Inverter Drive Systems is recognised as a leading company within the ABB Authorised Value Provider (AVP) team; bringing ABB products and service straight to the customer. The strong ABB brand offers IDS the ability to move into new markets with confidence.

The reputation of IDS was built over 18 years. Reputation depends on trust, delivery and excellence; and how IDS deliver on our promises.

Trust: can only be earned from being relied upon to do the right things in the right way for our customers, colleagues, shareholders and partners.

Deliver: part of earning trust is to deliver. We listen to our customers, share ideas, really understand their needs and then relentlessly focus on delivering our promises.

Excellence: by being trusted and delivering on our promises IDS will be regarded as an excellent company; one that people are proud to work for, work with and, invest in.

These are underpinned by a commitment to developing our people and our culture in a safe and ethical environment.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the premier ABB inverter supply, repair and hire company in the UK. Responsible behaviour is one of the pillars of our Company strategy, together with trust, delivery and excellence.

Working with IDS

Approved Electrician

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Electrician to join the team to carry out installations, repairs and planned maintenance on inverter drive equipment.

Hours of work: 37.5 hours p/w

Contract type: Permanent

Wage/Salary: A competitive salary will be offered

Essential Experience

To be considered for the position it is essential that candidates have the following:

  • Apprentice trained as an electrician
  • Flexible work pattern and some unsociable hours. Need to work away from time to time
  • Experience of heavy industrial equipment
  • Must have good knowledge of electrical installation and up to date regulations (17th Edition)
  • Fault finding skills on both D.C and A.C controls
  • Conversant with planned maintenance techniques
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • A full understanding of health and safety and the ability to work safely
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Understanding on how to operate within a ISO9000 quality system framework

 

Desirable Attributes

It is also desirable that candidates have:

  • Previous experience in a heavy engineering environment
  • Knowledge of Inverters and PLCs
  • Industry specific training and a company vehicle will be supplied to the successful candidate.

 

To apply for this role please send a current CV with accompanying cover letter detailing your salary requirements to sales@inverterdrivesystems.com

Water Industry Technical Account Manager          

We are an engineering company based in Ilkeston Derbyshire which is best described as being one of the UK’s largest specialists in motor inverter drive systems, with an average annual turnover of £3.5 million.  Using our extensive knowledge and experience we provide applications to save energy, improve systems, noise reduction and reduce equipment wear and tear.  We carry a large inverter stock and have our own installation teams and operate 24/7 to ensure we are able to deliver outstanding customer service. We are an ABB AVP and as such enjoy a place on the Framework for 3x Water Companies.

As the Water Industry Technical Account Manager, you will have the opportunity to join our Sales and Marketing team based in Ilkeston. You will play a key role developing and maintaining our relationships with our Water clients and will collaborate in development activities across the business. Reporting directly to the Head of Sales and Marketing, your specific areas of responsibility will be to manage the sales, install, service, repair and equipment hire opportunities with the Water Industry clients.

Key Accountabilities       

  • New business generation for all Water Industry clients
  • Development and management of positive, effective and open relationships with these key customers, including acting as the main customer point of contact for all customer issues.
  • Identification and delivery of business development opportunities for these customers.
  • Pipeline management and forecasting for your areas of responsibility (including financial and resource forecasts).
  • Customer engagement across the client base which will involve regular travel to client locations to develop and build customer relationships and prospecting.
  • Support communication across the business; especially working with the Project Management team to turn quotations into specifications.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Team to develop sales strategies to improve market share across the portfolio.

 

Qualifications    

This role requires experience of working in an account management role within Water or similar industry.

  • Customer relationship management, ideally 5 years’ experience in a similar role is a strong requirement.
  • Strong communication skills, externally and internally, with the ability to communicate at management level in concise definitive terms.
  • Able to organise a complex set of items and prioritise into manageable issues for action, analysis or resolution.
  • Technical sales experience; with a strong understanding of engineering systems.
  • Experience in business administration and operation of a CRM system is desirable.

 

The Benefits

Attractive salary available for the right candidate, with bonus structure, company car, mobile phone and laptop.

To apply for this role please send a current CV with accompanying cover letter detailing your salary requirements to sales@inverterdrivesystems.com

Northern Home Counties Technical Sales and Account Manager    

We are an engineering company based in Ilkeston Derbyshire which is best described as being one of the UK’s largest specialists in motor inverter drive systems, with an average annual turnover of £3.5 million.  Using our extensive knowledge and experience we provide applications to save energy, improve systems, noise reduction and reduce equipment wear and tear.  We carry a large inverter stock and have our own installation teams and operate 24/7 to ensure we are able to deliver outstanding customer service.

As a Northern Home Counties Technical Sales and Account Manager, you will have the opportunity to join our Sales and Marketing team based in Ilkeston. You will play a key role developing and maintaining our business relationships with OEM and wholesalers and in supporting sales / business development activities across the business. Reporting directly to the Head of Sales and Marketing, your specific areas of responsibility will be to manage our customer relationship with key Northern Home Counties customers and to develop strong relationships with customers for several emerging sales, install, service, repair and equipment hire opportunities.

Key Accountabilities       

  • New business generation for Northern Home Counties within industrial, commercial and utility sectors.
  • Accountable for all business development and bid activity for customers.
  • Development and management of positive, effective and open relationships with key customers, including acting as the main customer point of contact for all customer issues.
  • Identification and delivery of business development opportunities for these customers.
  • Pipeline management and forecasting for your areas of responsibility (including financial and resource forecasts).
  • Customer engagement across the client base which will involve regular travel to client locations to develop and build customer relationships and prospecting.
  • Support communication across the business; especially working with the Project Management team to turn quotations into specifications.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Team to develop sales strategies to improve market share across the portfolio.

 

Qualifications    

This role requires both lead generating sales through to close and account management. The successful applicant must be able to manage pipeline and convert enquires into sales.

  • Customer relationship management, ideally 5 years’ experience in a similar role is a strong requirement.
  • Strong communication skills, externally and internally, with the ability to communicate at management level in concise definitive terms.
  • Able to organise a complex set of items and prioritise into manageable issues for action, analysis or resolution.
  • Technical sales experience; with a strong understanding of engineering systems.
  • Experience in business administration and operation of a CRM system is desirable.

 

The Benefits

Attractive salary available for the right candidate, with bonus structure, company car, mobile phone and laptop.

Recruiters

We would like to thank all recruitment agencies or businesses but at this time we do not require assistance with these roles.

Applying

To apply for one of these roles please send a current CV with accompanying cover letter detailing your salary requirements to sales@inverterdrivesystems.com