Client Services Specialist - Microbiology

Eurofins USA
Lincoln, New York, US
May 02, 2021
May 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing. It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services. With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 25,000 employees across 250 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.

Sign - On Bonus - Any candidate hired to a Madison, WI Microbiology position in March 2021 will receive a $1,500, bonus payment within 30 days from their start date.

The Client Services Specialist position is Full-Time, 1st Shift position, working between the hours of 8AM - 5PM. Candidates within a commutable distance of Madison, WI are encouraged to apply.
Job Description

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Provides project management for ongoing client sample programs through daily customer communication and contact
  • Be an internal liaison for clients so they only need to contact one person
  • Empowered to make decisions on behalf of clients to provide superior service
  • Assists Client Managers with managing various aspects of quote, proposal and RFI development for assigned opportunities
  • Provides information for clients (e.g. Pricing, Capabilities, Status, Sample Submission)
  • Onboard new clients by asking appropriate questions and providing SampleKinect┬« training
  • Submits and coordinates client requests for re-testing, additional testing, OOS investigations, and changes that are needed
  • Provides support for other Client Service Associates when needed (e.g. absence, workload adjustment, site and regional balancing)
  • Coordinates conference calls with client and other areas of Food Solutions as needed
  • Contributes to assigned process improvement projects and supports implementation when needed
  • Position would primarily support our Microbiology Business Unit

The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Minimum of 2 years of direct food testing, high intensity customer service, or other business-related experience
  • Experience in a scientific or logistics environment is heavily weighed
  • Ability to work on multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • Knowledge of other software applications (i.e. SFDC, NIMS) preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a scientific, business or related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • Flexibility to participate in meetings across various time zones outside core working hours
  • Occasionally working extended hours in order to adhere to client deliverable timelines
  • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail, and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact
  • Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to learn technical chemistry and microbiology testing requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize
  • Demonstrated teamwork, communication, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with internal and external clients
  • Positive attitude and sense of urgency
  • Thick skinned and able to take and give difficult news
  • Able to accept responsibility for company errors
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
Additional Information

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work! We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays, vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

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