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Precision Optics / Account Manager

Job Category: Engineering

Location: Ilminster



Qualifications and responsibilities:
  • Experience of technical sales, with ability to discuss technical aspects of products.
  • Overall awareness of photonics industry, products and key applications
  • Capability to write customer reports as required, and experience of presenting technical data.
  • Although not essential, preferred to have knowledge of the following areas: linear crystal optics, classical optics, glass material properties, as well as experience in the manufacture of optical components such as lenses, windows, prisms and birefringent elements
  • Experience of product development life cycles
  • Understanding of business decisions and experience of costing mechanisms
  • Experience required in negotiating commercial position with customer, preferably with knowledge of large account management
  • Mature presentation skills, of both commercial and technical nature
  • Strong relationship building and management ability
  • Established photonics industry contact network preferred
  • Previous experience in Account Management
  • Strong account management and relationship building skills.
  • Experience of managing major national accounts at head office level
  • Ability to manage varied workload, with strong personal organisation skills
  • Enthusiasm to develop skill set and welcoming of diverse challenges
  • Keen to travel and develop relationship with customers of all cultures
  • Strong skills for both internal and external communication
  • Customer Focused
  • Computer Literate
  • Conscientious and reliable

Please apply online using the button below or forward a covering letter and CV to ukjobs@goochandhousego.com.

Gooch & Housego is a equal opportunity employer.



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