Employment opportunities

Current vacant positions at Gill Sensors & Controls are listed below. Please note, direct applicants only – agency applications will not be accepted.

To apply for a listed job opportunity please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@gillsc.com

Gill Sensors & Controls Limited is an Equal Opportunities employer. It is our policy to employ the best qualified personnel and provide equal opportunity for the advancement of employees, including promotion and training, and not to discriminate against any person because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Product Manager

Position summary

Innovative products have been key to business growth and the ability to properly manage its product portfolio is seen as essential to continued success. Product management has recently been established in the group and is recognised as adding clear business value. The business now wishes to enhance its product management capability, strengthen its in-life management and introduce a more structured approach to product development.

The Product Manager will join the management team responsible for developing and delivering the annual financial and development plan. The Product Manager will be responsible for:
• reviewing and consolidating the current product offer
• developing and gaining agreement to a medium term product road map
• leading the introduction of a product platform approach
• migrating the current customer base to the agreed product portfolio
• ensuring continued high quality product performance
• increasing development efficiency
• introducing core Product Management principles and processes

Specific Deliverables

  • Review and understand the current product ranges, their functionality, performance and market position
  • Actively manage the in-life performance of the current product ranges, including sales and marketing support, reviewing product technical and commercial performance, and production support.
  • Develop and gain agreement to a medium term road map and short term development plan
  • Prepare and gain agreement to appropriate business cases and development requirement specifications
  • Manage the introduction of agreed developments into the product range
  • Introduce formal product management at a level that is appropriate for the business and product range, and continually review the need for additional structure as the business grows and processes become embedded

 Position Requirements

  • An understanding of the value of product management within a technology business and a proven background in product management in a relevant market.
  • Experience of collecting and making sense of diversely held product information.
  • Experience of in-life management of a product portfolio including product launch, pricing, positioning, enhancement, technical and commercial performance management, and end of life.
  • Experience of developing and gaining agreement to a product roadmap that balances short and medium terms demands, and addresses the diverse opportunities presented by the market, the development team and technology
  • Experience of preparing requirement specifications and business cases
  • Experience of working in a small or fast growing business
  • A relevant degree or equivalent

  Reporting Structure

  • Product Manager – Director
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Electronic Assembly Operator

Position summary

Working within the Production Department, kit picking, building production units, recording build information, testing sub-assemblies / finished product and maintenance of localised stock items.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Building product to designated work instructions
  • Testing to specified test parameters
  • Recording build / test information on works orders / lot cards
  • Rejecting and recording nonconforming product
  • Inspection of work in progress
  • Maintenance of Kanban stock items
  • Use of in-house PC systems
  • Conformance to ISO9001 including, but not limited to, ATEX and CSA procedures

 Position Requirements

  • Experience of light electromechanical assembly work including soldering and wiring
  • General numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Working to standard times
  • Ability to use basic test equipment i.e. Oscilloscopes, DVM and ATE
  • Ensuring good product traceability of both Work in Progress and Finished Goods items
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions and engineering drawings.

 Additional Advantageous Experience

  • Previous soldering experience to IPC standards
  • Manual handling experience
  • PC literate

 Person Specification

  • Organised and self-motivated individual with initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Common sense
  • Methodical

 Reporting Structure

Electronic Assembly Operator - Supervisor – Manufacturing Manager 

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Goods Inwards Inspector

Position summary

Working within the Quality department, inspecting incoming goods against purchase orders, mechanical drawings and component specifications.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Goods inwards inspection and booking in
  • Reporting issues to the Quality Engineer
  • Stock inspection as and when required
  • Use of in-house PC systems
  • General Stores duties including kit picking.
  • Provide cover for Packing/Despatch

Position Requirements

  • Previous Goods In / Stores experience
  • Skilled at use of vernier, micrometer and other inspection equipment
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings
  • General numeracy and literacy skills
  • PC literate and ability to prioritise
  • Driving licence as some travel may be required to carry out duties at our other sites in Lymington

Additional Advantageous Experience

  • Manual handling experience
  • Fork lift use

Person Specification

  • Organised and self-motivated individual with initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Common sense
  • Methodical

Reporting Structure

Goods In Inspector – Quality Engineer – Senior Quality Engineer


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Key Account Manger

Position summary

The position is responsible to the Sales Director for the commercial performance of, and relationship with, identified key accounts. The key responsibilities include:
• Managing the relationship with existing customers to provide clear visibility, and delivery, of current year commercial targets.
• Working with the customers and the Sales Director to build robust, multi-year account plans to revenue growth and account loyalty
• Working with the Gill processes and systems (including CRM) to ensure effective communication of customer information across the Gill group.
• Providing sales and product information and training to the customer to maximise their use, or sales, of Gill products.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Gill commercial team to identify and develop opportunities, including providing market and competitor insight, acquiring new customers and supporting the transition of accounts within the Gill team.
  • Working with the Gill commercial team to identify and implement opportunities to improve customer satisfaction and commercial results.
  • Attending industry events to build on existing customer relationships, support the acquisition of new accounts, and to gain insight into relevant markets.

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrable previous experience of managing and growing key accounts.
  • Experience of acquiring and developing new commercially valuable, long term customer accounts.
  • Experience of using CRM systems to manage and communicate account activity.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Clean driving license and willingness to travel.

Additional Advantageous Experience:

  • Experience of managing technically knowledgeable accounts.
  • Experience of managing a range of European or global accounts.
  • Experience of working in a medium sized, privately owned business.
  • Key Account Manager - Director

Reporting Structure

  • Key Account Manager - Director
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Business Development Manager

Position summary


  • To develop, promote and deliver Gill’s new business development strategy working alongside the Key Account Development and Gill Commercial team.

  • Responsible for the identification of development opportunities and acting as the central technical and commercial interface in providing Gill’s proposition in line with the client needs.

  • Deliver new revenue business of a minimum £1million value in line with margin / product mix expectations and through agreed targeted accounts / sector development.

  • Developing and implementing appropriate customer acquisition plans, including working with potential customers, closing sales, and creating the foundation for commercially valuable multi-year relationships.

  • Developing strategic partnerships with key businesses that will enable Gill to grow its Key Account business by specific market sectors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Empowered and Engaged Workforce

  • Develop specific strategic relationships with representatives / key influencers from agreed market segments that will allow us to develop our International customer portfolio. 

  • To develop the Gill market specific customer value proposition, building Gill’s profile within the market place and developing a market position for the brand in new market sectors.

  • Develop market and competitor insight to highlight industry / sector trends and new opportunities.

  • To help build and maintain robust relationships between Gill’s operational divisions (Procurement and Production) and the sales function by accurate and timely forecasts / updates.

  • To monitor and report monthly through the CRM on  new sales prospects, current activity, forecasts, conversion status and feedback competitor activity for review by Gill commercial and operational staff

  • The ability to work both autonomously under a minimum of supervision and part of a team.


  • Understand the targeted customer’s needs and develop the best Gill solution to meet the needs of the customer and fully utilising Gill’s asset base.

  • To develop professional tender responses / proposals and undertake client presentations reflecting Gill’s values and standards of professionalism

  • Keep up to date with new legislative and market developments ensuring Gill continually adapt its Key Account proposition to the needs of the International markets


  • To develop for approval, (in consultation with line manager and other necessary Gill stakeholders), the strategic roadmap to drive growth into the market sector.Become the sector specific “subject matter expert” and feedback / update the Senior Leadership Team as to any relevant issues, competitors, new technologies, etc.

  • To identify, track and develop a portfolio of potential clients, communicating the stages of engagement for all strategically important potential business, identifying the resources required to ensure traction and success.

  • Keep customers aware of key legislation / industry specific changes that will affect our offer and the customers service needs.

  • To take on ad hoc duties as requested and ensure compliance with all Gill’s minimum standards

  • To ensure compliance within Gill’s policy and procedures.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES – Profitable and Sustainable Company

  • Responsible for working closely with internal customers to ensure delivery of divisional target and business needs are met.

  • To add value to existing Gill customers by strategic forward planning and identifying up-sell / cross-sell opportunities.

  • To protect and grow the Key Account revenue and profit by the professional promotion of Gill’s product and services portfolio.

  • To deliver revenue and profit margin against budgetary expectations and individual sales targets and report monthly performance against target in the prescribed reporting format.


In line with Gill’s Health and SafetyPolicy the job holder is expected to;

  •  Take reasonable care of his/her own health, safety and welfare and that of other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions.

  • To co-operate with Gill and with other employees in order to comply with health and safety law and Gill’s Health and safety Policies and Procedures

  • Not to misuse or interfere with, intentionally or recklessly, anything provided in the interests of safety.

  • To ensure that within his/her areas of responsibility, Gill complies fully with its legal duties in respect of the health, safety and welfare of its employees and of other people who may be affected by his/her actions or omissions

  • To ensure that the responsibilities commensurate with his/her role as laid out in the Health and safety policies and Procedures are fully met.

 In line with Gill’s Values and Ethics Charter the job holder is expected to ;

  •  Act in a honest, responsible and respectful manner to others

  • Be responsible for their own professional conduct

  • Comply everywhere and in all circumstances with the laws and regulations connected with their activities

  • Be respectful of ethnic and/or country specific traditions and customs

  • Comply with our obligations to our partners such as shareholders, associates, clients, suppliers and the community

 Any other duties that are reasonably requested within the scope of the job role




  • Proven experience of negotiating at senior level within International Corporate Customers.
  • Proven expertise in business development, marketing, sales and project management.
  • Evidence of consistence delivery of sales against targets.
  • Experience of acquiring technically knowledgeable accounts.
  • Experience of acquiring a range of European or global accounts.
  • Experience in P&L, strategic planning, sales development and budgeting.
  • Experience of effectively using CRM systems to manage and communicate sales activity.
  • Ability to negotiate at all levels (internal and external) using refined presentation skill.
  • Ability to deliver and develop a sales and contract management culture in line with the Gill’s own culture.
  • Previous experience of the strategic planning, production and presentation of large, technical project proposals.
  • An understanding of International product distribution and a “tiered” route to market.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability in problem-solving and negotiation
  • Experience in sales and providing solutions based on customer needs.
  • Ability to influence and motivate at all levels.
  • IT literate with a good understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Clean Driving License and a willingness / ability to travel – occasionally extensively.
  • Excellent communication skills including development of request for information responses, presentation delivery, etc.



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Gill Sensors & Controls Limited
Unit 600 Ampress Park,
Hampshire, UK
SO41 8LW

Tel: +44 (0) 1590 613900
Fax: +44 (0) 1590 613901