Retail Customer Service Associate job

company building FedEx location Irvine, CA

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Company Description

FedEx Freight is a subsidiary of the delivery giant FedEx. It provides less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services throughout the US, Canada, and international points. Unlike traditional LTL carriers, it operates an integrated, nationwide pickup and delivery network for priority and economy, in all lengths of haul, through some 470 terminals. FedEx Freight handles 90,000-plus shipments a day via a fleet of about 75,000 pieces of equipment, including 20,000 tractors. Open positions include City Driver, Shop Technician, and Part Time Dock. The company is passionate about helping people acquire skills and education that allow them to access opportunity.

Job Description

Company: FedEx Office
Job Title: Retail Customer Service Associate
Job Requisition Number: RC415562
Locations:
4187 Campus Dr
Irvine, California 92612

Category: Retail
Type: Full Time
Work Shift: FXO_Any

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Store Consultant consistently delivers a positive customer experience to all customers, utilizing consultative skills to anticipate customer needs, suggest alternatives and provide solutions. This customer service focused team member is knowledgeable in all areas of the Store's business, including print, signs & graphics, and shipping. They will be responsible for taking orders, coordinating activities in the Store, providing pricing and product information, and recommending appropriate FedEx Office products and services. The Store Consultant will operate and maintain a wide variety of equipment, move boxes and equipment, stock materials, manage the production queue and output, manage complex projects, manage retail supply, and complete assigned tasks based on priority.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)
People
  • Follows instructions of supervisors and assists other team members in performing store functions
  • Assists in the training of store team members
Service
  • Demonstrates consultative behaviors in a retail environment to understand each customer's individualized need
  • Provides customer expertise in printing, signs and graphics and shipping product lines and can recommend appropriate FedEx Office products and services
  • Provides an outstanding customer service experience by using consultative skills to anticipate customer needs, suggest alternatives, and find solutions to meet customer needs
  • Ensures all customer problems are resolved quickly and to the satisfaction of the customer
  • Takes complex customer orders using order systems and provides accurate pricing information
  • Assembles parcels and prepares goods for shipping by wrapping items in insulation, inserting items into shipping containers, weighing packages, and affixing labels to parcels
  • Sets up and operates printing, binding, and other related equipment using customer supplied original media and documents
  • Maintains a safe, clean and orderly retail Store
Profit
  • Ensures confidentiality of customer data and careful handling of documents, media, and packages
  • Processes financial transactions using a Point of Sale terminal (POS),including handling cash and making change
  • Cleans, repairs, and stocks all r etail store printing and shipping equipment and supplies to provide optimal performance and availability
  • Stays current on retail Store merchandising materials and ensures proper display of all retail area product and signage
  • Takes preemptive action to prevent errors and waste
  • Completes required financial paperwork and may assist with financial reporting including daily sales, close-outs and bank deposits
  • Follows FedEx Office standard operating procedures as well as adhering to legal, HR, safety , customer service and security policies and procedures
Self-Management
  • Performs multiple tasks at the same time
  • Looks for opportunities to improve knowledge and skills within the retail Store
  • Able to operate with minimal supervision
  • Adheres to all FedEx Office team member and retail store standards, as outlined in the team member handbook
  • All other duties as needed or required
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent education
  • 6+ months of specialized experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring
  • For current FedEx Office team members, must meet hiring criteria for the position and transfer requirements as outlined in the Team Member Handbook
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Ability to stand during entire shift, excluding meal and rest periods
  • Ability to move and lift 55 pounds
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to bend/twist at the waist and knees
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position
Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.
  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility.
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities.
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All offers of employment made by FedEx Office are contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation and a pre-employment drug screen (which must be completed within 2 business days of any conditional offer of employment). The existence of a criminal record is not an automatic or absolute bar to employment and a candidate's criminal record will be considered individually based on factors such as the relationship between the job sought and the criminal offense, the timing of the offense, the nature of the offense, and any other relevant information. FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. America's Military Veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Office, please email us at HR.Recruiting@FedEx.com .
green circle info icon  This position is open. This job was posted on Sun Dec 05 2021 and expires on Tue Jan 04 2022.
Minimum $28,659
$33,592 average
Maximum $38,421

Tasks

  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases, and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Demonstrate use or operation of merchandise.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Ticket, arrange, and display merchandise to promote sales.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Place special orders or call other stores to find desired items.
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
  • Maintain records related to sales.
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Estimate and quote trade-in allowances.
  • Bag or package purchases and wrap gifts.
  • Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
  • Sell or arrange for delivery, insurance, financing, or service contracts for merchandise.
  • Estimate quantity and cost of merchandise required, such as paint or floor covering.
  • Rent merchandise to customers.
  • Estimate cost of repair or alteration of merchandise.

Skills

  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.

Knowledge

  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Sales and Marketing - Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

FedEx

Description

FedEx Freight is a subsidiary of the delivery giant FedEx. It provides less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation services throughout the US, Canada, and international points. Unlike traditional LTL carriers, it operates an integrated, nationwide pickup and delivery network for priority and economy, in all lengths of haul, through some 470 terminals. FedEx Freight handles 90,000-plus shipments a day via a fleet of about 75,000 pieces of equipment, including 20,000 tractors. Open positions include City Driver, Shop Technician, and Part Time Dock. The company is passionate about helping people acquire skills and education that allow them to access opportunity.
Type

Company - Public

Size

Large

Revenue

Over $10B

Location

56 FairbanksIrvine, CA, 92618and others

Industry

Private Air Letter Delivery

Founded

1973

CEO

Fred Smith

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