Customer Support Representative – Open Due to Promotions!: Newton, MA - Remote

Do you want to be part of a dynamic, growing organization? Are you looking for a work/life balance? Come work with us to help our customers achieve higher profitability, lower energy costs, and more sustainable operations!

Powerhouse Dynamics (PhD), a Middleby company, is looking for a highly motivated, unflappable and passionate individual to join our team as a Customer Support Representative (CSR). CSRs support our customers by fielding phone, chat, and e-mail support requests, directly addressing these requests or working with other team members to get them addressed, communicating solutions back to our customers, and tracking and documenting these solutions for reference and future use. CSRs also support the Powerhouse Dynamics (PhD) team by assisting with orders, data requests, and other technical work needed to support our customers. CSRs work closely with other members of the PhD Operations and Sales teams to provide a top-notch customer experience.

This position can be for a fully remote candidate who is authorized to work for any employer in the US without visa sponsorship now or in the future. If you are local, we are currently working remotely with the goal being a hybrid model (office and remote) when it’s safe. We are not looking for a consultant or a freelancer on or off-shore. No relocation available.

Boston area-based PhD delivers customer-proven, cloud-based solutions that help multi-site organizations better manage equipment, reduce energy consumption, enhance food safety and quality, and achieve their sustainability goals. PhD's award-winning IoT-based platform SiteSage® has been adopted by numerous major brands at thousands of their locations, including Arby's, Dunkin’ Brands, Texas Roadhouse, Ann Taylor, Five Below, Lush Cosmetics, and many more.

We are looking for someone with a positive, enthusiastic, and “do-whatever-it-takes” attitude to help our customers – and the company – continue to be successful.

We realize you won’t be an expert in everything listed above, that’s why we are looking for great people with a strong foundation who are motivated to learn and grow. This is a great opportunity for a candidate to contribute immediately and have an opportunity to grow both the company and as an individual.

We offer excellent compensation and benefits that start on your first day!  We also believe in a work/life balance.

To apply, please email your resume and salary requirements with the subject “Customer Support Representative” to:

No phone calls or third parties, please. Powerhouse Dynamics is an equal-opportunity employer.


  • Respond to questions and technical issues from end users and partners, and either answer the questions and diagnose and resolve issues directly, or escalate to other members of the team
  • Track all issues and their resolution and communicate outcomes to customers and partners.
  • Maintain case histories through our ticketing system and provide key information from customer interactions to PhD management
  • Provide training, as needed, to ensure customers understand product functionality
  • Assist with product orders and returns as appropriate
  • Make outbound calls as needed to address key customer issues
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training materials for customers, partners, and our after-hours support team
  • Assist other team members with analysis of data, system configuration, alert and report settings, and creation of recommended actions to meet goals
  • Perform other job duties as assigned


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical background, including familiarity with modern web technologies and Software as a Service
  • Experience with hardware technologies a major plus
  • Ability to continually and effectively manage multiple concurrent customers and priorities
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and think quickly and be a self-starter
  • Willingness to support night and weekend work as needed
  • Working knowledge, or willing to develop a working knowledge, of SQL