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Customer Support Specialist

Company: Ingredion Incorporated
Location: Westchester
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE: Customer Support SpecialistLOCATION: WestchesterREPORTS TO: Customer Support ManagerIngredion Incorporated is in search of a Customer Support Specialist, who will enthusiastically serve as a critical point of contact with Ingredion's customer base, from the initial placement of orders for products through their delivery to invoice payment. This position aligns with customer and in role partners with colleagues in Sales, Logistics, Order Coordination, Supply Chain, Quality, and Product Management to capture information and resolve customer problems, all while ensuring high levels of satisfaction and customer retention. Individuals who work in this position develop a knowledgebase which can lead to new opportunities or a rotation into other areas of the organization, such as Logistics, Sales, Supply Chain, or Quality.As a Customer Support Specialist, your responsibilities will include:--- Customer experience focus on requests and issues being responded to accurately and in a timely manner with overall awareness of customer, operational and financial impact--- Serve as a liaison between external customers and internal functions to ensure customer satisfaction communicating status, issues and actions required to all parties involved--- Seek to proactively identify issues, consider alternative solutions, and take corrective action to resolve and prevent recurrence of problems--- Collaborate with customer support team members in group problem solving and team activities--- Manage customer database and support cross training for account backup and/or transition--- Achieve the required KPI's that support Customer Experience and Commercial Excellence--- Ensure all customer complaints are tracked according to department and company procedures--- Participate in the 24/7 team rotational after-hours program for divisional customer and logistics support and account coverage flexibility from 7:00AM to 5:30PM CST--- Ensure the accuracy of order data and act as the expert for the order processing flow (system, processes and customer requirements) in collaboration with shared service center. Focus on data details, accuracy and automation to streamline process for accurate, efficient processing--- Utilize company and team databases to ensure standard operating procedures are followed, provide accurate information, and update documents/files as necessary--- Continuous improvement project engagement for process and performance improvements--- Demonstrated ability to work two or more of Ingredion's product lines and customer categories to provide valuable information to the customerThe Customer Support Specialist position is well-suited for you if you:--- Care First - Contribute to an environment that enables the wellbeing of our people and customers--- Be Preferred - Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and resolve problems in a fast-paced environment, successfully coordinate and handle multiple tasks/activities simultaneously--- Everyone Belongs - Embrace diversity and proactively foster an inclusive work environment where each person is valued and feels inspired to contribute their best--- Innovate Boldly - Recommend and support the identification and implementation of work process improvements. Willingness to pursue a Lean Six Sigma or Lean Specialist certification. Strong detail orientation and business/math acumen, including ability to think critically, analyze problems, and advocate for fact-based solutions--- Owner's Mindset - Takes personal responsibility to anticipate challenges, proactively search for opportunities, and make decisions that are in the best interest of the companyQualified candidates will have:--- 3-6 years of relevant experience preferred.--- Bachelor's Degree preferred.--- SAP experience required, Salesforce preferred.--- Analytical and detailed oriented.--- Strong communication skills (verbal & written).Ingredion provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, we will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.#LI-BS1We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, military status, or disability status.Relocation Available:No

Keywords: Ingredion Incorporated, Chicago , Customer Support Specialist, Professions , Westchester, Illinois

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