21 Aug 2018

Recruitment: Zünd expansion opens up 3 technical service positions

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Zünd UK is a world leader in the development and manufacture of digital flatbed cutting machinery used in a wide range of industries typically including signs and display graphics, print and packaging, textiles, composites, aerospace, motorsport and the leather industry.

Due to strong growth and continued investment in the development of our customer service provision, Zünd Plotting Systems (UK) Ltd. is currently recruiting for three Service Engineer positions;

  • Northern Field Service Engineer
  • Southern Field Service Engineer
  • Internal Service Support Engineer – Based at St. Albans, UK

For the Field Service Engineer positions, Zünd is seeking a suitably qualified person ideally to HNC, HND, B/Eng or equivalent in any engineering discipline. Candidates must possess strong computer skills and the ability to use CAD or graphics software would be an advantage.

The work involves the installation and maintenance of high value flatbed cutting capital equipment throughout the UK and Ireland and may involve some European travel. Further responsibilities involve training customers on the use of the equipment and software, on site trouble shooting and repair along with remote telephone support.

Candidates must possess good analytical trouble shooting skills, self-motivated, articulate, customer facing, good time management, as well as being able to demonstrate a hands-on, practical and flexible approach.

Candidates should hold a full UK clean driving license and be in a position to travel at short notice if requested - mainly UK and Ireland. The role will potentially involve a proportion of the working week away from home; occasional weekend work may be required.


For the Internal Service Support Engineer position
, the primary responsibility will be to provide telephone/remote access support to our customers and site based engineers regarding all our products, services and applications. In house repairs, and in-house machine refurbishments.

The candidate must possess a good and articulate telephone manner, customer focus, empathy, good analytical trouble shooting skills, self-motivated, as well as being able to demonstrate a hands-on, practical and flexible approach.

The role could potentially involve a small amount of field based work as and when required. Candidates should hold a full UK clean driving license and be able to travel at short notice if requested.

In all cases the right candidates can expect to receive a highly competitive remuneration package, company car, BUPA, contributory pension and a good team of colleagues. Full product training is provided and we offer opportunities for further development.

Applicants should send their CV with a covering letter to: Louise McCord, Zünd Plotting Systems (UK) Ltd. Unit 1, Spring Valley Business Centre, Porters Wood, St. Albans, Herts, AL3 6PD or by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Fujifilm announces management changes in its UK Graphic Systems Division

Keith Dalton Fujifilm

Fujifilm today announces management changes in its UK Graphic Systems business. Former Graphic Systems UK Director Keith Dalton has been appointed to the role of Head of Service in the company's European Graphic Systems business.

Recruitment - SALES ACCOUNT MANAGERS, UK North and UK South.

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Zünd UK Ltd are seeking to expand the existing sales capability with two additional Sales Account Managers to promote and sell our flatbed cutting hardware and software solutions, to new and existing customers alike.

Sales areas: UK North and UK South.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sales prospecting for new business.
  • Account managing existing accounts.
  • Establish business & customer relationships, generate proposals, pursue strategies for targeted projects, meet sales targets.
  • Keep abreast of developments & business opportunities in the appropriate markets, and follow-up opportunities by applying appropriate sales, negotiation & closing techniques.
  • Provide market intelligence and feedback on competitors' pricing & position in the respective segments to enable appropriate marketing plans to be developed for driving growth.

Candidate Requirements

  • Experience in selling typically within any of the Graphics, Sign & Digital, Packaging & Retail, Technical Textile, Engineering or Composite sectors.
  • Understanding of sales and customer service principles including negotiation, influencing and closing.
  • Successful in both up-selling to existing customers and developing new customers.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with an eye to time management, and delivering against deadlines. Able to work alone as well as part of a team.
  • A desire to constantly learn, improve and win.

Package

  • Generous basic, plus uncapped commission package.
  • Company car (Exec).
  • Private medical cover (BUPA).
  • Co pension scheme – 5% contribution company matched.

 

Company Description

The Zünd name is synonymous with the words quality, reliability & performance.

Established in 1993, Zünd UK has become one of the industry leaders in the supply and service of precision cutting systems.

Located in North London (St. Albans) is Zünd UK’s sales and service centre. It’s also where we have our ‘state of the art’ demonstration suite complete with the new S3, G3 & D3 cutters range, table options, and finishing solutions.

Twenty-four years on, Zünd UK is renowned for its’ excellent customer service and superior engineering skills. We have UK-based service engineers & locally stock spare parts.

With many customers running systems 24 hours a day it is imperative that they have peace of mind with regard to the performance and reliability of the machine. Factory trained technicians and a comprehensive spares service at Zünd UK ensure that all systems are maintained to the highest level and with a fast response by our UK-based engineers.

We understand how important it is to have the opportunity to see and test the machines properly without haste or cost, so our demonstration suite is open for users to bring their own work for finishing and testing here in the UK.

Zünd UK offers finishing solutions into a wide range of different markets, typically but not limited to Graphics, Sign & Display, Textile, Aviation, Motor Sport, Engineering, Packaging and Retail.

Please forward your CV to Louise McCord at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

GPT appoints Adam Booth as national hardware sales manager

GPT appoint Adam Booth

GPT Appoints Adam Booth as National Hardware Sales Manager

Recruitment - SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER, London/South East England

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Zünd UK Ltd are currently looking for a Sales Account Manager to sell our hardware and software solutions to customers, both new and existing, in order to become their preferred supplier. The successful applicant will be focusing on customers based in London and South East England.

Recruitment - Y.E.S. Ltd seeks experienced Sales Executive

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Y.E.S Ltd are seeking a highly motivated and high performing Sales Executive to join its evolving and expanding team based at our new UK 20,000sqf offices in North Nottinghamshire (Mansfield). The ideal candidate should already be working in the large format digital graphics and textile printing sectors and will be responsible for ensuring set targets are met and they achieve their own personal financial targets.

Being able to work on your own initiative and bringing a fresh and dynamic attitude towards improving sales performance and meeting targets.

Candidate Specification

  • Must have proven sales experience in the large format digital print & digital textiles sector.
  • High motivated team player who can think dynamically for themselves is a must.
  • Must have an understanding of digital printing.
  • Proven ability to drive the sales process from start to finish.
  • Hungry to close deals, follow up on deals and create new and exciting deals.
  • Excellent negotiation skills with the ability to “listen” and present proposals to potential and new clients.
  • Excellent verbal, written and communication skills are a must.
  • Good computing skills plus a basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator would also be beneficial but not essential.

The successful candidate for this position will be working closely with an existing sales team and with the directors of the company.

Financials & Benefits

  • Basic Salary plus very impressive commission structure giving an earning potential of £50K +.
  • Company car.
  • Company expenses.
  • Company Phone.
  • Supported by a team of administrators who take care of all clients quotes etc.

If you think you’re the ideal candidate for the above position then we want to hear from you today.

Please send a copy of your most recent CV and a one-page document outlining your last 18 months of proven sales and financial targets met, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Candidates forwarded by recruitment agencies will not be considered.