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Customer Service Specialist


Last Updated: 4/22/21

Job Description

ZRL Customer Service Specialist

Zoetis Reference Laboratories is a new national veterinary clinical diagnostic laboratory network. We are focused on revolutionizing the reference laboratory space for companion animals. We are a team of friendly, motivated and highly collaborative business and veterinary professionals looking for top tier professionals to join our growing team. We are part of Zoetis, a Fortune 500 company focused on animal health.

Our company focus is delivering exceptional service and you will play an integral role in that effort. We need team players who are passionate about customer service and possess a “run it like you own it” mentality.

The role of a Zoetis Reference Lab Customer Service Specialist (CSS)is to positively influence and delight customers in all interactions with the company. CSS must be able to jump in to any customer interaction to quickly produce positive results. Impeccable customer service is top priority.

Job Description
o Ability to ‘Delight the Customer’ in all interactions by:
• Delivering first line customer support, providing a personalized customer experience through easy, efficient and enthusiastic interactions that allow our customers to accomplish their goals
• Managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, high volume environment, with minimal supervision and high attention to detail
• Providing superior customer service and remaining solution-driven with all customers
o Answer approximately 80-120 inbound calls and emails daily from customers and internal colleagues while accurately answering questions and fulfilling requests. Execute outbound calls as needed.
o Process customer orders and requests with accuracy and efficiency in SAP, Service Cloud, and/or LIS
o Field customer billing inquiries and payment requests
o Facilitate customer disputes by initiating credits and debits
o Educate customers on Zoetis service and program offerings, following up with additional information when necessary
o Liaise with internal Lab Operations, Marketing, Sales and Courier teams to ensure appropriate information is communicated to exceed customer expectations
o Maintain working knowledge of Zoetis test menus.
o Participate in ongoing training and departmental meetings in order to maintain strong knowledge of tests, programs, policies and procedures.
o Exemplify the Zoetis Values: Our colleagues make the difference, Always do the right thing, Customer Obsessed, Run it like you own it, We are one Zoetis
o Document customer interactions according to standard procedures in support of efforts to provide a consistent, high-quality customer experience
o Utilize Five9 phone system with ease and efficiency
o Consistently achieve departmental performance requirements
o Maintains compliance with all Zoetis standards, controls, policies and practices
o Perform other duties as assigned by Customer Service Management Team

Qualifications (i.e., preferred education, experience, attributes)

o Associate or Bachelor’s degree highly preferred. High school diploma required.
o Minimum 1 year experience in a customer service related field required
o Experience in the veterinary field, including an understanding of veterinary diagnostic testing preferred
o Flexible schedule and ability to respond to the demands of a national 7-day-a-week business required. Required availability includes nights and weekends. ZRL Customer Service is open 7:30AM – 11PM EST Monday – Friday, 8AM – 7:30PM EST, Sunday 10AM – 8:30 PM EST
o Possess a positive, outgoing, ‘Delight the Customer’ attitude in all interactions
o Able to work both in a team environment and independently
o Able to adapt and be flexible in various situations
o Strong work ethic; willing to go the extra mile to deliver quality work
o Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially over the telephone – both internally and externally
o Exceptional time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
o Effective problem solving and analytical skills
o Strong leadership skills
o Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and web-based applications
o Experience with SAP, and/or LIS preferred

Full time



Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at [Register to View] to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of [Register to View] In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

Company Details


Parsippany, New Jersey, United States

Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.