Electronic Customer Support Representative in Richmond, Virginia at ChemTreat

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: CHE002046

About Us

ChemTreat operates as a subsidiary of Danaher Corporation, one of the best performing Fortune 500 companies. Our proprietary solutions allow our customers to reduce water, chemical, and energy costs, extend asset life, improve process operations, and reduce downtime. We have expertise in a variety of industries, including automotive, beverage, chemical, food, fuel processing, metals, mining, power, pulp and paper, and textile. We also serve commercial and institutional customers, including data centers, district energy providers, universities, government buildings, and hospitals. Our company has developed a robust product portfolio for the prevention of corrosion; scale and biofouling in critical heat transfer systems and advanced polymers for industrial wastewater.


General Description:

Fulfill internal and external customer needs as an E-commerce and New Account Specialist through a high volume of complex electronic requests (averaging 40 - 50 requests a day), while also handling phone requests (averaging 8 - 10 phone calls a day).

The E-commerce and New Account Specialist provides unscripted, customized professional service with the expectation that the Specialist has sole ownership over the resolution within a 24-hour window.

Schedule alternates between 8:00 AM EST - 4:30 PM EST and 8:30 AM EST - 5:00 PM EST depending on business needs Monday through Friday. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Understand, process, and confirm and track delivery on average 30 - 40  customer purchase orders (PO) through various methods of receipt.
  •  Create new accounts in system (averaging 6 - 10 per day)
  •  Maintain and navigate customer e-commerce websites to pull and confirm customer orders
  •  Accurately read and decipher notes in order entry
  •  Follow the escalation procedure for outstanding tasks
  •  Enter error logs as needed for company
  •  Problem solve own errors for root cause and countermeasure
  •  High level of multitasking and prioritizing of complex tasks


  • Control the phone calls (direction, pace, tone)
  • Diffuse irate callers
  • Place phone orders as needed

Other Responsibilities:

  • Develop and share best practices with team
  • Understand and adapt to change in processes and procedures        
  • Additional duties as assigned

Equal Opportunity/ADA:

ChemTreat, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Requirements


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Technical, analytical skills and business knowledge
  • Communication and interpersonal skills; teamwork and leadership
  • Organizational skills; self-management
  • Ability to understand lean manufacturing metrics as they relate to daily performance measures 

Educational and Experience Requirements:

High school with an Associates Degree preferred; Two to three years business experience; Effective communication skills required. High experience in Microsoft Office.

Physical Demands:

The Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is constantly required to sit. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell. The employee must occasionally lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions and Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.


The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Pre-employment Testing:

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

This job description reflects the general nature and scope of the position.  This is not intended to be all inclusive

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.