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Join our dedicated and professional team at Colson X-Cel Ltd, based in Elland West Yorkshire.

Please find our current vacancies available below.

Regional Sales Managers Location: All UK Ref No: 04/18
Job Description:

Colson X-Cel Ltd are a well established company, specializing in manufacturing valves for the the oil & gas industry. We are at present actively expanding our market share throughout the UK and Europe.

 We are currently looking to attract a dynamic and committed professional to develop the UK  market's full potential. If you have the formula to contribute to our business and describe your self as an ambitious, proactive and energetic individual who is driven by success then i would like to speak with you. 

We hope to employ one or two applicants depending on location to UK areas so if you meet our requirements and have an interest in discussing the position/s then please send me your CV in confidence to

Salary - competitive and dependent on experience.

Person Description:

Candidate should possess at least a Diploma, Higher Diploma or Degree in Engineering or related discipline.

  • Have at least 5 years' proven sales experience in similar industry.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill in English, other languages would be a bonus.
  • Experience in selling valves or valve related products would be ideal though sales in a technical or engineering product field would be considered.
  • Good local knowledge and contacts in the modern trade, distribution channels and the related industry is highly desirable.
  • Computer literate with the ability to formulate reports as and when needed.
  • A willingness to travel is required.


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Design Engineer Location: Elland West Yorkshire Ref No: 01/18
Job Description:

As a Design Engineer with Colson X-Cel Ltd you have an outstanding opportunity to work with an excellent team of experienced Design and Test Engineers. You will work in partnership with them developing new and existing products, supporting our Sales team, Global agents and external Sales Managers with deign and technical information. This is a very Senior Position within our Technical team and we are looking for high Calibre, Experienced Candidates.

OTE - dependant on experience.

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Person Description:
  • Fully conversant with the relevent design standrds we work to such as ASME, ANSI, EEMUA,API etc.
  • Autocad experience is essential.
  • Experience in designing piping and instrument valves.
  • Be able to work in a team and think outside the box.
  • Use initiative to bring designs from an idea to a manufactured product working with Procurement and Operations to minimise cost.
  • An understanding of machining would be desirable though being able to work closely with our CNC operations team and undertsand how to produce parts is a must.
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Assembly and Test Engineers Location: Elland Ref No: 02/18
Job Description:

Due to an influx of Project Orders we are looking for Assembly and Valve Test Engineers.

Assembly Engineers are required for various levels from basic assembling of instrument ball and needle valves to experienced fitters putting together our range of large bore valves weighing over a tonne.

Experience would be ideal but intense training is provided for all types of product.

Valve Test Engineers must have experience of testing high pressure valves or gas/hydraulic systems. Testing includes use of hydrostaic and gas rigs up to 20,000 psi. All training required for the safe use of the equipment will be provided by the experienced team.

Please send your CV and an introductory letter to our offices in Elland or directly to

The positions are for an immediate start.


Person Description:

Ideally experienced in the manufacture and testing of valve type products though working with high pressure equipment would also be beneficial.

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Inside Sales Engineer Location: Elland Ref No: 03/18
Job Description:

We are looking to add to our experienced and dedicated Internal Sales Team

As a technical sales engineer, you'll use your technical knowledge along with sales skills to provide advice and support on a range of products, for which a certain level of expertise is needed.

You'll assist colleagues with bids and tenders for new clients from a technical perspective.

The emphasis of the work varies depending on the level of technical knowledge needed to sell a particular product or service.

Technical sales engineers are a key point of contact for clients and provide both pre and after-sales advice. You'll liaise regularly with other members of the sales team and colleagues from a range of departments, such as:

  • design
  • production
  • purchasing
  • quality
  • senior company managers.

As a technical sales engineer, you'll need to:

  • search for new clients who might benefit from company products or services and maximise client potential in designated regions
  • develop long-term relationships with clients, through managing and interpreting their requirements
  • persuade clients that a product or service best satisfies their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery
  • calculate client quotations and administer client accounts
  • provide pre-sales technical assistance and product education
  • work on after-sales support services and provide technical back up as required
  • analyse costs and sales
  • meet regular sales targets and coordinate sales projects
  • support marketing activities by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events
  • make technical presentations and demonstrate how a product meets client needs
  • liaise with other members of the sales team and other technical experts
  • help in the design of custom-made products



Person Description:

You should expect to work long or irregular hours to meet deadlines, secure deals and attend conferences and networking events.

Ideally with experience in the Valve industry though other engineering experience would be considered.

We have an excellent team and wish to recruit the right person to work closely with them and develop as a team over many years.

Salary is very competitive though dependent on experience so if you are up for a challenge in an interesting fast moving team then please send your CV to


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