Technical Sales Executive (UK)

AMP Rose – Lincolnshire

Salary £35,000 to £40,000 basic depending on qualifications and experience

AMP Rose are an industry leader in the manufacture and supply of packaging machinery for confectionery, food and non-food products worldwide. We are now looking for a Technical Salesperson (UK) to strengthen the company’s sales team.

The role

Reporting to the Sales Director the successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining existing and developing new customers within the UK. Whilst this role is partially office based the individual will be required to travel extensively within the UK and occasionally overseas

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing strong technical understanding of a wide range of products, their benefits and characteristics to communicate that information clearly and concisely to customers
  • Prepare detailed yet concise presentations and quotations tailored specifically to match customers’ needs
  • Proactively managing and increasing profitable sales and developing the customer base
  • Working closely with the New Business Specialist to progress sales leads

Key Skills and qualifications required

  • Strong technical background and/or the ability to learn and understand new technologies and communicate technical features quickly and accurately
  • Proven commercial sales history of consistently meeting and exceeding targets
  • Skilful and proficient in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook or equivalent
  • Confident, self-motivated and positively enthusiastic and resilient to setbacks
  • Ability to listen to customers’ requirements, adapt appropriately by being flexible and creative in order to close the sale
  • Strong negotiator with entrepreneurial spirit, commercial awareness and strategic thinking
  • Organised and proactive with good time management and ability to work independently
  • Analytical approach with close attention to detail is essential
  • Excellent written and verbal skills and experience needed to communicate clearly, respectfully and professionally in all business and work settings
  • Educated to a high level and proficient in Maths and English
  • Willingness to travel, potentially at short notice

It would be an advantage to have

  • Experience within the packaging machinery industry
  • A technical / engineering Degree or vocational engineering qualifications
  • Experience in the use of CRM systems

Apply with CV to: vacancies@amp-rose.com

 

 

Experienced Electrician

We are looking for a time-served electrician to join our team. You must be able to work on your own and be self-motivated. As a control panel wirer you will be required to carry out general panel fitting work, wiring of PLC’s, variable speed drives, servo motors and complex control systems. You will also be expected to complete field wiring on packaging machines, thereby wiring a complete solution through to testing and commissioning. Opportunities to work off-site work both in the UK and oversees will be available.

Key Skills & Experience

  • Build control panels and electrically assemble complex machinery.
  • Work to electrical drawings and correct and update as necessary.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as hand and power tools, measuring devices, and test equipment.
  • Construct a variety of cable management systems, conduit, cable tray and trunking
  • Work on installations in the UK and worldwide
  • Deliver high quality, professional work within planned deadlines

Qualifications and Skills

  • Recognised apprentice trained electrical qualifications
  • Ideally multi-skilled with electrical bias
  • Background in automation and packaging equipment
  • Driving licence and Passport
  • Customer focus and service skills
  • 17th edition wiring regulations
  • A working knowledge of PLC’s/HMI’s would be preferable

About You

Apart from producing high quality work, you will have excellent communication and organisational skills and an inbuilt desire to provide a professional service together with the ability to handle pressure during peak work demands. You must be able to work in a close team environment.

Personal Attributes

  • Responsible, honest & trustworthy
  • Use initiative and contribute with continuous improvement ideas
  • Highly organised and able to work to deadlines
  • Team player
  • Excellent communicator
  • Enthusiastic

Applicants without all of the required skills will be considered

Job Type: Full-time

Apply with CV to: vacancies@amp-rose.com

 

 

Technical Engineering Buyer

You will be responsible for the purchasing of engineering materials, components and services, and maintaining inventory levels. Working closely with suppliers to ensure a good working relationship and sourcing new suppliers as needed. Ensuring materials and services are sourced at the best possible price & quality and ensuring goods are delivered on time allowing projects to remain on schedule to meet business needs.

Communicating regularly with planning, production and technical departments monitoring any issues that might affect the business.

You will strive to minimise costs whilst maintaining quality and establish modern supply chain techniques to meet the needs of the company’s Lean manufacturing environment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Thorough understanding of engineering drawings
  • Technical knowledge of materials and tolerances involved with engineering components
  • General understanding of all relevant engineering processes
  • Commercially aware of prices for parts and services
  • A good understanding of MRP software for the purchasing process (training can be provided)
  • Action MRP demand for parts and services
  • Carry out the RFQ process, analysing all quotes and terms and making supplier selection
  • Negotiate terms and prices, using the standard AMP Rose Purchasing Conditions with suppliers as a basis
  • Build relationships with current supply base whilst sourcing new suppliers. Visit and audit suppliers to assess suitability to supply
  • Work closely with Suppliers and Technical departments to improve the quality of parts and resolve non-conformance issues.
  • With the use of KPI’s monitor and communicate supplier performance with regards to quality, delivery and price
  • Take ownership of inventory, managing stock levels ensuring the best possible purchasing practices are adhered too.
  • Arrange and manage long-term supplier agreements

Job type: Full time

Apply with CV to: vacancies@amp-rose.com

 

 

Field Service Engineer- Multiskilled

To supply customer support for the range of AMP Rose packaging machinery supplied worldwide.

Provide field service support for AMP Rose equipment supplied around the world. To conduct installations, commissioning, training, and fault finding on the range of equipment we supply. This role will involve extensive travel often resulting in a number of weeks away from home.

Salary: Competitive (Depending on skills and competence)

Responsibilities 

  • Understanding and experience of fault diagnoses on packaging machines covering electrical, electronic, and mechanical disciplines
  • Work on a range of PLC and Motion control systems
  • Work away from home for extended periods
  • Conduct machinery checkout and trials
  • Customer acceptance trials
  • Product development assistance.
  • Installation and commissioning of the full range equipment.
  • Promoting sales of spare parts, upgrades, new and pre-owned machines.
  • Carrying out training programs, and promoting training.
  • Giving feedback information from customers and competitive equipment
  • Undertake any other duties appropriate to your skill levels from time to time to meet the needs of the business.

Minimum Qualifications/Education 

  • 5 GCSEs grade C or above or equivalent.
  • HNC/D or equivalent in a technical discipline, (electrical or electronic) or equivalent experience.

Experience 

  • Substantial experience in roles such as electrical or electronic technician, field service repair of machinery, maintenance repair, or related occupations. Familiarity with machine and electrical parts, components and assembly is essential. Experience interfacing with customers.

Knowledge, Skill, Abilities

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to fault diagnostics using PLC logic.
  • Be able to control situations whilst providing a high standard of customer service
  • Have excellent electrical/mechanical technical skills.
  • Be able to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Will be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and Outlook
  • Will have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a commitment to serving others.
  • Have a history of working to deadlines and meeting business objectives.
  • Have a flexible approach to work.

Other

  • A full and clean UK driving license.
  • Ability to travel freely worldwide

Apply with CV to: vacancies@amp-rose.com

 

 

Mechanical Design Engineer- Permanent

AMP Rose have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Design Engineer to join their team based near Gainsborough, Lincolnshire. This role will report to the Technical Manager.

AMP-Rose are a small to medium sized manufacturer of confectionary and snack wrapping machinery and employ approximately 115 people. The Company are very successful within their market and are currently undergoing a phase of expansion. AMP-Rose have recently relocated into a new purpose-built facility within the Somerby Way industrial park.

Essential Experience and Key Skills:

  • Solidworks, able to produce parts, assemblies and drawings
  • AutoCAD / Draftsight- a working knowledge of this is essential
  • Machine building experience is a necessity to the success of the role
  • Ability to carry out all stages of the machine design process is essential:
  • Assessing the project requirements
  • Undertake relevant research and testing
  • Working through concepts and calculations
  • Liaising with customers
  • Modelling and detail drawing
  • Able to carry out calculations for sizing motors, gearbox’s, shafts, belts etc.
  • Liaise with outside suppliers
  • Familiarity with the machinery directive for machine design
  • Familiarity with servo motor control and other automation equipment
  • Mechanical biased role- knowledge of gears, cams and mechanisms is required
  • Demonstrated substantial experience in mechanical engineering design
  • MS Office- Excel for BOMS etc.

 

Desirable Experience:

  • Some knowledge of packaging machines would be advantageous
  • Special projects- experience of this would be desirable

 

The ideal candidate should be:

  • Confidant and able to present designs and ideas to all levels
  • Methodical with an eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Team player
  • Resourceful and able to interrogate existing legacy drawings and BOMS in various formats
  • Able to do some reverse engineering when required
  • Able to undertake some occasional international travel
  • Flexible- overtime is not common but may be needed at times to meet deadlines

Salary: £40-£45k per annum plus benefits

Apply with CV to: vacancies@amp-rose.com

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