Careers at AcSoft & Svantek UK

Interested in a career at one of the leading suppliers of noise, vibration and air quality measurement equipment and software? Discover all our current job opportunities.

About Us 

We are a leading provider of innovative instrumentation and software, specialising in the dynamic fields of acoustics, air quality, and vibration within a broad range of industries. Our innovative solutions cater to diverse sectors, including aerospace, train manufacturing, automotive, and audio engineering. As a family-run business, we take pride in our ability to outperform expectations, using professional processes and automated workflows to stay ahead in a competitive world. Customer service is at the core of our values, driving every decision we make.

Our instrumentation stands out with unique features that set it apart from the competition, giving our dynamic sales team the ultimate edge in the market. Some of our tools include Advanced particle velocity measurement systems that enable the user to measure noise in environments that some would say is impossible. With our business growing at a fast yet sustainable pace, we need the best team to help us reach the next level. Now is the right time to join our growing business, you will have the opportunity to grow your own skills and open new doors for future career development in the everchanging world of acoustics.

Our mission is to provide customers with solutions that will save them both time and money. As a customer of ours you will benefit from our excellent support services, which includes on site field visits and custom training programmes that will ensure you feel comfortable and confident in what is an extremely difficult industry.

Our hardware and support packages are aligned to our message; they are simple and built to provide customers with a robust and time saving solution.

Location

Our offices are in Bedford at the Priory Business Park, easily accessible from the A421 and close to Milton Keynes. We have parking on site (free) and are located close to restaurants, pubs and supermarkets. Beautiful lakes and parks are accessible close by for lunchtime walks.

Company Culture 

Our office is home to a diverse team with expertise in marketing, accounts, sales, admin and engineering. Each member of our team, current and future, embodies a strong commitment to our mission and objectives. We encourage a fun yet professional work environment that supports personal skill development and career advancement.

Equal Opportunities

AcSoft and Svantek UK are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all
employees.

Current Vacanices

  • Field Sales

    Sales Engineer

    We are on the lookout for an enthusiastic and dedicated Sales Engineer to join our team, collaborating closely with our senior applications engineer.

    • The ideal candidate is driven by a desire to succeed
    • Understands the reason for giving the best customer service in every interaction
    • Has good knowledge of CRM, especially in Salesforce
    • Can show a history of high performance against Sales KPIs in previous roles
    • Can use all forms of modern communication techniques to create relationships with new prospects to help grow an area
    • The ability to present products and services to all levels of engineers and peers
    • A hungry attitude to succeed and a desire to push the business forward at all opportunities. And can show a history of going above and beyond in previous roles
    • A background in technology and preferably instrumentation would be advantageous.

    Benefits and Perks:

    • 25 days of holiday, with the choice to buy or sell days (earning extra days every 5 years) Standard bank holidays
    • Free parking and a modern office with only the best coffee available
    • Flexible working options: from home, in the field, or at our modern Bedford offices
    • Company pension scheme
    • High-quality field equipment, including laptops, mobile phones, and tablets.
    • Comprehensive training in both sales and acoustics
    • Car allowance
    • Competitive salary
    • Bonus scheme based on a percentage of sales

    Objectives in the role:

    To reach the business targets and Goals set out as part of the overall business strategy

    • Appointment creation and business development
    • Appointment attendance
    • Personal brand building
    • Building the brand of the business
    • Hitting and exceeding commercial targets set for the business
    • Become a leader and lead the team to success

     

    Applications Process

    For more information or to apply, get in touch or email sales@acsoft.co.uk quoting ‘Sales Engineer’ as the email subject.

  • Internal Sales

    Business Development Executive

    Key objectives in the role

    The business development department is a key growth area for the business. It’s vital that we are proactive in making appointments and creating relationships with our audience so that we stay ahead of our competition. The results from this department significantly impact the overall performance of the business, making it a crucial part of the company.

    You will be responsible for the following key objectives in your role.

    • Booking appointments with new prospects and introducing our business and services to them. This includes qualification meetings that you will organise and host before passing quality leads and meetings over to field managers.
    • Booking appointments with existing customers and creating new relationships within these organisations. Both existing and new meetings have key performance indicators that you will be working towards.
    • Managing your own sales pipeline to the business’ structured sales process, responding to customers in a fast and efficient manor, maximising the potential in your pipeline. We have a 4-hour max contact time, and a process that must be followed for sales follow up.
    • Supporting sales field mangers with generating quotations and helping the team reach their objectives. This will include quoting for your team, chasing up opportunities and liaising with customers.
    • We have a strong focus on telephone conversations as a primary method of communication. You will have key performance indicators on the quality of your calls and the amount of calls in a day. This will be agreed with your line manager.
    • Visit customers on site with the field team to help build strong relationships.
    • As a small business you will be asked to cover team members in times of absence and help around the office. We also have a fantastic culture of team spirit and so it’s important that you can work well in a team.
    • Some travel may be required to attend sales conferences and exhibitions as well as visiting customers with the field sales team (all costs covered by the company)

     

    Qualifications and Experience

    • Proven experience in a proactive business development role with evidence of meeting and exceeding objectives for 3+ years
    • Preferably have experience selling an engineering, instrumentation-based product or service.
    • Minimum of GRADE 4 GSCE in English, Science and Maths
    • Degree in Science or Business Led Subjects will have an advantage
    • Experience using customer relationship management systems such as Salesforce and can show an understanding of the benefits of such system.
    • Experience using Microsoft Office – Word – Excel – PowerPoint – Outlook.
    • Attention to detail as this role will be working with mass data and processes.

     

    Applications Process

    Interested candidates should submit their CV, application form and cover letter to Aidan Hubbard (Sales Director) Ahubbard@acsoft.co.uk.

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