Commercial Customer Support with French

Employer: Schneider Electric
Domain:
  • Customer Support - Client Service
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 18.10.2018
    Short company description

    Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation in Homes, Buildings, Data Centers, Infrastructure and Industries.
    With revenues of €24.7 billion in FY2016, our 144,000 employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them manage their energy by offering IoT-enabled solutions to seamlessly connect, collect, analyze and act on data in real-time delivering enhanced safety, efficiency, reliability, and sustainability.
    From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies will reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.

    At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.

    Find out more about Schneider Electric Romania at www.schneider-electric.ro.

    Requirements

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
    • Experience in customer support is a plus;
    • Fluent in French and English;
    • Previous experience in customer support or sales is desirable;
    • Working electrical knowledge an advantage;
    • Ability to multi task (logging queries while speaking with customers);
    • PC skills (Microsoft, Windows, ERPs);
    • Basic aptitude for learning technical concepts essential;
    • Excellent interpersonal, communications and time management skills;
    • Ability to work on own initiative, but also as part of a team;
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills are required;
    • Flexible and having the ability to learn quickly;
    • Previous CRM experience an advantage

    Responsibilities

    • Provide first level general support pre-sales and post-sales, telephone, mail and electronic to SE customers and partners or assure a proper escalation to the first level technical support: price & availability, product selection, product substitution, answer question on catalog or on-line application, support on on-line self service tools;
    • Responsible for answering incoming telephone calls, e-mails, web based tickets and prioritizing customer’s support needs;
    • Order Management: enter, change, manage requests related to orders in cooperation with country representatives;
    • Provide support to the customers for commercial and logistic returns product;
    • Provide support to the customers for solving the logistic and commercial complaints;
    • Proactive information communication;
    • Complete documentation and follow up on all commitments and customer details;
    • Actively create/modify knowledge database;
    • Collaborate with Marketing on new product launches;
    • Ongoing proactive research and learning about new products, technologies and applications;
    • Participate in the interaction centre’s continuous improvement process;
    • Liaise between customers, After-Sales and Marketing regarding Product Quality Returns;
    • Acts as back-up for the colleagues who offer customer service support in the same language when they are not in the office and/or for the colleagues who offer support in a different foreign language in English when they are not in the office.

    Other info

    Mission:

    Act as a entry point of contact and provide support to all customers in the assigned country: greetings, Log Interaction, Identification of Customer. This will involve first call resolution for the majority of customer queries and ensuring complex cases are escalated to and followed up by the correct point of contact within Schneider Electric. Queries will include but are not limited to the following:

    • Post sales – product return (RMA) and escalation of more technical queries; order management, invoice, deliveries
    • Pre sales – Price and availability, giving a catalogue reference, order entry, quotations, opportunity identification, e-commerce, knowledge management
    • Follow up on Leads generated from marketing activities.

    Improve Customer Satisfaction by providing a high quality professional Primary Support to customers. Establish a strong and professional relationship with assigned accounts and contacts while assisting the relevant sales team to increase revenue and market share.

    Identify new business opportunities, define and quote product from customers’ requests, coordinating with relevant Quotation, Sales or Marketing contact for special prices. Communicate to relevant sales people.