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Team Leader Enquiry Management Specialist


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Customer Services
Work Location:  Hybrid

About the role:


As the Team Leader Enquiry Management Specialist, you will provide a first-class customer experience by identifying / sourcing requested products across multiple suppliers ensuring you negotiate the best possible price with the right lead-time for our customers and go the extra mile to engage customers and Suppliers to build strong relationships.


Key accountabilities:


  • Lead / mentor the X ref and Liaison teams
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Manage large amounts of incoming enquiries and product lists
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through open and interactive communication with other departments
  • Provide accurate, valid and complete quotations
  • You will be expected to complete all quotes to agreed timelines (on time in full) whilst obtaining the very best level of manufacturers support / pricing.
  • Meet personal / team objectives


What we’re looking for:


  • Ideally you must have proven extensive experience in sourcing a diverse range of products and have extensive product knowledge across multiple product categories
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Able to confidently communicate with customers and suppliers both written and verbal
  • Ability to negotiate and extract the best costs from suppliers, and demonstrates commercial awareness
  • Numerate, and confident in understanding manufacturers quotations, units of measure, pack sizes, etc.
  • Detailed and task focused, with the ability to multitask whilst keeping track of SLA deadlines
  • Self interest in personal development and passionate about learning more about products and suppliers
  • Positive can-do attitude, takes ownership with strong attention to detail skills
  • Intermediate or advanced user of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Confident, highly motivated, organised, proactive with a strong work ethic
  • Customer focused with a strong desire to competitively exceed sales targets and associated expectations.


We are RS Group.


RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.


Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

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