Trainee Account Manager

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1311718792-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Proactive Personnel Ltd
  • Location: Burnley, Lancashire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

We are seeking a motivated Trainee Key Account Manager to join my clients team in Burnley on a permanent basis. This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals looking to develop their leadership skills and gain valuable experience in sales management.


1. Overseeing the production process making sure deadlines are met.

2. Working closely with customers, production and quality to maintain lead times and delivery dates.

3. Ensuring production is cost effective i.e., to cycle times and full yield of mould cavities.

4. Monitoring of production processes and its material usage / regrind and ensuring end of run no regrind left over.

5. Overseeing development and manufacture of new tooling in terms of on time production dates and updating weekly project plan.

6. Weekly meetings with the setting team to monitor progression of order and projects.

7. Support on customer complaints and implementation of corrective actions.

8. Maintain updates on monthly accounts and KPI updates.

9. Maintain awareness of relevant improvements of manufacturing processes, and operating a continual improvement policy.

10. Work to the specific standards set out within the ISO system as and when implemented.

11. Visiting customers with the Sales Manager.

12. Involvement on planning/ and interaction with the main office.

13. Follow up sales leads / quotes.

14. Late deliveries must be brought to the attention of the Sales Manager/Directors and then communicated to the customer in good time

15. Sourcing of new customers and maintaining current customers.
The hours of work at Monday to Thursday; 8.30 am - 5.00 pm and Friday, 8.30am-3.30 pm.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful Sales team and become an independent Key Account Manager.