Experienced Account Manager (Steel Industry)

The Advocate Group
£20,000 - £30,000 (Negotiable)
10 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Permanent Role - Based in the West Midlands

Experienced Internal Account Manager - Steel Industry Preferably Non Ferrous background but not essential

Salary - £20,000 - £35,000 - Salary extremely negotiable on level of experience + Annual Profit share bonuses excellent working environment.

Monday - Friday 08:30am - 5:00pm

Are you an experienced Sales/Account Manager working in the Steel Stockholding and Supplying industry looking for the next step in your career? Are you looking for a long term stability and the opportunity to progress? I am searching for knowledgeable candidates to add value to the team and be rewarded for the hard work put in.

Duties will be:

- Obtaining (prompting) enquiries from existing and potential customers.
- Regularly review allocated accounts with External Account Manager or Sales Manager identifying the future tactics to secure or develop the business.
- Negotiate payment terms with existing and potential customers to try to improve the return on investment.
- Use the pool of non-allocated customers to win and develop business and eventually turn them into regular allocated customers.
- Identify available split by product for each allocated account.
- Review results monthly, identifying tactics to develop the full potential.
- Regularly discuss and review with customers any contract call off orders rescheduling with suppliers where necessary.
- Regularly review the customer credit limit to ensure that the stock level and incoming stock are taken into account.
- Quoting customers for their requirements promptly and within the timescales agreed either converting immediately into an order or recording clearly for future reference.
- Sourcing material to satisfy orders or enquires within the timescales agreed.
- Following up previous quotations in an organised manner converting into order or establishing and recording the reasons why lost.
- Ensure purchase orders are progressed with suppliers to ensure customer's orders are delivered on time.
- Entering customer's orders into the computer system promptly and accurately.
- Place purchase orders, negotiating professionally.
- Enter purchase order details promptly and accurately into the computer system to ensure the customer's requirements and delivery schedules are met.
- Resolve all customer complaints promptly (or refer immediately to line management) raising necessary paperwork without delay.
- Update and maintain customer records for all potential and existing customers.

Skills and Attributes:

- Passion for working in sales, or looking to excel a career in sales
- Energetic , driven and always looking to succeed
- Forward thinking and the ability to pick up new skills quickly

- Methodical and computer literate
- Strong communication skills
- Confident in working over the telephone
- Negotiation skills is key

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