Careers

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Careers

Vaughan’s Horticulture is a young, innovative and rapidly growing broker company for all facets of the ornamental horticulture industry. We represent an impressive portfolio from exciting new ornamental breeders and producers to revolutionary new products to make production more efficient. Our products and services serve every aspect of ornamental horticulture. Our team is rapidly growing across North America, and we’re currently seeking eager and innovative people to join us. We welcome passionate people to share their ideas, talents, and experience in our rapidly evolving company.

Vaughan's offers an excellent compensation package with full benefits.

 

Customer Service Department Manager

McHutchison & Vaughan’s Customer Service Manager

We are looking for a Customer Service Manager to join our team in Naperville, IL.

 

Job objective

 

Our organization grows and flourishes. This results in a fast-changing and, therefore, challenging environment.

 

The Customer Service Manager must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  The goal is to provide outstanding customer service to our grower/vendors by developing effect customer service procedures and customer satisfaction goals.  Proven experience working in a customer service position; horticulture industry experience is a plus.  The incumbent must be an excellent communicator (written & verbal) and demonstrate strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

 

 Your tasks and responsibilities

 

  • Supervise day-to-day operations in the customer service department.
  • Respond to customer service issue in a timely manner.
  • Work with Sales Representatives and customers to ensure we are meeting    their expectations.
  • Create effective customer service procedures, policies and standards
  • Develop customer satisfaction goals and coordinate with the team to meet them on a steady basis
  • Maintain accurate records and document all customer service activities and discussions
  • Assess service statistics and prepare report findings.
  • Hire and train new customer service staff
  • Manage the approved budget of the customer service department
  • Stay informed on the latest horticultural industry techniques and methods.
  • Participate in special projects as requested
  • Assist in coordinating cross functional coverage with other managers / supervisors to meet the full needs of the business.

 

Your Profile

 

Education: 

· This position requires a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Horticulture or related field

 

Key Qualifications:

·  The individual must have extensive Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook experience. Outstanding knowledge of Microsoft Excel is a must in order to fill this position. 

· Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

· Good understanding of management practices and techniques

· Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills

 

Working Conditions:

  • Travel up to 10%
  • Prolonged sitting at work station in a well-lit open office.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 35 pounds of paper and miscellaneous supplies.

Amy Edmeier aedmeier@vaughans.com

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