Sales Key Account Manager

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Featherstone, GB

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

The Company

kp is a globally recognised leader in the packaging and specialty film industry, renowned for its unwavering commitment to sustainability and innovation. The need to act on climate change has never been clearer so we incorporate sustainability into everything we do by #InvestingInBetter - creating innovative products that enhance product protection, shelf life and contribute to reducing the overall carbon footprint.

At kp, we are passionate about ensuring our customers' satisfaction, and we strive to achieve this goal by focusing all our efforts on meeting their evolving needs. Our dedication to drive a positive change in the packaging industry with a focus on quality and sustainability has earned us a reputation as a trusted partner for businesses worldwide.


Are you a dynamic and results-driven professional with a passion for sales and customer relationships? We are seeking a talented individual to join our team as a Sales Key Account Manager. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in managing the growth of all our product groups within your Account portfolio. If you thrive in a challenging and rewarding environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.


The role

As a Sales Key Account Manager, you will drive the growth of the company's product groups in the assigned Account portfolio, focusing on both new business development and nurturing existing customer relationships. Your role is essential for ensuring sustainability and continuous sales growth.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the Account strategy to achieve personal and company objectives.
  • Manage and nurture the overall development of the Account Portfolio.
  • Set and achieve objectives for the assigned Account Portfolio.
  • Conduct market research to enhance market penetration and increase sales potential.
  • Establish and maintain systems with customers for reliable sales forecasts.
  • Develop effective systems and processes to manage and resolve customer service issues.
  • Facilitate strong working relationships between internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adhere to and maintain company commercial processes (Salesforce/NPPI/NOC).
  • Manage specific nominated projects effectively.
  • Collate and analyse market data to drive informed decision-making.
  • Ensure effective management of all aspects of pricing.


Skills, Experience and Competencies

  • Proficient IT skills
  • Good product knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Sales/Marketing background in an FMCG environment is preferable.
  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail.
  • Proven ability to achieve sales objectives/targets.
  • Numerically capable.
  • Ability to make sound business decisions in complex situations.
  • Project management skills.


If you are ready to take on this exciting challenge, apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will get in touch to discuss next steps.


Join us in driving the success and growth of our company through effective sales management and customer relationships!


Apply Now!

If you are determined, thrive in a fast-paced environment with high levels of accountability and focus, then we’d love to meet you! Please apply using the link below.

At kp, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is vital to our global success. We welcome applicants from all identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply. We aim to create an inclusive culture where our employees feel empowered to play to their strengths and see themselves reflected in the organization without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual preference, marital status, or inclusion in any other protected class.