Innovation

Product Development Engineers and Technicians Full-time

As a fast growing global organisation, Invertek Drives is dedicated to developing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world – our renowned Optidrive product range.

Based at our Welshpool Head Office, Invertek Drives are seeking to appoint a range of design engineers and technicians to work as part of a highly motivated and progressive Innovation team to help develop the next generation range of products. Ideal candidates should have a background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with experience and knowledge of AC variable speed drives.

Working as members of the Innovation team, roles for individuals with the following skills are available:

  • Design, simulation and test of electronic and/or power electronics circuits
  • Working with other team members to optimise mechanical designs and ensure compliance with relevant standards
  • Embedded software development for drives applications
  • Ethernet-based communications software and hardware development
  • PC software and Smartphone App development
  • Development of product Test and Verification Systems
  • Test and verification of products
  • Good team working skills are essential

Invertek is committed to working with the best people possible and as such is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Notes to Applicants

  • Applications by email are preferred.
  • The company very rarely use recruitment agencies and headhunters. For outstanding candidates, agencies should arrange for candidates to make direct contact.
Embedded C Development Engineer Full-time

As a fast-growing global organisation, Invertek Drives is dedicated to developing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world – renowned Optidrive product range.

Based at our Welshpool Head Office, Invertek Drives are seeking to appoint an Embedded C Development Engineer, working as part of the Innovation team the role will include, but not limited to:

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Development of embeddediIndustrial communication interface modules and microcontroller-based hardware design and development with a focus on fieldbus communications
  • Help define hardware and firmware architecture
  • Maintain products through various stages of their lifecycle
  • Develop a strong understanding of the systems we use and learn new technologies to help advance our applications

Essential Requirements:

  • A degree in relevant software or electronics discipline
  • Strong Embedded C Programming skills (MISRA, Secure coding practices etc)
  • Experience with V-Cycle and Agile Development methodologies
  • Experience with version control software (SVN preferred)
  • Good communication and teamworking skills

Essential to have

  • Familiarity with C# programming for development of support and test tools
  • Familiarity with Serial communication protocols (Modbus RTU), USB and Bluetooth
  • Familiarity with Industrial Communication Protocols (EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, EtherCAT etc)
  • Familiarity with PLC programming (CoDeSys, Rockwell, Siemens)

Invertek is committed to working with the best people possible and as such is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Innovation Technician Full-time

As a fast-growing global organisation, Invertek Drives is dedicated to developing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world – renowned Optidrive product range.

Based at our Welshpool Head Office, Invertek Drives are seeking to appoint an Innovation Technician, reporting to the Product Integrity Manager your role will include, but not limited to:

  • Drive type testing to validate new designs
  • Producing detailed reports
  • Building prototype and NPI PCBs, drives and assemblies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A background in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with experience and knowledge of AC Drives
  • Ideally qualified BTEC (or higher), undergoing qualification in Electronic Engineering or the prerequisites to do so
  • Good IT skills: Excel and word are essential
  • Good organisation skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to learn and gain experience working closely with the Design team.

Invertek is committed to working with the best people possible and as such is offering a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Graduates

Graduate Trainee Full-time

Invertek Drives is seeking to appoint a Graduate Trainee. The successful graduate will join an exciting graduate training programme, developing their technical and interpersonal skills.

The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree of 2:2 or higher, preferably within Engineering, Physics, Computing or Maths.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to build relationships
  • Ambition, with a drive to succeed within the company
  • Ability to work independently

Invertek is committed to working with the best people possible and as such is offering a competitive salary.

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Notes to Applicants

  • Applications by email are preferred
  • The company very rarely use recruitment agencies and headhunters. For outstanding candidates, agencies should arrange for candidates to make direct contact

Manufacturing & Logistics

Country Manager SM Cyclo Italy

The brand SUMITOMO DRIVE TECHNOLOGIES stands for an established global designer, manufacturer, and supplier of precision drives, standard drives, custom drive solutions, and industrial gearboxes. As part of Sumitomo Heavy Industries (SHI), Japan and the company's Power Transmission and Control (PTC) division, Sumitomo (SHI) Cyclo Drive Germany and Hansen Industrial Transmissions offer more than 90 years of drive technology knowhow. With production locations in Markt Indersdorf near Munich and Edegem near Antwerp and subsidiaries in Germany, Benelux, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, Turkey, Great Britain and India we serve the EMEA market (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and India.

The role of country manager is given to a senior manager in a specific country on top of an operational role. With your experience and calm but decisive attitude, you lead the success of the legal entity in Italy. As trusted leader, you enable your team to manage the daily business of logistics, assembly, inside sales, accounting, and HR. Your organizational skills and enthusiasm for digital solutions pave the path for continuous growth and improvement.

As country manager, you…

  • Create a motivating ‘one Sumitomo’ spirit across the employees working in the different markets – ensure consistent application of internal rules/regulations/policies and foster trust. Act as the glue between the various parts of the business, creating an inspiring work environment;
  • Act as legal representative of the legal entity in the respective country;
  • Make sure we are compliant with all legal/fiscal/labour/social/safety regulations in the respective country and act as the contact person for the authorities in these matters;
  • Are the interface on the above-mentioned matters towards the functional heads in the headquarter (Finance, HR, SHE);
  • Are the senior representative of the company to important key customers (no commercial sales role);

Your profile:

  • Proven leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and organizational skills, with the ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally and across management levels effectively
  • Solid business acumen – business processes knowledge especially with digital tools
  • Good understanding of legal/fiscal/regulatory matters
  • Experience in planning and budgeting
  • Self-motivated, organised, flexible and able to work well under pressure
  • Proven ability to work and succeed in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Excellent command of English (verbal and written)

Your primary office location will be in Cornaredo in the west of Milan.

We offer you:

  • A professional environment with a wealth of opportunities for your personal growth and career development. Exciting and challenging projects with a truly international scope. A competitive compensation & benefits package in line with your experience.

Interested?: Please send your resume and motivation letter to joris.blommaerts@shi-g.com

Logistics Operative Full-time

We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, team player who works well on their own initiative to join our Logistics Team.

Duties will include working in the warehouse, despatch, options manufacturing & goods inward quality areas, and any other duties that may be required, as per the needs of the business. Applicants will be numerate, have an eye for detail, computer literate and be willing to help those around them.

Previous logistics experience preferred, but not essential.

  • Shifts: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm rotating weekly
  • Start date: Immediate

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Notes to Applicants

  • Applications by email are preferred
  • The company very rarely use recruitment agencies and headhunters. For outstanding candidates, agencies should arrange for candidates to make direct contact
Assembly Production Operative

Invertek Drives is a rapidly growing global organisation, dedicated to developing and manufacturing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world renowned Optidrive product range.

Based in Welshpool, Invertek Drives are recruiting for a full time skilled Electronics Assembly Operative within our production team.

We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, team player who works well on their own initiative and to high standards.

Skills required as follows:

  • Good manual dexterity to undertake intricate soldering and/or product assembly functions
  • To perform work with consistently high levels of quality
  • Ability to following written and picture based build manuals
  • Applicants will be numerate, have an eye for detail, computer literate and be willing to help those around them
  • Previous electronics assembly experience will be advantageous

Hours of Work:

Shifts: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm rotating weekly

Start date: Immediate

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Nightshift Product/Process Technician

Invertek Drives is a rapidly growing global organisation, dedicated to developing and manufacturing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world renowned Optidrive product range.

Based in Welshpool, Invertek Drives are recruiting for a full time Nightshift Product/Process Technician within our production team.

We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, team player who works well on their own initiative and to high standards.

Reporting to the Nightshift Lead Hand your role will include, but not limited to:

  • Repair of AC drives to component level and retest to ensure full functionality
  • Repair data entry
  • General maintenance, repair and calibration of Production Process machinery, equipment and test leads

Skills required:

  • Ideally qualified to a minimum of HNC in Electronics
  • Previous electronic repair experience preferred but not essential
  • Good IT skills
  • Good team player
  • Good attention to detail

Hours of Work:

Shifts:Sunday – Friday 10.00pm – 6.00am

Start date: Immediate

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Product/Process Technician

Invertek Drives is a rapidly growing global organisation, dedicated to developing and manufacturing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world renowned Optidrive product range.

Based in Welshpool, Invertek Drives are recruiting for a full time Shift based Product/Process Technician within our production team

We are looking for a reliable, hardworking, team player who works well on their own initiative and to high standards.

Reporting to the Senior Manufacturing Engineer your role will include, but not limited to:

  • Repair of AC drives to component level and retest to ensure full functionality
  • Repair data entry
  • General maintenance, repair and calibration of Production Process machinery, equipment and test leads

Skills required:

  • Ideally qualified to a minimum of HNC in Electronics
  • Previous electronic repair experience preferred but not essential
  • Good IT skills
  • Good team player
  • Good attention to detail

Hours of Work:

Shifts: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm rotating weekly

Start date: Immediate

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Service

Service Engineer

As a fast-growing global organisation, Invertek Drives is dedicated to developing cutting edge technologies for integration into future generations of our world – renowned Optidrive product range.

Based at our Welshpool Head Office, Invertek Drives are seeking to appoint a Service Engineer reporting to the Global Service Manager, your role will include, but not limited to: -

  • Repair of AC drives to component level and retest to ensure full functionality
  • Liaising with customers via telephone and email to resolve service related issues
  • Analysis of completed Service Request Forms
  • Repair data entry
  • When required, visit customer sites around the world to resolve service related issues

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ideally qualified to a minimum of HNC in electronics or equivalent
  • Previous electronic repair experience
  • Strong IT skills particularly Excel and Sage are essential
  • Excellent and confident communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good organisation skills with high attention to detail

Apply to: Ruth Williams - HR Manager, Invertek Drives Ltd, Offa’s Dyke Business Park, Welshpool, Powys, SY21 8JF or email ruth.williams@shi-g.com

Employee Benefits

  • Employee Engagement

    We carefully monitor employee engagement and satisfaction with their working lives.

  • People Development

    Investing in our people through training and development is a core business strategy.

  • Rewarding

    Comprehensive remuneration packages allow us to attract the best possible people.

  • An Excellent Place to Work

    Our working environment is designed to be fulfilling and rewarding.

  • Putting People First

    Diverse skills, backgrounds and experience and a commitment to treat our people fairly.