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Interested in working for Weiss Technik UK?

We currently have the following vacancies:

Area Sales Manager Vacancy based in the Midlands/East Midlands area

Quality Management and Health & Safety Officer based in Wales and Loughborough.


Company Overview: 

Weiss Technik UK is part of the German based Weiss Technik Group, the world's largest manufacturer of environmental testing equipment and one of four divisions of the Schunk Group, which employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide and has a turnover in excess of 1 billion Euro.

 The Weiss Technik Group division brings together environmental simulation technology and climate technology expertise. Solutions are used around the world in research, development, manufacturing and quality assurance.

Our environmental simulation product range includes the supply of standard and customised test chambers and rooms for temperature and climatic, environmental stress screening, corrosion and pharmaceutical stability testing. We also offer sports science rooms, laboratory and industrial ovens. Products can range from bench mounted units to large drive in facilities with project values ranging from ten thousand pounds to multi million pounds.

Our customer base is wide and varied but mainly includes automotive, aerospace and electronics. We also complete many projects within the university sector for research and development projects.

We’ve built our long-standing reputation as a trusted supplier of environmental testing products through technological innovation and service excellence.

Weiss Technik UK employs a team of over 80 staff in two locations and has a manufacturing plant in our South Wales location.

In addition to the UK facility, environmental test products are manufactured by Weiss Technik Group companies, in Germany, France, USA and China.



We are currently recruiting for a self motivated field based area sales manager, ideally resident in the Midlands or East Midlands area.

  • Ideally educated to a minimum HNC level in an engineering subject
  • Minimum 5 years' experience of selling capital equipment, ideally within the materials test or environmental test industry. Automotive test systems experience hightly desirable either in sales or operational
  • Literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ideally some experience or knowledge of environmental test chambers or refridgeration systems but more importantly the ability to digest and retain technical information quickly.
  • Clean driving license.
  • Ability to travel in the UK and overseas with overnight stays if required.
  • A good timekeeper, trustworthy and reliable.
  • The successful candidate would idealy be able to start within one month of any offer.

We off a competitive salary with all the benefits associated with a market leader. In the first instance please contact by email, either (General Sales and Marketing Manager- Industrial) or ( HR Manager)





Purpose of position:

To supervise and co-ordinate the Quality Management and Health & Safety systems to ensure the products or services of the company meet the highest quality standards and the working conditions of the company are favourable and safe.

The successful candidate will be expected to cover the requirements at both our sites which are based in Loughborough and Ebbw Vale. A regular presence at both locations is required, therefore the candidate can be based in either location.

Day to Day Operations:

To lead, develop and maintain company Quality Management and Health & Safety programmes and systems.  To support line management in all topics relating to Quality Management and Health & Safety.

Key interfaces:

All production and office personnel, including middle and senior management. Internal and external auditors and regulatory bodies.

Principal responsibilities:

¬       Maintain Quality Management system and ISO Certification:

›   Maintain controlled document system and SOP’s;

›   Carry out regular audits according to certification requirements;

›   Consult with department Managers concerning Quality Management topics;

¬       Implement and maintain Health & Safety system:

›   Maintain Health & Safety Handbook;

›   Carry out Health & Safety Audits (internal/external);

›   Consult with department Managers concerning health & safety topics, RAMS;

›   Responsible for H&S processes, i.e., assessment, implementation and documentation:

  • First Aid                                             
  • RIDDOR                                            
  • COSHH                                                           
  • Fire Prevention                                
  • Work place hazards              

¬       Reporting to Senior Management on a monthly basis;

Qualifications (essential):                

Quality –         CQI Certificate in Quality Management or equivalent;

                              Experience of ISO 9001

                               Knowledge of ISO 14001;


H&S -               NEBOSCH Certificate in Environmental Management or equivalent;

                         NEBOSCH Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management;

                                First Aid at Work Certificate;

Experience:                 At least 3 years experience in a Quality Management and Health & Safety Management role within a manufacturing environment.

Essential experience in risk assessment, method statement review, company preparation for audits, compliance and maintenance of relevant standards and processes, risk management, an in-depth understanding of and the ability to interpret related legislation, company standards and programme requirements in order to pass on knowledge and requirements to others.

Full working knowledge of Microsoft office to include day to day experience of excel sheets, excellent report writing skills and document management experience;

Outstanding communication skills with excellent organisational and leadership skills;

Must have a full driving licence;


If you wish to discuss either  vacancy further please contact:

Alison Morris  - 01495 305555 ( HR Manager)

Or alternatively send your CV with covering letter to