Stryker Team Member, Customer Service in East Hartford, Connecticut
Who we want
Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts. You will be the face of Stryker!
Customer-oriented achievers. Representatives with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.
Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.
Goal-oriented developers . Keeping the customer and requirements squarely in focus, people who deliver safe and robust solutions.
Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcomes.
What you will do
Maintain customer accounts by reconciling invoices and applying items to accounts receivable. Assist with processing transactions in order entry, resolving issues, and developing ad hoc reports. Utilizing procedures for process improvement, involved with software updates and upgrades. Communicate directly with sales force, internal departments and clients to pursue and resolve issues related to orders, accounts receivable and returns.
Provide phone support for inquiries from sales and healthcare professionals.
Engage, interact, and respond in a prompt, accurate, courteous and poised manner in order to encourage positive business relationships
Process all work in accordance with relevant working practices and standard operating procedures.
Provide feedback and suggestions to improve service levels, internal processes and customer support methodology
Consistently demonstrate a positive, constructive, and cooperative attitude in the business environment.
Provide support beyond standard hours as needed if call volume and/or workload require additional time.
Support Sales Department by providing answers to questions generated by telephone, e-mails and fax. Researches responses with sales.
Keep records of customer interactions and transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, and comments, as well as actions taken.
Determine charges for services requested, collaborate with Corporate Accounts Receivable for collection payments, and/or arrange for billing.
Prepare product or service reports by collecting and analyzing customer information.
Coordinate sequence and release of back orders according to stock availability.
Maintain customer pricing in ERP system, including entering contracts as required.
Implement and support Quality initiatives throughout branch.
Implement procedures to maintain accurate inventory records in the ERP system through proper billing and replenishment processes.
Implement procedures to manage inventory shelf life and expiry records.
Support and participate in the branch cycle counting process
What you need
High School diploma or equivalent required; prefer Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
Valid drivers license and good driving record
2+ years customer or account management experience
Demonstrated knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Demonstrated computer skills (e.g. ERP systems, Outlook, Access, Excel and Word.)
Demonstrated problem solving and communication skills
Demonstrated organizational, customer service and follow up skills
Demonstrated phone skills; ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
Demonstrated interpersonal skills with ability to successfully communicate verbally and writing
Demonstrated accuracy in data entry and report generation
Prefer demonstrated knowledge of the medical implant industry and hospital customer base
Must have the ability to work flexible hours, as needed to support the business needs.
Must be able and willing to work successfully in a team environment.
Work From Home: Remote
Travel Percentage: 10%
Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.
Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. More information is available at www.stryker.com