Green Roof Solutions is looking for a Customer Service / Account Manager based in Glenview, IL

Position: Customer Service / Account Manager
Job Posting: 1/16/18
Company: Green Roof Solutions, Inc.
Location: Glenview, IL



About Green Roof Solutions:
Green Roof Solutions is a leader in a fast-growing industry and we are looking for a motivated and organized individual to join our growing company. We have a fun, fast paced work environment and are we are looking for someone to join our team. We are very passionate about helping provide products that make an impact on the sustainability of our planet and we are constantly working to develop new and improved ways to support the green roof, living wall, and urban agriculture industries as well as other sustainable visions.

About the Position:
The position’s main daily responsibilities are customer service, order processing, and logistics. Involvement in long term projects such as product development and process improvement is also encouraged. Candidates must be well spoken, polite, and have an understanding of material distribution and logistics. Candidates will be expected to build relationships and interact with current and potential clients while providing estimates and processing orders.


An understanding of or a background in the green roof industry is appreciated, but we are willing to train the right candidate. If your background is from outside the industry, we expect candidates to be excited to learn. This is a significant career opportunity for the right person to join a growing company in an exciting industry. Employees who demonstrate excellence have the potential to work in many aspects of the business and gain responsibilities rapidly.



  • General daily administration, including fielding phone calls and emails

  • Vendor management

  • Preparing estimates for green roof materials

  • Special projects include working on web site, updating product data sheets

  • Managing multiple orders simultaneously

  • Inventory management

  • Utilize QuickBooks for estimate, order, and inventory management

  • Preparing products to ship out as well as receive materials

  • Potentially Sales calls and visits

  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Organized, thorough, and able to work independently

  • Basic skills in word processing and spreadsheet programs

  • Familiarity with QuickBooks

  • Ability to multitask on a daily basis in a fast paced environment

  • Bachelor’s Degree or work experience equivalent

  • Good sense of humor

Appreciated Skills:

  • Strong interest in environmental stewardship and green infrastructure

  • Familiarity with supply chain management / manufacturing / product design

  • Ability to drive a forklift

  • Familiarity with CAD programs such as Vectorworks, AutoCAD, or similar

Compensation and Hours:
This is a full time, year-round position. Green Roof Solutions is open for business from 8:00-4:00 Monday – Friday, but there are times that we come in early and stay late. We are looking for a candidate who understands that this is a salary position that will require working early or late at times.


Health / Dental benefits, 401K and paid time off are included after a grace period.


There may be some paid travel and we typically are closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day.


We are a small, family run business and we take pride in taking good care of our employees and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.


Please apply at:  or email resume and cover letter to


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