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Customer Service Specialist - French speaking



Customer Service
high wycombe, uk
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Company Description

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer.
Please let us know if we can support you with reasonable accommodations throughout the application process by contacting our team via [email protected].

Job Description

This role focuses on managing the order-to-delivery process, ensuring fast and reliable order fulfillment for customers in the EMEA region of our Identification Solutions division.


  • Accurate and timely entry of orders onto the order management system.
  • Liaising with Customers to confirm orders, gather additional information as necessary and keep them informed of progress.
  • Checking progress, lead-time and quantity for each order.
  • Liaising with planning/purchasing to ensure customer orders are prioritized and progressed appropriately and service levels are met.
  • Ensuring clear and correct dispatch instructions, i.e. terms of delivery, forwarder details, are provided to the dispatch team.
  • Proactively informing customers of order/shipment discrepancies and providing the intended resolution plan.
  • Liaising closely with the relevant Territory Manager and Internal Sales Representative for the Country/Region to help deliver sales objectives and address the needs of customers.
  • Running and monitoring back order reports for designated customer base (daily or weekly depending on the area).
  • Proactively supporting Sales with specific campaigns, this may include contacting existing customer base with special promotions.
  • Dealing promptly and effectively with customer requests and queries, including invoice queries, to meet required time-scales.
  • Liaising with Credit Control/Finance to resolve all invoice queries.
  • Liaising with external service providers such as courier services and forwarding agents to resolve delivery queries.
  • Building close relationships with all internal and external contacts to constantly improve information flow and the order process.
  • Maintaining accurate and up to date customer records and price lists in the systems.
  • Collating information and producing reports as required.
  • Working with other members of the Sales, Marketing and Operations teams, to identify issues, propose solutions and take part in projects to contribute to operational and sales efficiency.
  • Promoting a coordinated approach within the Customer Services team and providing cover for other team members in their absence.


  • At least 2 year’s customer service/administration experience, preferably within a business to business environment.
  • Essential to have good working IT skills - Experience of using an in-house database and MS Office packages is essential.
  • Professional, articulate, good verbal communication
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills.
  • Results-oriented with a can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • Team player who is supportive of others
  • Able to work under pressure, manage key objectives and work to targets
  • A completer finisher who delivers winning results
  • Able to work on own initiative without direct supervision
  • Able to make decisions and demonstrate a sense or urgency where required
  • Experience of liaising with customers / internal departments located outside the UK would be an advantage.

Additional Information

What we can offer you

  • Benefits including pension scheme, private medical cover, Employee Assistance Programme and life assurance

Avery Dennison : Who we are! - Our Story

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We understand diversity and equal opportunities as enrichment for our future-oriented work at Avery Dennison. With us, teams are balanced and diverse. Because each of us is unique, and we appreciate bringing together different personalities and talents.

Avery Dennison is an equal opportunity employer. You are interested in knowing more about our Diversity & Inclusion approach? Please go to averydennison.com/en/home/about-us/diversity-and-inclusion.html

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