Business Development/Key Account Manager

  • Job Reference: 15081
  • Date Posted: 5 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Marske Recruitment
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Allan Stevenson
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01642 718936

Job Description

MSS People are working with an established Plastic injection Moulding Manufacturer who require a Business Development/Key Account Manager to join their team based in Berkshire.



  • Ensure efficient service is given to Customers including face to face communication where required.
  • Process purchase orders and update customers on fulfilment or associated issues as required.
  • Manage and maintain the NPI process.
  • Manage existing Customer relationships and develop new business opportunities with those when they arise.
  • Identify suitable prospective customers through desk and field research.
  • Introduce the company's range of manufacturing services by correspondence and or personal visit to obtain suitable enquiries for quotation.
  • Projects - Provide consolidated reports to Customers as projects progress and act as first point of contact for queries/updates.
  • Process RFQ's including cost estimating, preparation of quotations and cost breakdowns.
  • Maintain existing product costings and negotiate cost change with customers.
  • The follow-up and management of quotations and costings.
  • Support development and maintenance of the Quality Management and ERP systems.
  • Contribution to and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and other relevant documentation.
  • Participate in Project Management and Continuous Improvement teams.
  • Attend and manage Trade Shows/Exhibitions


To be considered for the role you must:

  • Have previous Business Development experience targeting the healthcare sector.
  • An appreciation of Plastics Materials, their properties and the Plastic Injection Moulding process and a technical aptitude to understand plastics products and applications
  • Additionally an appreciation of mould tool design, toolmaking methods and processes would be advantageous.
  • Be an experienced sales professional with a background working in a Plastics manufacturing based environment in field sales or a customer focused technical role

Initially the role would be a predominantly site based role with requirements to travel and visit customers/suppliers, in the future this could expand to be a more field based position.


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