UK and Europe Sales Manager – Water and Wastewater Instrumentation

£30,000 – £38,000 plus commission and benefits.

OTE: £50,000 – £60,000

Smart Storm is a growing instrumentation company and one of the only UK companies to manufacture its own range of products for water and waste water measurement and control. The company, which is relatively young has designed and developed an advanced range of products following several years of research and development and as part of the company’s growth plans it is relocating its offices to Gwynedd in North Wales. The company now seeks an experienced and energetic sales manager to promote its products in the UK and Europe and to work alongside the Managing Director, Business Director and Export manager to rapidly grow the company. This is an exciting new opportunity to be involved in the early stages of an embryonic company and benefit from the rewards that come with company growth and expansion.

Smart Storm is effectively a new kid on the block, so you should be an individual who likes a new challenge and bring with you new ideas and motivation. The right individual will benefit from a fast and exciting career development.

Ideally, you should be based in North Wales or the North of England or the Midlands.

You must:

  • Have at least 4 years’ experience in water and/or wastewater related service or manufacturing industries such as process instrumentation, level and flow, water quality instruments, pumps and valves etc.
  • Have a proven record of sales growth and success.
  • Have an understanding of the water and wastewater routes to market.
  • Have sold into water companies and industrial markets such as Food and Drink, Pharmaceuticals, Green processing.
  • Be able to develop new business and open up new markets.
  • Be able to be forward thinking and bring new ideas into the business to promote growth.
  • Have the energy, drive and determination to grow an emerging business.
  • Higher level qualification in business administration and/or engineering (Chemistry, Instrumentation, Electronics, Mechanical, Environmental)
  • Strong interpersonal skills (good people motivator), solid sales ability, excellent communication skills and very strong team building skills.
  • An excellent command of English.
  • Be a self-starter with strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Have the willingness to travel extensively.
  • Highly developed skill and expertise in customer interaction, contract negotiation and issue resolution.
  • Be able to work cross functionally and independently within a fast-flowing business.

Your duties will include

  • Developing a UK and European customer base.
  • Rapidly increasing sales.
  • Proactively developing the sales function in the company at all levels.
  • Proactively visiting customers to introduce the Smart Storm product range and provide training sessions where necessary.
  • Developing new agents in the UK and Europe.
  • Developing the company’s new CRM database.
  • Supporting company promotions such as advertising, brochures, videos and trade shows.
  • Demonstrating to the Directors a thorough and up to date understanding of the current state of water and wastewater markets and up and coming opportunities.
  • Provide detailed sales reports.

You will be supported by:

  • Experienced Directors in water and waste water business.
  • Export Manager.
  • Office Manager.
  • Internal Digital Sales Engineer.
  • Strong Research and Development staff.
  • Technical Support staff

Please submit your details in the contact form below or call 01422 363462.

C# Development Engineer

£25k – £38k depending on experience

Smart Storm design and manufacture the world’s most advanced products for Water and Waste Water management and control. The Smart Storm product range sets itself apart from its competitors through innovative design with features and benefits not offered by our competitors. The company seeks a C# Software Development Engineer to join our research and development team in developing new advanced products and supporting existing products. You will be based either in our North Wales Headquarters but could be considered for location in our West Yorkshire offices.

You will have the following skills:

  • C# and .NET application development for a minimum of 3 years.
  • BSc degree in Computer Engineering or other appropriate software background.
  • Solid programming experience in C and C++
  • Proven experience in software design with pre-emptive, multitasking real-time operating systems preferably in sensor-based instrumentation.
  • Good knowledge of applying rugged software techniques for industrial applications.
  • Digital interfacing experience including Modbus, SPI, Serial Communications etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
  • Strong communication, documentation and writing skills

You will be responsible for:

  • Software development and maintenance
  • Designing, developing, coding, testing and debugging system software
  • Reviewing code & design
  • Designing & implementing software of embedded devices and systems from requirements to production and commercial deployment
  • Analysing and enhancing efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
  • Integrating and validating new software designs
  • Support software QA and optimize performance
  • Provide post-production support
  • Interface with hardware design & development
  • Assess third party and open source software
  • Software data repository management
  • Managing our ISO9001:2015 software procedures

The Person

  • Be comfortable working in a variety of roles.​
  • Be capable of working to deadlines.​
  • Be able to demonstrate original and proactive thinking.​
  • Be able to work in a small team.​
  • To work flexibly.
  • Be highly motivated with a desire to learn new skills.​
  • Be able to communicate well both verbally and in writing.​

Please submit your details in the contact form below or call 01422 363462.