Customer Support Officer

Location
Stevenage
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
25 Jan 2017
Closes
22 Feb 2017
Ref
HQ00012722
Contact
Lucy Fowler-Tutt
Clearance Level
BPSS, SC
Job Type
Permanent
Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

We currently have an opportunity for a Customer Support Officer, based in Stevenage. Your responsibilities will include:

Helping to resolve daily problems and queries that arise, liaising and negotiating with internal project teams, Customers, and external suppliers.
Helping the team to respond to Customer RFQ's, generating and placing Purchase Orders with Suppliers.
Generating Customer reports, and internal metrics using the internal business systems (EFACS / SAP and MARS).
Providing support to day to day activities, which from time to time you may be required to assist in attending bid meetings, generating estimates, attending risk reviews, and attending functional improvement workshops.
Supply Chain Management Maintain / Improve supplier performance, identify and implement cost reductions. Ensure quality levels are maintained at the appropriate level.

Qualifications / Experience

You will be a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills.
You should have good communication skills both verbal and written.
You should be able to analyse problems, consider possible solutions and use your experience and influencing skills to deliver a satisfactory solution.
You should be qualified to at least HNC/HND level in an Engineering subject or have equivalent relevant experience
You will have some knowledge of Purchasing & Supply Management, ideally CIPS qualified, but not essential.
It would be beneficial if you had previous knowledge of EFACS, but more importantly SAP
You will have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, even when things are changed at the last minute.

Job Title:Customer Support Officer
Salary:£30,000p-£35,000pa Negotiable
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Job Type:Perm
Job ID:LF/HQ 12722

Security

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.