Account Management Representative

Posted 01 Sep 2020

Lenexa, Kansas - United States

Req Id 209752


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Performance Materials is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US.

Your Role:

The Account Management Representative is the primary point of contact for SAFC/Applied customers and is an absolutely customer centric focused position.  You will collaborate with multiple departments to provide a differentiated service experience and promote return business.


The Account Management Representative will need to communicate customer requirements via accurate order entry, data management and specification reviews.  They will also provide proactive communication on status of orders by monitoring from entry through shipment, with support from Order Management and Planning, to insure on time delivery and customer satisfaction. 


Identify and remove supply chain barriers from batch allocation through shipment.  Support customers by proactively reducing frequency of complaints through effective preventative actions, customize order processing and order management techniques to drive strong business relationship and insure business and customer retention.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ year of customer service experience


Preferred Qualification:

  • Extensive Customer Service experience, previous knowledge of SAP
  • Strong problem identification and resolution skills
  • Ability to create spreadsheets, formulas and charts in Microsoft Excel
  • Process improvement skills
  • Knowledge of Customer Service, Quality Control, Packaging, Inventory planning or Manufacturing processes, Shipping (domestic and international), Accounting (basic principles of costing, profits and margins for our business)
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements and communicate effectively across diverse work groups
  • Experience developing a strong working relationship with key SAFC and Applied customers and sales team members
  • Professional communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to communicate at all levels and work as a team
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while prioritizing the changing demands; demonstrate high sense of urgency
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to adapt to changing processes/systems
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage and track multiple activities
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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