Customer Care

Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Specialist - (Customer Care) - $25.63/hourly!

Lidl US, LLC & Affiliates provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to, including but not limited to, race, sex, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity or expression, national origin or ethnicity, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Role Information



Lidl US Job Description

Job Title: Specialist – Audit (Customer Care)

Department: Customer Care

Business Unit: Administration

Reports To: Customer Care Manager

Supervisory Role: No

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Lidl US is looking for energetic, motivated, and committed people to join our Customer Care team! The Call Center Specialist will resolve and document customer issues in a timely and accurate manner while maintaining high customer satisfaction. This position will work closely with internal business units to share information and better serve customers. This position will report to the Customer Care Manager.

Essential Functions

  • Resolve internal and external customer complaints
  • Manage customer service cases in electronic CRM system
  • Reach out to customers and other involved parties to verify or collect case information via telephone, email, and other outlets
  • Greet customers warmly and ascertain problems or reasons for calling
  • Assist in developing customer service processes and maintaining master data
  • Assist with customer refunds and reimbursements
  • Perform first-contact intake of in-store and Regional Distribution Centers incident, escalating cases to appropriate business units as needed
  • Resolve customer complaints and inquiries via social media outlets
  • Recording pertinent case information
  • Answer questions about warranties, product availability, and terms of sale
  • Escalate cases to responsible personnel as necessary
  • Handle and escalate technical support contacts for private label and branded non-food items
  • Handle and escalate contacts about business-critical issues such as product recalls and insurance incidents
  • Utilize computer technology to handle high call, chat, and email volumes and ensure short wait times
  • Provide feedback to Customer Service Management to ensure proper customer service is being delivered
  • Close out and open cases in electronic CRM system
  • Compile reports on customer service trends
  • Read from and helping develop scripts and/or response templates to guide customer interactions
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to maintain a professional and calm demeanor in handling complex and demanding scenarios
  • Strong customer service experience, especially in assisting customers with resolving questions and/or potential issues
  • Experience working with CRM system(s)
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently while maintaining attention to detail and commitment to deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on rapport building, listening, and asking questions
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to be flexible and quickly adapt in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well in a close knit, collaborative environment


Required Education, Certifications/ Licenses, Related Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 - 4 years related experience working in customer service call center environment
  • Previous experience determining appropriate levels of customer compensation in resolving complaints and/or concerns
  • Experience in retail/grocery industry preferred


Physical Job Requirements

  • This position requires the ability to remain in a stationary position (standing and/or seated) more than half the time
  • The person in this position must be able to maneuver (lift, move, carry, slide, etc.) less than 15 lbs.
  • This position requires the ability to spend a full work day viewing computer monitors
  • The person in this position must be able to identify and distinguish between colors less than half the time


Travel Requirements

  • This position commutes between regional offices/distribution centers less than 25% of the time
  • Anticipated travel will be by car, air, and/or train


At a Glance


Arlington, VA, US, 22202

Job Type:  Full Time
Reference Number:  13621

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