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Technical Estimator I

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90013

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
CR Laurence


Job ID:  [[407362]]

C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is the leading supplier to the glazing, architectural, railing, construction, industrial, and automotive industries. Offering more than 60,000 products, we serve the industry from locations throughout North America, Europe, and Australia.



Job Summary


The Product Group Sales Shower Hardware Specialist I (PGSS-I) provides exceptional customer experience to all C.R. Laurence customers. Through the detailed understanding of all CRL products, this role offers solutions and facilitates a unique and customized experience to all internal and external customers.  In addition, resolves product and service problems, processes orders and serves as an ambassador between customers and the company.  This role helps fulfill our brand promise through the service experience.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Provide consistent exceptional customer experiences, every customer, every time.
  • Maintain broad knowledge of clients, products and services of the organization.
  • Document customer interactions and transactions.
  • Listen attentively to customer needs and concerns; demonstrate empathy, and serves as an advocate for the customer.
  • Establish a relationship with the customer and create an emotional connection when appropriate.
  • Accurately process and enter phoned, faxed, and e-mailed quotes and orders in accordance with cut off times and other time constraints that may exist.
  • Maintain good communication channels with production and specialists to meet customer deadlines.
  • Communicate and identify customer expectations to determine expected delivery date and time.
  • Resolve product or service problems by clarifying customer’s complaint; determining the cause of the problem; selecting and explaining the best solution to solve the problem; expediting correction or adjustments; following up to ensure resolution.
  • Assist Specialist II with expediting orders and communications with the production floor.
  • Address the customer’s need (s), ideally on first contact. See a need, fill a need.
  • Greet customers in a courteous, friendly, and professional manner.
  • Participate in educational opportunities internally and externally to enhance knowledge of product and job skills.
  • Regular and consistent attendance, safely perform tasks and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of the job.
  • Partner with and provide assistance to all co-workers when needed
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills, Knowledge and Ability Requirements


To be considered for the Specialist I position, the following conditions must be met:


  • A minimum of 2-3 years previous customer service experience or equivalent; glass industry preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Associates/Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Ability to take ownership and go above and beyond to service customer needs
  • Strong organizational and listening skills
  • Ability to work overtime if required
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize work with deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment to meet required deadlines
  • Utilizes strong time management and organizational skills to successfully multi-task
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and conduct themselves professionally, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand drawings and specifications
  • Computer experience a must and typing of numbers with accuracy
  • Decision making ability – able to action
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate aptitude with troubleshooting experience
  • Spanish speaking, a plus


What CRL Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRL Americas


CRL Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRL Americas family. CRL Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


C.R. Laurence Co., a CRL company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRL family!


CRL Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. (CRL) is an E-Verify Employer.


Date Posted:  May 13, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles