Sensata Technologies, Inc. Customer Service Manager in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Primary responsibility will be to oversee the operations of the customer service team and interact with external customers providing information, support and problem resolution to inquiries and order status. You will implement all aspects of the organizations’ policies, priorities and initiatives related to providing “best-in-class” service levels to our customers. You will have a team of customer service specialists and analysts. This role reports directly to the Customer Service Director in the Americas.

The ideal candidate is someone with a track record of high performance in a customer service leadership role, who has a “Customer First” mindset. You will negotiate, influence and resolve internal and external customer issues and concerns. Prior experience in leading teams, have strong business acumen, analytical and problem solving skills related to customer satisfaction is required.

Additionally, this position works with other departments to drive process improvements as it relates to material planning, consignment, safety stock, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and other contractual strategic requirements which enhance the overall customer experience.

Key Results :

  • Customer Service Team is intimately connected to and highly responsive to our customers’ needs

  • Teams are fully-staffed with talented professionals that are well-trained, highly-motivated and focused

  • Implement tools and processes that drive productivity improvements and efficiency gains responsibilities:

  • Lead the Customer Service department to excel in customer care through training and initiatives such as creating best practices, and ensure consistency across the department

  • Accomplish customer service objectives through training, coaching and provide timely feedback; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job performance

  • Manage the team to provide timely and accurate information to customers regarding their order status and demand patterns

  • Plan, prepare and develop work schedules according to workloads and budget.

  • Provide assistance to the Supply Chain and Planning teams in meeting monthly fulfillment meetings

  • Represent Customer Service Team in delivery performance reviews, and quality reviews

  • Championing change, responsible for ongoing continuous improvement to all relevant business processes and aligning technologies.

  • Implement new procedures to improve efficiencies in customer service

  • Develop key metrics for tracking and monitoring customer service performance

  • Report on a weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis to the leadership team

Requirements :

  • Bachelor Degree in Business related field

  • 5+ years of experience in a leadership role in Customer Service in a multinational company working with an international team

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and develop a team of professionals

  • Experience in interfacing with customers, managers and business partners

  • Strong proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience with analytical tools and practices

  • Experience with Order Entry and ERP planning systems (Oracle knowledge a plus)

  • Solid understanding of manufacturing processes and inventory management principles

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in project management preferred

  • 10-15% travel required within the United States and Mexico

Other Skills & Competencies:

  • Team player with leadership, drive and strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to motivate and inspire the organization and keep morale high

  • Step up to address difficult issues and provide clear direction to champion change

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Passion for diving into the details and providing crisp concise analysis and driving resolution

  • Flexibility in other assignments and able to multi-task

  • Conflict resolution skills - Able to handle complaints; settle disputes, grievances and conflicts through negotiating with customers and internal departments

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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