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Application Engineer Pro-Audio/AV

Title: Application Engineer Pro-Audio/AV
Location: Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary: Highly competitive DOE
Start Date: ASAP
Date Posted: 04/12/2018
Reference No.: VR614

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Description:

The main responsibility of this role is 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. You will also be required to 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.

Skills and Qualifications required

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

To apply, please send your CV to:

Sarah Jennings
Executive Assistant to the MD
Sound Technology Ltd
17 Letchworth Point
Letchworth Garden City
Hertfordshire
SG6 1ND

Email to jobs@soundtech.co.uk

The Company

Founded in 1978, Sound Technology Ltd is one of the largest independent distributors operating in the professional audio, professional lighting and musical instrument industries. We provide brand-focused representation for a select number of high profile international brands in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

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