Key Account Assistant Manager

Work experience
Hours per week
Salary indication
€ 2.500 - € 3.400
Vacancy Number

What exactly are you going to do

As a fulltime Key Account Specialist, you will support the Key Account Manager in nurturing and enhancing relationships with key customers. You will take part in improvement projects for these key accounts, ensuring effective communication, project execution, and strategic alignment. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Building strong relationships with key customers and their suppliers through regular visits.
  • Using your commercial skills to identify new developments and working closely with the Key Account Manager to capitalize on these opportunities.
  • Assisting in the evaluation of prototypes at customer sites.
  • Monitoring project progress, conducting cost analysis, and preparing presentations.
  • Identifying new suppliers and expanding the network as needed.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including sales, planning, customer service, engineering, logistics, and production in Hooge Mierde, Poland, and the Czech Republic to ensure top-notch project execution.
  • Collecting and providing data for sales growth.

Ideally, you live in Eindhoven or the surrounding area. You will work from home but will need to travel regularly to the shop floor in Hooge Mierde, the HQ in Merelbeke (Belgium), and to clients’ or suppliers’ sites.

What do we offer you

  • - Join a rapidly expanding international company that values high-quality products, sustainability, and customer excellence;
  • - Work within a human-scale organization with short decision-making lines;
  • - Enjoy autonomy in organizing your time and responsibilities;
  • - Thrive in an entrepreneurial environment with a strong company culture rooted in trust, integrity, and respect for individuals;
  • - Experience a friendly working atmosphere that combines fun, professionalism, and performance;
  • - Benefit from professional onboarding and training;
  • - Utilize a flexible working model to maintain a healthy work/life balance;
  • - Gain access to over 100 online courses on our skill platform;
  • - Potential for a permanent position based on your performance.

Job Requirements

  • Educational Background: You hold a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or a related field. Familiarity with packaging and experience using 3D software would be an advantage;
  • Passion and Drive: You are enthusiastic about the technical environment of our customers and have the energy and drive to identify and pursue new business opportunities, while tenaciously building new relationships;
  • Key Assets:
  • Analytical thinking skills to extract key insights from data, aiding in the identification of opportunities within accounts;
  • A strong focus on commercial results, coupled with organizational talent and project management skills;
  • The ability to cultivate long-term, trusting relationships with customers and suppliers;
  • Proficiency in Outlook and advanced skills in Excel;
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English, with excellent speaking and writing abilities.

About the company

This company is a global leader in creating and providing reusable packaging solutions for delicate manufacturing components. Since 1995, they have developed and produced patented, sustainable solutions in textiles, plastic, and steel, and have led the European market for over 25 years. Their Hooge Mierde (NL) location focuses on assembling packaging solutions for the high-tech and semiconductor industries. To support their rapid growth, they are offering an exciting career opportunity in NORTH-BRABANT, NETHERLANDS, for a passionate and driven key account specialist.

We believe in equal opportunities and our vacancies are open to everyone.

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