Customer Care Supervisor - Channel West at Rexnord in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

Rexnord is a $2 billion multi-platform diversified global industrial company with exceptional and trusted brands that serve a diverse array of global end markets. Founded in 1891, Rexnord is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.A. and employs approximately 7,000 associates worldwide. For more information about the company visit

The company is operated in a disciplined way with the Rexnord Business System (RBS), a process-based framework for world-class operating performance and continuous improvement. RBS enables speed, scalability and consistency to drive superior customer satisfaction and financial results. By deploying our RBS methodology, Rexnord continues to solidify and grow long-standing, globally competitive businesses, while systematically integrating acquisitions and finding new ways to grow.

Doing the right thing has been part of our core values for more than a century. So have volunteerism and philanthropy, and our Rexnord Foundation formalized this commitment more than 60 years ago. We make our communities better with individual and organizational volunteering, matching gifts, grants, scholarships and corporate donations.

Business Unit:

Within Rexnord Power Transmission, we design, manufacture, market and service specified, highly engineered mechanical components worldwide used within complex systems where our customers' reliability requirements and the cost of failure or downtime are extremely high. We keep industry moving with products and services that enhance the reliability of equipment supporting key industries, including food, beverage & liquid, automotive, energy, and mining. Our new digital productivity platform, DiRXN (pronounced "Direction"), based on the integration of innovative Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and e-commerce technologies with a leading portfolio of tools, products and services, connects our customers to data and information that allows them to optimize productivity across all stages of their lifecycles.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Customer Care Supervisor is responsible for supporting organizational effectiveness by providing leadership, coaching and development for the team to drive process improvement and a best-in-class customer experience. This leader will provide overall direction to their group around achieving targeted KPIs and continuous improvement initiatives. This position will serve as a primary contact for internal and external customer escalations. The Customer Care Supervisor effectively performance manages direct reports. This drives a superior customer experience and fosters teamwork by engaging the team to embrace the continuous improvement mind-set.


  • Supervises international customer care advocates

  • Business terms and conditions, including INCOTERMS and their proper application in an international transaction.

  • Knowledge of export rules and regulations, free trade agreements, and international banking documents

  • Understands international shipping and global logistics

  • Knowledgeable of business in foreign countries

  • Achieves KPIs by proactively addressing customer issues/gaining VOC

  • Deploys 80-20 principles for overserving our strategic customers by appropriately automating/segment/prioritizing work for our Strategic Customers

  • Focuses in driving increased levels of customer satisfaction and service levels

  • Deploys innovative ideas that will drive a higher level of customer experience

  • Proactively identifies potential issues and effectively involves others to drive resolution; handles routine escalations

  • Guides team to educate customers on automation tools available

  • Contributes to driving account growth by reviewing customer scorecards for areas of improvement and driving process change

  • Reviews Transactional Survey/Quarterly Survey tickets to gain VOC and continuously improve

  • Uses established best practices in VDM (Visual Daily Management) to trend, establish root cause, engage collaborative internal departments, and escalate call-to action

  • Embraces the RBS/Lean Culture by effectively using tools and following a disciplined RCCM approach

  • Drives initiatives/goals forward by leveraging project management tools (Action Plans)

  • Prioritizes "white glove", proactive service for Strategic Accounts

  • Hires "A" players who drive a best-in-class customer experience

  • Works with Manager to effectively deploy technological enhancements that will drive productivity

  • Receives guidance and oversight from manager. Decisions and problem-solving are guided by policies, procedures, and business plan

  • Knowledge of export rules and regulations, free trade agreements, and international banking documents, as relevant

  • Responsible for ensuring adequate coverage for daily team workload as it relates to staffing, call queue work and cases in

  • Effectively manages the attendance policy and timecard accuracy within the team

  • Identifies training gaps on team and creates meaningful training plans to close gaps/maximize strengths

  • Develops team through training, coaching, providing balanced performance feedback and guiding development plans. Holds associates accountable that are not meeting expectations

  • Ensures regular monthly one-on-one meetings with each team member, as well performing weekly team update huddles

  • Drives Associate Engagement by promoting teamwork, recognizing success, and encouraging open communication

  • Does not spend more than 20% of time performing the work supervised

Leadership Competencies

* Action Oriented - Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy. and enthusiasm

* Decision Quality - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

* Plans & Aligns - Planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals

* Manages Conflict - Handling conflict situations effectively, with a minimum of noise

* Situational Adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations

* Resourcefulness - Securing and deploying resources effectively and efficiently

* Develops Talent - Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization's goals

* Tech Savvy - Anticipating and adopting innovations in business-building digital and technology applications


Experience and Skill Required

  • College degree or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional customer service experience required; prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Windows operating systems, Microsoft applications (strong Excel skills), and Outlook

  • Experience with Tableau, SAP (or other ERP systems),, ACD phone program, and WFM programs preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a highly dynamic team and fast-paced environment with continuous challenges

  • Demonstrated mechanical and/or technical aptitude

  • Demonstrated proficiency using project management skills

  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills

  • Team oriented with the ability to lead through influence

  • Strong attention to detail

Additional Information

Total Rewards and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance

  • Matching 401(k) Contribution

  • Health Savings Account

  • Educational Reimbursement

  • Matching Gift Program

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran