Sr Manager, Global Customer Service

Business Support Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position Summary
Lead the Global Customer Service Organization (L2) team members and manage daily operations to provide technical support to subsidiaries and distributors. Coordinate efforts with the departmental leadership to provide world-class customer support, drive, and design process changes, implement process improvements and remove barriers to productivity. Assumes a leadership role in overseeing the support of the systems, software, and connectivity segments of the BIOFIRE range. Directly contribute to bioMerieux business development by leading operational initiatives related to customer satisfaction, sales increase, cost containment.
Primary Duties
1.Ensure second level support is available through adequate staffing and scheduling of the support staff.
2.Monitor complaint escalations, agent productivity/service levels, and data through quality monitoring evaluations.
3.Provide expert technical knowledge and collaborate with internal support teams to resolve difficult/complex situations related to systems, software and connectivity.
4.Manage daily Global Customer Service Center operations – including people resources, tools, processes.
5.Manage a team of Application Specialists, including Connected Systems Specialists.
6.Provide performance feedback to direct reports through one-on-one sessions.
7.Manage professional development and coach direct reports in alignment with department leadership.
8.Ensure the training of team members meets department standards and work with senior team members to assess the quality of the training programs and tools.
9.Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) utilization and productivity and escalate concerns to department leadership for action. 
10.Manage the training of subsidiaries and distributors with additional education and technical assistance as needed or as product enhancements are launched that require additional training or implementation.
11.Initiate, lead, and monitor interdepartmental projects related to systems, software and connectivity as needed.
12.Promote customer voice in the company projects.
13.Provide extensive knowledge, techniques, and practices to conduct successful negotiations in cross departmental initiatives. Frequently influence others on conflicting objectives.
14.Collaborate with internal teams to develop and maintain reports, dashboards and processes for the technical support staff and upper management to drive continual improvements.
15.Identify needed improvements in current technical support processes and update needed changes to SOPs.
16.Work with department leadership to control operating expenses within established budgets.
Training and Education
Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, engineering, or computer science/IS/IT required. Master’s degree preferred.
•Minimum of six years of relevant industry (Networking or LIS/LIMS (IS/IT), Service Engineering, and/or Laboratory experience in Microbiology/Molecular Biology for a clinical hospital lab, or a LIS middleware provider) experience.
•Minimum of five years of customer facing experience. 
•Minimum of one year of Technical Support Center experience.
•Laboratory experience in Molecular Biology or Microbiology preferred.
•Project management and change management experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.Demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, able to work independently, effectively multitask to meet deadlines and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
2.Excellent written and oral communication skills.
3.Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
4.Exhibit good interpersonal and diplomacy skills, excellent verbal, and written capabilities through previous experiences such as teaching, sales, or management.
5.Exhibit sound decision-making ability, including problem resolution.
6.Previous project management experience and/or contributing to process enhancement projects preferred.
7.Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities, proficient at data analysis.
8.Salesforce experience is preferred.

BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioFire Diagnostics’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).