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Customer Service Account Manager

May 4, 2023

Responsible for “Total Customer Care” of selected customers; oversight of all services offered / required by existing customers; foster business relationship between existing customer and Swisslog. Play a key role in the development of a high level of customer satisfaction, generating new Service business opportunities, and sales of service products. Exercise independent judgment and analytical skills to resolve customer requests with minimal assistance. This position is highly visible and must be confident in his/her ability to make decisions. Focus is the development, sale, and support of multiple existing clients. Act as the customer advocate with all accounts. Success of this position will be measured based on overall improvements in service revenue generation, customer satisfaction, and support productivity.

Short Facts

  • Newport News, VA
    Newport News, VA, USA
  • Customer Service
    Customer Service
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position

Make an impact

  • Assess service needs of customer and develop value added offer of appropriate Swisslog service products
  • Estimate service and support requirements for new customers as part of business review process in support of proposal team.
  • Implement CS customer strategy (sales and support)
  • Monitor budgeted revenue intake, by customer, leveraging all necessary resources to meet budgetary goals.
  • Manage customer support contracts throughout entire life cycle, to include design, offer, monitor, renew, reas-sess and upgrade.
  • Identify and capture Swisslog oppor-tunities within installed base outside the scope of original project delivery.
  • Provide initial consultation to show existing customer how our products may add value to their business. Maintain a thorough understanding of customer’s business, current and future. Promote modernization efforts among installed base.
  • Establish and maintain Customer Advocacy role with assigned key accounts. Develop strong relationships with those key accounts.
  • Divert crisis situations by proactive escalation of key customer issues to appropriate levels, including involvement of Swisslog technicians, individual business unit managers, and engineering design teams.
  • Oversight of customer communication plan and execution; routinely seek feedback and use to improve customer satisfaction.
  • Periodically communicate customer status to the rest of WDS to ensure all may remain knowledgeable on customer growth, needs, and potential projects.
  • Deliver monthly report of contract support account status, issues, resolutions, and service product opportunities.

Bring to the team

  • B.A./B.S. in Business or Engineering Management field or equivalent job experience.
  • 3-5 years experience Business Development, Service Sales or Service Management field
  • Computer literate in all MS Office products, SAP experience a benefit
  • A high degree of organizational and time management skills and excellent verbal/written communications skills is required.
  • Proven track record in a fast-paced, demanding environment, with the ability to be flexible and adapt well to change.
  • Supply chain management (fundamental understanding);
  • Products, applications, and experience in the warehouse or factory automation industry
  • Small P&L management or financial management skills
  • Analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Attention to Detail;
  • Must be highly articulate, proactive and self-motivated;
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

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About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!

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