ARE YOU A CURRENT US FOODS EMPLOYEE? PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY THROUGH OUR INTERNAL WORKDAY CAREER SITE.Join Our Community of Food People!Provide resolution of requests which aid to support US Foods customers and sellers in a timely The Customer Contact Representative Lead will serve as a subject matter expert and be instrumental to ensuring US Foods customers receive the exceptional contact quality and service possible. A Team lead will be responsible for working closely with and providing daily support to the Customer contact representative team, on-the floor coaching, and new team member support to allow the team to deliver excellent service. Leads will use problem-solving and people skills to support the team through multiple channels and build rapport internal and external to the organization to improve relationships and the customer experience. They will work closely with the Customer Contact Manager to identify coaching and improvement opportunities for the team.This position has been segmented as hybrid meaning the work is a combination of approximately 90 percent remote/virtual and 10 percent onsite at any regional location as defined by the role segmentation.This position may require some weekend coverage, and typical pay is around $50k depending on experience and locationESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESMentor advise and lead team members in their journey to best support the team’s activities and goals. Provide real-time feedback to peers, which includes communications and necessary supportServe as a subject matter expert to motivate the team’s success by responding to immediate needs and questions related to the company’s process, products, policies and procedures and toolsTake escalations from your team and support other internal department resources when neededReview and present daily metric and communication updates and daily huddle announcementsProvide thorough customer and order solution options to customers and contact representatives, and serve immediate needs to support customers challenges and concernsWork closely with the Customer Contact Manager to support the coaching process, quality performance review, meeting and metric data support. Pull necessary reports to ensure measurement of quality and performance goals are monitored and tracked against performance baselineParticipate in cross-company projects to improve and optimize the customer’s experienceConduct analysis to produce customer-specific reports or activities as contractually requiredAssist sellers with preparation of customer business analysis, product research and recommendation for profitability, and other internal reporting as requested to support the management of the customer or service level agreementApprove service recovery requests as back-up support to Manager and provide guidance to peersPromote a positive and friendly environment supporting of good morale and cooperationHelp identify trending issues among customers, team members, products and services from interactions with customersAs time permits, provide support to team members in answering calls, answering email or contacts, assist chain customer business activity, customer reporting or other team responsibilitiesProvide other business support to Sellers as requestedSUPERVISIONNoneRELATIONSHIPSInternal: Sales, Operations, Merchandising, Shared Business ServicesExternal: US Foods Customers and vendorsQUALIFICATIONSEducation/Training: High School diploma or equivalent required and, a minimum of 5 years of customer service or support experienceRelated Experience: At least 5 years of previous sales support or customer service experience maintaining customer relations. A proven track record of supporting customers and team members with exceptional service and leadership. Foodservice/distribution experience preferred. Experience working virtually (i.e. from home)Tasks: Ability to communicate with customers and team through various channels Acknowledge and resolve customer escalations or complaints Assist Manager with team support as necessary Product knowledge to support customer needs Initiate and resolve requests for customer or organizational reporting Coach and mentor colleagues as necessary Ensure customer satisfaction and provide professional customer support Organize and coordinate schedulesKnowledge/Skills/Abilities: Professional leadership skills; someone who leads by example Excellent written and verbal communication skills Able to take direction and quickly learn new procedures, processes, product information Open to feedback, believing in a culture of continuous improvement working toward individual and department goals Comfortable to navigate technology, phone systems and tools Strong attention to detail, multi-tasking and time-management skills Detail oriented with strong critical thinking ability to quickly define problems, and reach valid conclusions Exceptional ability to collaborate with customers, vendors, and internal partners Customer service orientation and ability to adapt and respond to different personalities Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications, Salesforce.com experienceEOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability StatusUS Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USFCCPApolicy.pdf) .US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.EEO is the Law poster is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .EEO is the Law poster supplement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf) .Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf) .US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 866-960-5886. You will be prompted to leave a message. 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