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Technical Account Manager
Bradford - This Area Only
£35000 - £40000/annum
Permanent (Full time)
Due to continued business growth, a great opportunity has arisen. As an experienced, enthusiastic and highly motivated Account Manager to join the existing Team. You will be reporting to the Business Manager and be part of the team supporting the expansion
Building and maintaining good working relationships with our clients.
Responding to customer quotation requests in a timely manner, ensuring that the company is always offering best value for money, as well as adhering to contract agreements.
Sourcing non-stocked products, negotiating best prices and raising purchase orders, whilst ensuring compliance with the company's purchasing procedures.
Maintaining visibility of the customers' pipeline of requirements and raising call-off orders on SAP system in good time to allow efficient material processing.
Developing extensive product knowledge and understanding of the customers' quality requirements for critical build materials.
Ensuring that all orders are progressed regularly to meet delivery deadlines.
Assist the Business Manager with the preparation of all new tenders.
Keeping accurate inventory records of all free-issue material.
Maintaining all certification and testing records in line with legal and contractual requirements
Attending regular customer meetings, which may involve some travel.
Resolving complaints and preventing additional issues arising.
Assisting other team members during busy periodsBeneficial Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in a relevant technical or commercial discipline or have graduate-level experience in commercial management of large and complex customer accounts.
Ideally a background in Engineering / Manufacturing
Experience of working in a customer-focused role as well as having excellent communication,
IT and problem-solving skills.
Resourceful, analytical and be able to work well within your team and with other departments.
Ideally you will already have knowledge of the steel industry and procurement, but this is not a prerequisite - full training will be provided