Customer Service Specialist


Ames, IA, US, 50010

Job Category:  Supply Chain Management
Brand:  Colorbiotics
Job Type:  Full Time
Work Location:  On-Site
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Colorbiotics, a division of Master Builders Solutions, we produce colorants that bring life to landscaping, brighten your exterior environment, and adds value everywhere its used. Our special chemistry extends the life colorants and are specifically designed to saturate and coat landscaping mulch. Our multitude of long lasting, well blended, safe and sustainable colors are managed by a results-oriented team of trained business, sales, production, and technical service professionals.



Colorbiotics constantly strives to change and improve environmental aesthetics. We hire adaptable, results oriented, team collaborators who strive with the goal of implementing sound and sustainable practices to open the doors to innovations that change the world in which we live. We pride ourselves on being the leader in our market segment.


We are looking to hire a Customer Service Specialist at our Ames, IA location


This position will focus on freight management within the Customer Service group.


This is just a high-level overview of the role we need you fill for us


•             Execute load planning through 3rd Party Logistics Platform

•             Execute Order-to-Cash transactions.

•             Handle customer inquiries including, but not limited to, those presented via phone and e-mail.

•             Create new customers and ship-to locations in SAP.

•             Determine how to prioritize responsibilities, balancing short- and medium-term objectives while
               successfully ensuring completion of routine job duties.

•             Provide support to customers through broad knowledge of our products, policies, and procedures.

•             Work to build rapport with customers, internal functions, and external service providers to better
               understand what can be done to improve internal / external processes and procedures.

•             Resolve many, sometimes conflicting, issues in a professional, confident, and timely manner while
               performing routine tasks.

•             Create Credits/Debits/Returns as assigned by manager to support the Customer Experience.

•             Utilize Non- Conformance Management System for non-conformance tracking and to identify
               opportunities for corrective and preventative actions.

•             Exhibit positive image of self and corporation, even in difficult and stressful situations.

•             Perform other duties as assigned by Colorbiotics management.



These skills and experiences will make you a good fit for this role


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills with a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software, experience with SAP or other ERP system is preferable
  • Customer Service, Supply Chain, or Freight Management related experience is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, business acumen, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.


What we can offer you as an employee of Colorbiotics and Master Builder Solutions


The total rewards that you receive as a Master Builder Solutions and Colorbiotics employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you’ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.


Our work environment is very rewarding, in fact, second to none. We reward our employees with a challenging work environment, continued enrichment through educational development, and lifelong learning.


  • We want to empower our team mates to make the best decision possible based on their personal experiences
  • We want our employees to take ownership of their roles and responsibilities
  • We want everyone to take positive action towards a rewarding goal
  • We want everyone to provide leadership to those around them regardless of their role within the company

Come BUILD YOUR CAREER with Master Builders Solutions!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.