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Careers at Active8 Robots

It’s an exciting time for our business and as we continue to grow we need the right people in place to help us achieve our goals and be part of the on going robotics journey.

If you’re looking for a new challenge and enjoy working in fast paced environment then take a look at our current opportunities.

Electrical and Control Systems Engineer – PLC / HMI / SCADA

Full time position based in Chilcompton, Somerset
£25k- £35k plus additional benefits

The role:

We are seeking to employ an Electrical and Control Systems Engineer on a permanent basis. The candidate will have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

The person:

  • Good all round skill set including design of electrical and control systems, software configuration for PLC and HMI/SCADA systems and commissioning
  • At least 5 years’ experience
  • Able to take a project from concept to completion
  • Educated to a suitable standard, preferably degree
  • Good communication and management skills
  • Experience of AB, Siemens PLCs and Beijer HMIs

The position is based at our head office in Somerset with a willingness to work away from home for commissioning aspects of projects both in UK and occasionally overseas.

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Scada Engineer, PLC Engineer, Automation Engineer, Field Control System Engineer, Control System Automation Engineer, / PLC & SCADA Control Systems Engineer. SCADA & PLC Programmer.

Sales Engineer

Full time position based in Chilcompton, Somerset
£22k – £25k plus additional benefits

The role:

  • Understanding and providing solutions for our industrial clients
  • Achieving sales and profitable growth by developing and expanding sales to existing and new clients
  • Develop new business leads and bringing those to fruition
  • Selling the latest robotics technology to new and existing customers

The person:

  • Ideally educated to HNC/HND in an Engineering discipline
  • Track record of Sales and Business Development, working to and hitting targets
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of providing a high level of customer service
  • Experience in preparing customer quotations
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office
  • Experience of CRM systems preferably Salesforce or Microsoft Dynamic would be advantageous.

Sales Manager

Full time position based in Chilcompton, Somerset
£22k – £25k plus additional benefits

The role:

This is a hands-on Sales Management role which will initially include a level of Key Account Management and a strong focus on New Business Development.

  • New business generation
  • Accountable for achieving / exceeding sales targets
  • Writing proposal documents and managing bid processes
  • Championing and maintaining all business information on the in-house CRM
  • Managing own team performance in line with KPI’s and individual performance reviews
  • Managing existing key business relationships

The person:

    • 5+ years in a Sales Manager role
    • Proven leadership and ability to drive sales teams
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Outstanding customer service and telephone skills
    • Proven B2B track record in sales
    • The ability to handle multiple priorities
    • Proven track record of meeting sales targets

The position is based at our head office in Somerset but will require travel within the UK & Europe