Account Executive, Jobs, Scotland, Glasgow, 6070

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Account Executive - Glasgow

Engineering & Manufacturing - Contact Centre
Ref: 6070 Date Posted: Thursday 07 Mar 2019
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Do you take pride in providing excellent customer service to your clients? Are you a results driven individual? Do you have experience managing and building relationships? Then this could be the job for you! 

Due to an internal promotion, we are delighted to be helping our client in their need for an Account Executive to join their team on a full time and permanent basis.

The purpose of this role is to ensure customers orders are processed to agreed batch sizes and ensure customer requirements are met on time and in full. Ensuring enquiry estimations for review and approval by senior management prior submission to customer. 

Accountabilities of the role:

  • Responsible for raising, processing and managing customer’s orders.
  • Translation of customer forecasts and orders into accurate production work instructions
  • Process orders to agreed batch sizes, pricing & purchase order numbers
  • Ensure deliveries are correctly booked 
  • Ensure stock holding of materials and finished goods are kept to a minimum
  • Respond to customer demand forecast with an action plan to satisfy their requirements
  • Ensure liability for materials and finished goods lays with the customer
  • Responsible for full project management of repeating business and some new product development
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the full life cycle of a new product from customer brief to finished goods.
  • Investigate and resolve customer account queries 
  • Attend and contribute to new business and pre-production meetings
  • Ensure all customer development costs are maintained and charged
  • Support Customer press passes where necessary on new projects
  • Responsible for the smooth and effective organisation of all administration procedures 
  • Use web-based and manual management information system to support all aspects of the customer service function
  • Work closely with Supply Chain to monitor and maintain raw materials and finished goods to Service Level Agreements parameters
  • Manage department’s Key Performance Indicators to meet agreed targets
  • Investigate and manage corrective actions which arise from non-conformance to SLA
  • Identify and highlight opportunities to increase margins/profitability and efficiencies
  • Highlight opportunities for cost effective production batching
  • Provide accurate and timely work instructions to production
  • Ensure all NPI procedures are followed and maintained for change management
  • Adhere to Company Safety, Hygiene, Environmental & Quality policies and procedures


  • Educated to Higher/’A’ Level or degree level or have equivalent relevant experience

Skills and Experience:

  • Self motivated with a disciplined approach with good decision making abilities 
  • Minimum of 2 years account executive experience, experience gained within the print packaging industry would be an advantage
  • Experience of managing and developing relationships with multiple customers
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience of continuous improvement initiatives/projects
  • Have extensive product and process knowledge
  • Communication, organisational, problem solving and attention to detail skills is essential
  • Good working knowledge of IT software; i.e. Microsoft Office, Radius
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure in a fast-paced & high volume manufacturing environment
  • Ability to react quickly and adapt to change on a daily basis
  • Passionate about results and fundamental belief in Health & Safety, Quality, performance and training
  • Ability to prioritise workload, use own initiative, work within a team as well as work on your own.

Please apply for this position directly via our website if you feel you have the right skills and experience for this role.