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Sales Manager

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Sales Manager.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, car allowance, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To manage the UK sales team and deliver the UK sales budget;
  • To drive Meech sales across all product ranges, both UK and export;
  • To assist with business development.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Sales Director, the main activities and responsibilities of the Sales Manager will include:

  • Day-to-day management of the UK sales team of 3 Sales Engineers;
  • Create and lead a strategic approach to deliver and exceed the UK sales budget;
  • Develop existing customer relationships (with OEMs) in order to maximise sales which will include customer visits in both the UK and overseas;
  • Work on business development projects to drive international sales;
  • Create and implement plans to increase revenue from agreed key customers or sectors;
  • Work with the marketing department to create specific marketing tools and sales plans for new products;
  • Co-ordination of major commercial projects, tenders, proposals and quotations;
  • updating the business development and tactical plans for the static and systems product range on a regular (e.g. annual) basis;
  • Reviewing pricing strategies and annual updating of Recommended Price Lists;
  • Maintaining awareness of markets, process technologies, customer needs and competitor activities;
  • Attending exhibitions;
  • Supporting Directors in the development of distributors & other channels to market, including responding to day to day questions and enquiries;
  • Providing input to the strategic planning and annual budgeting processes;
  • Seeking opportunities for product differentiation & competitive advantage;
  • Assisting with specialised technical sales and product support, including product and application training, to Meech sales personnel and distributors worldwide;
  • Assisting the Sales Director with breaking down sales information, analysing the data for trends and making recommendations as a result;
  • Any other duties as may reasonably be required from time to time.

Person Specifications and Requirements:

  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire;
  • Proven track record of managing a sales team;
  • B2B Sales management experience in a related industry;
  • Proactive, self-motivated and achievement driven;
  • Organised, confident, self-disciplined, thorough and logical;
  • Effective analysis and decision making and strategic thinking skills;
  • Languages would be a benefit;
  • Willingness to travel overseas as required, typically 8 to 10 weeks per year;

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Sales Administrator

We currently have a vacancy for a Sales Administrator.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To provide general administrative support to sales and to other departments as required, ensuring that all tasks are appropriately progressed and prioritised.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Marketing Director, the main activities and responsibilities of the Sales Administrator will include:

  • Administration of all company sales quotations, including writing and distribution;
  • Administration of the quote and website enquiries email inboxes;
  • Checking job packs;
  • Filing completed invoices, quotes, job packs and other sales documents accurately within the appropriate filing systems so that they can be readily retrieved;
  • Answering and transferring incoming telephone calls, taking messages if necessary and ensuring they are passed on to the correct person, or where appropriate answering the enquire;
  • Providing general administrative support as required including; enquiries from website, exhibitions and cover for order processing;
  • Developing, documenting and adhering to processes and procedures;
  • Assisting with the annual stocktake and archive filing as required;
  • Assisting with general office administration duties;
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may reasonably be required from time to time.

Person Specifications and Requirements:

  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire;
  • Sales Administration experience would be advantageous;
  • Proactive, self-motivated with good attention to detail;
  • Friendly, organised and a good team player;
  • Good PC skills.

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Marketing Assistant

We currently have a vacancy for a Marketing Assistant.  This is an interesting and varied role, offering a competitive basic salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To provide support to the sales & marketing team, including the administration of the CRM system, organisation of marketing literature and administration support for exhibitions.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Marketing & Design Executive (but also with ‘dotted line’ reporting, as appropriate, to the Marketing Director), the key activities and responsibilities of the Marketing Assistant will include:

  • To provide administration support for the organisation of exhibitions.
  • Research new global exhibitions and administer the global exhibition list and diary;
  • To ensure we have adequate stock of Meech brochures and arranging quotes for printing and organising stock when required;
  • Coordination of the customer relationship management (CRM) system including database cleansing and data input (e.g. enquiries, lists generated by internal sales);
  • Coordinate all CRM imports and exports, manipulation of all data from Navision and the company’s CRM system;
  • Implementation of the new CRM system. Setting up the global database, training, installation and problem solving.
  • Implementation of Mail Chimp with the new CRM.
  • Update the company presentations when required and work with the marketing team to maintain the power point library;
  • Assist the Marketing Coordinator with the administration of Meech’s google drive and support the delivery of the social media strategy;
  • Organise and maintain the image folders;
  • Support the administration of the distributor training weeks;
  • Assist the Marketing Coordinator with the company newsletters;
  • Producing the minutes of marketing meetings;
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may reasonably be required from time to time.

Person Specifications and Requirements:

  • Full-time role based at the Meech head office in Witney, Oxfordshire;
  • Some marketing qualifications and/or experience, ideally gained within an SME environment;
  • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of using the internet and social media as marketing tools;
  • Good organisation, initiative and administration skills; pro-active and flexible approach; able to work independently, managing and prioritising a varied workload;
  • Creative flair and excellent communication skills; able to build positive working relationships internally and externally, write marketing copy and format attractive, readable documents.

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Production Operative

We currently have a vacancy for a Production Operative.  This role offers a good working environment, competitive basic rate of pay, some overtime, annual profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To assemble products across any of the Meech ranges as required in an efficient and timely manner and to the highest possible quality standards;
  • To assist with other aspects of production when necessary, including stock control, packing/despatch, test and administration.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the main activities and responsibilities will include:

  • Assembly of products and components across any of the Meech ranges, adhering to work instructions, quality standards, production schedules etc. as required;
  • Notifying the Purchaser/Stock Controller in a timely manner when stocks of components are becoming low;
  • Cross-training on assembly of different Meech products and components;
  • Adhering to all relevant health and safety requirements at all times;
  • Maintenance of a tidy, safe and efficient work environment;
  • Assisting with the annual stocktake and interim stock counts as required;
  • Working and communicating effectively in the spirit of mutual assistance and teamwork;
  • Notifying relevant personnel of amendments required to work instructions, BOMs, etc;
  • Contributing ideas that may support continuous improvement in terms of production methods, efficiency, new products, jigs/tooling, processes, etc;
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • Assisting with packing/despatch, test and administration when necessary;

Person Specifications and Requirements:

  • Based at Meech’s UK head office in Witney, Oxfordshire;
  • Good understanding/experience of assembling mechanical and electro mechanical products.
  • Team spirit, flexible, helpful attitude and showing initiative;
  • Technical/engineering qualifications would be an advantage;
  • This is a full-time role (37½ hours per week, 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday).

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com

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Production / CAD Engineer

We currently have a vacancy for a Production/CAD Engineer. This is an interesting and challenging opportunity, offering a competitive salary plus discretionary profit share bonus, health insurance, pension scheme, life assurance and other benefits.

Key Objectives of the Role:

  • To control the engineering change process, including creating and managing Bills of Materials
  • To produce accurate and detailed technical drawings as required by the engineering department, customers and suppliers
  • Assist with our engineering requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the main requirements of the role are:

  • Maintain existing BOMs, ensuring that all changes are recorded and effectively communicated.
  • Restructuring the BOMs and linking these to the ERP system.
  • Work collaboratively with Engineering, Quality and Purchasing Depts.
  • Be responsible for some stock administration. Ensuring Navision is regularly updated with any new editions / changes.
  • Monitor the cost of stock and check for anomalies.
  • Update technical drawings as part of the change process.
  • To produce accurate and detailed drawings from an initial brief;
  • Modify existing drawings to bring them up to current specification;
  • Use Autodesk Inventor to create drawing work;
  • Assist with product redesign to continuously improve Meech products;
  • Liaise with suppliers to discuss drawings and requirements;
  • Work closely with other members of the Quality, Engineering and Production teams.

Person Specifications and Requirements:

Essential:

  • 3D CAD experience – preferably Autodesk Inventor but Solidworks / Pro E would be acceptable.
  • Ideally a background in production or mechanical engineering with BOM experience

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of material properties.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and construction methods.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills.

Applications via email to Suzi.Lewis@Meech.com