Vacancy for Technical Manager

Posted on November 09 2020


Technical Manager for John G Peck Ltd           

About John G Peck Ltd

John G Peck Ltd (JGPL) is a privately owned Specialist Distributor of Power Electronic Components. The company was formed in 1983 and has been the exclusive supplier of Mitsubishi Electric Power Semiconductors and Powerex in the UK region since that time. JGPL has continued to grow steadily and now represents numerous additional key suppliers, offering products which compliment Power Semiconductor devices.  JGPL are focused on supporting customers in the UK and Ireland but for Mitsubishi Electric are also licensed to support South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.

Company Philosophy

To provide our customers a competitive, first class service in Power Electronics based products on behalf of the global manufacturers we represent. JGPL focus on a small number of quality suppliers without conflict of product lines. This strategy ensures full commitment of suppliers and enables us to forge strong relationships with both customers and manufacturers.

Our Service

Major companies such as Mitsubishi Electric, Mersen and Powerex have entrusted the supply and support of their key OEM accounts to JGPL for many years. Full technical support is provided by our experienced engineering team and backed by direct manufacturer support too. UK stock holding, bespoke packing or labelling, logistics, call off and just-in-time orders are services offered.

The position

The Technical manager is responsible to oversee all technical matters with regard to the purchase, supply, application suitability and quality for the broad range of products which are supported. The candidate will have a deep understanding of Power Electronics applications and be comfortable to discuss these with both clients, suppliers or colleagues. Technical and product training will be provided by suppliers.

The scope of requirements which JGPL support range from Industrial, Motors Drives, Electric Vehicles, Traction, Renewables & Grid, Rail to Defence.

As part of a small team, the role will also cover a varied range of activities as required and hence may suit an engineer who is looking to move towards a more customer facing position. The candidate should have a commercial as well as a technical mindset and be driven by a dedication to customer service.

The position will be based in JGPL’s facility in Burton on the Wolds near Loughborough but flexibility with some remote working is possible.

Main Tasks

Providing Technical and application support to customers and the sales team.

Customer and supplier visits.

Technical presentations to customers for new products.

Power loss calculations and thermal simulations.

Technical advice, proposals and quotations.

Approaching new or existing clients to maintain existing business and promote new sales.

Market studies and feedback to suppliers.

Application recommendations and proposals.

Technical liaison with Suppliers.

Limited lab work for test and quality support.

Preparation of product promotion and application notes for Website or Social Media.

Your profile:

Degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering with a good knowledge of Power Electronics;

Driver Circuits
Thyristors and Diodes
Busbars and Cooling
Capacitors and Snubbers
Sensors and protection products

Well organised and good record keeper able to work to deadlines.

Good written and oral communication skills.

Pro-active approach.

Able to work independently or as part of a team.  

Happy to travel within the UK or abroad for training as required.     

Open minded and driven by a strong desire to grow and strengthen the business.

Ability to build and maintain strong customer relationships.

If you feel you are suited to this position and are looking for a new opportunity to grow and influence JGPL in the coming years please contact;

John G Peck Limited 
B1, Wymeswold Industrial Park,
Wymeswold Lane,
Burton on the Wolds,

LE12 5TY,

Attention: Marcel Ranade

Tel: +44 (0)1509 881010