Newell Brands Credit Specialist in Freeport, Illinois

Position Title: Credit Specialist

Location: Freeport, IL

Reports to: Credit Risk Supervisor

To provide prompt and accurate review of customer accounts ensuring sales growth opportunities to our customers and to limit bad debt loss within acceptable risk tolerances.


  • Contactcustomers to obtain needed financial information to review customer accounts

  • Revieworders frequently throughout the day and take action as necessary

  • Reviewsupporting information to maximize sales and mitigate risk

  • Performsystem transactions within SAP

  • Reviewcustomer accounts to ensure accurate limits are set based on pre-establishedcredit risk parameters

  • Effectivecommunication with customers and divisional personnel

  • Basicreporting as assigned

Key Qualifications :

  • HighSchool Diploma required

  • 1 to 3 years’experience in a business-related field

  • Previous creditexperience is desired

  • Detailoriented

  • Strongwritten and verbal communication skills

  • Goodorganizational skills

  • Goodanalytical skills

  • Strong computerknowledge; Basic/Intermediate Excel skills

  • CustomerService or Sales experience

  • Multi-taskingskills

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work and play. Newell Brands and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and comply with applicable employment laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled are encouraged to apply.