Philips Customer Service & Order Management Specialist in Basingstoke, United Kingdom

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In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Be part of Philips and their newly acquired Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) business, a UK-based leading innovator of advanced solutions for the pre-hospital market providing monitoring, cardiac therapy and data management. RDT’s portfolio of comprehensive connected emergency care solutions will complement Philips’ Therapeutic Care business and strengthen its leadership position in the EUR 1.4 billion resuscitation and emergency care market. Moreover, RDT will strengthen Philips’ ability to innovate, drive digital transformation in healthcare, and enter new markets.

RDT was already a world leader in the area of remote vital signs monitoring. The company’s products are medical monitoring devices used in remote locations, including: Military, pre-hospital, aircraft/in-flight, yachts, and other.

Due to rapid growth, increased demand and integration activities we are looking for a strong candidate to expend our Customer Services and order fulfillment team with a Customer Service Order Management Specialist.

This positions primary responsibility is to processes sales orders in conjunction with our internal functional teams, factories and logistics service providers to meet customer requirements related to delivery, installation and invoicing our customers. This role is key to making sure our customers receive the right products at the right place and time and is the focal point for problem resolution for Supply Chain issues.

You are responsible for:

  • Ensuring customer service best practices are used to provide professional communication between Philips/RDT and our customer base

  • Order integrity and timely communication with internal and external customers to resolve any order date alignment issues

  • Review factory confirmed delivery dates compared to requested delivery date from the project manager and take proper action to align the dates as closely as possible

  • Track order shipments to ensure on time and complete deliveries through the Merge Center and to customer sites using various logistical databases and transportation carrier websites (Expedite delivery where applicable)

  • Acts as liaison between all functions for the entire life of the order. From initial enquiry, order intake, order fulfilment, shipment, invoice and aftersales

  • Validates and processes Defect on Arrival (DEFOA) and Return Order requests to meet departmental turnaround times

  • Escalates issues appropriately and promptly to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.

  • Ensures established processes are followed and adjusted when more efficient ways of working are brought forth. Actively participate in Philips Lean culture to help drive efficiencies

  • Completes all required and/or assigned training courses within established departmental time frames

  • Complies with Quality Standards and Philips’ standards of business conduct

  • Effectively sets priorities in order to meet workload deadlines, commitments and all applicable established departmental goals

You are a part of:

Philips is a global leader in health technology that makes life better for people, like you, through meaningful innovation. This position will be a part of our Philips – RDT Services group responsible for leading operational execution, reducing complexity and increasing efficiencies as the in-house team that continuously improves performance to better support our customers. We are looking to build and extend a strong team in Basingstoke of passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse professionals that is powering excellence around the world for Philips - RDT to achieve our mission to improve the lives of 3B people a year by 2025.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous Customer Service experience – partically in account management

  • Experience in Supply Chain related business or administration experience is preferred

  • Proven business systems experience (ex: SAP/ Sage 200 ERP systems, MS Office, Sales Force, Sofon) & Quality Management systems (ICS Control, SOX etc.) preferred

  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and the ability to communicate clearly with both internal and external customers

In return, we offer you:

the opportunity to lead the continued growth of our highly visible and successful MR business, as well as:

  • A competitive salary

  • Access to private healthcare insurance and other flexible benefit

  • 25 days’ holiday allowance from the beginning, plus bank holiday

  • Learning and Development opportunities through our Philips University

  • Family-friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes

  • The Philips Employee Shop which allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices

  • Monthly activities that promote health and well-being

  • Social Events - a dedicated Sports & Social committee promoting a host of social events throughout the year

  • An Employee Assistance Program is available for all Philips employees and their families. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential

  • We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum at http://www.philips.com/b-dam/corporate/corporateblog/2016/PhilipsChronicDisease_5.jpg . Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/working-at-philips/working-at-philips.html on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog at http://www.usa.philips.com/a-w/our-people/life-at-philips.html . Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech.html , or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions at http://www.philips.com/a-w/careers/healthtech/faq.html .

Please apply on-line – Good Luck!

Equal opportunities:

Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Should you require any reasonable adjustments to enable your participation in the interview process, please advise us of this upon application.

Recruitment agencies:

we are fortunate enough to receive lots of fantastic applications for our brand, however when we use agencies we have a PSL in place so please do not contact hiring managers or the recruitment team directly. Unfortunately, we are not able to respond to you and cannot accept speculative CV’s as way of introduction.