Brown-Forman Customer Service Specialist Spain in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description:

General Information:

Brown-Forman Corporation is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies - and among the top ten largest global spirits companies. Brown-Forman Spain is the Spanish subsidiary of this worldwide operating and expanding enterprise of the consumer goods industry, with its headquarter in Louisville, Kentucky, USA (Net sales in Fiscal Year 2016: 4.1 Billon USD; approx. 4,000 employees). Brands of the Brown-Forman portfolio are, amongst others, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodka and Woodford Reserve. The office in Barcelona is responsible for the Spanish business. For this market, Brown-Forman is currently setting up its own distribution organization, starting operations July 1, 2017


This position will provide reliable and professional customer care throughout the entire process, from order taking via record management in the ERP System SAP to Invoice Issuance. Standard Order Administration as well Exception Management such as e.g. customer complaints and product allocation supervision are in scope. This role reports to the Supply Chain Operations Manager.

Basic Function:

  • Receive and process orders from customers in SAP (e.g. issuing pro-forma invoices, dispatch notes, VAT invoices, credit invoices)

  • Evaluate/manage specific orders (orders on hold, etc.)

  • EDI management & workflow (EDI exception failures)

  • Product allocation management

  • Tracking of possible discrepancies in delivery of goods to customers and processing order corrections

  • Customer requests/complaints management

  • Communicate with Logistics Service Providers concerning customer requests or queries

  • Cooperate with the sales force providing and exchanging information on customers, discounts and documentation, out-of-stocks and take an active part in problem solving linked to deliveries, etc.

  • Process orders from internal customers for promotional needs (e.g. spirits cabinet, tastings, etc.)

  • Responsibility for all master data with regards to customers, order management

  • New customer setup and maintenance in SAP

  • Act as interface to accounting to ensure proper credit control; prepare Credit and Debit memos

Must Experience:

  • Bachelor or similar education (apprenticeship in commercial profession)

  • 2-5 years post qualified experience in customer service department/area


  • Very good communication skills

  • Native/Expert command of Spanish language , speaking and writing

  • Good English language knowledge, speaking and writing

  • Solid knowledge of Financial / ERP System – SAP (MM, SD) Applications

  • IT literate (good knowledge in MS Excel)

  • Analytical skills#ND 1

About Brown-Forman:


Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in more than 135 countries across the globe. These include many of the most well-known and best-loved wines and spirits brands, including Jack Daniel’s, Finlandia Vodka, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Herradura and el Jimador Tequilas, and Korbel champagnes. For more information about the company, please visit

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Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: Europe

City: Barcelona

State: Int'l

Country: Spain

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 3594BR