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Abbott Customer Service Specialist, Domestic in Orlando, Florida


Abbott Rapid Diagnostics, North America, LLC’s Orlando site is part of Global Business Services (GBS) within the Abbott Rapid Diagnostics Division. GBS has a global accountability to deliver an exceptional customer experience and create business value through compliance, standardization and data analytics. The GBS group fosters a collaborative, team focused and winning environment where employees are accountable and encouraged to develop themselves. We have an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Specialist (Domestic) within our Service Center located at Orlando Florida.

At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics (formerly Alere) is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry leading technologies.


The Domestic Customer Service Specialist (Domestic) is responsible for a variety of sales and customer support activities by providing product and service information, resolving service inquiries and problems for internal and external customers. Responsible for acting as a liaison between customers, Corporate Account Directors and Account Executives, assisting with orders, errors, account questions and all other inquiries as needed.


  • Responsible for all facets ofassigned account management including, but not limited to, orderfulfillment, open order management, service issues and resolution, whileacting as primary liaison between the customer and other areas of thebusiness.

  • Work with DistributionCenters, supply chain and sales as needed to manage customer expectationsand ensure order fulfillment requirements are met.

  • Provide reports as requestedby the customer, sales, marketing or leadership team. Maintain profileFACT sheets and contact lists for assigned accounts.

  • Responsible for creating,monitoring and understanding CMS reports, phone service levels, callvolume, etc. Report stats to management. Identify gapsin phone service, recognize patterns, suggest and implement solutions forimprovement.

  • Ensure customer satisfactionby answering incoming/outbound calls and emails in a friendly, engaged andenthusiastic manner. Apply knowledge to effectively respond to all inquiries. Review and respond to all emails withprofessionalism, accurate information and timely follow up. Review andmaintain open orders to quickly resolve delivery blocks, billing blocks,and incomplete order status, etc. Provide accurate documentation of alldelays and changes made to an order.

  • Properly document customerinteractions by recording details of inquiries, complaints, and commentsas well as actions taken. Responsible for working with the appropriateinternal departments to ensure that accurate customer information andrequirements are communicated, updated and maintained.

  • Serve as a liaison betweeninternal departments, leadership, and customer to help improve servicelevels and business productivity, courteously. Maintain required knowledgeof all Abbott Systems including SAP, Esker, Agile, Metro, SharePoint andQlikview to accurately provide information to all inquiries and followbusiness guidelines.

  • Utilize all resources toresolve any issues or potential concerns regarding a customer, product orsystem. Obtain knowledge of businesses processes to resolve proactivelyand seek assistance from the leadership team as necessary.

  • Develop and maintainrelationship with customer accounts and support staff. Participates inbusiness projects and maintains strong customer focus.

  • Execute applicable QualitySystem processes. Create, update and implement job related SOPs.

  • SupportSarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma required; Bachelor’sdegree preferred

  • Customer service, account managementexperience required, health care industry experience preferred

  • SAP or other ERP (enterprise resourceplanning) system experience preferred

  • Multi-lingual preferred

  • Must be proficient with typing and theuse of MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Must have strong Customer Service andlistening skills

  • Must have strong written and verbalcommunication skills


  • Exhibit the ability to be self-motivated, multitask, andprioritize work while meeting deadlines

  • Work independently and on a team utilizing effective timemanagement

  • Detail-oriented, experienced at investigating and resolvingcomplex issues

  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new technologies andapplications

  • Able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment withshifting priorities


Customer Focus, Communicates Effectively, Ensures Accountability, Self-Development, Action Oriented, Manages Complexity, Drives Results and Interpersonal Savvy

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

An equal opportunityemployer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to myrecruiter@alere.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com