Customer Service Manager/Billing Manager - Top Workplaces Award Winning Company!

Southfield, MI posted on November 21

Do you want a great job working for a great company?  Look no further!  At Vesco Oil Corporation, we have a culture where employees feel valued, supported, and part of a ‘family.’  In fact, we have recently been named a "Top Work Place" in the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces Competition based on results of an anonymous employee survey that measures several aspects of workplace culture.  We are all dedicated to servicing our customers with honesty and integrity and are ISO 9001-14001 Certified to guarantee quality assurance in everything we do.  In addition, Vesco offers excellent wages and benefits, including Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Care Network medical and prescription drug coverage options, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401(k) Plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick days, and a great profit sharing plan. 

Position Summary:

As a valued member of our team, you will be responsible for hiring, training and coaching a team of direct reports to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction possible.  This individual will also promote customer retention and revenue growth, resolve customer problems and issues that cannot be rectified by customer service representatives and provide a variety of services and information regarding products, prices, availability, and technical support for customers.  

Essential Functions:

  • Provides pricing and quotes, product information, and support for customers
  • Processes orders and returns and arranges deliveries
  • Responds to requests from customers for information
  • Engages in technical discussions with customers
  • Investigates and resolves customer complaints and order issues
  • Continuously builds good customer relations
  • Promotes solutions and services
  • Manages activities of customer service staff by hiring, training, evaluating and directing staff
  • Builds strong and cohesive relationships and promotes teamwork
  • Effectively delegates tasks and responsibilities to staff members
  • Develops systems and procedures which maximize employee productivity and efficiency while delivering excellent customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ensures staff members are consistently performing at expected levels
  • Continually upgrades leadership and management skills through self-education, company sponsored training and other available resources
  • Remains knowledgeable and up-to-date on product changes and developments
  • Evaluates and identifies opportunities to drive process improvements that positively impact the customer’s experience
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2 or more years of customer service manager experience 
  • Direct work experience in a sales or telesales capacity 
  • Strong knowledge of retail and/or wholesale sales principles, methods, practices, and techniques 
  • 2 to 3 years billing experience
  • Data Entry Experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Experience in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent follow-up skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Able to build and maintain lasting relationships with internal and external customers
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Self-motivated, with high energy and an engaging level of enthusiasm
  • Able to perform mathematical calculations  
  • High level of integrity and work ethic
  • Flexible
  • Team player

Vesco Oil Corporation, an ISO 9001-14001 certified and environmentally conscientious supplier, is one of the largest distributors of branded automotive and industrial oil lubricants in the United States.  Vesco also promotes sustainable practices and recycling, including collecting and recycling more than 3,000,000 gallons of used oil annually, collecting and reclaiming nearly 200,000 gallons of used antifreeze each year, processing and recovering over 1,000,000 pounds of steel from used oil filter scrap, and keeping nearly 250,000 gallons of hazardous waste out of landfills through collection and reclamation.  

Vesco Oil is a family-owned business founded in 1947 with locations in Southfield, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Mancelona, and Zilwaukee, Michigan; Columbus, Cleveland- Medina, and Wauseon, Ohio; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  We pride ourselves in our strong safety record, long-term employee retention, ongoing training and development, and internal career growth opportunities.