-208-1611
  • Roseville: 651-489-5000