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Graduate Sales Engineer

About Us

Trading for over 40 years, Hiden Analytical Limited is a manufacturer of mass spectrometers for vacuum, gas, plasma and surface science. Our mass spectrometers can be used for a wide range of applications. Some examples include lithium-ion battery development, fusion research and plasma treatment of polymers for medical applications. We also offer bespoke design services for client interactive development of solutions to meet specific requirements.

Position Summary

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Graduate Sales Engineer, with the opportunity for international travel. Working Mon-Fri as part of our dynamic sales team you will be responsible for representing the company and our products within France, Italy, Spain and the Middle East initially. You will be working with local representatives to establish the customers’ requirements, promote the Hiden product range and maintain working relationships with existing clients.

The candidate must have/be:

  • Background in science, ideally with a degree in physical chemistry or physics.
  • Willing to travel internationally.
  • Good problem-solving ability.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Reliable and able to work to high standard of quality and procedures whilst maintaining deadlines required.
  • Proficient in IT and willing to learn new systems.
  • Good comprehension and written skills, which will be necessary for understanding tender requirements and submitting tenders.
  • Good communication skills.


  • Sales experience in a scientific environment.


➡️Flexible Working – we are currently trialling flexible working hours.
➡️Private health care – after 2 years of continuous service, employees become eligible for our BUPA scheme.
➡️Pension – Group Personal Pension Scheme through Aviva. Hiden will match up to 4% of gross basic pay.
➡️Competitive Salary D.O.E and sales related bonus.
➡️PC and Mobile Phone are provided.
Full training will be provided.

Job Category

Senior Software Engineer.
Hiden Analytical is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Job Application Guide

Please apply by email.

Please include:

  • Covering letter
  • CV

Your covering letter should make clear why you wish to apply for a position at Hiden Analytical Ltd, and please outline your career objectives. We are pleased to accept applications from recent graduates, PhD’s, experienced professionals and apprentices. Especially in the case of experienced professionals, it is important to know the reasons for a change of job.

Please specify your expected salary and earliest possible start date.

We recommend that you list the details in your CV in chronological order, which will make it easier for us to review your application to follow your career development. Mention your average grades in school and further education in your CV: we would like to know not only what you have achieved, but how – and how well – you have reached your objectives.

If your application is well presented but you don’t receive an interview invitation, this is probably because another candidate was better suited to the position. The candidate profile must match our requirements very closely to be considered. Unfortunately it is not possible to reply to all applications received.

We hope that your application meets our requirements, and wish you every success. The email address for your applications is :