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Careers

 

Mecmesin is Europe's leading manufacturer of force and torque measurement systems. Established for more than 35 years, we are a trusted brand, with thousands of customers across the world relying on our products to guarantee the quality of their components, materials and finished products, from factory floor through to the R&D laboratory, in multiple industries.

 

Our success is no coincidence - it is the result of the skills and commitment of our employees around the world.

Benefits

Mecmesin is a family friendly company who genuinely care about each member of staff and their needs, as an employee of Mecmesin some of your staff benefits include;

  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Flexi Time
  • Access to the cycle to work scheme

We also have a calendar packed with social activities and gatherings. These include a Summer BBQ, Christmas Parties, bowling, quiz nights and even race evenings.  We organise 2 fundraising events each year to support charities voted for by our employees, and not forgetting the fresh fruit, photograph competitions and cycle rides we organise to encourage staff to get out and about and stay healthy!!


Welder / Fabricator

We are a local company looking for an experienced Welder/ Fabricator to join a small team at Horsham Sheet Metal. The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of fine limit sheet metal work. This will include being able to produce sheet metal assemblies in various materials, be it welded or riveted, and finished to a high standard. Additional experience in Fabrication, MIG and TIG welding would be beneficial.

The salary for this role will depend on the individual’s skills level.

Technical Sales Engineer

We are seeking an experienced Technical Sales Engineer to generate new enquiries, achieve sales targets and establish and maintain good relationships with new and existing customers whilst promoting the full range of Mecmesin products. Additionally a contribution to worldwide sales is expected through support at exhibitions and demonstrations.

This role will cover the South/South West of England and South Wales so ideally the successful candidate will live in the area South of Birmingham e.g. Oxford, Aylesbury, Reading, Swindon, Bristol

  • After comprehensive training you will be able to present a technical product and assist customers in finding the correct product to meet their needs though a problem solving sales approach.
  • The candidate we seek will be able to demonstrate successful direct technical sales experience of around 3 years in a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Sound technical knowledge combined with an electronic/mechanical background, ideally in metrology or inspection equipment, together with and a recognised engineering qualification would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written are a prerequisite along with good IT skills including MS Office and using CRM’s and databases.
  • Experience of software controlled machinery is highly desirable, but paramount is a willingness to learn and interest in Mecmesin products and the desire and motivation to achieve and improve sales figures.

To effectively manage the sales area you should be willing to work from home and be prepared to travel including staying away from home 2/3 nights per week. The Company has a stakeholder pension scheme, death in service benefits as well as private healthcare provision. In addition a company car is provided along with laptop and mobile phone and legitimate expenses will be reimbursed.

Administration /Purchasing Apprentice

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic business admin/purchasing apprentice who will be working within a Purchasing department providing administration support. This new role would be suitable a person who likes variety in their job and has a flexible approach to work. Alongside your administration duties you will gain a basic understanding of how Procurement functions within a business.

The successful applicant will learn to :

  • Communicate in a business environment.
  • Learn the principles & tools of business communication and information.
  • Manage Personal and Professional Development.
  • Principles of Business Communication and Information.
  • Principles of Business Administration.
  • Principles of Business.

Purchasing tasks will include:

  • Administration support for the Purchasing team.
  • Expediting outstanding orders from suppliers.
  • Some online ordering of parts/consumables.

 

You will need to be highly organised with a methodical approach to work with excellent communication skills and the confidence to deal with suppliers in a friendly but professional manner.

Stores Technician

We are seeking a capable Stores Technician to work in Stores/Goods In/Despatch area at our headquarters in Slinfold, Horsham. The successful Stores Technician must be a good team worker and able to be flexible, working extra hours occasionally if required to meet despatch deadlines.

 

The main responsibilities will be:

  • To work with attention to detail and to ensure all documentation is accurate for each order.
  • To input “goods in” onto the computer system following operational procedures.
  • To work closely with the Quality Department to ensure the quality of “goods in” components meet the agreed and set ISO Standards
  • To kit components for the assembly team, following the given lists.
  • To pack Mecmesin products effectively to prevent damage in transit and follow the set procedures for the necessary despatch documentation and computer updates.
  • To have good organization skills and work in a methodical manner.
  • To assist with the monthly stock take accounting procedures.
  • To work well with colleagues as part of the team and communicate effectively with staff from other departments.
  • To ensure all aspects of Health and Safety are followed at all times

Ideally the candidate needs to be physically fit and able to lift and carry components and products

Senior Drupal Developer

We are seeking an ambitious Senior Drupal Developer to work on the large scale redevelopment of our online web presence. The company has a range of websites and microsites, primarily built in Joomla, but has been moving to a Drupal 7 platform over the last two years. You will need to demonstrate experience in Drupal front and back end development.

We have ambitious plans for integrating our web platforms with our internal systems and this position will have an active role in defining and implementing these solutions.

You will be instrumental in developing Mecmesin’ s website strategy, with the key objective of developing and promoting new and current Company websites/microsites/intranets in order to generate new business opportunities for Mecmesin.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver all phases of new Drupal website/microsite/system integration and development i.e. planning and analysis, development, integration, and testing including managing multiple priorities
  • Assist the Marketing Manager with planning and implementing web strategy.
  • Make recommendations regarding the usability, navigation and architecture of our current websites/microsites/intranets and ensure their improvement.
  • Develop visual concepts such as wireframes, explain the rationale and communicate the vision to management.
  • Identify new trends, initiatives and practice in web development. Be proactive and receptive to ideas from external inputs. Explain the rationale behind new ideas/developments to communicate the vision to management.
  • Manage the hosting of the Company’s websites/microsites/intranets.
  • Work with the Content team to optimise all Company websites via search engine optimisation techniques, PPC, link building and social media.
  • Work with the Content team to ensure updating of all content e.g. images, copy etc. on the Company websites/microsites applies the company’s graphic standards, ensuring brand standardization.
  • Use real-time web analytic data and tracking codes to conduct regular reporting, tracking and monitoring of visitor numbers and campaign performance and report results to management.
  • Manage the relationship with the translators of the Company’s foreign language websites.
  • Ensures all company websites are backed up on a weekly basis and ensure all Company websites/microsites are functioning correctly at all times. In times of emergency ensure minimal downtime.
  • Manage the Company’s domain names.

 

You will need:

  • Proven experience of developing Drupal web solutions: backend and frontend development
  • Proven experience developing and managing high profile websites, preferably including foreign language websites
  • Knowledge of open source CMS in particular Drupal and Joomla, HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, JavaScript and JQuery
  • Experience with version control, such as GIT
  • Knowledge of web accessibility & UI best practice
  • Up-to-date knowledge of on-page SEO techniques
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practice for web security
  • Google AdWords & analytics experience
  • Degree qualified or significant relevant knowledge gained from experience.
  • Strong self-motivation and a positive attitude with energy to achieve set goals with enthusiasm
  • Good people skills with the ability to maintain relationships with staff and distributors using diplomacy when required.
  • Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)
  • High-level organisational and time management skills

IT Support Apprentice

We are seeking additional support in the IT department and would like an enthusiastic, keen to learn person interested in all aspects of IT Helpdesk Support. You will respond to calls as first line support for example, install, maintain and repair PC/laptop/tablet hardware and software, including drivers and printers. You will be expected to log all Helpdesk enquires and solutions, and therefore you should have an organised, methodical approach to work with good communication skills. Alongside these daily duties you will be expected to study a formal college IT Apprenticeship course, one day per week day release, to increase your knowledge in the subject area and gain additional skills to use in the workplace.

Electronics Engineer

We are seeking a talented Electronics Engineer to design and develop electronic hardware for Mecmesin products. This involves circuit design, layout, prototyping, test and production support.

Enthusiasm to learn about our products is essential as you will be required to provide technical electronics support and advice about new and existing products to other departments within Mecmesin. You will have to ensure that your designs are well documented in line with our quality systems. You will also be expected to have enough electronics design experience to provide guidance to junior members of staff.

Ideally the right candidate will have:

  • An Electronic Engineering based degree qualification or equivalent
  • About 5 years' experience designing hardware in a manufacturing environment
  • good knowledge of electronic and microprocessor design
  • good knowledge of analogue and digital sensor interface
  • experience of electronic control of single and 3 phase DC motor systems
  • experience of multilayered PCB Design and layout
  • experience of CE certification / EMC / LVD

Added to this you must be able to work in a methodical and organized way with good communication skills as you will be part of the multi-disciplinary new product development team.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

If you are interested in any of the above positions please send your CV to Alice Parker, Internal Recruiter/ HR Coordinator with a covering email highlighting your skills and experience to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If none of the advertised vacancies are what you are looking for but you are still interested in working for the Mecmesin Group of Companies please send in your CV and we will contact you if we have any suitable roles in the future.

To All Recruitment Agencies At Mecmesin we have the resources to recruit in-house, so we have a general “No Recruitment Agency” policy however, we now have a PSL in place so, on the rare occasion that we do use specialist recruitment agencies, we will only use people who are on this list and have been approved. Our PSL is reviewed annually and the next review will be in March 2018, if you wish to apply to be on the PSL list please contact Alice in March and she will send you over the application form.