Christoph Eriksen

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Customer Advisor, Denmark

‘Solid, booming and global’ is how Christoph describes ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems. Here he talks about his job, and what it is he does.

How would you describe your work?

"My job is about communicating with other people, about building relations. I talk a lot on the phone to help customers and colleagues. I am the person who make service offers for our customers who has met with a sales representative or who call directly to me. I also make sales calls. I appreciate the contact with other people - to talk to them, try to understand them and to help them."

Have you held different positions in the company?

"Yes, I started in 2008 as sales coordinator which means that I worked with the sales engineers to create offers and order confirmations to the customers. I also made sure the products were ordered so that they could be delivered at the right time."

How would you describe ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems in three words?

"Solid, booming and global."

What is it like to work in ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems?

"Changing, challenging, demanding and interesting. If you want, you have the possibilities to make a career here. You are never alone here, there is always someone to call who can share their knowledge and from whom you can get ideas."

Which sport would you compare working at ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems to? 

"Soccer, because it is a team sport, in which we have to stand together and cooperate."

Please share a learning you have made that could be interesting for a student or young professionals to know about?

"An eye-opener for me has been to discover that all humans are controlled by emotions, whether they want it or not. Through understanding people you can help them."