Ruth Driggs

Ruth Driggs

Work History

Work History
Apr 1996 - Jun 2010

Technical Support

Northern Tool and Equipment

�    Executed daily operations of Technical Support division including researching product information, technical file updates, and providing information to customers, Customer Service and Sales representatives.

�    Created parts request format used by company to obtain parts directly from manufacturers for customer needs, resulting in shorter turn- around time to receive parts and increased efficiency by streamlining ordering process.

�    Kept records of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken, issued shipping & tracking information using computers.

�    Determined status of warranties for customers by determining if their applications matched manufacturers recommended applications, updating warranty information received from customers, contacting them to respond to inquiries and notify them of investigation results and any planned adjustments.

�    Recommended improvements in products, packaging, shipping, service, billing methods and procedures in order to prevent future problems.

�    Resolved customers' product, shipping and billing complaints by performing activities such as exchanging merchandise, refunding money, and adjusting bills.

�    Reviewed Service Protection plans in order to determine whether a particular loss was covered by insurance.

�    Solicited sale of new and current customers by recommending/ upselling additional services and products.

�    Referred unresolved customer grievances to designated departments for further investigation.


Aug 2010 - Present


Minnesota State University-Mankato

Currently completing my BA.  I anticipate being finished in August 2011.

1984 - 1986


Normandale Community College

Phi Theta Kappa

1976 - 1979


Northwestern Electronics Institute/ Dunwoody
1974 - 1975

North Hennepin Community College


Appointed to Human Resources Advisory Committee for Scott County  2/2010-Present

Volunteer Intake Representative Jordan Food Shelf  2010-Present