Account Manager - North West

Greater Manchester
  • TBC,
  • Permanent / Full Time

On behalf of this leading UK distributor of chemicals, we are looking for an ambitious Account Manager to join their expanding Precision Cleaning unit covering the North-West Area.
Do you have a Chemistry or Chemical Engineering related Degree and looking to utilise your knowledge in a commercial role?
This Account Manager role is a career opportunity which involves looking after an existing set of customer accounts, maximizing sales whilst building and maintaining lasting customer relationships. The role of Account Manager will also identify new business and subsequent sales development.
With customers all over the world, this chemicals business strives to deliver chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world tomorrow. They supply chemicals and offers technical knowledge worldwide for a range of industries including Household, Industrial and Institutional Care, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Water Utility industries.
Are you looking for an exciting challenge, working for a growing, successful, and innovative company where your hard work and creativity is valued highly?
In the role of Account Manager, you will need to be based in the North-West. Your time would be split between working from home, customer site visits and the Head Office in Runcorn when required.  A full Driving Licence is required as is the desire to work autonomously and be driven to personally develop to achieve success in this account management role.
If this sounds of interest, apply now to beat the new year rush of applications!
What’s on offer:

  • Job Type: Full-time / Permanent
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Working Environment: Home-based / Office-based / Field-based
  • Location: Runcorn
The role in more detail:
  • Promote a range of precision cleaning products and services to current and prospective customers
  • Look for new customers to sell new and existing products
  • Deal with customer enquiries, orders, and pricing queries
  • Manage and update the CRM customer database system
  • Arrange and plan customer visits; produce visit reports
  • Be well organised and maximise the potential in the sales area
  • Prepare quotations/respond to price requests
  • Respond to sample and information requests quickly
  • Meet/exceed agreed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and performance targets.
Required skills and experience:
  • University Degree – Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • Experience in the Chemicals sector is required
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Highly motivated and proactive with strong commercial acumen
  • Desire to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Excellent planning, organisation, and problem-solving skills
  • Good presentation, written and communication skills
  • Previous experience in a field-based sales role would be beneficial
  • Experience in Precision Cleaning Sector would be beneficial
  • Ideally, you will have knowledge of the Aerospace, Medical, Automotive and Electronic sectors
If this sounds of interest, then please click the apply button right away and attach an up-to-date CV.    
Key Appointments UK Ltd will assess your suitability for the role based on the information contained in your CV and application. This includes skills, experience, education, and location.
Unfortunately, due to the high numbers of CV`s we receive, we are unable to provide specific feedback to applicants who have not been successful. You will be informed as to the outcome of your application as soon as possible if you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.  
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