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Customer Service/Warehouse - Target

Customer Service/Warehouse - Target

Target Speciality Products
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Jose
Posted Date 
Customer Service/Support
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As member of the Operations team our goal is to enhance the customer service experience of our customers at every opportunity, the candidate will be responsible for supporting the requirements of the Operations Team, Sales Team and our Customers.


Responsible for performing sales orders, purchase order and warehouse transfer entries; pulling orders/product from the warehouse for shipment to internal/external customers, follow-through with purchases fulfillment, credit memo invoicing, inventory adjustments, receiving, and customer service duties in an efficient and accurate manner and general warehouse maintenance.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform daily order entry and billing functions; generate shipping orders, invoices for mailing and initiate back orders.
  • Enter appropriate customer information into the computer system in an accurate manner.
  • Answer questions from sales staff and customers regarding products and orders using information available from the inventory and distribution management software.
  • Monitor billings for accuracy and communicate with personnel to resolve discrepancies or verify unusual items.
  • Research discrepancies and debit memos to accurately process, issue and post credits/debits to customer accounts as necessary.
  • Responsible for pulling orders/product from warehouse for shipment to internal/external customers.
  • Responsible for complying with all company safety policies, and insure co-workers comply to.
  • Reviews tickets for items ordered and quantity requested. Performs safety check of equipment used daily.
  • Drives/operates forklift and/or high reach to remove stock/product from warehouse shelving.
  • Maneuvers equipment forks into pallets and transports items loading dock and shipping area of warehouse for pickup by UPS, common carrier or in-house company tractor trailer truck operators.
  • Reconcile inventory.
  • Assist in daily and month end closing by assuring all appropriate information is entered into computer.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Supervisory Responsibilities                     

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or ExperienceHigh School diploma or GED and one to two years’ experience and/or training; in customer service and warehouse operations.


Interpersonal Skills - Bring an attitude of enthusiasm, team work and willingness to help.  An integral part of the team to provide exceptional experiences to our customers, must be solutions oriented.


Language Skills - Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation

Constant: 2/3 of time and above (C); Frequent: 1/3 to 2/3 of time (F); Occasional: Up to 1/3 of time (O); Never: (N) activity does not occur.


[X] Standing: O-stands in one place on asphalt, concrete/cement, metal surfaces.

[X] Walking: C-walks about on surfaces as above.

[X] Sitting: O-on padded, backed seat of equipment.

[X] Maximum Lifting: O-up to 70 pounds; F-25 pounds or less.

[X] Carrying: O-up to 70 pounds short distance; F-25 pounds or less.

[X] Pushing/Pulling: F-hand/foot controls on equipment operated.

[X] Climbing: F-onto/off of equipment operated.

[X] Balancing: O-on equipment operated.

[X] Stooping/Bending: O-to access areas below waist level (may bend or squat).

[X] Crouching/Squatting: O-to access areas below knee level (may squat or bend).

[X] Twisting: O-at neck, waist and wrist.

[X] Crawling: N-not required, O-Occasionally.

[X] Kneeling: N-not required, O-Occasionally

[X] Reaching: C-forward, O-downward, sideways.

[X] Handling: F-uses whole hand to seize, grasp, hold and turn objects.

[X] Fingering: O-uses fingers versus whole hand to pick or pinch.

[X] Hearing: C-perceives the nature of sounds by ear/air.

[X] Speaking: O-speaks clearly and distinctly to convey information to others.

[X] Vision: C-near/far acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception.


Environmental Conditions

Time Spent: Inside 40% - Outside 60%  

Exposure To: Dust N/A   Fumes N/A Gases N/A   Odors X

Temperature Extremes: Seasonal weather conditions when outside.






Computer Skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel Spreadsheet software. Candidate will receive training in Targets inventory and sales management software.


Certificates, Licenses, Registrations - None.


Training - Will be required to complete general awareness training and equipment certification.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Communication – Effectively communicates to managers, sales representative and customers in a polite, accurate and precise manner. Communication will be through email, telephone and face to face.


Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.


Technical Skills – Experience managing wholesale distribution functions and/ or customer service. Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments. Communicates challenges promptly and accurately to managers and sales representatives.


Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Inspires the trust of others; Keeps commitments; Volunteers readily; Asks for and offers help when needed.


Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.


Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.


Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.


Adaptability - Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

The candidate must be self-motivated, focused and responsible for one’s own time and required tasks.  There will be face to face interaction with manager, operations and sales staff daily.

Additional Information

We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer!
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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