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Customer Support Specialist

Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience

Customer Service
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 29, 2024

Twist Bioscience is developing a disruptive Synthetic DNA technology that will change the world, enabling widespread health and sustainability. Synthetic biologists will use our products to engineer how organisms produce cures to diseases, make everyday chemicals by using the atmosphere as the carbon source, enable plants to make their own fertilizers, and to create in-vivo diagnostics that alert us when we are sick, and many more applications.

We are looking for a passionate customer support specialist to join our rapidly expanding team. If you have a strong science background and are comfortable answering complex scientific technical support questions, this role is for you. If you’re not yet ready to provide this level of support, consider applying for our less technical Customer Support Representative role. You could then progress to the Specialist role over time. In either role, you’ll be responsible for delivering concierge-level, white glove support to our customers and differentiating Twist Bioscience as a biotech industry leader.

You’ll interact with a broad range of customers who are engaged in ground-breaking genetics research at universities and in the private sector. You’ll also interact, support, and build strong relationships with a wide range of Twist Bioscience sales staff including Account Managers and Field Application Scientists. Your goal is to achieve high customer satisfaction scores, drive loyalty to our products, and reinforce the quality of our brand.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Respond to and resolve product, service, and order inquiries and problems via email, chat, and phone by:
    • identifying the cause of the problem;
    • collaborating with other stakeholders to develop a solution;
    • presenting the solution to the customer; and
    • following up to ensure the customer is completely satisfied.
  • Perform product order intake across product lines (e.g. SynBio, library, NGS TE, mini pools, etc.) by working with customers to obtain the necessary information or format to get orders into production.
  • Onboard custom vectors by obtaining and verifying the necessary information from the customer and then designing an appropriate strategy for successful synthesis.
  • Provide information and guidance to help customers:
    • decide which product to buy;
    • navigate and use our ecommerce website; and
    • understand the status of their order.
  • Stay current on the status of key account orders currently in the production pipeline and provide proactive updates to internal stakeholders.
  • Generate sales quotes for sales reps within Salesforce’s quote to cash system.
  • Flexible work hours are preferred; will be supporting different time zones. Two available shifts, Monday through Friday 6:00am – 3:00pm or 8:00am – 5:00pm.

What You'll Bring to the team:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in life sciences or related field and/or 3-4 years of work experience in biotech industry.
  • 2+ years of customer-facing experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Strong computer skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and/or G-Suite, preferably including Salesforce and Zendesk.

About Twist Bioscience

Twist Bioscience synthesizes genes from scratch, known as “writing” DNA. Just as children learn to both read and write, the next phase of development for the genomics revolution is the ability to write DNA.

At Twist Bioscience, we work in service of people who are changing the world for the better. In fields such as health care, agriculture, industrial chemicals and data storage, our unique silicon-based DNA Synthesis Platform provides precision at a scale that is otherwise unavailable to our customers.

Twist Bioscience Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Twist Bioscience Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic characteristics, or any other category protected by law.

The base cash compensation for this California-based role is below. In addition to base salary, this role is eligible for bonus, equity, and a generous benefits package. Final compensation amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate skill, experience, expertise, and location and may vary from the amount listed above. Compensation may be different in other locations.
San Francisco Bay Area Pay Range
$63,854$92,400 USD