Customer Service Representative; Air Traffic Management

Vacancies 30 August 2019

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.



Closing date



Syracuse, NY


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What you will be part of

Saab Traffic Management (TM) serves air traffic and marine customers around the globe with advanced solutions that enable the safe and efficient movement of people and goods. There are two operating units within TM:  Air Traffic Management (ATM) provides airport surface safety and efficiency systems and tools, tower automation and advanced research, development and evaluation solutions; Maritime Traffic Management (MTM) solutions include Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), port and vessel traffic management information systems (VTMIS), hydrographics, and precision navigation.

Aviation stakeholders face a greater number of challenges and more complex demands than ever before. At Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM), we continually find new ways to address these challenges and enable safe, predictable, and efficient operations. We go beyond existing solutions, pioneering new ideas and helping to
set industry standards.

Saab ATM’s expertise spans operations, surveillance sensors, ATC automation, collaborative decision making, and digital towers. Our solutions are trusted by air navigation service providers, airports and airlines at over 100 locations in
more than 45 countries. As a global leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions and services, we transform operations, turning innovative ideas into reality and supporting stakeholders from solution conception through
long-term support. 

Your role

Saab ATM is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Customer Service Representative to provide outstanding customer service to all Saab Sensis customers and internal colleagues. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, customer-focused, and committed to providing excellent service.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Answer and respond to customer telephone and email contacts.
  • Log, monitor, track, and report on Customer Problem Reports (CPRs), includes expediting hardware and non-hardware issue resolution through proper channels.
  • Provide frequent follow-up communications to ensure that customers and Saab Sensis colleagues are fully apprised of CPR status.
  • Coordinate actions across multiple departments and levels within the organization, as necessary, to ensure that service level requirements are met.
  • Respond to requests for quotes and participate in processing of purchase orders.
  • Become familiar with all Saab Sensis products and programs to best understand customer issues and recruit help from the appropriate people.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with customers and Saab Sensis colleagues.
  • Support the maintenance and use of the Customer Service database. This includes entering data; reviewing data for completeness, accuracy, and consistency; taking proactive measures to ensure integrity of data; and generating reports from the database to meet program needs.  


Your skills and experience

Your Experience and Skills 

  • Must be a problem solver who is poised, mature and fully capable of professional communication with customers and Saab Sensis personnel.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively use problem solving skills and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to listen to the customer and understand the customer perspective.
  • Ability to work on multiple, complex issues simultaneously.
  • Must be detail oriented and comfortable with/interested in technological content.
  • Proficient with MS Office applications.
  • Familiar with databases, database design, and data mining.
  • Some physical lifting.
  • Ability to speak other languages in addition to English is a plus.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree desired.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience.

Saab ATM provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere, paid holidays, cafeteria and a fitness facility.

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.



Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.


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