Customer Care Operative

Function:
Operations
Location:
West Midlands
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Careers Site Advertising End Date:
31 May 2019
Salary Details:
Competitive
What you'll be doing?

The Customer Care team make sure home buyers receive the very best care following their home buying experience.

Being in a customer-facing role with us is a little bit different than most businesses. Our customers expect their homes to be of the highest standard, and you’ll make sure they are, by being on hand with answers and practical help. Because of the things you’ll be dealing with we look, ideally, for construction or building experience. More importantly than that though, is your passion for quality and professionalism.

Reporting to the Customer Care Operations Manager or Customer Care Manager, to be the face of Customer Care within our customers' homes, providing a high level of customer care to the customer, to be punctual for appointment's and to provide effective solution to customer problems.

You will be expected to:

  • Take instruction from Customer Care Co-ordinators/Administrators, ensuring all customer appointments are attended on time and any materials required are sourced prior to the appointment
  • Resolve defects in a speedy manner, to a high standard and to ensure all works completed are signed by the customer
  • Complete all required paperwork (timesheets) for submission to the Divisional offices, facilitating accurate record keeping
  • Carry out inspections of reported defects as and when required and issue a full report with photographs to the Customer Care Co-ordinator/Administrator
  • Complete mileage forms, SHE forms, invoices forms and submit on the last day of the month
  • Report any repetitive defects on active and non-active sites to the Customer Care Manager/Executive to discuss with the Commercial/Technical Director
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction and ability to problem-solve with defects, likely to come from a background in the trades e.g. Painting, Decorating, Carpentry and Joinery
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with customers in a friendly and professional manner, and exhibit high service standards to ensure customer expectations are met
Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder ten years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates,experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone,regardless of gender, race, sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
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