First Supply

Customer Service Manager

3 weeks ago
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
# Positions
Customer Service


First Supply® is a leading main channel wholesale distributor providing industrial customers and building contractors with an extensive line of products and services. First Supply features manufacturer product lines in the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, builder, waterworks, pump/well & septic, industrial and municipal markets. Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, First Supply has more than 600 employees in 29 operating facilities serving Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan UP. The company has over $50 million in inventory and over $250 million in annual sales.


The Customer Service Manager implements the sales programs and policies as set forth by the Product Managers and Senior Management on a local basis.  The Customer Service Manager is responsible for the inside sales staff as well as customer service staff, their training and work.


  • Oversees all customer service and counter personnel
  • Select, promote and discharge employees within the department in accordance with Company policies
  • Accept referral of all telephone calls requesting special or technical information or pricing information except job quotes
  • Secure accurate information from factories on shipments and deliveries and pass on to customers
  • Resolve customer complaints or refer the call to the individual who can resolve the complaint
  • Identify trends in customer satisfaction or dissatisfaction
  • Attend sales and product review meetings
  • Keep records as required
  • Stay abreast of product developments, changes in local codes and consumer preferences
  • Other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the General Manager


  • Three years experience in related trade field
  • Extensive plumbing and heating product knowledge
  • Computer knowledge and skills with the ability to learn First Supply LLC’s business system
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers by telephone
  • Satisfactory score on the Wonderlic Personnel Test and/or Caliper Assessment
  • Ability to read, speak, understand and write English
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure
  • Attendance on a regular and consistent basis

First Supply LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. In order to be selected for the position, candidates must submit to a drug test with negative results on employment offer, the ability to be bonded as defined by First Supply LLC's fidelity bond insurance carrier, and have a valid driver’s license and a driving record which meets underwriting standards.


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