Join our team in Quakenbrück and help shape the future of Pulsed Electric Field technology.
We’re looking for people to join our team who want to work at the forefront of a new technology that’s changing the way we process food.
Elea is the world’s leading provider of Pulsed Electric Field technology. Our Engineering and R&D teams are constantly discovering new PEF applications, developing those opportunities, and building new technology to bring PEF to an ever growing market.
We value our people
Our employees are supported and encouraged throughout their careers to realise their full potential, often supported by training programmes and growth opportunities.
Pulsed Electric Field is a new technology still in its infancy and we are looking for good people to help us realise its full potential.
For this reason, we are committed to hiring dedicated and ambitious people who are willing to collaborate with our skilled team and share our values.
We are proud to be certified as ‘family friendly employer’ (link).
Elea's success grows with its team
Elea is dependent on a high level of team work and interdepartmental collaboration for its success.
In Sales & Marketing you help to run targeted campaigns, improve profitability and expand existing market opportunities for current and future commercial PEF applications. You will work closely with the Elea R&D team to help synchronise application development to new market opportunities. This will involve careful research into new PEF applications, their potential value and finding new clients and partners.
As an R&D member, you work closely with our clients to provide tailor-made solutions through a tried and tested process that involves research, design, manufacture and support of our PEF systems. You also take part in research projects on electroporation. Twice a year, in spring and autumn, students can write their bachelor or master thesis on an R&D topic with us.
The Engineering team deals with the installation and service & maintenance of our Pulsed Electric Field system ranges. As a service technician, you travel to customer’s factories around the globe. Further developments and customization of our machines are also part of Engineering to meet our clients’ special requirements.
The Administration team keeps our departments together. As an administration team member, you support the other departments with travel organization, shipments and other important organizational tasks which keep the daily work up and running here at Elea.
In team Finance you support in processing quotes and invoices, preparing financial statements and business activity reports. You also monitor financial details to ensure that legal requirements are met, manage financial reporting and budgeting and help management make financial decisions.
Get interesting insights into Elea and our Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) Systems. Find out about our offering, Research and Development, Engineering and how we are collaborating with our clients, the food industry and academia.
Together, we create innovative food processing solutions with Pulsed Electric Field systems to improve our clients production. Want to become an Elea PEF'er? Find your role.
As Sales Manager you will be part of a business development and marketing team at Elea.
You will be tasked with helping to improve profitability and expand existing market opportunities for current commercial PEF applications (roots, tubers, juices).
You will also work with the Elea R&D team to help synchronise application development to new market opportunities, this will involve careful research into new PEF applications, their potential value and finding new clients and partners.
You will need to develop a new business list and client profiles for promotion/targeted marketing. Identify and research new business opportunities. Help generate and follow up on leads. Foster and develop relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners. The role is very client facing so good interpersonal and negotiating skills are vital.
Understand the needs of Elea’s clients and be able to respond effectively with a plan of how to meet these. Understand our product and offering. Pulsed Electric Field technology has many potential benefits across a broad range of products. A willingness to get up to speed with the technology as fast as possible is essential.
You help to plan sales campaigns. Think strategically, discuss promotional strategy and activities with the marketing department – Elea currently runs outbound and inbound campaigns for its proven applications, aligning your research into new markets and working with the marketing team on this will be important.
Ensure staff are on board throughout the organisation, help them understand the need for change when it is required. Negotiate pricing with customers maybe be necessary. Carry out sales forecasts and analysis. The ability to handle pressure and meet deadlines.
You have the right attention to detail. Excellent time management and organisation. Strong communication and IT fluency, must be able to work with and help the adoption of the CRM system. Experience working in the food innovations/food manufacturing/food processing environment would be good. It is vital that you are a team player.
You organize travels for engineers, support in the creation of system documentation / manuals and process spare parts orders and customer orders.
You assist in the organization of shipping spare parts and systems to customers worldwide and in the creation of loading and customs documents.
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BACHELOR/ MASTER STUDENT (THESIS)
As a student, you have the possibility of preparing a practical and application-oriented Bachelor or Master thesis with qualified scientific support. You deal with innovative technologies in the area of food production, analysis, preservation and structural modification. You work in a young international team and with international clients.
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WORKS STUDENT / MASTER STUDENT
As a works student in the R&D team at Elea, you gain practical experience in working with innovative technology in an international team. You will work on an electroporation based project and have the opportunity to qualify for a Master thesis afterwards. You have a good hands-on attitude.
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