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Posted February 23rd

Customer Care Account Specialist Aurora,CO

Aurora, Colorado

Employer

UNFI

Industry

Distributor

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Posted February 23rd

Customer Care Account Specialist Aurora,CO

Aurora, Colorado

Function

HR/Admin

Experience

Other

Type

Full Time

Purpose: The Customer Care Account Specialist I is responsible for providing a high level of customer care and support for Tier B and emerging Tier A customers specific to promotional and new item process execution, providing follow up and communication to customers and account managers. This role is an integral part of the customer care team, working closely with Account Specialist II to gain knowledge and higher degree of business and technical skill. This role will bring industry knowledge, process efficiency, and outstanding communication to the team and customer.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with the CAS II and Channel Account Managers to ensure the customer receives product on time.
  • Prepares correspondence to fulfill customer's needs including but not limited to: stock availability and confirmations on orders.
  • Maintains tracking SharePoint files for allocation orders and new item/disco/pack change files.
  • Assist advanced Account Specialist roles with order management to support promotional and new item order entry, while consistently monitoring product availability, and ship dates of deliveries.
  • Properly communicates with customers, brokers, & vendors according to job function and supervisor's direction.
  • Relies on existing standard operating processes and pre-established guidelines.
  • Maintain knowledge of discounting and cost structures, and how to calculate them for order entry. Communicate with accounts or Key Account Manager any issues surrounding allocation order fulfillment and delivery in a timely manner.
  • Maintain customer specific Approved Product List (APL) within the customer's portal and/or UNFI business system for reporting and order processing accuracy.
  • Prepare shelf tags and order guides/worksheets for customer accounts as necessary.
  • Gather and enter product information and customer specific pricing on custom forms or into Customer Portal sites (on-line systems). Information required may be extensive including but not limited to: ingredients, nutritional data, dimensions, country of origin etc.
  • Creates and edits reporting as requested.
  • Performs other job duties as required.

Job Requirements:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:
  • Associates Degree preferred or equivalent related training and experience

EXPERIENCE:
  • One to Three year's customer care related experience is required
  • Experience prioritizing and/or manage time, projects, records etc
  • Must have experience servicing high profile accounts and the practices and procedures specific to the required tasks
  • System Implementation preferred

KNOWLEDGE:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Customer Care, Industry or UNFI
  • Proficient in Microsoft office Applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • SharePoint, Access, and ASAP are a plus
  • Product knowledge and industry terms related to UNFI required
  • Knowledge of all company business systems East and West
  • Knowledge of policies and processes specific to Customer Care functions
  • Ability to accurate performs system discounting and price quoting

SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Excellent communication and public relations abilities
  • Strong trouble-shooting and problem-solving skills
  • Service orientation and sincere willingness to assist others
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to evaluate data and make recommendations
  • Ability to multitask and on completing projects with multiple deadlines in a timely manner
  • Ability to work well independently and with a team
  • Good decision making and effective negotiation skills
  • Ability to quickly and accurately handle a sporadic workload

The compensation range for this position $17.83/hr. You will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs - Paid Time Off; Sick Time; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/ dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance programs, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time