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Company:     Baldwin Boxall Communications Ltd

 

Job title:                    Voice Alarm and Loudspeaker Design Engineer

Location:                   Crowborough, East Sussex

Position Type:           Full Time

 

Baldwin Boxall is a voice evacuation and emergency voice communication system manufacturer based in Crowborough, East Sussex. We are looking to recruit a voice alarm and loudspeaker design engineer to undertake the design of voice alarm systems and carry out loudspeaker placement designs. Provide Baldwin Boxall’s customer base with detailed quotations, system drawings and loudspeaker designs to meet tender requirements. The hours are 35 per wk. (Mon – Fri), salary is £30,000.00 per annum, with 20 days’ holiday, pension scheme and private health insurance.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Review tender documentation which would include consultant specifications, drawings and bill of quantities
  • Create detailed and accurate compliance statements
  • Design voice alarm, public address and or emergency voice communication systems to meet tender requirements
  • Carry out loudspeaker design placements from documents/drawings provided to ensure correct speech intelligibility is met
  • Create loudspeaker placement drawings showing where correct loudspeakers should be mounted within the building
  • Carry out EASE (or similar) loudspeaker designs for acoustic performance
  • Provide customer base with accurate quotations that meet the requirements of the tender and make any required amendments as requested by the customer
  • Provide support to the sales team / company where required
  • Carry out battery calculations to ensure our equipment meets the required standby requirements
  • Attend site meeting as required
  • Any other duties as required


Previous experience

  • A broad knowledge of Voice Evacuation and EVC market
  • A working knowledge of standards to include BS5839 and EN54
  • An understanding of acoustics and loudspeakers
  • Good knowledge of 100-volt line loudspeakers
  • Carried out detailed system designs
  • Created CAD (or similar) drawings


Key skills and attributes

  • Accuracy, consistency & attention to detail.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Proactive attitude to work.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Strong communication and IT skills.
  • Excellent technical and commercial knowledge.
  • Strong understanding of the company’s markets and have the ability to understand our customer’s requirements.
  • Aptitude to work as part of a team and communicate with other internal departments
  • Capability to deal with change and help other departments as and when required.

 

To apply:

If you are interested, please send your C.V. to Tracy Skinner HR Manager hr@baldwinboxall.co.uk. Closing date is: 12/01/18.

 

Company:     Audiologic

 

Job title:                    Technical Support Specialist

Location:                   Partly office-based in Harlow, Essex

Position Type:           Full Time

 

Audiologic is a highly respected audio solutions provider with exclusive UK distribution for some of the world’s leading manufacturers. We add value to our client relationships with expert system design across diverse markets, taking time to carefully consult and communicate with customers in order to deliver the solution that best suits their exact needs.

Job Description:

  • Audiologic require a Technical Support Specialist to assist with supporting predominantly all of our exclusive brands and would be at least partly office-based in our Harlow headquarters
  • There would be three aspects to the role – Technical Support & System Design, Training and lastly Commissioning
  • The required skill set and experience will be first-and-foremost audio-based – commercial audio rather than large live sound – although an experienced pair of ears would be ideal for commissioning purposes
  • The candidate will need to have excellent IP Networking skills as more and more of our product range sits on networks
  • There will be an advantage for this individual to be conversant with video switching/distribution and also RS232/Ethernet control protocols
  • The individual should understand how commercial audio systems are designed and be comfortable with designing systems from (very often vague) specifications
  • The candidate should be well-organised and particularly proud of their attention-to-detail, ideally have a working knowledge of Stardraw and be comfortable issuing technical documentation for larger integrated solutions
  • More than anything, Audiologic are a small, close-knit team so the ability to slip into the culture of the business and be proactive in making this role a real value-add in a highly competitive market, will be the difference for the successful candidate.

 

To apply:

This is an immediate requirement and applicants should contact Andy Lewis in the first instance, on andy@audiologic.uk

 

Company:     Canford Audio Plc

 

Job title:                   Graduate – Audio & Video Engineer

Location:                   Head Office – Tyne & Wear

Position Type:           Full Time

Canford, market leaders in professional audio and video products, particularly for broadcast, have opportunities for new or recent graduates to join their Technical team, based at the company’s main premises near Newcastle.

Preferably you have a degree that majored in subjects such as audio, video or broadcast engineering. Alternatively, you’ll have experience in theatre, ents/tech teams, local/student radio or similar. You’ll certainly know what Dante is, and what 4K/12G means.

The Canford tech team cover many aspects of our operations, including product management, product support, creation of material for the web catalogue, authoring of technical feature articles for the website and publication, creation of design briefs for our manufacturing department, and much more.

You’ll also be involved in the creation of business tools to enable customers to easily specify and price up custom products such as cables and connection panels, all of which are produced by our in-house manufacturing facilities.

As a responsible company, we have to be mindful of a wide range technical compliance issues, something the team also have responsibility for. There may also be opportunities to represent Canford on technical committees such as those of the IABM and PLASA.

There will be some travel to industry exhibitions that Canford attend, such as IBC, ISE, BVE, ABTT and Cabsat. You will also be supporting the key account sales team by handling product demos at customer premises from time to time.

In an industry with such dynamic technology development, it is expected that the company will support the need for continuing professional development through attendance at relevant training sessions when required.

A senior technical role within the company is a likely prospect in due course, as some of our original team take well-earned retirement!

Canford celebrates 41 years in business this year. Despite the market changing radically during this time, and technology underpinning many of the products changing so quickly, Canford has adapted so as to remain the leader in our specialist field, whilst retaining the highest levels of customer service on which our reputation is based.

To apply:

To apply for this position please forward a copy of your CV and/or a covering letter to jobs@canford.co.uk. Or by post to Canford Audio Plc, Crowther Road, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE38 0BW.

 

Company:     Professional Sound Consultancy Ltd

 

Job title:                   Trainee Project Manager

Location:                   Head Office – Steeple Bumpstead, Suffolk

Position Type:           Full Time

We are a specialist voice alarm company with customers throughout the UK.  Due to continued growth, we are in search of a Trainee Project Manager to join our team.

The applicant will ideally be working in the voice alarm industry in a field based role, looking to move into project management.

Key responsibilities:

  • Management of voice alarm projects throughout the UK.
  • Production of engineering information for rack build, programming and commissioning.
  • Carrying out pre-contract surveys.
  • Attending client meetings.
  • Production of risk assessments and method statements.
  • Production of CAD drawings.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Candidates should have a formal foundation qualification in electronics/electrical engineering.
  • Site experience of voice alarm installations and commissioning.
  • Programming and software skills.
  • Good numerical skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of BS5839 Part 8 – 2013.
  • The ability to identify and satisfy customer requirements.
  • The ability to communicate (orally and written) effectively with internal and external customers at all levels.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations and the ability to work within customer controlled environments.
  • The ability to continually develop skills in line with industry advancements.
  • Clean UK driving licence required.


To apply:
Please email in confidence to careers@profsoundconsult.com

 

 

 

Company:     Professional Sound Consultancy Ltd

 

Job title:                    Commissioning/Service and Maintenance Engineer

To cover:                   South of England

Position Type:           Full Time

We are a specialist voice alarm company with customers throughout the UK.  Due to continued growth, we are in search of a Commissioning/Service Engineer to join our team.

This is an exciting role, working with a wide varity of customers in some famous and historic venues.

Key responsibilities:

  • Commissioning of voice alarm and public address systems.
  • System Programming.
  • Service and Maintenance.
  • Fault finding and rectification.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Foundation qualification in electronics/electrical engineering.
  • Programming and software skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Industry experience.
  • Full UK driving licence.


To apply:
Please email in confidence to careers@profsoundconsult.com

 

 

Company:     Honeywell

 

Job title:                    Voice Alarm Business Development Manager

Location:                   Leicester

Position Type:           Full Time

 

Honeywell International is a diversified technology and manufacturing leader of aerospace products and services, control technologies for buildings, home and industry, automative products, power generation systems, speciality chemicals, fibers, plastics and advanced materials.  The company is committed to providing quality products, integrated system solutions and services to customers around the world.  Honeywell products touch the lives of most people everyday, whether you are flying on an aeroplane, driving a car, heating or cooling a home, furnishing an apartment, taking medication for an illness or playing a sport.

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive the Honeywell sales of VA products across all of the UK Fire brands (Gent/Notifier/Morley) and routes to market.
  • Identify strategic areas for VA growth and develop plans to maximise additional sales from these opportunities.
  • Help develop and work with fire brand Business Manager’s to execute the VA strategy offering expert application advice and support to both customers and BM’s in the field.
  • Help prepare and present the VA sales offering and support messages including input into CPD’s and all commercial educational materials in conjunction with the marketing team.
  • Maximise market penetration for all Honeywell Security and Fire brands working closely with the marketing department and Notification Business Strategic PM to develop both a marketing and customer segmentation strategy.
  • Provide commercial input into the SIOP forecasting process.
  • Assist in obtaining maximum sales return from the resource employed.

To apply:

Anyone interested in this role please contact Kevin Cooper on 07831 140787 or kevin.cooper2@honeywell.com

Come and join a growing and progressive organisation.

 

 

 

Company:     Midwich PLC

 

Job title:                    Technical Sales Specialist (Audio)

Location:                   Manchester

Position Type:           Full Time

 

Midwich PLC is the one of the UK’s largest Distributors of AV products, with and extensive dealer network across the UK and Europe. We have subsidiaries in France, Germany, Southern Ireland as well as Australia.

We have the follow vacancy for an Audio Technical Sales Specialist; we would require the right applicant to have experience within the Commercial/AV and Pro Audio industry and be able to carry out full system design as well as offer individual product Technical Support.

Training and refresher training will be provided, however a clear understanding of the Audio fundamentals is essential.

 

The role:

  • Supporting the Account Managers and customers to specify and design Audio Systems
  • Respond to customer enquiries, attending site to identify the client’s requirements
  • Co-ordination of sales projects
  • Provide quotations, technical presentations and product demonstrations if necessary
  • Providing technical advice, solving client issues

 

The package provides:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous mileage allowance
  • Company pension
  • Healthcare Package
  • Death-in-Service
  • 20 days holiday (with additional days added for length of service)

To apply:

Apply in confidence to: john.nibloe@midwich.com

 

 

Company: VP Bastion Ltd

 

Job title:                Sales Manager (Audio Visual)

Location:              Berkshire/ Hampshire/ Oxfordshire/ Wiltshire

Position Type:      Full Time

 

VP Bastion Ltd is a specialist audio-visual company based in Andover, Hampshire with customers throughout the UK. Our primary markets are HM Courts Service, System Integrators, and Local Government.

In conjunction with our sister company Sound Advice PA Installations Ltd (specialising in Local Government, Education and Places of Worship) we are looking for an individual with both technical and commercial ability to join our team.

 

Do you have the following personal attributes and skills?

  • An experienced audio-visual technical background
  • Proven commercial negotiating skills
  • Ability to write formal proposals that concisely promote the benefits of your recommended solutions
  • Develop strong and positive working relationship with clients
  • Not afraid of cold calling, when required
  • Personable
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

The role:

  • Lead our sales efforts in Local Government, looking at AV Presentation systems, discussion systems and webcasting
  • Produce and present compelling proposals and product demonstrations
  • Providing technical advice, solving client issues

 

The package provides:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous mileage allowance
  • Company pension
  • Death-in-Service
  • 20-25 days holiday (depending on seniority)

To apply

Apply in confidence to the Managing Director:                    iain.steele@vpbastion.co.uk

 

 

Company: Sound Advice PA Installations Ltd/VP Bastion Ltd

 

Job title:                Technical Sales Support

Location:              Hampshire/Wiltshire

Position Type:      Full Time

 

Sound Advice PA Installations Ltd is a specialist audio-visual company based in Andover, Hampshire with customers throughout the UK. Our primary markets are Local Government Councils, Education and Places of Worship.

In conjunction with our sister company VP Bastion Ltd, we are looking for an individual with both technical and commercial ability to join our team.

We are ISO9001, CHAS and Constructionline accredited

 

Do you have the following personal attributes and skills?

  • Personable: do people naturally warm to you?
  • Good communicator: can you identify the key issues and explain them to people in a way that they understand?
  • An experienced audio-visual technical background
  • Want to expand your skills into sales/sales support
  • Do you have analytical and problem solving skills

 

The role:

  • Supporting the Sales Manager to specify detailed technically compliant and cost effective proposals
  • In response to customer enquiries attending site to identify the clients requirements
  • Co-ordination of sales projects
  • Produce and present quotations, technical presentations and product demonstrations
  • Providing technical advice, solving client issues

The package provides:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous mileage allowance
  • Company pension
  • Death-in-Service
  • 20-25 days holiday (depending on seniority)

To apply

Apply in confidence to our MD:                   iain.steele@vpbastion.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Eddy O’Hare MInstSCE is seeking a new challenge within the professional Audio/Public Address/Lighting installation industry. To view Eddy’s profile please click here. You can contact Eddy direct by email; eddyohare@virginmedia.com.

 

Mark Davenport MInstSCE is looking for a job within the sound and communications industry. Read more about Mark’s experience here, and if you have any opportunities, please get in touch with Mark directly.

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