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Technical Sales Manager

Posted on 6th June, 2019

Job Purpose

Based from the company’s head office in Epsom, Surrey, ensure delivery to the highest working standard, of domestic and commercial home technology / electrical solutions including pre-sales, system design, job estimation and interna handovers to project management teams. Alongside the above develop a deeper understanding of the home technology market by attending relevant training and education opportunities with an aim to provide additional services such as full home cinema design, lighting & interior design consultancy.

Responsbilities

Business Development (10%)

  • Work with the Integrated Logic marketing team to develop lead generation and pipeline activity for the Integrated Logic division.
  • Attend all relevant networking opportunities within the home counties.
  • Actively assist the Sales & Marketing department with any activities including attendance at exhibitions and events.

Sales (50%)

  • After agreement of strategy with the Sales & Marketing Director build and maintain a monthly pipeline of opportunities to a minimum value of 500k GBP
  • Execute sales in conjunction with the profitability levels required by the business at the time.
  • Manage all specification changes that require an increase or decrease in the project value.
  • Assist the finance team to maintain payments from the end client subject to the agreed payment schedule and project requirements.
  • Throughout the sales process look to enhance the sale value by adding value to the overall project
  • In conjunction with the Sales & Marketing Director seek business opportunities of the level that matches the aspirations and capabilities of the business.

Estimation & Quotation Delivery (15%)

  • Attend & manage site and home visits for the purpose of generating designs & estimations for electrical & home technology services.
  • Generate all estimations/proposals using company estimation software packages as required.
  • Record all estimations and proposals within the company’s CRM.
  • Deal with all suppliers for all cost pricing and stock requirements.
  • Ensure all estimations/proposals meet or exceed the minimum gross profit margin levels set out by the Sales & Marketing Director.

Internal Handovers and Project Management (10%)

  • On acceptance of works and agreed payment schedule, conduct project handover with technical teams headed by the Technical Director.
  • Maintain direct contact relationship with the end user client as a point of contact throughout the project.
  • Maintain understanding of project process and progress with technical colleagues.
  • Take back control of the project in conjunction with the technical team as project approaches completion.
  • Conduct the project sign off with end client and technical team

Post Installation Client Relationships (5%)

  • Manage, develop and continue relationships with clients post installation to sell on service support contracts and efficiently manage the post installation issues with hardware and software within agreed warranty periods.

Training & Education (10%)

  • Research new potential technologies to be added to the Integrated Logic offering / portfolio.
  • Liaise with new technology providers to evaluate their suitability for current & future projects.
  • Assist the company in maintaining all certifications and accreditations.
  • Acquire home technology certifications and any relevant accreditations to help develop your career and the company’s status within the industry.

General

  • Maintain working area and office space to the highest standard possible both individually and behalf of the team where necessary.
  • Spend as much time as possible in the office when not on client visits or
  • attending meetings etc.

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Senior Install Engineer

Posted on 24th May, 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, motivated individual to join our team as a Senior Install Engineer.

Established for over 24 years, we are an award winning custom installation company located in Leeds. Our team work locally and nationally on high end residential projects. 
As an organisation we are passionate about the AV industry making sure our business, staff and clients are up to date with the latest technology releases.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of 2 year’s experience working within the AV / CI or security industry with a good working knowledge of residential AV including home cinema, home automation, multi room AV, scene lighting, networking, CCTV and access Control. Control4 experience is beneficial but not essential, full dealer training will be provided.

 

Responsibilities: 
As a Senior Install Engineer you will be an integral part of the team delivering full turnkey projects to the highest of standards.

  • Representing Bespoke as a key member of the team in a presentable professional manner at the showroom, on site and client facing.
  • Communicating with clients, Architects, Interior Designers, Developers, Project Managers and overseeing the work of our Junior Engineers.
  • Installing at first and second fix level in the constructing of cinema rooms, systems infrastructure and CCTV security systems.
  • Designing, installing and programming Control4 automation and lighting systems.
  • Rack building and system commissioning.
  • Site head end termination.
  • Data and telecom networks installation, integration, testing and commissioning.
  • Fault finding.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Documentation, system handover, customer training.
  • Technical support and remote assistance.
  • Stock taking.
  • Use of a company vehicle with a clean driving license.

 

Salary:
Salary and package will be based on level of experience. As an employee you will be given regular progress reviews, industry training and there will be opportunities to further your career to higher level within our organisation.

 

CEDIA:
Bespoke Home Cinemas are proud members of CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association). We offer opportunities to our installers to attend CEDIA events and training courses where you can become industry certified.

 

Please email your CV and cover letter to Melanie Malcolm mel@bespokehomecinemas.co.uk 

Bespoke Home Cinemas is a trading division of Bespoke Networking Limited.


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AV INSTALLER

Posted on 21st May, 2019

SMC are a lively, dynamic company and we are proud of what we do. We help our clients get the best out of technology in their homes whether a simple one-room home cinema installation or a fully integrated multi-million-pound home.

 

Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the world. We bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated solution that is useful, simple and beautiful.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced AV Installer to join our Engineering Team. You will work within a broader team delivering AV, access control, lighting, video entry, intruder alarm, CCTV and telephone system installation/integration projects, both in the multi-dwelling development sector and within the high-end prime residential market in the UK and overseas.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

Working on both our small development projects or large ‘boutique’ houses and our larger development projects. 

  • You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of audio, video, security, telephone, data and lighting systems, including, but not limited to:
  • Within the rooms & outside:
  • 2nd fix socket termination,
  • 2nd fix intruder alarm devices (contact/viper/PIR),
  • 2nd fix entry handsets, testing and certification, brackets, wall mounts and fixings, TV installation,
  • blind termination and installation,
  • speaker installation,
  • WAP installation,
  • local head-end termination and cable management,
  • installation of any automated lift/devices,
  • speaker termination
  • installation, CCTV cameras
  • At the head-end: Patching and labelling, Incoming service termination (BT/Virgin twisted pair), Incoming Fibre Termination, Rack building, Final hook-up using the hook-up schematic, documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation, Network switch installation, CCTV NVR installation, Lutron panel build & commissioning, Video Entry System head-end equipment and termination
  • Cable testing (using pair testers/a calibrated fluke meter.)
  • Good at fault finding
  •  Able to use a computer
  • Cable testing (using pair testers/ a calibrated fluke meter)
  • Be able to use a drill to install brackets for TV projectors etc
  • Able to terminate network cabling (category standard) / video cabling (coaxial)
  • You must also be familiar with commonly used software such as: 
  • Lutron QS, Lutron HWI (for older service-related projects), BPT, Paxton Access, Logmein , Mac Scanning software, IP Scanning software 
  • Communicating regularly with those of us that work in the office, including but not limited to, Project Managers & the Service Department - highlighting issues and bringing them to the table for discussion.


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate should ideally have:

  • 2 years relevant experience within the industry
  • Good knowledge of residential AV, control (AMX, Crestron, KNX, Rti) Lutron lighting and network systems (Cisco, Ruckus)
  • The ability to read and work from schematic drawings.
  • Be used to working both in an Engineering Team and broader project Teams, as well as at times, working on their own
  • A valid ECS card
  • A clean and current driving license
  • Their own hand tools. Specialist tools will be provided.
  • Must be polite and be able to communicate clearly

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AV MAINTENANCE ENGINEER

Posted on 21st May, 2019

SMC are a lively, dynamic company and we are proud of what we do. We help our clients get the best out of technology in their homes whether a simple one-room home cinema installation or a fully integrated multi-million-pound home.

 

Located in South West London, we work with the most renowned architects, designers and developers within the industry and deliver projects throughout the UK and around the world. We bring together audio, television, lighting, telephone, data networks, security and other bespoke technology into a fully integrated solution that is useful, simple and beautiful.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and experienced AV Maintenance Engineer to join our busy Aftercare Team.

 

You will work within the Aftercare team to ensure that our clients’ maintained AV systems remain up and running. Including the following sub-systems; AV, networks, access control, lighting, video entry, intruder alarm, CCTV and telephone system both in the multi-dwelling development sector and within the high-end prime residential market in the UK and overseas.

 

The successful candidate will be;

  • Excellent at fault finding and methodical and logical in their approach to finding and implementing a successful resolution
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills as you must be able to relay in simple terms to the client what work you have completed and keep the Aftercare Team / Project Managers up to date with your progress and any outstanding issues.
  • Have a good attention to detail and be well organised. You will be expected to produce after each callout or maintenance visit a detailed and accurate report of what you have completed.


RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • You will be responsible for the installation and maintenance of audio, video, security, telephone, data and lighting systems, including, but not limited to:
  • Within the rooms & outside:
  • 2nd fix socket termination,
  • 2nd fix intruder alarm devices (contact/viper/PIR),
  • 2nd fix entry handsets, testing and certification, brackets, wall mounts and fixings, TV installation,
  • blind termination and installation,
  • speaker installation,
  • WAP installation,
  • local head-end termination and cable management,
  • installation of any automated lift/devices,
  • speaker termination
  • installation, CCTV cameras
  • At the head-end: Patching and labelling, Incoming service termination (BT/Virgin twisted pair), Incoming Fibre Termination, Rack building, Final hook-up using the hook-up schematic, documenting any changes that may have occurred during the installation, Network switch installation, CCTV NVR installation, Lutron panel build & commissioning, Video Entry System head-end equipment and termination
  • Good at fault finding
  • Able to use a computer
  • Cable testing (using pair testers/ a calibrated fluke meter)
  • Be able to use a drill to install brackets for TV projectors etc
  • Able to terminate network cabling (category standard) / video cabling (coaxial)
  • You must also be familiar with commonly used software such as: 
  • Lutron QS, Lutron HWI (for older service related projects), BPT, Paxton Access, Logmein, Mac Scanning software, IP Scanning software 

 

  • As networks form the backbone of all our systems, understanding how the network supports each AV sub system and being able to install and configure network equipment is a must:
    • Knowledge of IP addressing, DHCP, DNS and VLANs. 
    • Practical experience of trouble shooting structured category cabling, network switches, wireless access points and routers.
    • Understanding of Internet connections and delivery methods. 
    • Understanding of OSI model.

 

Desirable

  • Cisco switches
  • Ruckus Wi-Fi
  • Meraki security appliances
  • Draytek routers
  • Samsung CCTV cameras and NVRs
  • Sonos
  • Apple/iTunes eco system
  • Telephone Systems


KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

The candidate should ideally have:

  • 2+ years relevant experience within the industry
  • Good knowledge of residential AV, control (AMX, Crestron, KNX, Rti) Lutron lighting and network systems (Cisco, Ruckus)
  • The ability to read and work from schematic drawings.
  • Be used to working both on their own and as part of an Engineering Team and broader project Teams
  • A valid ECS card
  • A clean and current driving license
  • Their own hand tools. Specialist tools will be provided.
  • Must be polite and be able to communicate clearly
  • Be prepared to join our Out of Hours rota as some of our systems are maintained on a 24/7 contract. Further remuneration will be provided for this.

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System Designer

Posted on 24th April, 2019

Company Info

Fusion Automation Ltd was founded in 2001 with a vision to create technology and entertainment solutions that exceed every expectation. Our goal then, and to this day, was to push every boundary, and explore every avenue in order to advance the field of integrated technology.

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and assertive individual who can take ownership of the design and co-ordination processes from the start of a project to the end, from initial client liaison and brief development through to project completion and handover. The successful candidate will work on both design and build projects as well as consultancy, in the residential and marine sectors. This role would suit someone with a minimum of 3-5 years of experience within the industry who is looking for the next step within a market leading company. This is a full-time position, hours: 9.00am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. This role is likely to involve international travel. This is a unique and exciting role, offering the successful candidate the opportunity to work internationally in both marine and residential markets for one of the industry leading companies.

Main Responsibilities

  • Taking lead on the design in a variety of projects
  • Producing, reviewing and updating drawings including AV General Arrangements, Rack Elevations, Rack Equipment Interconnection Schematics, Room Elevations, Product Information Documents, etc.
  • Documentation production will be a key aspect of the role.
  • Developing and updating drawings by attending regular design team meetings.
  • Assist sales with the production of equipment lists for new opportunities.

Knowledge & Essential Skills Required

  • Fluent in AutoCad software
  • Ability to visualise space in three dimensions and familiar with architectural floorplans
  • A keen interest in and knowledge of current technology
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Ability to specify products based on suitability and reliability.
  • Professional and friendly phone, email, and in-person personality
  • Proficient with computer software programs including Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Ability to manage and effectively prioritise workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Crestron, Lutron and IP systems

Desired previous experience, certification, and training

  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop would be an advantage
  • Experience within the residential sector

Benefits/ Package

  • Salary POA
  • Company Pension
  • Industry based training

How to Apply

Please email David Housley with your CV and cover letter at David.housley@fusionautomation.com


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