Applied Sales Support Specialist

St. Louis, Missouri

Posted in Science and Research

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Job Info

A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. 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. MilliporeSigma 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:

At MilliporeSigma, the Applied Sales Support Specialist is the primary point of contact for customized order processing for our Applied Customers. The emphasis of this role is on identifying and removing supply chain barriers from batch allocation through shipment.

  • Communicate customer requirements via accurate order entry, data management, and specification review.
  • Provide proactive communication on the status of orders by monitoring from entry through shipment, with support from Order Management and Planning, to ensure on-time delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Support customers by proactively reducing the frequency of complaints through effective preventative actions, customized order processing, and order management techniques to drive strong business relationships and ensure business and customer retention.
  • Confirm customer packaging configurations, and customer specifications using change control data to ensure customer expectations are met.
  • Offer alternate products and configuration(s) when the requested product is not available.
  • Develop solutions for customer inquiries, problem-solve to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Identify root cause and corrective actions to minimize customer impact.
  • Investigate and resolve the inquiry with the appropriate functional areas.

Who You Are:

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of customer service experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience withSAP
  • Some college or college degree
  • 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 cost, profits, and margins for our business)
  • Ability to interpret customer requirements and communicate effectively across diverse workgroups
  • Able to develop a strong working relationship with key Applied customers and sales team members
  • Professional communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize job duties and responsibilities
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to adapt to changing processes/systems
  • Excellent organizational skills with the 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.

Job Requisition ID: 221774

Location: St. Louis

Career Level: C - Professional (1-3 years)

Working time model: full-time

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