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Job Title: Customer Service Agent

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 per week

Job Location: Sittingbourne


As a Customer Service Agent, you will be responsible for operating within the office team, whilst supporting client and auditor activities.


Key Accountabilities


·               Taking incoming calls and accurately recording data taken form the call onto the online system.

·               Using the planning data to call back the customers and book the appointments.

·               Interacting with Customers, Auditors and Colleagues.

·               Respond to telephone enquiries from Customers, Auditors and Colleagues.

·               Support other members of the office team in their day to day responsibilities.

·               Ensuring customer appointments are confirmed and the customer understand the process.

·               Manage customer expectations.

·               Adhere to the inbound and out bound script.

·               Liaising with auditors and colleagues to meet appointment expectations.

·               Ensure accurate data recording from all calls.

·               Identifying and reporting nonconformities.

·               Identifying and suggesting process/ efficiency improvements.

·               Effective liaison with project managers, and senior members of staff.

·               Procedural awareness of the services being delivered and service expectations.

·               Ensure high standards are maintained and errors kept to a minimum.

·               Maintain a flexible dynamic and ‘can do’ attitude.


As a Customer Service Agent, you’ll receive a salary of between £16,000 and £18,900, depending on experience, plus you’ll benefit from a 10% performance bonus, retail discount scheme, private health cover after 1 years’ service, a contributory pension scheme and life cover.





SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 



Skills / Experience:


·         Experience of working as part of a team.

·         Previous experience of working in a clerical/administrative environment.

·         Customer Service experience.

·         Willingness to learn and develop skills.

·         Experience of using spreadsheets and databases.

·         Ability to demonstrate attention to detail.

·         Ability to make decisions when in contact with clients in what could be stressful situations.

·         Ability to arrange workload and prioritise tasks.

·         Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

·         Able to demonstrate a willingness to learn and adapt flexibility to change.

·         General understanding of motor vehicles.

·         Computer and keyboard skills including all MS Office applications and MS Excel.




·         GCSE A*-C (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English.

·         PC skills.


APPLY NOW for full consideration, you can be sure that your application will be treated confidentially and impartially, and you will always receive an update within 10 business days.


Alternatively, to arrange a call to discuss the role or recruitment process in more detail before you apply, please email us at gb.recruitment@sgs.com.

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