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Key Account Manager

Posted: 18th June, 2024
Title: Key Account Manager
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Clara, Ireland



An opportunity exists for a full-time, permanent, Key Account Manager, to join our state of the art plant in Clara, Co Offaly. Responsible for the coordinating & Planning, Product Engineering and QA activities to provide the required products and services to the Customer in the agreed time-scale and to the agreed Quality standards.


  • Provide weekly Sales forecast update – Analyse customer forecast demand and provide Financial impact summary versus Budgeted targets.
  • Agree inventory and production levels for key Customer controlled suppliers, ensuring plant inventory is maintained within target levels.
  • Where inventories rise beyond agreed levels, negotiate a financial remedy to ensure company cash-flow remains unaffected. (examples 3rd Party inventory / Sale & buy-back).
  • Closely monitor inventory aging and obsolescence, and ensure write-off, disposal, and charge-out to Customer where necessary.
  • Provide Customer with full obsolescence details including Quotation for approval. Obtain Customer purchase order and ensure inventory write off and billing.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities and prepare Business case proposals for Customer and internal approval.
  • Ensure new SKUs are costed in line with agreed pricing models
  • Provide costing models for all new Kit iterations and new assembly or inspection processes, ensuring targeted margin levels are achieved.
  • In collaboration with the Customer, review raw material costs and agree on any proposed material changes.
  • Provide the customer with Quotations for any activities not included in regular pricing models (example: validations / qualification etc).
The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
  • Excellent working knowledge of applicable Regulatory Standards
  • Experience working in finished product-manufacturing areas.
  • Experience managing controlled documents.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word.
  • Experience of working in a best practice operational excellence environment, preferably with implementation experience (e.g. lean or six sigma techniques).
  • Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills are a prerequisite for the successful candidate
  • Ability to prioritise work independently
  • Strong project management skills and presentation skills
  • Reliability / flexibility

Good attendance record

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, please state the job title applying for and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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