Key Account Manager

Location Cambridge
Discipline: Polymers, Materials
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££55000 - £60000 per annum + + bonus + great company benefits
Contact name: Darren Hawley

Contact email: darren.hawley@sciencesr.com
Job ref: BBBH3987_1662479944
Published: 29 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

We are currently recruiting for a Key Account Manager for a polymer and materials industry leading company to be based out of their Cambridge site. As a Key Account Manager you will be responsible for identifying and developing initiatives for new business and new customers, ultimately resulting in an increased market share or growth, as well as managing various key accounts and relationships between customers and potential customers. You will also provide support to customers regarding technical problems and to provide accurate and timely information to customers regarding research projects and sales plans.

To be considered for this Key Account Manager, you will be degree educated in Chemistry, Materials/Chemicals/Composite Engineer or closely related subject, along with significant previous experience working within a commercial environment within the chemicals, materials or composites manufacturing sector. You will also have excellent communication and negotiation skills, as well as a strong aptitude for providing commercial solutions to problems.

This position is a fantastic opportunity working for global company with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. This position can offer flexible/hybrid working however would be a requirements to be on-site on a weekly basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Exceed the target of sales and maintain profitability.
  • Identifying and developing initiatives for new business and new customers resulting in an increased market share or growth.
  • Manage key accounts and relationships between the business and customers and potential customers.
  • Provide support to customers regarding technical problems.
  • Provide accurate and timely information to customers regarding research projects and sales plans.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree qualified in Chemistry, Materials/Composite/Chemical Engineering or closely related subject.
  • Significant previous experience working within a commercial environment within the chemicals, materials or composites manufacturing sector.
  • Someone with experience of working within aerospace or automotive sectors would be highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Strong aptitude for providing commercial solutions to problems.