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Are you looking for an exciting challenge? We’re a growing family-owned business that’s adding value to universities, schools and commercial laboratories across the UK. We’re looking for a full-time Technical Sales Engineer and a CAD Technician/Engineer to join our friendly team and help us achieve our goals. Contact us to apply.

Technical Sales Engineer

Job brief

This full-time, permanent role is based in Farnworth with occasional travel to customer sites.

We lead the fume cupboard market with our high-quality products. We’re expanding and this is a key role to keep us at the forefront of our sector. It isn’t just a job, it’s a rewarding career with a clear pathway progression towards a senior level position within our busy sales office.

The ideal candidate will come from an engineering or manufacturing environment and have experience as a sales engineer or have previous customer related experience. A technical mindset and a willingness to learn are key to becoming a member of our team. Qualifications and experience are desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

You will be dealing with commercial and technical enquiries mostly from existing clients and also from new business leads generated via recommendation or via our website. You will serve as an initial point of contact for customers and prepare written quotations from verbal enquiries, specifications and technical drawings.

Responsibilities

  • Handle incoming customer enquiries by telephone and email
  • Evaluate customer requirements from specifications and technical drawings
  • Produce clear and accurate quotations
  • Develop a thorough understanding of fume cupboard applications
  • Follow-up quotations to convert to orders or determine reasons for non-conversion
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with existing and new customers
  • Maintain and update sales and customer records
  • Communicate feedback from customers internally

Requirements

  • An HNC qualification or degree in an engineering or science related discipline is desirable
  • or extensive experience in a manufacturing/engineering role or similar position
  • Previous experience producing tender proposal documentation
  • IT skills, including MS Word, Excel & Access
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer focused approach with a high attention to detail
  • Full clean UK driving license

Must be legally authorised to work in the United Kingdom.

Person Specification

  • Engineering background
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and committed to company goals
  • A high level of integrity and drive

See below for the pay, benefits and hours of work we offer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring Technical Sales Engineer to join a company with exciting prospects, offering you the chance to make your mark on the future successes of the business and progress your career.

For more information, to discuss the position or to send us your CV just email us.

CAD Technician / Engineer

Job brief

This permanent role is based in Farnworth. It’s full time, however, we are willing to consider part time or flexible hours for the right candidate.

We lead the fume cupboard market with our high-quality products and we recognise that the long-term success of our business depends on continuously developing innovative products. We currently have a pipeline of great ideas and need a new member of our design team to help us transform them into great products. This is a key role to keep us at the forefront of our sector.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar CAD Technician/Engineer position, however we would also consider someone looking for their first CAD role if you’ve completed a suitable CAD and engineering qualification at College/University.

Responsibilities

  • Develop clean sheet designs as well as modifications to existing products to suit individual customer requirements
  • Help to develop products from concept to finished product using Solidworks Professional 2019
  • Undertake some 2D AutoCAD/Draftsight work
  • Optimise designs for cost efficient manufacture and installation
  • Control drawings and product specifications
  • Liaise with suppliers
  • Develop a thorough understanding of fume cupboard applications

Requirements

  • Relevant suitable CAD and engineering qualification at College/University
  • Excellent 2D and 3D CAD skills in solid modelling, technical drawing
  • An understanding of product data management
  • A good understanding of materials and manufacturing methods
    • Our products are currently manufactured from fabricated steel and aluminium, plastics, and glass
  • Experience of working within sheet metal design and drafting will be considered highly advantageous

Must be legally authorised to work in the United Kingdom.

Person Specification

  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Understanding of manufacturing limitations of design projects
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and committed to company goals
  • A high level of integrity and drive

See below for the pay, benefits and hours of work we offer. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and talented CAD Technician/Engineer to join an established, dynamic and growing company with a blue chip customer base.

For more information, to discuss the position or to send us your CV just email us.

Pay, Benefits And Hours Of Work

  • Monday to Thursday 8.30 – 17.00 with an earlier finish on a Friday
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days paid holiday plus statutory holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance

What else can we offer you…

  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Full training
  • Flexible working
  • Annual bonus
  • Social events
  • Parking on-site
  • No late nights

For more information, to discuss the position or to send us your CV just email us.

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