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Customer Service Specialist Mondelez

Eastern CapeSouth Africa
24 days0 Applicants
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job description - Customer Service Specialist

How You Will Contribute

You will:

  • Serve as a dedicated contact (business partner) for a defined set of customers for order management
  • Take orders, process and edit them, ensure delivery on a timely and accurate manner, and create billing information (including credit and debit notes)
  • Have regular direct contact with customers (supply chain or buying department) regarding logistics
  • Optimize order drop sizes and frequency in alignment with the customer to reduce outbound transportation costs
  • Ensure that order acknowledgment and/or export documents are complete, accurate and in line with export /import laws in the relevant country
  • Organize transport via third-party logistic operators and ensure on time delivery

What You Will Bring

A desire to drive your future and accelerate your career and the following experience and knowledge:

  • Good numerical, analytical and logical reasoning skills
  • Microsoft office applications
  • High-level of SAP competence
  • Within an FMCG/CPG company
  • A customer-facing role in customer service, logistics or sales
  • An order-to-cash environment
  • Good knowledge of the total supply chain/order-to-cash process
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

More About This Role

What you need to know about this position:

  • Ensure the highest level of service quality for customers at all stages of OTC related activities
  • Possess relevant information of Distributors and Key Accounts. Keeps in touch with responsible customer points of contact to resolve any issues effectively;
  • Responsible for end to end Order to Cash activity within OTB (order to bill = Orders, Invoices, Returns, Damages/Expired Claims, Reporting, Audit, Financial, including quota and allocation management and reason code management);
  • Maximize Customer Service and CSL KPI outputs, performing all tasks in line with Business SOP;
  • Facilitate Master Data corrections centrally based on orders and in association with Customer Development Specialists/KAM;
  • Identify customer demands, product priorities, allocations and operational capacities;
  • Create, update and perform analysis, reports and charts to identify product availability, sales order demands, customer priorities and product allocation to meet customer demands;
  • Analyze, resolve and take action with the relevant stakeholders and management to correct or change priorities according to changes in product availability or process changes;
  • Collaborate effectively with Sales, Product Supply, Demand Control, CPA and PCM departments to properly execute launches of NPD (New Product Development), Seasonal & Allocation sku's;
  • Collaborate effectively to resolve any issues that could impact on Order fulfillment and expectation on the customer;
  • Gather, analyze and report structured information, providing timely and accurate reporting for assigned accounts, as well as any other business requirements;
  • Build effective linkages with remote Accenture team on relevant reporting and performance management areas;
  • Participate in international / regional task forces/projects for South Africa;
  • Lead and develop direct report;
  • Drive automation and Customer Centricity; Project management
  • Cross functional team development, with continuous improvement of operational processes and relationships;
  • Build strong working relationships with customer's staff by continually seeking opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships;
  • Supervise the CS Reps and manage their outputs.

What extra ingredients you will bring:

  • Business acumen
  • Innovation Management
  • Perseverance
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Learning on the fly
  • Developing direct reports and others

Education / Certifications:

  • National Diploma/Degree and/or
  • Minimum 3 years experience in planning, sales order management, scheduling and product allocation
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Mondelz is an American multinational confectionery, food, holding, and beverage and snack food company.

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