CALL US
EMAIL US

Careers

Careers 2018-05-17T13:30:27+00:00

Careers at Northern Balance

At Northern Balance, we are looking to expand our team and require motivated professional people to deliver expert advice and first class service and support every time.

We are proud to be the leading UKAS accredited weighing specialists in the North of England. Our skilled team are trained in all aspects of weighing technology, from ultra-micro balances to high capacity industrial scales and everything in between, and undertake regular training to keep their product knowledge and technical abilities up to date.

Our work covers the supply, service, calibration and repair of balances and scales from analytical balances through to industrial check-weighers and everything in between.

Current Vacancies

General Administrator (North East Office)
Accounts Administrator (North East Office)
Service Engineer (North East Office)
Sales Administrator (North East Office)
Service Engineer (Yorkshire Office)

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to careers@northernbalance.co.uk with the role you are applying in the subject line.

Service Engineers – Gateshead

We are now looking to expand our team and require motivated professional Service Engineers to help ensure our customers receive excellence every time and we continue to grow as a business.

Competitive
Salary

Company Vehicle & Fuel Card

Performance Bonus

Company
Pension

Laptop & Mobile Phone

Service Engineer Role & Responsibilities:

  • Service and calibration of weighing equipment
  • Completion of calibration certificates
  • Preparation of UKAS calibration worksheets
  • Delivery of new/repaired equipment
  • Repair of weighing equipment
  • Engaging with customers in our product offering
  • Promotion of Northern Balance’s services to potential customers
  • Manual handling of weights and weighing equipment

Skills Required:

  • Engineering/Electrical/Electro-Mechanical Background Preferred
  • UKAS Knowledge Preferred
  • Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving & Diagnostic skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • IT Literate
  • Full Valid UK Driving Licence

Competency Requirements:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Technical Excellence
  • Customer Excellence

Location

Based at our North East Office in Gateshead, Tyneside

Back To Top

Service Engineers – Leeds

We are now looking to expand our team and require motivated professional Service Engineers to help ensure our customers receive excellence every time and we continue to grow as a business.

Competitive
Salary

Company Vehicle & Fuel Card

Performance Bonus

Company
Pension

Laptop & Mobile Phone

Service Engineer Role & Responsibilities:

  • Service and calibration of weighing equipment
  • Completion of calibration certificates
  • Preparation of UKAS calibration worksheets
  • Delivery of new/repaired equipment
  • Repair of weighing equipment
  • Engaging with customers in our product offering
  • Promotion of Northern Balance’s services to potential customers
  • Manual handling of weights and weighing equipment

Skills Required:

  • Engineering/Electrical/Electro-Mechanical Background Preferred
  • UKAS Knowledge Preferred
  • Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem Solving & Diagnostic skills
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • IT Literate
  • Full Valid UK Driving Licence

Competency Requirements:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Technical Excellence
  • Customer Excellence

Location

Based at our Yorkshire Office near Leeds, West Yorkshire

Back To Top

Sales Administrator – Gateshead

We are now looking to expand our team and require a motivated Sales Administrator to help us achieve our sales growth while maintaining our customer excellence.

Competitive
Salary

Performance Bonus

Company
Pension

Sales Administrator Role & Responsibilities:

  • Raising Quotations
  • Dealing with New and existing Customers to generate and increase sales
  • Liaising with Suppliers
  • Raising Purchase Orders
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with customer queries, etc.
  • Assisting in driving the business forward in a professional manner
  • Filing and general secretarial/administrative duties

This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out additional duties as and when requested.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Well organised and able to use own initiative
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent numeracy & Literacy skills
  • IT Literate
  • Excellent Telephone manner
  • Attention to Detail
  • Sage Experience (Desirable)

Competency Requirements:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Customer Excellence

Location

Based at our North East Office in Gateshead, Tyneside

Back To Top

General Administrator – Gateshead

We are now looking to expand our team and require a motivated General Administrator to help ensure our customers receive ‘excellence’ every time as we continue to grow as a business.

Competitive
Salary

Performance Bonus

Company
Pension

General Administrator Role & Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining all customer related records
  • Supplier Questionnaires/Administration
  • Providing quotations and obtaining purchase orders
  • Data input into CRM and Sage
  • Sales administration
  • Answering the telephone and dealing with customer queries, etc.
  • Filing and general secretarial/administrative duties

This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out additional duties as and when requested.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Excellent numeracy & Literacy skills
  • IT Literate
  • Excellent Telephone manner
  • Attention to Detail
  • Sage Experience (Desirable)

Competency Requirements:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Customer Excellence

Location

Based at our North East Office in Gateshead, Tyneside

Back To Top

Account Administrator – Gateshead

Northern Balance continues to grow in a challenging climate and is now looking to recruit an Accounts Administrator to help develop and manage the day to day financial operations of the business. This is a key role in the financial and operational management of Northern Balance. The post holder will be working closely with the Finance Director and department heads to accurately record financial transactions, interpret meaningful information for all departments and to improve efficiencies and to limit potential risks.

Competitive
Salary

Performance Bonus

Company
Pension

Accounts Administrator Role & Responsibilities:

  • Accurately record financial transactions using Sage Accounts software
  • Accurately enter SOP and POP records
  • Ordering of new products/components from suppliers
  • Conduct credit referencing against new customers and existing customers
  • Responsible for credit control
  • Creatively challenge processes to streamline operations with the consultation of stakeholders
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Supplier Statement reconciliation
  • Preparation of detailed Management Accounts
  • Supporting in the production of operational reports to be submitted to Board.

This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to carry out additional duties as and when requested.

Skills Required:

  • Professional and courteous telephone manner
  • AAT Qualified (Preferred)
  • Accounts Experience (2 years Min)
  • Highly organised & Attention to Detail
  • Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Sage Accounts (Preferred)

Competency Requirements:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Customer Excellence

Location

Based at our North East Office in Gateshead, Tyneside

Back To Top

To apply please email your CV and covering letter to careers@northernbalance.co.uk with the role you are applying in the subject line.

Call Now