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Careers

Northern Balance are the leading independent UKAS accredited balance and scales specialists in the north of the England providing core solutions of supply, service, calibration and repair covering Analytical, Check Weighing through to large industrial applications We are truly independent experts offering unbiased information on balances and scales. Our focus is on building strong customer relationships, providing excellent service and ensuring our customers’ needs are at the heart of every decision.

Available Positions

Technical Sales Manager - Based at Northern Balance, Gateshead

We are now looking to expand our team and require an ambitious Senior Technical Sales Manager to drive our business to the next level
Senior Technical Sales Manager Responsibilities:
  • Develop Sales across the UK with initial focus on the North East & Scotland
  • Managing & Developing business new and existing customer base
  • Building partnerships with OEM’s
  • Attending Industry Events
  • Ensuring Sales budget is achieved
  • Handling both technical and commercial enquiries from customers
  • Identifying new business opportunities
  • Provide Monthly Action Plan to Senior Management
Skills Required:
  • Engineering/Science Degree (Preferred)
  • UKAS Knowledge
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent Presentation Skills
Person Specification:
  • The successful applicant will be an experienced technical sales professional ideally within the weighing industry.
  • You will have a good B2B commercial sales background with strong field sales skills
  • Able to present our full product range in detail to Quality, Procurement and End Users
  • You will ideally have worked within a UKAS environment and be technically minded.
  • You will be self-motivated and driven to succeed as this is a real opportunity to stamp your own mark on a growing business with ambitious plans.
Salary: £Competitive plus Car and Bonuses
Location: Gateshead, Tyneside
Email careers@northernbalance.co.uk with your CV and Covering Letter
 

Service Engineer - Based North East of England

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.
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 over our product offering
  • Promotion of Northern Balance’s services with 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
Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Company Vehicle & Fuel Card
  • Company Performance Bonus
  • Company Pension
  • Company Laptop and Mobile Phone
Location: Gateshead, Tyneside
Email careers@northernbalance.co.uk with your CV and Covering Letter
 

Sales Administrator - Based at Northern Balance, 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.
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
Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Company Performance Bonus
  • Company Pension
Location: Gateshead, Tyneside
Email careers@northernbalance.co.uk with your CV and Covering Letter
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