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Starting Salary of £25k, Free Parking, Early Finish on a Friday

Are you a Key Account Manager looking for a new, exciting role? Can you work within a fast-paced environment? Do you have a positive ‘Can do’ attitude? Can you do a daily commute to Wigston, Leicester? If so, we have the role for you!

The company Develop, Manufacture and Distribute mechanical systems for Racing, Aerospace and High-Performance Divisions, globally. They were founded in 1985 in Austria and have since grown all over the world.

As a Key Account Manager & Ops Support your Responsibilities would be:

To manage the day-to-day sales function supporting the Managing Director in achieving budgeted sales, to provide operations support

Key Performance Standards – Decision making, quality, process and employee management

Reports to – Managing Director

Main Responsibilities

  • Assisting in defining and achieving budgeted sales
  • Supporting and monitoring sales targets based on KPI´s
  • Supporting on decision-making in daily business in the area of accountability
  • Define requirements for sales staff (in conjunction with the Managing Director)
  • Resource Planning (planning of the department workload)
  • Budget planning and monitoring
  • Representative for the customer within the company
  • Taking corrective action as necessary, to respond to sensitive inquiries, complaints, etc., and to write and present information to employees / customers
  • Knowledge and understanding of the automotive racing industry, competitors, products, and developments
  • Market Analysis
  • Investigation of Customer Satisfaction and Initiation of Actions
  • Contribute to Product Innovation and Optimization
  • Monthly Reporting
  • Providing additional ops support as directed

Desired Professional Skills

  • Educated to degree level in a technical discipline, preferably BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Min. of 3 years’ experience within Sales role in an engineering environment
  • Experience of sales management
  • Experience of leadership
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong knowledge of ERP software.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with a “Can Do” attitude
  • Knowledge and understanding of the automotive racing industry, competitors, products, and developments
  • Experience with ISO 9001 requirements, basic knowledge of product liability
  • Experience with Kaizen, 5S, Continuous Improvement and Lean Enterprise practices advantageous
  • Knowledge about statistical methods advantageous (distribution, process capability)
  • Additional languages would be an advantage (German) Desired Social Skills
  • Communicative personality
  • Willingness to support company training and cross functional efforts
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Determined and strong
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Systematic and objective-oriented approach

If you are a Key Account Manager, Sales Manager, Operational Support, Business Development Manager, Sales Account Manager, Key Account Sales Manager, Business Sales Manager, and have the above experience, Apply now!


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