Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Representative

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Smethwick, West Midlands
  • £24999 - £25001 per annum + 26+8 days hol + superb benefits GBP / Year

Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Representative is required for a Permanent role for an established global company in the Birmingham / West Bromwich area. Salary up to £25,000 (DoE) + excellent benefits (see below). The Laboratory Coordinator will be working 40 hours Mon-Fri Days possibly on a hybrid basis (once trained up) plus possible flexi-time based over the core business hours.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary up to £25,000 pa (DoE)
  • 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am – 4:30pm (possible flexi-time)
  • Hybrid working, once trained up.
  • 26 days hols + B/hols
  • In-house and external training provided
  • Enhanced Company pension (up to 11% employer contribution if employee contributes 7%)
  • Life Assurance (6x basic salary)
  • Salary sacrifice heath care scheme (BHSF)
  • Company sick pay after qualifying period of one year
  • Perkbox

Objective: Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, working as part of a laboratory team in providing our customers with excellent, technically competent service and support the laboratories to deliver a maximum five-day turnaround for all items sent to our Birmingham based laboratories.

The successful Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Representative day to day duties will include:

  • Full understanding of all laboratory logbooks and ongoing orders (order tracking).
  • Building a weekly report which encompasses all laboratories and reporting to the Laboratory Manager.
  • Raising courier collections from customer sites
  • Management of sub-contracted orders
  • Retrieving third-party quotes / raising & receipting of purchase orders and chasing third parties
  • Taking calls & queries regarding current orders on lab email or phone.
  • Handling failure reports
  • Quoting customers for replacements or repairs
  • Ordering replacement products – chasing and keeping on track.
  • Updating planner, organising customer drop offs & collections for Stores & Delivery Operative
  • Contacting customers to organise drop-offs & collections.
  • Additional laboratory administrative tasks; including data entry on occasion.
  • Working with the laboratory team on continuous improvement projects.
  • Scheduling field calibration work.
  • Any other duties deemed appropriate within the scope of the role and in line with skills and experience.
  • To observe and comply with all Company policies.
  • To undertake and attend training courses is necessary to develop and maintain competence to undertake the role.

The ideal Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Representative role will majority of the following experience / skills / characteristics:

  • 5 GCSE qualifications at grades A*-C / 4-9, or equivalent
  • Relevant business, customer service or administration qualifications.
  • Experience in customer services or sales for an engineering or manufacturing company to other businesses.
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills – MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook
  • Administrational experience, able to raise and process quotes, purchase orders, invoices etc.
  • Good organisational skills able to prioritise, multi-task and work to deadlines
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible as role may evolve in time.
  • Hardworking, willingness to learn, pursue self-development and provide a quality service to customers.
  • Prior experience of using CRM system, preferably Salesforce (desirable)
  • Experience of Asset Management / Goods In/Out (desirable)
  • To have a basic understanding of the calibration process and laboratory quality systems (desirable)

Key Words: Laboratory Coordinator, Customer Service Representative, Administrator, CSR, Admin Assistant, Asset Management, Stock Control, Administration, Clerical, Asset Co-ordination, Internal Sales, B2B, Business to Business, MS Office, Equipment Co-ordination, Customer Services, Procurement, Purchase, Buying, MS Office, CRM, Customer Relation Management Software, Salesforce, Calibration, Engineering, Manufacturing, Aerospace, Automotive, Full Time, Permanent, Hybrid, Birmingham, West Bromwich, Smethwick, Dudley, Walsall, West Midlands

The successful Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Asset Controller will need to be methodical, numerate, organised, possess good communication skills, PC literate (Outlook, Word & Excel). flexible as you may be required to work overtime and other duties not mentioned in this job description. You will have the relevant qualifications or experience, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

If you are interested in Laboratory Coordinator / Customer Service Representative / CSR and have the required experience please click the apply now button.

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