General Electric Customer Care Agent in Houston, Texas

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Customer Care Agent will provide first point of contact for price, quotes, orders and general inquiries. Customer Care Agents are accountable for accurate and expeditious entry of orders received from customers and the issue of accurately priced and technically appropriate “standard product/standard service” quotations.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role you are expected to meet appropriate and realistic targets set by leadership such as quote and order cycle time, block / hold management, cash collections and customer satisfaction.

In the role of Customer Care Agent you will:

  • Maintain an expert understanding of all policies and order processing procedures as related to new orders, repair, calibration and services

  • Follow appropriate case management processes to record and resolve issues that need to be worked on and cannot be resolved immediately

  • Support on-time delivery and proactively manage the order to meet the commitment

  • Support A/R balance reduction via ARC process management

  • Manage backlog for select products, ensuring proactive communications on delivery issues

  • Establish and maintain a highly effective relationship with sales team, supply chain, engineering, Finance, direct customers and channel partners

  • Drive continuous improvement cross functionally to improve user satisfaction and support account penetration / growth

  • Receive and resolve and/or escalate customer issues and inquiries

  • Develop product knowledge of those products which are being quoted or for which orders are being processed

  • Participate in scheduled and self-directed training to develop and maintain core competencies

  • Ensure compliance and adhere to operational process which ensures compliance with US and other national governmental regulatory requirements

  • Provide phone coverage and work in a team environment to quickly address customer calls

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by a manager Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Business or related discipline from an accredited college or university (or High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution with a minimum of 3 years of sales or customer care experience in oil & gas, power, heavy equipment or automation & controls)

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in sales or customer care experience in oil & gas, power, heavy equipment, or automation & controlEligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and holidays, as required Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience working with government entities and government sub-contractors

  • Experience working with sales organizations and customers

  • Experience using business ERP systems (SAP)

  • Experience with case management (Sales Force Dot Com)

  • Computer proficiency (PowerPoint, Excel and other Microsoft Office Programs)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong problem solving and project management skills

  • Professionalism to interact with internal and external customers

  • Strong customer focus

  • Ability to multi-task and succeed in a fast paced environment

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Meet and/or exceed all customer requirements in addition to departmental metrics

  • Promote and works well within a team atmosphere and practices shared values

  • Cross functional capability to support other Customer Care locations including phone support, general inquiries, quotes and orders

  • Green Belt Certified, or equivalent Quality certification

  • Inside sales experience as well as external sales experience

  • Self-starter – able to work with minimal supervision Locations: United States; Texas; HoustonGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.