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Calrec Audio supply audio broadcast mixing equipment relied on by the world’s most successful broadcasters. From Premiership football, to the Superbowl, from "X Factor" to "Dancing with the Stars", if it's live there is a good chance it is mixed on a Calrec.

Our customers are absolutely focused on creating immersive and entertaining audio, and constantly push the boundaries of broadcasting. Calrec's job is to push the boundaries of technology to help them succeed.

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Formed as a microphone manufacturer in 1964, Calrec’s reputation for build quality, reliability and audio performance has made it an industry benchmark across the world. The latest Apollo platform introduced Bluefin2, the next generation of award-winning Bluefin technology. It provides over 1000 channel processing paths on just one DSP card. For surround sound mixing it is the industry’s most advanced and economical solution.

Now, broadcasters demand even more versatility and integration from their audio equipment, and in this technologically progressive era TV companies want to ensure that their systems can produce programmes efficiently and to required specifications. For their audio systems to achieve this, greater consideration has to be given to their networks as a whole, and how efficiently they can be controlled. Calrec has designed its range of consoles to meet these demands.

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We are looking for driven, enthusiastic and inventive people who are passionate about audio technology. We have a reputation for innovation which we want to continue to build on. If you feel you can help us to do this, please get in touch. Unless otherwise specified, all applications for Current Vacancies or general job enquiries should be made in writing to: HR Manager, Calrec Audio Ltd, Nutclough Mill, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, HX7 8EZ or careers@calrec.com

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JOB TITLE
Technical Sales Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Technical Sales Coordinator to strengthen our existing sales team, to provide additional technical and administrative support to the sales team and external customers. The Technical Sales administrator is responsible for supporting the Sales Managers both in Europe and in the US by assuming primary responsibility of providing responses to RFPs and tenders, providing a central point of contact for technical research required by Sales Managers and providing administrative support to the Sales Coordinator.

KEY DUTIES
The management and quality control of rental stock and demo consoles
Responsible for managing the new quote system (when introduced)
Support to Sales Managers through the generation of quotation and console/network diagrams
Support to Sales Managers through generation technical and commercial tender responses that delivers an effective, attention-grabbing response to highlight the company’s products
Point of contact for technical information required by Sales Managers/distributors as requested
Provide administrative support to the Sales Coordinator as needed

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
The person will be educated to HND or Degree level in electronics or music technology.
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work autonomously
Excellent telephone manner and fantastic communication skills
Qualifications in IT networking advantageous
Knowledge of pro-audio equipment and music technology advantageous

EXPERIENCE
An enthusiasm for, and a keen interest in audio / music production and/or broadcast technology
Experience managing technical projects
Knowledge of Office 365, with advanced level Excel
Experience of support colleagues in the field
Knowledge of IP networking

ATTRIBUTES
The ideal person will be bright and articulate, able to communicate clearly
Ability to produce detailed and engaging written communication to appeal to all levels of a company
Attention to detail
Ability to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
Neat, methodical, organised working habits

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

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JOB TITLE
Materials/G.I. Inspection Operative

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for someone to strengthen our existing Stores team, to co-ordinate movement of stock, with particular responsibility for inspection of sub contract metalwork.

KEY DUTIES
Administration of material movements
Checking and logging of goods in/out
Inspection of Sub Contract metalwork to engineering drawings
Communicating with Suppliers and organising Returns
Desk packing
Despatch of goods including packing & documentation
Cyclical stock taking, (inc. Annual Stock Taking)
Prioritising and issuing of kits
Shortage Report Maintenance
Organisation of stock

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
Good literacy/numeracy skills

EXPERIENCE
Previous experience of stores work advantageous
Capable of reading and interpreting engineering drawings and inspection of sub contract metalwork tor relevant drawing to ensure fit for purpose

ATTRIBUTES
Organisational skills
Ability to store and retrieve information accurately and efficiently
Customer care/quality awareness
Computer literacy
Good interpersonal / communication skills
Ability to respond to changing priorities
Engineering experience of engineering drawing interpretation

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

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JOB TITLE
Senior Embedded Software Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION
Based in Hebden Bridge, we are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with good C++ skills, embedded development experience and good networking knowledge.

KEY DUTIES
You will have technical responsibility for developing and delivering software for professional audio products.
You will take a lead role in development projects and often work within a cross-functional team.  You will be involved in all parts of the software lifecycle; from specification and design through to maintenance.
Software specification - You will work with Product managers and other engineers to create specifications for new software products.
Planning and reporting - You will be required to provide estimates for development tasks and contribute towards planning of developments.  You will also be required to report progress against schedules.
Software design and development - You will work closely with other developers in a cross-functional team.  You will design and develop software to meet product requirements and ensure a high standard of quality and reliability.  You will also work with product testers to identify and resolve defects.
Software support - In this role, you will need to provide support to other R&D teams, production departments and customer support teams.  This may require you to work off-site from time to time.  Due to the nature of our business some out of hours work and weekend work may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS
Essential
Degree or equivalent experience in a software or related subject.
A good understanding of hardware platforms and how s/w & f/w components work together
Software development for embedded platforms.
C++
OOD / OOP
A good understanding of TCP/IP networking
Understanding of Linux device drivers
Debugging to hardware level

Desirable
Interest in audio systems
Practical experience of UML
JIRA
Subversion / Git
Android kernel development

EXPERIENCE
Minimum 5 years commercial experience in designing and developing objected oriented applications.
Minimum of 3 years software development using C++
Experience in developing object oriented software

ATTRIBUTES
You are industrious, possess an exemplary attitude, take ownership and drive progress.
You have a passion to excel.
You like to take a leading role.
You are able to work to committed deadlines.
You execute tasks in the most expedient way
You are well organised and able to successfully prioritise and manage tasks.
You enjoy the challenge of solving problems
You are a good communicator
You pay attention to detail

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com

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JOB TITLE
Customer Support Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION
Calrec Audio, the world’s leading manufacturer of broadcast audio consoles, has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated and passionate Customer Support Engineer, based in Hebden Bridge.  The overall function of the role is to provide post-delivery technical support of Calrec products.  Applications are particularly welcomed from candidates with IT networking experience/qualifications with a passion or interest in audio

KEY DUTIES

Processing of service enquiries and calls
Commissioning of the company’s products
On-site service, including fault diagnosis and correction
Maintaining accurate records
Post-delivery quotations and sales
Report writing
Liaising with the Support Administrator for shipping and provision of spares, replacement or loan parts
Development and review of all aspects of the service function; the processes, the procedures and the database to meet team requirements, company goals and objectives

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Degree or Diploma in Electronics / Music Technology or a related subject, OR
Professional IT networking qualification (CCNA/CCNP or equivalent)
Full clean driving licence

EXPERIENCE

Experience of Broadcast Engineering or Customer Support in a Broadcast Environment
System to component level knowledge of audio and audio control systems relating to broadcast applications
A knowledge of IP networking
A knowledge of AoIP technologies, such as Dante and AES67
A knowledge of Linux
Knowledge of computer based control systems
Computer literacy

ATTRIBUTES

Excellent customer interface and the ability to build long term relationships with customers; able to provide clear and concise information
The ability to maintain composure and a professional demeanour at all times, specifically in unusual and highly pressurised situations
Pro-active team member
Ability to maintain and improve company quality standards
Able to prioritise, identify and solve problems
Able to interface well with others and ensure the flow of appropriate and accurate information to customers and colleagues
Organised working habits
Flexibility
Good negotiation skills

For a full Job Specification and salary range, or to forward a CV and letter of application, please contact careers@calrec.com