Account Executive - Packaging

Job Description

NEW VACANCY! (PK6187)

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE NORTH WEST

£Competitive Basic Salary - please note this is flexile for the right candidate

Hours of Work: 9am -5pm - this is flexible


Our client is a market leading folding carton manufacturer based in the North West, supplying to predominately the food market. They have an exceptional reputation for their outstanding levels of quality and service.

They are currently looking to recruit an Account Executive to effectively manage their customer requirements whilst ensuring the company's objectives are fulfilled.


Main Duties:

  • Generate Sales and Production Orders
  • Price the Sales order using the customer pricing structure
  • Gather full carton specification and create on their ERP System (Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Attend new job meetings with the Production Managers
  • Enter customer deliveries and optimise transport
  • Calculate the quantity of board required and generate purchase order
  • Manage VMI processes & customer forecasts
  • Manage aged board and aged finished goods stocks
  • Maintain board control document
  • Accurately maintain carton specification documents
  • Provide customer requested information i.e. stock reports etc.
  • Occasionally attend customer visits (on/off site) with a Key Account Manager
  • Effectively manage customer service issues
  • Cover Peers during Holiday or Sickness
  • Outwork - Liaise with European supply network (internal/external)
  • Resolve invoice queries
  • Hit monthly target for Margin Improvement projects


Person Specification:

  • Ability to act proactively and with limited direct supervision
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to sustain effective relationships with employees at all levels and external customers and suppliers
  • Excellent communications Skills
  • Be extremely meticulous with detailed information whilst working to deadlines in a timely manner
  • Ability to work to deadlines with flexibility and enthusiasm
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment and be able to prioritise workload accordingly
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to understand ERP systems
  • Ability to work in an organised and tidy manner
  • Ability to follow department processes