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3M Customer Service Representative (Woodbury, MN) in Woodbury, Minnesota

At 3M, we apply science in collaborative ways to improve lives. With $33 billion in sales, our 93,000 employees connect with customers all around the world.

3M has a long-standing reputation as a company committed to innovation. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Customer Service Representative for the U.S. Customer Services teams Business Group located in Woodbury, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Customer Service Representative will be highly-engaged and handle varied customer transactions including inbound calls, purchase order management; communicate cross-functionally to research and resolve issues, identify and implement service solutions; continuous improvement efforts; work to enhance knowledge in key service areas; and other duties as assigned.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Act as the primary liaison for 3M and the customer and provide backup support for other areas within their team, including promotional activity

  • Communicate clearly and professionally with 3M personnel by telephone and/or written correspondence

  • Actively manage customer compliance/scorecard metrics through research and fine avoidance initiatives

  • Handle internal and external customer inquiries, claims and complaints; interprets policies and regulations, investigates problems; and communicate with other departments and providers to research and resolve issues, identify and implement service solutions

  • Improve customer satisfaction by identifying patterns of problems and barriers to solutions. Provides insight to resolve problems

  • Participate in and maintain a quality service culture within the Customer Service Team

Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of two (2) years of combined experience engaging, servicing or selling to customers, clients, and/or a direct experience in a 3M Customer Services role in a private, public, government or military environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possesses exceptional customer service competencies

  • SAP Order Management experience preferred

  • Ability to work in a high volume, rapidly changing environment

  • Enjoys helping and interacting with others in a friendly, courteous manner with continuous attention to customer satisfaction

  • Ability to resolve conflicts effectively and take the initiative to resolve issues before they become problems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Continuous improvement mindset

  • Prefers to stay busy with a full workload and enjoys meeting challenges

  • Ability to handle work-related stress, handle multiple priorities simultaneously and meet deadlines

  • Strong Excel skill set that includes proficiency with v-lookups, pivot tables, macros and other basic Excel aptitude

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to manage large amounts of data efficiently

  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a high functioning team environment

  • Ability to effectively influence others to drive operational improvements

  • Strong problem-solving skills

Location: Woodbury, MN

Travel: May include up to 10% domestic/international

Relocation: Is not authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where you’ll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at or on Twitter @3M.

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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