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Employment opportunities at Mclennan

 Technical Support Engineer

The candidate will be a self-motivated, organised individual with a strong knowledge of Electronic Engineering. A good understanding on motion control and programming techniques would also be required. Plus an understanding on basic physics (for motion equations, motor powers, inertias etc.) would also be required.

General days to day activities would be to support customer and production team with technical and practical support. Develop software ranging from small modules to complete machine controls. System design integration and work onsite with customers to commission motion systems and software. A technical qualification equivalent to an HNC, a degree in engineering or science or better, or be able to demonstrate practical experience will be required.

Ability to communicate on a wide range of technical levels and to systematically solve problems is vital. They must develop and maintain a high level of service to customers. They will be required to attend customer meetings with Sales managers as and when required. Assisting Sales managers with customer quotations and write functional design specifications with customers.

The candidate must possess a confident manner both on the telephone and in face to face situations, pus be capable of operating under pressures, provided by tight deadlines and customer application problems.

Confidence with computer systems is essential, programming software, CAD and schematic drawing packages and experience of Microsoft Office and contact databases and stock management systems (we use Sapphire V12) would be an advantage.

The position is office based our offices in Ash Vale, Surrey – the candidate should be located within easy travelling distance.

A salary will be offered according to candidates experience and qualifications, a route to a pension scheme will be provided and travel on a company business will be funded by the company.

Any further enquiries should be addressed via email to graham.wingate@mclennan.co.uk

 

 

Internal Sales Assistant

The candidate should be self-motivated and able to work in a team, with a background or a desire to work in mechanical, Electrical or Electronic Engineering.  They should possess a technical qualification BTEC Level 3 or at least have GCSE’s in English, Maths and Science.  Experience in motion control, scientific research equipment or machine maintenance would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

 Initially the role will focus on handling enquiries, quotes and orders for existing products so a systematic and disciplined approach to administrative tasks is required.  Later on, the ability to solve problems systematically with a confident use of mathematics would be an advantage as the candidate could be required to size motors, drives, power supplies etc. from first principles - training will be provided. 

The candidate must have a good standard of spoken & written English although any foreign language skills would also be useful (especially French) and possess a confident manner both on the telephone and in face to face situations. They must be capable of operating under pressure provided by tight deadlines and customer supply and application problems.

Confidence with computer systems is essential, experience of Microsoft Office, contact databases, and stock management systems would be an advantage.

The position would suit either a young person looking to train in a technical sales role (an apprenticeship could be an option), or a recently qualified engineer / technician with a desire to move into sales.  Alternatively the role could be adapted to suit a more experienced person leaving the armed forces, returning to work after a period of absence, or someone no longer wishes to endure the rigours of a field sales role.

The position is based in our offices in Ash Vale, so the candidate will ideally be located within easy travelling distance.

A basic salary of £20,000 to £25,000 will be on offer according to candidates experience and qualifications and travel on company business will be funded by the company.

 

Any further enquiries should be addressed via email to graham.wingate@mclennan.co.uk


Internal Sales Engineer

The candidate will be a self-motivated individual with a background in mechanical, Electrical or Electronic Engineering and a technical qualification equivalent to ONC / BTEC Level 5 or better, or be able to demonstrate relevant practical experience.  Understanding of motion control, scientific research equipment or machine maintenance is essential, but full training will be given to suitable candidates.

An important part of the role is the ability to solve problems systematically with a confident use of mathematics as the candidate will be required to generate solutions from first principles e.g. size motors, drives, power supplies etc.  Detailed product training will be provided.

The candidate must posses a confident manner both on the telephone and in face to face situations and be capable of operating under pressure provided by tight deadlines and customer application problems.

Confidence with computer systems is essential, experience of Microsoft Office and contact databases and stock management systems (we use Sapphire V12) would be an advantage.

The position ideally demands a proven sales track record in a similar role.  However, sales training can be provided for a suitable candidate.

The position is office based in our offices in Ash Vale, Surrey - the candidate should be located within easy travelling distance. 

A basic salary of £25,000 to £30,000 will be on offer according to candidates experience and qualifications, a route to a pension scheme will be provided and travel on company business will be funded by the company. 

 

Any further enquiries should be addressed via email to graham.wingate@mclennan.co.uk

 


Employment agencies, brokers or short term contract staff should not apply for any posts advertised.

Mclennan Servo Supplies is a specialist manufacturer and distributor of precision motion control equipment with over forty years in the field of stepper, servo and brushless motors, drives and controls and complete turn-key systems.  During that time it has been our aim to continually develop a motion control programme that provides the optimum combination of price, performance and reliability.  No company can produce the complete spectrum of products needed to fully meet the demands of modern industry and therefore the manufacture and distribution of high quality motor and associated products remains an important part of our strategy.  Unlike most distributors Mclennan has also established its own design, development and manufacturing capability to ensure that we can provide a complete and optimised mechatronics solution.

General employment conditions - not specifically related to any posts above and subject to contract of employment.

  • Positions advertised are permanent
  • Hours, 9:00 to 5:30 Monday through Friday
  • Holidays, 20 days starting rising to 29 days on a 1 extra day per year basis, plus all statutory holidays
  • Workplace pension scheme is now in place
  • Salary depending on experience, according to post offered