Abbott Field Service - Transfusion Service Ambassador in Atlanta, Georgia
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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries
Be the representative of Abbott and the Abbott Diagnostics Division (ADD) brand to the customer. The Ambassador operates as primary account management contact with customer account; with a focus to improve economic profitability; increase customer loyalty; secure retention; and drive value expansion.
Act as trusted partner to existing customers. Build promoters and achieve targeted retention rate. Manage and drive development of accounts according to strategic account plan (value expansion; economic profitability). Deliver first line support and technical troubleshooting & elevate Level 2+ issues to service specialist to minimize overall cost to serve. Coordinate order; delivery; and billing
Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
Ensure instrument analytical turnaround time (uptime/repair/maintenance)
Conduct customer business review (KPI reviews)
Manage customer relationship and thoroughly plan; prepare and follow up customer visits (pre-call plan; post-call notes)
Identify customer training requirements
Coach customers and share knowledge (education)
Identify and resolve customer pain points (troubleshooting)
Replenish and control inventory
Build image and brand in eyes of customer
“Sell” or reinforce Abbott’s total solution value offering
Collect and transmit VOC (Voice of Customer)
Menu expansion (utilization of existing products; new product launches)
Identify/open door for opportunity to expand offering into other departments (prospecting; not doing)
Customer consumables management
New assay applications
VALUE CREATION AND EXPANSION:
Free of charge control
Lifecycle management of product
Service cost management
Contract Life Cycle and Compliance
NPS responsibility (hot sheets)
Management of inter-client relationships
ANALYTICAL TURN AROUND TIME:
Assay availability and performance
Instrument installation & commissioning
First line level service/fixes
TSBs – hardware & software upgrades
Proactive monitoring and communication via Abbott Link
Escalation & support
SYSTEMS & TOOL MANAGEMENT:
CMS Next tickets (opening & closing)
Aforce use and maintenance (CRM)
Key Performance Metrics:
Net Promoters Score
Cost of Service
Territory Sales Plan achievement – Base business sales and new business growth
Account EP Plan improvement
First Line Service KPIs
Be the representative of Abbott and the ADD brand to the customer with emphasis on laboratory management. Will interact with Acquisition and Sales Specialist teams; Value Expansion Representative; Area/ Regional Marketing; Customer Support Center and Technical Service; Finance. This position is a very visible and will influence customer purchase decisions.
Makes decision on reagent utilization on integrations and troubleshooting product replacement that impacts annual supply budget of approximately 3.0MM for US. Considers financial and customer implications as part of decision making.
Critical contribution to the effectiveness of the CAPA system with responsibility for accurate
documentation of customer complaints and the actions taken to resolve those concerns
Exhibits high level of integrity; honesty; keeping commitments and presenting information completely and accurately to both internal and external customers. Monitor and maintains customer satisfaction through direct contact. Adheres to safety guidelines; policies; procedures.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant experience required.
Bachelor’s degree in Bio Medical / Engineering / Electrical / Mechanical / Medical Technology or Commercial is preferred.
Two to four years’ experience relevant experience with instrumentation utilized in a laboratory environment, or directly in laboratory environment, field service, technical call center, for Abbott Diagnostics products
Experience providing technical product application and/or hardware support.
Experience interfacing with customers
Strong people management and communication skills
Trouble shooting/problem solving skills
Computer skills (word, excel, power point, internet savvy)
Shows ability to prioritize independently
Demonstrate sales skills
Commitment to customers
Basic application know-how
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.
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