Engineering Account Manager


MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:
* To estimate, quote accurately within a timely manner
* Liaise with customers technically as required and take ownership of contracts and manage to completion
* Complete contract review obligations to the highest standard; aim at "right first time"

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Produce optimum method & profitable estimates from drawings or digitally provided data, capture all relevant information and provide clear narratives where required, within the allocated time frame
* Project manage new business, generate project plan and necessary documentation
* Create clear and concise quotes and submits quotes for review prior to submission
* Complete & conduct quick load as a priority for a new orders, make sure all information including materials and specifications is captured prior to performing
* Complete & conduct contract review - adopt a critical approach
* Negotiate and purchase raw materials, liaise with suppliers and obtain new suppliers for outwork processes
* Provide technical support, methods, tooling and project management
* Monitor contract profitability and review with production/supply chain where appropriate in terms of price increases. Improve profitability by process improvement / cost reduction wherever possible
* To be proactive in continuous improvement ideas on product Quality and Delivery and reduce Cost
* Ensure customers are kept informed as required
* Ensure all company conduct, safety and quality procedures are rigidly followed
* Work in an orderly manner, ensuring excellent housekeeping
* Work as a team covering and supporting advising best practice as required. Carry out any other duties that may be requested from time to time

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
* Apprentice trained engineer or similar discipline
* Strong background in mechanical engineering,
* Ability to understand and interpret engineering information
* Good communicator at all levels both verbal and written with persuasive negotiating skills
* Good level of IT literacy
* Can - do attitude with a flexible approach, strong work ethics essential
* Knowledge of Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing techniques
* Experience as an account manager in an engineering company would be advantageous
* Experience in a sub-contract machining company would be advantageous

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
* You will be working alongside a highly motivated and skilled team
* Management is very open and accessible and team leaders/managers will assist with any problems
* The shop floor is well structured, organised and professional

Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

Contact: Andy Cox
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Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Application questions

Do you live within 10 miles of the Bicester area?
Do you have previous experience working for an Engineering company?

Reference: 34714065

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