Customer Service Representative


As an Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions, Customer Service Representative, you will play an active role in the success of our business. You’ll join a tight-knit team serving loyal, long-term customers. Partner with our Account Managers, Operations Team, and manufacturer partners to delight our customers by phone and at our facility. This will grow our business at existing customers, and meet or goals while increasing customer satisfaction. There is a hands-on component to your role. You’ll learn a wide variety of parts, from fasteners, personal protective equipment, to cutting tools.


While the majority of your interactions will take place over the phone, this is not a call center environment but rather a service and distribution center. Use your customer service skills to:

  • Help customers get the parts they need
  • Interact extensively with sales representatives and customers to clarify their needs, and research different situations
  • Provide quotes
  • Take orders
  • Provide post order service


  • 6+ months customer service experience
  • Proven problem solving skill set
  • Strong computer skills are essential
  • English grammar & language skills, written & verbal
  • High school diploma or equivalent



  • Knowledge of industrial distribution products
  • SAP experience


Desired Characteristics:

  • Desire / ability to learn new systems and processes quickly
  • Accuracy, ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize
  • Solid organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple competing priorities 

Work for a corporation that believes in developing our people. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded. We look forward to learning more about you and will respond to qualified candidates.  Apply Now!

Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions LLC, a division of Applied Industrial Technologies, is a leading value-added national distributor of Class C Maintenance, Repair, Operating, and Production (MROP) products.  Applied MSS specializes in fasteners, cutting tools, paints, chemicals, fluid flow, and safety servicing almost every industry.  We carry 50,000 SKU’s with availability to 250,000 more!  Our vendor-managed inventory systems help transform our customers operations into an efficient, fully-stocked system by installing the right storage solutions.  We organize chaos!

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry.  In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services.  Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

Salary Range
$24,000.00 - 36,000.00
per Year
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Strongsville, OH 44149, US