Careers

We are always on the lookout for talented electrical and mechanical engineers.

Whether you are an experienced engineer, or leaving college or university, we may have the position for you.

Please send your details through to simon.mander@avanti-conveyors.co.uk or lorraine.drake@avanti-conveyors.co.uk and we’ll be in touch.

JOB TITLE:                    Mechanical Designer

REPORTING TO:                  Senior Project Manager

JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY:

To assist our current designer with project design, to detail the release of designs to our engineering manager, ensure all releases and BOM’s are complete. To produce CAD layouts and to be the point of reference for technical queries during the project life cycle

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES:

To complete CAD drawings from site surveys

To maintain all technical project drawings and files.

To prepare mechanical designs and drawings for a range of material handling equipment

To visit customer sites and prepare accurate site surveys and measurements for drawings as required

Drive continual improvement in design and work with the engineering manager to find more cost effective designs

PERSONAL PROFILE :

 Proven experience in working within a technical engineering environment with minimum HNC in mechanical engineering

Working knowledge of engineering design process and the ability to use Autocad and Inventor

Excellent people skills

Confidence, enthusiasm, self-motivation & determination

Ability to deal with complex tasks and deliver them to a known budget

Clear communication skills at all levels, especially verbal

Strong organisational and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise well

Attention to detail - accurate and methodical in work

Calm, reliable, trustworthy, unflappable, and cheerful

A driving licence

Previous experience of working with the material handling industry would be beneficial but is not essential

CVs and further information to andy.liles@avanti-conveyors.co.uk

 

Sales Executive Needed – UK, Ireland and (possibly) ROW!

We are recruiting a new sales professional to join our team and support us in our continued sales growth. Candidates should have all or most of the following:-

  • A track record of capital goods sales
  • A proven track record of on-going sales success
  • Have the presence and “gravitas” to work at high level with senior executives of multi-national companies
  • Can work well on their own and generate sales leads
  • Are well organised and can handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Are able to explain complex new product concepts at all levels
  • Wish to make a career move for the next 5 to 10 years with an established, entrepreneurial materials handling company
  • Wants to have some fun in their career over the next 5 to 10 years!

There is a downloadable Job Description alongside this advert, so feel free to take a look!

If you feel you would like to come and have a chat with us, including more in-depth details about this career role, the benefits (including potential equity options) then please send your CV with a short introduction letter to lorraine.drake@avanti-conveyors.co.uk

 

Engineers Wanted

We're currently on the lookout for talented systems engineers to join our team based at our offices in Furness Vale; we are especially interested in graduates with solid engineering foundations, and any experience of robotics or PLCs would be a bonus.

You'll be involved in the design, testing and commissioning of bespoke software solutions for automated conveyor systems, automatic transfer cars, pick and place robots and research and development activities on new software products.

Our current team come from all walks of life - they have a mixture of qualifications, including BSc and MSc degrees, and also speak a number of different languages between them, which comes in handy when working on European contracts.

In return, you'll get a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, pension contributions and access to a private healthcare scheme.