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Key Account Manager

  • Location: Acutest Head Office, Century Road, High Carr Business Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • By: Simon Moore
  • Date Posted: 18 May 2021

Key Account Manager

Driven, Outgoing, Passionate and Inspiring? If that’s you….


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Acutest, the UK market leader of Test and Measurement Equipment - who continue to enjoy year on year growth.

We offer a competitive salary, exceptional company profit sharing scheme, company car, laptop, phone and a host of other benefits.

We are looking for a hardworking technically skilled individual to manage, support and grow established key accounts within the electrical utility sector.

You will be responsible for managing day to day service levels, introducing new and innovative solutions and managing key approved product policy to deliver added value to the key accounts.

You will be responsible for managing the customer relationship from the highest tier down to the frontline end user. Customer engagement exists at both an operational/engineer level through to administrative and procurement functions.


You will be:

  • Sales focused and driven
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Disciplined in the sales process to ensure expectations are always met
  • A sound understanding of electrical theory or an HNC/D in electrical engineering
  • Experienced in navigating the utility organisations and their depot structures
  • Experienced within the test and measurement industry


Whilst we are primarily looking for an individual based in and around the Midlands area, we are keen to hear from applicants nationally who believe they can add value to our organisation


Interested in hearing more

Click 'apply', or drop us a call on 01782 563030 and ask for Simon Moore for an informal chat.

  • Salary negotiable based on experience and ability

Internal Sales Executive

  • Location: Acutest Head Office, Century Road, High Carr Business Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • By: Craig Bamford
  • Date Posted: 27 May 2021

Internal Sales Executive - B2B Electrical Products

A major group of electrical manufacturing, wholesale and distribution companies is looking for an Internal Sales Executive to manage and grow their well-established business in the UK.

On offer is a competitive salary and lucrative uncapped bonus.

We would like to hear from both experienced candidates within the electrical or trade and merchant sectors or candidates with some strong sales experience who would like the opportunity to join an exciting business that's seeing a lot of growth and investment.

The company you will be joining a leading player in the supply, repair and calibration of electrical test equipment across the UK. Despite their established position within their marketplace, the business continues to grow organically and through acquisitions with the support of their £600 million turnover group.

Responsibilities In this crucial and challenging role, you will joining a well-established team of Internal Sales / Account Managers and you shall be responsible for looking after the company’s existing accounts as well as winning new customers throughout the area.

As an Internal Sales Executive you will:

  • Develop and build on relationships with new and existing customers
  • Work closely with the Sales Manager to ensure the achievement of set targets and objectives
  • Drive sales growth in sectors such as facilities management and public sectors
  • Present, communicate and sell to all levels of a varied and growing customer base

To succeed in this role you must:

  • Have B2B sales experience, ideally within the electrical sector or similar
  • Possess the drive to hit and exceed targets
  • Be a strong and ideally technically-minded salesperson
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, with a natural flair for relationship building

What’s in it for you?

  • Please note: Experience working with and/or selling electrical test equipment would be advantageous (but is not essential).
  • A competitive salary
  • Lucrative, uncapped bonus
  • Optional membership of the company pension scheme

Think you have what it takes? Submit your application to find out more!

Calibration Laboratory Manager

  • Location: Acutest Head Office, Century Road, High Carr Business Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • By: James Chinnock
  • Date Posted: 24 June 2021

Calibration Laboratory Manager

We are a well-established multiple location electrical test instrument calibration, service and repair business. We currently have a vacancy for a highly motivated individual in our expanding Calibration Department in the Newcastle-Under-Lyme area. You will oversee a multi skilled team of engineers reporting in to the Technical Director. We also have two satellite offices based in the North East and South West of the country, each with calibration and repair engineers who will require support.

As a Calibration Laboratory Manager, you should have a good knowledge of electrical engineering/calibration processes with some understanding of electronic/software systems and be able to back this up with relevant qualifications or experience gained during your career development.

This role is predominately office based but also may require travelling to various customer locations and our other sites around the UK. As required by customers during busy periods and for staffing logistic reasons.

The Role and Responsibilities:

This opportunity is for an experienced and motivated laboratory manager to support and manage our internal and external calibration team. The role will include the following key responsibilities:

  • Managing the calibration engineers and their workloads and utilisation.
  • Develop, implement and improve laboratory procedures for efficient operations in accordance with the company’s quality management system;
  • Plan and oversee maintenance, calibration and verification of laboratory equipment;
  • Support inventory activities of the laboratories;
  • Ensure equipment suitability and availability.
  • Maintain and meet Key Performance Indicators in a busy customer driven service environment.
  • Assist in the ongoing expansion of laboratory calibration capability.
  • Create training materials and train personnel as and when required.

The following experience / characteristics are required/preferred:

  • Hold a technical qualification such as ONC, HND, HNC, NVQ/BTEC Level 3 and above or demonstrable relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of calibration and accredited (UKAS) certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of calibration practices and theories preferred.
  • Knowledge in Windows-based applications and laboratory automation software preferred.
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment
  • Good communication and organisational skills are essential.
  • Experience in supervising and managing a team.
  • Full UK Driving licence.

Job specific training will be provided.


  • Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience and ability.
  • Company pension and profit-sharing schemes.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Benefits: Company pension
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Work remotely: No