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One of the distinguishing marks of our company is the talented people who embrace the people-first, always advancing, and results-driven culture. Professional growth abounds in this motivating environment. We value the diverse talents and experiences our employees bring to Patterson and believe that they build a stronger and successful organization.
As a Customer Service Representative I (CSR I) for Animal Health International, you are responsible for assisting internal and external customers and sales representatives with order entry of animal vaccines, prescription medications, and animal health supplies/merchandise with professionalism, skill, and expediency.
To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.
Accurately process and ensure accuracy of customer transactions in order entry system such as orders, quotes, returns, etc.
Maintain accurate customer and territory records, facility records, and document all customer interaction.
Generation of reports
Monitor scheduled shipment dates to ensure timely delivery.
Accurately maintain and ensure regulatory guidelines are met according to Company, State, and Federal policies.
Gain understanding of and adhere to Accounts Receivables policies and practices.
Verify price and terms in accordance with standard procedures and customer profitability profiles.
Multitask and work within multiple computer systems and communication platforms simultaneously.
Maintain a current knowledge of company products, policies and procedures
Develop strong working relationships across the business/functions, as well as with customers and manufacturing partners.
Provide impeccable customer service and sales support; respond to customer queries, answer questions and solve problems in a timely fashion.
Communicate any pertinent information received from customers to the outside sales representative or appropriate management.
Identify customer requirements and expectations in order to recommend specific products and/or solutions.
The Customer Service Representative may perform other duties as assigned.
High School Degree or equivalent
Exceptional customer service and organizational skills
Accuracy and strong attention to detail
Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
General computer proficiency including knowledge of MS Office
Associate's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Proficiency in SAP or related ERP
Knowledge of animal health products is important
Operating a computer or other office devices for the majority of the workday
May occasionally need to move packages up to 10 pounds such as office supplies or equipment
Must be able to communicate with others in person, over the phone, and in writing.
Must be able to understand and effectively exchange accurate information with others such as coworkers, customers and vendors
Must be able to read and interpret various electronic and written documents.
This position is in an office environment in which team members occupy desks in assigned areas or at meeting/collaboration spaces within the building. The building's primary work areas consist of desks, chairs, computers and other office equipment and devices for professional services.
Travel and On-Call
This position provides the opportunity for minimal travel (10%) in a local area for a sales ride-along or training opportunity.
What's In It For You:
We provide competitive benefits, unique incentive programs and rewards for our eligible employees:
Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and an integrated Wellness Program.
401(k) Match Retirement Savings Plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
Paid Time Off (PTO).
Holiday Pay & Floating Holidays.
Volunteer Time Off (VTO).
Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement).
Full Paid Parental and Adoption Leave.
LifeWorks (Employee Assistance Program).
Patterson Perks Program.
As a people-first company, Patterson promotes a culture that embodies and celebrates diversity and inclusivity. We believe our employees' unique experiences and differences is what strengthens us and drives our success. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.
We are Patterson. We welcome you.