Customer Service Coordinator

  • Runcorn
  • Key Appointments Uk Ltd

On behalf of this leading international branded chemical distribution and related service company we are looking for a Customer Services Co-ordinator to join their friendly team in Runcorn, Cheshire.

As a Customer Service Coordinator, you will join a group of companies and leading business within the chemical industry for toll blending, contract packing, bulk liquid storage and sample management.

This is a very exciting position with a large focus on commercials and the role would suit someone who would like to excel their career in this area. The company offer a competitive salary, benefits package, and the chance to be part of a fast-moving company.


Maintaining a portfolio of Material & Life Science companies, our client is committed to delivering chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow. They provide customers with market leading commercial and technical expertise. Headquartered in the UK, and with sites in Benelux, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland and Nordic region, they export speciality chemical ingredients to customers in over 90 countries.


Job type: Permanent, Full time.

Highly competitive salary.

Working environment: Hybrid.

Location: Runcorn.


  • Liaise with customers, site operations and transportation with regards to supply chain matters.
  • Attend meetings with members of the sales team regarding customer special instructions, trends, and product lines.
  • Attend Division Sales meetings and training to widen personal knowledge of the business.
  • Receive and place customer purchase orders on to systems and manage intervening processes through to delivery.
  • Daily communication with customers to update delivery schedules in parallel with stock availability.
  • Maintain and update customer-specific regulatory product files.
  • Support External Account Managers with customer information, feedback, observations, etc which may have bearing on future business opportunities.
  • Implement, progress, and assist resolution of Customer Complaints in conjunction with the sales, operations and supply chain teams.
  • Maintain and update customer information in the CRM.
  • Coordinate new customer set-up’s, in accordance with internal procedures.
  • Perform any other administrative duties arising within the Business Unit.



  • Top performer who is comfortable in an unstructured environment which values initiative, creativity, maturity, poise, and strong analytical skills.
  • Strong multi-tasking ability.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload, work under temporary pressure.
  • Ability to deliver impeccable attention to detail and accuracy. Structured thinking.
  • Ability to exceed deadlines. Self-starter.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an effective team player.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Previous work in an administrative role in the Chemical Industry


  • Experience of working with CRM and Sage systems.
  • Experience working at a chemical company or a chemicals distribution company.
  • University Degree (BA/BS) in a science/ business related study.
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