Why join Patterson? Patterson Companies is an industry-leading specialty distributor serving the dental, veterinary and rehabilitation supply markets. Driven to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in these growing markets, Patterson provides a total-package approach to doing business.
Our customers benefit from a diverse platform of products and services, as well as the convenience and peace of mind that come with relying on one trusted partner for everything they need.
Who are we looking for?
Patterson Veterinary is looking for candidates with previous equine or veterinary experience with a desire to provide a high standard of customer service, who thrive in a fun, friendly and fast paced team environment.
What can I expect as a Customer Service Representative?
You will be responsible for providing the highest standard of service/support for our customers and Territory Managers in the area of Veterinary Pharmaceuticals. You and the team will be responsible for developing and maintaining a quality reputation in the marketplace, building public relations and increasing sales through excellent service/support.
Responding to inquiries from customers and sales personnel.
Determining the professional needs of customers when receiving or placing calls.
Upgrades telephone orders.
Introducing and promoting new products during calls.
Researching and resolving customer problems relating to the merchandise department.
Participating in and supporting campaigns and promotions sponsored by the Marketing Department, Region and/or Branch.
Expediting credits on returned merchandise.
Remaining knowledgeable of industry trends.
Developing and maintaining relationships with customers, branch employees, and manufacturer representatives.
Representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner.
What background and experience is needed?
The ideal candidate will possess a two or four-year college degree or has licensure as a veterinary technician. Previous customer service experience is required. General computer proficiency is required. Knowledge of the Veterinary or Pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
Previous equine experience is STRONGLY preferred.
Candidates with exceptional customer service, organizational, and communication skills are desired.
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email email@example.com. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.