Job Vacancies at Sound Technology Ltd


We currently have the following positions available:


Posted 19 July 2018

Warehouse Operative - Temporary, Part Time


Main purpose of the role

To assist the Sound Technology warehouses to run efficiently, effectively and within health & safety standards at all times. To assist in the timely delivery of goods to customers and that product returned to the company for repair or credit is accurately administered.


Key Deliverables:

  • To assist with the administration and unloading of all incoming stock.
  • To ensure stock holding, stock movements and all records are accurately maintained.
  • To make sure that all goods are picked, packed and despatched correctly. To competently use both counterbalance and reach forklift trucks.
  • To assist with reconciliations of stock, picking or despatch errors.
  • To assist with cycle counts and annual stock take as required.
  • To carry out daily checks of all mechanical handling devices under your control and ensure that they are logged correctly.
  • To build and maintain a good working relationship with customers and colleagues
  • To undertake general duties as required to facilitate the smooth operation of the warehouse.
  • To ensure a clean, tidy and hazard free work area at all times
  • To take responsibility for, and promote, the health, safety and welfare – of yourself and others - who may be affected by what you do, or fail to do – whilst complying with the company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.

From time to time the job holder will be expected to carry out other activities and tasks within their skills and ability or for which they are trained to do in order to assist in the efficient operation of the company.


Based on these deliverables, the successful candidate will be able to fulfil the following criteria;

  • Able to explain warehousing and stock control procedures such as stock administration, stock cycle counting and stock-taking.
  • Able to competently use both counterbalance and reach forklift trucks.
  • Maintain an up-to date forklift truck licence (Reach & Counterbalance) Preferred but not essential.
  • Able to use number of different software packages including MS Office and Google Docs.
  • Previous experience of stock inventory software.
  • Show ability and understanding of the need for attention to detail.
  • Can explain the need to follow warehouse procedures


Working in a warehouse environment requires the applicant;

  • Have an up-to date Forklift Truck licence (Reach & Counterbalance).
  • Be familiar with Health and Safety best practices


Application

Please send your CV and this Application Form (Word versionPDF version) to:


Sarah Jennings

Executive Assistant to the MD

Sound Technology Ltd

17 Letchworth Point

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 1ND


Or email both the above to jobs@soundtech.co.uk

Strictly no agencies.


Posted 18 July 2018

Purchasing Assistant


Main purpose of the role

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, to assist in providing a focal point for all purchasing administration issues, including the entering of official POs, communicating delivery dates to relevant individuals within the company, maintaining product codes and providing stock reports to colleagues.


Key Deliverables:

  • To assist in ensuring the effective and accurate processing of purchase orders to each relevant supplier.
  • Provide accurate delivery dates on incoming supplier orders to our sales and marketing teams.
  • To help process incoming deliveries promptly using Netsuite software and check them for quantity and price accuracy.
  • To maintain and add product codes and other information to Sound Technology systems.
  • To provide stock and other reports to the purchasing manager and other colleagues.
  • To ensure that the administration of the Purchasing office is efficient and up to date at all times.
  • To liaise with the logistics department regarding shipments coming into the company.
  • To take responsibility for, and promote, the health, safety and welfare within the Purchasing area, whilst complying with the company’s Health and Safety policies and procedures.


Recruitment Criteria:

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent experience.
  • Ideally be able to demonstrate experience in distribution/retail: purchasing, pricing and  merchandising, preferably in musical instruments (MI), professional lighting or pro audio markets, or experience in office administration.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills and ability to manage multiple projects, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Can show excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can show a good level of computer literacy, preferably showing knowledge of ERP systems (Ideally Netsuite) although training  will be given.
  • Show ability and understanding of the need for attention to detail.
  • Can work with little supervision but can also work as part of a team, building strong interpersonal relationships.


Working in this sector will require the applicant to:

  • Be familiar with Health and Safety best practices
  • You must have eligibility to work permanently from our head office in Letchworth Garden City.



Application

Please send your CV and this Application Form (Word versionPDF version) to:


Sarah Jennings

Executive Assistant to the MD

Sound Technology Ltd

17 Letchworth Point

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 1ND


Or email both the above to jobs@soundtech.co.uk

Strictly no agencies.


Posted 10 April 2018

Application Engineer - Pro Audio / AV


To liaise and supply technical proposals for potential projects involving Harman Pro product along with price quotations & product demonstration to customers, audio consultants, architects and other organisations. To also provide technical support and training on all Harman Pro products out in the field and at the Sound Technology offices.


Key Deliverables:

  • To liaise with customers, audio consultants, architects and other organisations in all technical aspects of project work relating to Harman Pro products.
  • Provide technical quotations for projects including any necessary diagramatic aids of suggested equipment. Where necessary, support the commissioning of audio video and control systems.
  • When required attend on-site planning meetings.
  • To be able to demonstrate any Harman Pro equipment to potential customers, audio consultants etc.
  • To attend visits to potential project customers on a regular basis to ensure that Harman Pro product portfolios are understood, make clients aware of new product and to assist sales channel staff to gauge any future business that might come from said company.
  • Provide product training for customers and Sound Technology staff on Harman Pro product.
  • To provide technical support for customers and colleagues by phone, email or in person for the full range of Harman Pro Audio and AV products and services.
  • To build and maintain a good working relationship with all suppliers, customers and colleagues.
  • To ensure that product information is efficiently, accurately and effectively maintained, logged and held.
  • To attend sales and marketing meetings when required.
  • To represent the company at trade shows and meet with suppliers and customers at such events.
  • To ensure a clean, tidy and hazard free work area at all times.
  • To take responsibility for, and promote, the Health, Safety and Welfare – of yourself and your colleagues - who may be affected by what you do, or fail to do – whilst complying with the company’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • From time to time the job holder will be expected to carry out other activities and tasks, within their skills and ability or for which they are trained to do in order to assist in the efficient operation of the company.


Recruitment Criteria

  • Based on these deliverables, the successful candidate will be able to fulfil the following criteria;
  • Educated to graduate level in an audio, acoustic or engineering degree or related subject. Equivalent industry learned capability also considered.
  • Experience in working in a relevant pro audio or AV role, preferably including time spent working for a customer or competitor.
  • Has a good understanding of pro audio, video and control systems.
  • Has experience of specifying and programming audio DSP’s and popular control systems eg AMX Crestron or Extron
  • Can demonstrate a decent basic grounding in acoustics and electro-acoustics.
  • Has a good understanding of pro audio and AV product types.
  • Experience in IP Network configuration, system coding and/or scripting would be beneficial
  • High level of computer literacy and confidence with all MS Office products.
  • Is able to problem solve to achieve effective and sustainable solutions.
  • Has good literacy and numerical skills.


Working in this sector will require the applicant to;

  • Have a full and clean driving licence and be willing to travel throughout the UK and Ireland. Travel abroad may also be required to attend trade events.
  • Be familiar with Health and Safety best practices



Application

Please send your CV and this Application Form (Word versionPDF version) to:


Sarah Jennings

Executive Assistant to the MD

Sound Technology Ltd

17 Letchworth Point

Letchworth Garden City

Hertfordshire

SG6 1ND


Or email both the above to jobs@soundtech.co.uk

Strictly no agencies.