Quotation Manager

Our client is an international manufacturing organisation based in Newport, south Wales. The Quotation Manager's role is to manage the quote and Documentation Control teams to perform quote activity and BOM (Bill of Material) management.

Key Responsibilities

* Manage and Co-ordinate the Bid Team
* Manage and Co-ordinate the Documentation team
* Manage the teams to deliver timely and accurate bids for existing and potential new customers
* Manage the continuous improvement Quotation Work Packages
* Manage customer expectations on all bid activity
* Manage cross departmental activities in order to meet deadlines
* Co-ordinate any cross site bid activity
* Co-ordinate the review of bids before submission
* Work with Program, Account and Market Development Managers to arrange functional meetings to discuss new major quote kick off meetings
* Co-ordinate the teams to deliver to the business all associated costs for new business including but not limited to complete assembly costs, NRE, CAPEX and sub contract / supply chain costs
* Assist with transition from Bid Stage to NPI as and when required
* To have good knowledge and hands on experience of using continuous improvement tools, including 6 Sigma and Lean Manufacture
* Provide processes that meet customer needs and expectations
* Develop tools to further assist and enhance current procedures
* Interface directly with customers on technical and general quotation queries as required
* Understand and promote the Company health & safety requirements
* Ensure compliance with company codes of conduct
* Identify & drive continuous improvements
* Responsible for the development of the team including appraisals & monitoring training plans in liaison with the HR department
* Drive and motivate the teams to deliver excellence in proposal details
* Deal with disciplinary issues at the appropriate level
* Meeting health & safety requirements

Desirable Skills and Experience
* Security Cleared would be advantageous
* Confident communication to customers
* System understanding of CRM tools would be beneficial (Salesforce)

Upon applying for this position you are giving authorisation for Clear Sky Recruitment Ltd to contact you regarding this vacancy and other vacancies our team feel that may be suitable for you. We will not present your CV to any clients without your consent. We will contact you if your CV is of interest to our client and if you are unavailable, then we will leave a message and send a text message. It will be your responsibility to return our call.

£40,000 - £45,000pa
Ross Porter