Careers

British Approvals Service for Cables (BASEC) is an independent, accredited certification body. Our mark is synonymous with quality and safety. We provide product certification (approval) services globally for all types of cable and wire, for ancillary products, and also provide management systems certification for the cable sector.

Please see our current opportunities below.

If you are interested in applying for the position below please send your C.V to Ola Taiwo.

careers@basec.org.uk

Cable Test Technician(Mechanical, Electrical and Fire)

There is an exciting opportunity for a versatile multi skilled test technician to join our team.

Key responsibilities:

 To conduct cable sample preparation using knives and cutters (hand, hydraulic and band saw)

To undertake testing, as assigned, within determined competencies and authorisations.

To check the performance and calibration status of test equipment, liaising with the Technical Supervisor to ensure  equipment in use meets the required specification.

To contribute towards the maintenance and operation of new and existing laboratory facilities, practices and procedures to enable testing work to be carried out in a way that meets BASEC’s, its clients and accreditation needs.

To ensure that test procedures are followed correctly to enable accreditation to be maintained.

To ensure the quality and safety procedures are followed within the designated laboratory areas, to meet policy and legislative requirements.

To manage own workload effectively and liaise with other staff members as appropriate to maximise the utilisation of the laboratory resources.

To keep the Team Leader/Laboratory Manager informed of the progression of test work in the laboratory such that the client can be informed of any delays, non-compliances, etc.

To carry out preliminary inspections to ensure submissions are as agreed, initiating any remedial action required by liaising with the Team Leader/Laboratory Manager.

To develop technical competence by studying standards and undertaking supervised testing associated with the normal product group within the laboratory.

Qualifications:

GCSE Grade C and above in all subjects including Maths, English and Science.

Degree or qualification in Engineering is desirable.

This role will be based in BASEC laboratory, Crownhill Milton Keynes. MK8 0ES.

Person Specification:

Experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel.

Must be able to handle and move large cables and equipment

Must have good manual dexterity and hand-to-eye coordination

To apply, please send us a copy of your up to date CV clearly indicating your relevant experience to careers@basec.org.uk. Candidates must have an existing right to work in the UK and evidence of eligibility will be required. Suitable candidates will be contacted immediately.

Inside Sales Executive - UK

Major Responsibilities:

Managing all regional customer communication, including internal communication with the certification and lab teams, point of customer ownership and ensuring the end to end commercial flow is being delivered.

Developing a pipeline of new commercial prospects through the regional supply chain.

Optimise the use of our CRM, ensuring ever increasing project funnel and information is up to date.

Exceed customer expectations in managing their issues, be it – commercial, technical, testing and certification in a timely and professional manner.

Liaising with marketing in supporting matters including departmental administration, mail shots, website updating, PR and marketing material, presentations, conferences, exhibitions and trade shows, travel and client visits, CRM system, etc.

Supporting the administration function within the BASEC office when required, including answering telephones, dealing with enquiries, filing, archiving etc.

 Health & safety responsibilities 

The duties will be performed predominantly at the BASEC office in Milton Keynes, but you may be required to visit other UK or overseas locations as necessary to support the job function.

Critical Criteria:

Previous experience in a similar customer facing role.

Proven ability to meet and exceed regional targets.

Customer relationship building

Commercial experience to engage potential new leads and drive change

Energy, urgency and enthusiasm for the company, brand and role

Team player

Proactive management of issues

Excellent written and oral communication and good arithmetic skills. 

Preferred Criteria:

Experience of CRM systems

Experience of international business

Competence in MS Excel & Word

Inside Sales Executive - Asia

Major Responsibilities:

Managing all regional customer communication, including internal communication with the certification and lab teams, point of customer ownership and ensuring the end to end commercial flow is being delivered.

Developing a pipeline of new commercial prospects through the regional supply chain.

Optimise the use of our CRM, ensuring ever increasing project funnel and information is up to date.

Exceed customer expectations in managing their issues, be it – commercial, technical, testing and certification in a timely and professional manner.

Liaising with marketing in supporting matters including departmental administration, mail shots, website updating, PR and marketing material, presentations, conferences, exhibitions and trade shows, travel and client visits, CRM system, etc.

Supporting the administration function within the BASEC office when required, including answering telephones, dealing with enquiries, filing, archiving etc.

 Health & safety responsibilities 

The duties will be performed predominantly at the BASEC office in Milton Keynes, but you may be required to visit other UK or overseas locations as necessary to support the job function. 

Critical Criteria:

 Previous experience in a similar customer facing role.

 Proven ability to meet and exceed regional targets.

Customer relationship building

Commercial experience to engage potential new leads and drive change

Energy, urgency and enthusiasm for the company, brand and role

Team player

Proactive management of issues

Excellent written and oral communication and good arithmetic skills.

Preferred Criteria:

Experience of CRM systems

Experience of international business

Competence in MS Excel & Word