1st Line Helpdesk Support

Posted 9 April by Mark James Search Limited Easy Apply

Our client, an industry-leading fleet management solutions company in Reading, are hiring for a 1st Line Helpdesk Agent to join their team.

You will be providing frontline customer & engineering support in a fast paced, growing GPS fleet services business.


  • Handle incoming calls from customers and engineers, raising and investigating cases in Salesforce.com and responding to customers as necessary.
  • Technical Troubleshooting.
  • Handle emails from customers, colleagues and 3rd party engineering providers.
  • Responding to voice messages left during busy times.
  • Identify customer concerns and issues, taking the necessary action to resolve the issue, ideally and where possible, within the duration of the call.
  • Liaising with internal support teams including Development, Finance or Sales to resolve/escalate issues.
  • Liaising with engineering sub-contractors to schedule service calls.
  • Follow up internal and external parties to ensure customer issues are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Make follow up calls to ensure the customer is satisfied with the resolution of their issue/query.
  • Ensure engineering issues are identified and escalated in accordance with company handling policy and guidelines.


  • Previous customer support/1st Line Helpdesk, preferably in a call centre environment.
  • Strong listening and negotiating skills.
  • Pleasant and personable approach addressing customers and co-workers.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work on their own initiative.
  • Articulate and a good oral communicator.
  • Able to show empathy and understanding, recognising the needs of the customer while protecting the revenue stream and minimising the financial losses to the business.
  • Can work under pressure of meeting tight delivery deadlines.

Our client offers an excellent benefits and incentives, career progression opportunities and an exciting, vibrant environment.

This is a full-time position working Monday-Friday on a shift pattern basis. Typical hours include - first shift (8am-4pm), middle shift (9am-5pm) and late shift (10am-6pm).

Please apply online to be considered.

Reference: 34854310

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