Sales Order Analyst

$ Confidential

Aurora, IL


This role will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills. The ability to respond to continual change and challenges within this very fast paced environment while maintaining customer relationships and service levels is essential.

Market Overview

Dyson moved US customer care operations from Chicago to a dedicated $1.5 million contact centre in nearby Aurora during 2012. The 14,000 sq. ft building provides an acoustically engineered open-plan environment, including space for our 250 Dyson experts to disassemble machines while on support calls.


With capacity to handle 30,000 support issues every day, our Aurora site has been designed to expand alongside our growing number of US Dyson owners. Offering them help and advice via telephone, email, social media and online chat.

Function Overview

Our Customer Service team epitomises Dyson’s problem-solving ethos. There’s no query our Ask Dyson teams can’t answer. And there’s no fault our Field Service engineers can’t fix.


Driven to turn owners into passionate advocates of the brand, our team makes each experience rewarding. It requires in-depth knowledge and genuine passion for Dyson technology. So we never miss an opportunity to talk about Dyson’s latest machines – and frequently sell products as well as solve problems. From letters and emails, to calls, online and social media, our team is constantly evolving to give better service.


Ensure sales order processing daily from customers and retail order.

  • Ensure shipments go out on time
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Monitor backlog of orders & shipments, take appropriate actions
  • Daily importing of electronic order transmission from EDI customers
  • Daily processing of consumer and retail orders
  • Identify and maintain errors in EDI documents transmitted from customers
  • Assuring order accuracy and resolving any discrepancies in pricing, quantity or terms
  • Acts as backfill in supervisors absence
  • Train/Update Sales Order Processing (SOP) Specialists as required
  • Generate procedures and process flows for department operations
  • Participate in SAP process changes and update SOP team to these changes
  • Daily manual entry of mass retailer and independent dealer orders
  • Process  Dyson marketing programs to include customer accommodation, value added and  employeepurchase  programs

Appropriately communicate problems and implement solutions

·        Working closely with Dyson sales and customers team to identify and resolve any external order issues with the order data provided by our customers

  • Communicating daily with Dyson inventory and production planning team to ensure inventory shortages are minimized
  • Working closely with Dyson sales team to identify and resolve any internal order issue with customer or item set up
  • Partnering with Dyson logistics team and third party logistics service providers to ensure customers orders ship on time, accurately and according to customer routing guide specifications
  • Working with Dyson accounts receivable to resolve any customer credit issues to ensure shipping deadlines are met


 Audit and report to SOP, Sales, and Finance teams

·        Daily auditing of SOP team order entry to ensure accuracy in all customer orders

·        Providing daily new order, open order and pending shipment information to Dyson sales and finance teams

·        Providing daily open order and product availability information to Dyson sales and finance teams

  • Supply ad hoc advanced reporting as requested on open orders, shipments and other customer and product related inquiries


Provide excellent customer support for customers

·      Providing order status information on consumer orders to Dyson’s call center as requested

·      Communicating order status to customers as requested

·      Notifying and partnering with customer to resolve errors or discrepancies on orders

·      Providing tracking information on shipped orders to customers as requested

·      Providing phone support for any mass retailer or independent dealer order on product information


Fulfill other duties as required

·        Preparation of ad hoc reporting as necessary

·        Identify and implement process improvement procedures as necessary


Individual Qualifications


Experience and Education


Dyson Behaviors

·  Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

·  3+ years of prior data entry and customer service experience required, preferably in an inventory and order fulfillment environment

·  Experience with SAP, or similar system, and EDI required

·  Excellent verbal and written communication skills


·  Strong customer focus with a sensitivity to customer needs

·  Ability to work independently with a high level of attention to detail.

·  Advanced Excel skills including Pivot tables and V look ups

·  Excellent organization skills



Benefits Overview

Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to or call (312) 706-2260(312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Posted: 11-Apr-2017

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