Filtration Group Corp

Customer Experience Manager

Posted Date 2 months ago(2/2/2024 3:43 PM)
ID
2024-6132
Job Locations
US-IA-Cedar Rapids
Company
Global Filter
Position Type
Regular
# of Openings
1

Overview

The Global Filter Customer Experience Manager will report to the Director of Sales and will be based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Customer Experience Manager will oversee and improve all aspects of the customer journey, ensuring satisfaction and loyalty throughout the customer lifecycle. They play a pivotal role in Global Filter’s success by implementing customer-centric strategies, initiatives, improving processes, and developing brand reputation through exceptional customer interactions. The Customer Experience Manager will have a strong understanding of the Global Filter product portfolio, sales process, customer lifecycle, virtually building relationships in general, and post-purchase technical support.

 

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated quick learner, with a basic technical inclination and a strong bias for action. The candidate will possess a customer-centric mindset, leadership skills, sound communication skills, analytical skills, the technical knowledge to adapt to customers’ needs through problem solving, and be comfortable presenting and utilizing several video and/or phone conferencing tools. The person must be able to lead customer service and product manager teams by fostering a collaborative team environment to ensure a culture of success is maintained.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement effective customer management strategies aligned with Global Filter’s goals & objectives
  • Establish and maintain customer loyalty by designing and executing initiatives designed to enhance the overall customer experience
  • Utilize various tools & technologies to monitor customer interactions, gather insights, and identify areas for improvement
  • Lead a technical team of Product Managers to develop and deliver new and innovative ways to address customer needs
  • Train and educate team members on customer-centric approaches and effective procedures to ensure a culture of success is maintained for Global Filter
  • Influences team members to develop effective problem solving, strategic thinking, and customer-centric mindsets
  • Collaborate with customers, customer service, product management, sales, and marketing teams to ensure that customer needs are met while facilitating an exceptional customer experience
  • Evaluate key performance indicators (KPIs) relating to customer satisfaction, retention, and loyalty
  • Partners with customers to address their project needs and assist in finding solutions
  • Understands and supports sales policies and procedures to provide effective customer and sales team support
  • Is consistently available to customers; ensures work responsibilities are covered when not available
  • Provide in-depth tools, training, and best practices to customers and team members, serving as a strategic resource for advanced technical support
  • Create and implement training and quality assurance programs through our continuous education program, Global University
  • Identify and lead efforts to implement or improve existing technologies, processes and procedures to improve customer service and retention
  • Leads performance management efforts for both customer service and product management teams in alignment with the goals and objectives of the organization
  • Supports new product development team & process as necessary
  • Gather, organize & distribute sales data to commercial team to help track progress toward budgets & initiatives
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for responding to questions from both internal and external customers
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills are critical with the ability to successfully lead customer service and product management teams
  • Proficient at persuading and influencing others while demonstrating a confident and positive attitude
  • Must possess strong problem-solving skills to lead resolution efforts focused on creating an exceptional customer experience
  • Partner effectively with the outside sales team to drive territory coverage and maintain positive distributor relationships
  • Ability to work independently as a self-starter, take initiative to provide solutions in the absence of perfect data
  • Must be able to adapt and work effectively with a variety of customers and changing situations
  • Possess excellent organizational skills with very effective attention to detail
  • Robust time management skills are essential
  • Skilled at working within deadlines and prioritizing multiple projects with minimal supervision to meet changing business needs
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be committed to expanding product knowledge and utilizing all available resources while striving for continuous improvement, both professionally and for business success
  • Proven track record of effectively leading customer service, technical support, or product management teams
  • Possess a high level of emotional intelligence, ensuring an exceptional customer and employee experience
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office; specifically, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Particularly strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of teleconference tools

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Customer Service, Engineering, or a related field is required
  • 5 years of customer service, product management, or technical support leadership experience is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required; proficiency in CRM and ERP systems, such as SalesForce.com, is preferred
  • Proven track record of successfully managing large, long-term projects
  • Ability to identify, hire, develop, and motivate individuals to grow team capabilities
  • Process filtration experience strongly preferred 
  • Willingness to work side-by-side with all levels of the team, including on the production floor

Ideal Attributes

  • Exceptional attitude!!
  • Driven to succeed – creative, self-starter
  • Trusting & supportive leader with ability to help the Global Filter team succeed
  • Excellent problem-solving skills & entrepreneurial mindset
  • Must be a strong team-player with the ability to work autonomously
  • Strong Bias for Action!!
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills as well as ability to utilize appropriate e-mail and telephone etiquette
  • Strong time-management skills and the ability to organize and prioritize

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

  • Sit for prolonged periods.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Work flexible hours.

 About Filtration Group

 

Filtration Group is on a mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive. With a passionate workforce, global footprint and world class engineering and manufacturing capabilities, we are driving innovation and developing solutions across a broad spectrum of applications in the fast-growing and rapidly-evolving global filtration industry. We are committed to maintaining an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust and in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action.

 

Global Filter is part of Filtration Group. Filtration Group is a global market-leading provider of filtration consumables that drives innovation and delivers solutions across a broad spectrum of applications and end-markets, with a focus on life sciences, indoor air quality, and industrial technologies.

 

The Company began in 2009 and has rapidly grown organically and through a thoughtful acquisition strategy to be a global leader in the highly attractive filtration industry. Filtration Group operates across a wide variety of attractive end markets and produces mission critical products with high replacement rates. Over 80 percent of the Company’s revenue comes from replacement / consumable products, many of which are specified into customer’s products or processes.

 

With a global workforce of nearly 10,000 dedicated team members and a footprint that spans 27 countries, we are committed to partnering closely with our customers to further our mission to make the world safer, healthier, and more productive.

 

Cultivating Talent and building strong Teams are critical to our success. We know that fulfilling our mission is only possible when we foster an entrepreneurial culture built on a foundation of trust, in which our leaders exhibit a strong bias for action. Join us as we build a truly remarkable company that will long outlast us!

 

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory, or environmental demands may be referenced to communicate the way this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Filtration Group will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

 

Filtration Group is committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all team members, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We believe the work we do and the mission we spread is at it’s best when everyone feels free to be their most authentic self.

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