Customer Service Representative Fully Remote

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Posted 12 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description


This permanent full-time fully remote position that requires a person that contributes to Cognizant Contact Center for Foodservice success by providing support to Selling Team and field partners, handling service and delivery issues. Establishing and maintaining Gold Standard business relationships and maintaining predetermined brand distribution percent for customer base is critical.

This position receives and responds to inbound calls inquiries and communications from customers, marketing associates, and other customer representatives. The position also makes outbound calls as and when required. A laptop, monitor, and headset will be provided.


Offers Sales and Sales Support interactions from Customers and Sales Associates (phone and email) such as general inquiries, feedback or incidents

Uses computerized system for tracking, information gathering, and/or troubleshooting.

Answers basic inquiries and resolves basic problems.

Document issues and identifies appropriate actions to resolve inquires including those related to, but not limited to, order entry, order modification, customer billing and payments, pricing, reporting, and customer facing applications.

Actively re-directs incoming callers to self-service options

Performs proactive outbound follow-up communications, as necessary

Performs client site merchandising supplier support updates

Monitors open orders to ensure accurate confirmations/Forward Warehouse open orders to insure accurate confirmations

Handle e-mail requested interactions

Perform catalog management maintenance for customer order guides


High School Diploma and 2 years in a Customer Service function OR an Associate's Degree.


Previous experience in foodservice or foodservice distribution industry is preferred.

Call Center experience. Bi-Lingual Spanish preferred but not required.


Basic computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Ex


Demonstrates customer service orientation

Ability to select and apply standard policies and procedures.

Ability to resolve routine problems and questions independently.

Ability to pay close attention to details and use time effectively.

Excellent oral and written communication skills with good vocabulary, proper grammar, and the ability to independently compose routine written communications.

Ability to work in a fast paced team environment

Cognizant will only consider applicants for this position whom are legally authorized to work in the United States without requiring company sponsorship now or at any time in the future.


Domain Skills
SNoPrimary SkillProficiency Level *Rqrd./Dsrd.1Transportation Mgmt(Retail)NADesired2Customer ExperiencePL1Required

* Proficiency Legends
Proficiency LevelGeneric ReferencePL1The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.PL2The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.PL3The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.PL4The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.