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Staffing - Customer Service Coordinator III
Ref No.: 17-15760
Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Job Title: Customer Service Coordinator III
Location: Tewksbury, MA
Duration: 1 Year+

  • Hours: Core business hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday
    Schedule could change after training has been sucessfully completed to work 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Overtime would not be offered and is not anticipated at this time.
Scope of Position:
  • This individual will act as the first line of contact on the 800# phone line working directly with North American dealers/customers. This individual will also work with a wide spectrum of Corning Life Sciences employees from many different functions including, Account Managers, regional sales/commercial managers, accounting/credit, quality control, product managers, manufacturing, warehouse, transportation, marketing and technical support.
They will attend to all questions and inquiries in a highly professional manner while assuring that our goal of world class customer service is met.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
• Assist dealers/customers on the incoming 800# phone line in a timely and professional manner. Answer approximately 50-80 calls per day.
• Provide 2,000 dealers/customers with product, price and availability information.
• Accurately enter and maintain sales orders and sample requests received from dealers/customers by way of telephone, mail, e-mail and fax. Utilize credit card application for credit card orders. Review all orders for proper customer information, product, price, quantity, payment and delivery information. Proactively initiates actions and resolves any questionable areas.
• Review orders for special pricing requirements and coordinate approved price over-rides as needed.
• Review order and delivery status with dealers/customers by sending backorder reports as required by account. Process all order changes, including order cancellations.
• Negotiate expedited deliveries with production planning schedulers and warehouses; independently determines appropriate method of shipment.
• Cross sell and up sell products, providing alternative products as necessary.
• Handle technical inquiries related to products and their applications.
• Answer product and technical questions for approximately 3000+ product codes in the areas of Cell Culture, Molecular Biology, Bioprocess, Assay Products, Liquid Handling and Equipment, HTS and Assay, Automation, Microbiology, and Pyrex. Utilize the Product Selection Guide, information available via FileMaker Pro, and the online catalog.
• Use multiple database systems and tools to ensure accurate information to the dealer/customer.
• Manage and research dealer/customer complaints in the complaint system. Process product returns, replacements or credits as necessary.
• Support Account Managers in assigned territories with complaints, issues, and sample requests.
• Organize and file purchase order copies and necessary documents in file/folders for future reference.
• Assist dealers/customers with requests for certificates, proof of deliveries, backorder information, samples and order status information, and lot allocations.
• Coordinate resolution of specific problems with customer, plant, account team and the Distribution Center.
• Interact on a daily basis with several other functions of the company, such as Account Managers, Marketing, Distribution, Accounting/Credit, Quality Control, Manufacturing and Vendors.
• Maintain and update dealer/customer profiles and confirm that the PeopleSoft notes, carrier, and freight terms match the profile. Follow up with New Accounts team on necessary account set up changes.
• Responsible for ensuring 100% follow-up to dealers/customers internally and externally.
• Handle customer accommodations independently by using good judgment without consulting management in routine cases.
• Attend Product/Technical training as scheduled.
• Effectively and professionally convey information internally and externally.
• Perform the full scope of customer service tasks; problem solving, trouble shooting, negotiating.
• Foster excellent relationships with dealers/customers and co-workers.
• Expected to have a full understanding of department and company procedures and policies.
• Promote CLS image in a positive manner and lead by example.

Must Haves:
- 2 Year college degree
- Home WIFI required to be able to work remotely during inclement weather
- Attendance required with minimal absences
- Previous experience in a call center environment
- Previous experience with MS Office Suite (Outlook, MS Word, and Excel)
- Data Entry experience