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International Customer Care Representative

Thermo Fisher Scientific Kalamazoo, MI
  • Expired: March 19, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

**Job Description**
**Division Summary:**
The Anatomical Pathology Division (APD) provides laboratories with the broadest portfolio of instrument and consumable solutions, from specimen collection and grossing to advanced staining and cover slipping. The Division generates $400MM in annual revenue and has 1,500 employees in 13 countries. The anatomical pathology product line includes Richard Allan Scientific, Erie Scientific, Microm, Shandon, and Lab Vision.
**Key Responsibilities:**
+ Respond to incoming customer communication, following through to completion and always demonstrating effective communication throughout the order /pick/pack /ship process. Insures quality customer care is implemented consistently throughout this process.
+ Listens to customer concerns, effectively diffuses dissatisfaction, and quickly identifies a course of action with a goal of first call resolution within established turnaround times.
+ Gathers and disseminates information and pursues a course of action for timely resolution. Investigates by contacting other AP departments, supervisors, sales, suppliers, business and channel partners and/or freight carriers.
+ Utilizes needed systems to locate required information.
+ Analyzes and resolves customer concerns using established procedures. Examines pertinent information to determine validity of customer complaint and to determine responsibility for errors and resolution, throughout the order /pick/pack /ship process
+ Assist and support Sales teams and Distributors as required, throughout the order /pick/pack /ship process
+ Investigates overdue and damaged shipments or shortages in shipments already received, and creates preventative processes within the order/pick/pack/ship process
+ Record and follow up on customer orders, including the tracking of orders, ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
+ Responsible for product knowledge, keeping informed of current merchandise.
+ Keeps informed of current Customer Care operating policies and procedures.
+ Takes initiative to contact and follow up with customers regarding past orders and/or to offer suggestive up-selling and other promotional programs.
+ Maintain accurate, organized customer files, including documentation of important verbal discussions, issues and customer requests, throughout the order /pick/pack /ship process
+ Manage inventory accurately throughout the entire order /pick/pack /ship process
+ If required by location, pack and ship customer orders accurately, and with attention to detail
+ Other duties as assigned
**Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:**
+ Proficiency in all areas of essential functions outlined above
+ Minimum 2 years' experience in a Contact Center- Distribution environment
+ High School Education from an accredited institution required; College degree preferred
+ Proficient with MS Office, MS Outlook, office equipment, mainframe and shipping systems
+ Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
+ Strong decision-making and problem solving skills
+ Ability to work with minimum supervision
+ Ability to work flexible schedule
+ The individual should be self-motivated, stress and pressure resistant, as well as a quick learner and obtain the ability to develop and maintain constructive working relationships within and outside of the Company
+ Ability to set priorities and make decisions in a dynamic work environment
+ Detail-oriented, and highly accurate, with excellent follow-up skills
+ Excellent problem solving skills
+ Must be able to sit for extended periods as required
+ Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs as needed
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