Job Vacancies

Maintenance Engineer

The job holder will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all facilities and equipment are fit for purpose and well maintained.
  • Providing a day to day maintenance support service (preventive and reactive) to all areas of the site.
  • Making or arranging and overseeing repairs, adjustments or improvements to machines, facilities and equipment.
  • Varied duties including machine maintenance work, cleaning, plumbing and electrical works, general DIY tasks.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a time served Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with certification
  • Display a strong can do attitude that can go one step beyond and the ability to be self-motivated and work on own initiative.
  • Have a good understanding / knowledge of all different types of CNC machines
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics
  • Good electrical and electronic knowledge
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Basic Microsoft, PC knowledge and e-mail procedures

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note.

Aqua Sphere Field Sales Rep – South Midlands and South East

Job description:  Field Sales Executive 

We are currently looking for a dynamic Field Sales Executive -  to manage our sporting goods account base for the South Midlands and South East regions.

You will develop primarily the “sporting Goods sector” customer relationships, maximizing coverage of the iconic Michael Phelps (MP) performance swim brand as well as the Aqua Sphere premium swim fitness brand and other associated Aqua Lung Sport collections.  The ability to work with budgets and drive relevant product distribution to align with company expectations.

Mission:

  • To achieve key sales targets on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Connect with buyers via set product presentations, marketing meetings, order book management and developing strong long term customer relationships
  • Monthly store visits with key objectives, findings and result, to be reported back at our monthly Team meeting
  • Possess an up to date knowledge on market industry and all accounts responsible for, along with knowing and understanding our competitors
  • To achieve distribution in line with our current sporting goods segmentation
  • Effective management of the customer order book to ensure product is delivered within the ordered timescale
  • To scrutinize sales and margin performance versus target and take appropriate action to remedy any short falls
  • To help promote and positively develop Aqua Lung, Aqua Sphere and MP swim brands at all times

Skills:

  • Experience of working remotely across a territory
  • Professional & confident in dealing with buyers & business owners
  • Quick to learn technical product knowledge
  • Clear understanding of the selling cycle
  • How to put together and complete an account Sales Plan/Road Map
  • Confident and effective presentation skills, strong on features and benefits
  • PC / I-Pad skills including a good standard of PowerPoint and Excel software
  • Good knowledge of retail pricing, mark up’s and GPM’s to confidently discuss with retail owners / Buyers
  • Strong presentation, negotiation & verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active approach with high energy, drive and determination
  • Forecasting & business development ability.

If you are a flexible, open-minded and dedicated individual, Aqua Lung offers interesting opportunities not only in an exciting and challenging industry, but also an enjoyable and open working atmosphere.

Salary £26K - 28K per annum + Bonus + company car, i-phone, i-pad, laptop, BUPA and inter company benefits

If you have the drive and commitment to work in the dynamic and demanding Aqua Lung Group environment, please submit your online application (including your CV with available starting date and salary expectations) to Rachel Dulson Head of HR:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Development & Production Support Engineer

Permanent, full time.
Reporting to the CI & Engineering Support team Leader the job holder will be fully responsible for provision of Engineering support to all areas of the business to continually improve methods and processes, while increasing quality, repeatability and reducing costs and health and safety risks.

Main Duties to include :

  • Study, design, build and improve capable process engineering within the business, which includes Automated and Manual methods.
  • To validate the engineering success of improvement for both new and existing products and processes.
  • New Product Development, the introduction of new products and cost reduction projects.
  • To be innovative and creative and realise the objectives of the designer or brief by producing parts and prototypes by whatever means necessary
  • To develop new capable production techniques and methods to accurately produce new products and designs in line with the prototypes and design intent.
  • To design and set up meaningful and purposeful tests and test rigs within ethical and health and safety legislation and requirements. To interpret, evaluate and act upon the results and data.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent and Pro-active Problem Solver.
  • Be an excellent all round CNC Machinist
  • Hold a Mechatronics or Production Engineering Qualification, preferable Diploma or above.
  • Have experience working with Lean Manufacturing Tools and Techniques.
  • Have a good understanding of instrumentation and controls which includes pneumatics.
  • Be methodical and analytical.
  • Have an excellent eye for detail.

To apply for this role, please email us a copy of your CV with a covering note.