Customer Service Representative

Sensient Technologies Corporation - South Plainfield, NJ2.8

Full-timeEstimated: $38,000 - $51,000 a year
The Customer Service Representative continuously strives to improve service levels through effective customer communication, problem solving and order fulfillment.

Work directly with customers via phone and email to fulfill requests and assist with issue resolution.

Process customer transactions, including order entry, order updates, returns and credits.

Collaborate with shipping, planning, production and account managers to anticipate concerns and ensure on time order delivery.

Utilize reporting tools to monitor open orders and proactively resolve order fulfillment risks.

Provide accurate information regarding price and availability.

Document customer and internal complaints in Sensient CRM Database.

Working knowledge of JD Edwards, customer pricing, order flow, product data and shipping procedures.

Create and maintain master data related to customer master files, special instruction text and cross reference codes.

Participate and/or facilitate progress towards the goal of constant improvement.

Train and serve as back up to all other Customer Service staff when necessary.

Adhere to company policies / procedures.

Perform other functions as assigned.

Strong communication skills, including ability to capture the detail of a situation and communicate accurately, professionally and completely, verbally and in writing.

Ability to multitask while maintaining high degree of attention to detail, accuracy and poise under pressure.

Effective time management and organization skills imperative.

Knowledge of export documentation, as well as domestic regulations, policies and procedures.

Intermediate proficiency in JDE and working in a Microsoft Office environment (Word, Excel, Power Point).

Bachelor’s Degree is required (Science field of study is preferred).

At least 3 years of customer service experience at an intermediate level is required.

Professional verbal, written and phone communication skills.

Work is in a professional office environment.

Periodical exposure to warehouse and manufacturing plant conditions.

Sensient Color Group is a leading developer, producer and supplier of natural and synthetic color systems for customers around the globe. The Company's high-performance products play a central role in the manufacture of foods and beverages, cosmetic and pharmaceutical colors and coatings, inks for commercial and consumer printers, and colors for agricultural uses, household cleaners and paper products. The Color Group is located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Sensient Technologies Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of colors, flavors, and fragrances. Sensient employs advanced technologies at facilities around the world to develop specialty food and beverage systems, cosmetic and pharmaceutical systems, inkjet and specialty inks and colors, and other specialty and fine chemicals. The Company's customers include major international manufacturers representing most of the world's best-known brands. Sensient is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As a dynamic and diversified global leader, we offer an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package. For more information, visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Primary Location: North America-United States-New Jersey-South Plainfield
Work Locations: South Plainfield Office 107 Wade Avenue South Plainfield 07080-1311
Job: Customer Service
Organization: Cosmetics N. America
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day/Shift 1
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Posting: Nov 7, 2018, 7:25:53 AM