Background on ABLE Instruments

ABLE is one of the leading suppliers of process measurement and control solutions in the United Kingdom. As a proactive business, we have been developing, since 1985, our company policies to train our staff to the highest standard specific to job role.

Our customer interface is our employees and that is why we realise the importance to provide the best in knowledge, experience and customer service. Our business depends on it.

We are renowned for our application knowledge and experience throughout the UK and that is why we believe we can further your career. We can share information and train you onsite so you are up to date with latest technology and solutions.

Freelance PR Consultant

Location: Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire
Job Type: Contract
Salary: Attractive salary experience dependant
Benefits: Attractive salary with bonus scheme

We’re seeking a PR Consultant for a short to medium term contract to work within a PR & Marketing team. ABLE is an international Instrumentation & Automation Enterprise established for 30 years serving major blue chip clients. This is a pivotal role for a leading PR consultant who has either, corporate, professional services or technology sector experience. Preference will be given to demonstrable experience in the in the sensor technologies sector.

The role is to assist the day-to-day PR programme, finding and creating stories and content that generate media coverage highlighting ABLEs Project wins and key supplier client relationships.

Core Responsibilities

Assisting with the media relations programme on a day-to-day basis, working with Marketing team.
Building and maintaining relationships with UK and Global media
Developing proactive and forward-looking PR opportunities, working with appropriate marketing and business stakeholders.
Assisting with forward features programmes, developing content and comment, pitching to editors and writers and tracking success
Responding to media enquiries
Preparing written materials
Providing day-to-day media relations advice and guidance to business stakeholders
Proactively looking for interesting, creative and opportunistic media hooks to develop the brand.

The engagement term envisaged will be based on 3 month renewable contract.

Please submit your CV and rates to

Area Sales Engineer

Location: Within the UK
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Attractive Package
Benefits: Area related commission / bonus scheme. Company Car. Workplace Pension. Laptop, iPad, iPhone etc

The Role

Assuming control of all existing and potential customers within a given territory. Exploiting maximum business opportunities with customers.
Taking responsibility of maintaining and exceeding sales targets within the sales area.
Participating in sales activities including: customer site visits, telephone contacts, trade shows and exhibitions, product demonstrations and customer seminars.
Producing quarterly sales forecasts in conjunction with the Sales Manager.
Maintaining customer activity files on a custom built CRM database.
Identifying, developing, and maintaining new opportunities.
Influencing technology selection at early design stages of new or planned projects.

The Candidate

Proven track record in industrial or process sales of similar products and services.
Capable of communicating and establishing strong relationships at various levels of business – e.g. instrumentation & process engineers, procurement personnel, project managers, site maintenance and operators.
Computer literate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Conscientious, self motivated achiever, who is capable of working on own initiative.

Graduate Engineer

Location: Lower Earley, Reading, Berkshire
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: Attractive salary experience dependant
Benefits: Attractive salary with bonus scheme and excellent prospects for future growth within the organisation.

The Role

Due to our continued growth, we require a Graduate Engineer reliable, well-organised, confident and enthusiastic individual willing to take on a hands on role with the objective of proceeding to a Service Engineering role. This will entail offshore and overseas travel and for which excellent allowances are provided.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be well presented, highly organised, outgoing and able to use their initiative and problem solving abilities to complete their responsibilities accurately, appropriately and conscientiously and with the minimum of supervision within a high pressure environment.


A good degree in an engineering/scientific field or HND/HNC in instrumentation is preferred.


Confident, outgoing and well organised, with drive, initiative and enthusiasm. A willingness to learn and develop new skills. Ability to contribute to, and work as part of the team, but also the ability to work unassisted. Strong organisation, coordination and project management skills. Demonstrable understanding of Windows and Microsoft Office applications. Good written and verbal language skills.


Applications to be sent to: ATT: Mike Parker. Mark your application with job reference.

Unsolicited Application

We welcome you to send an unsolicited application for a career with ABLE. Applications to be sent to:

No Recruitment Agencies

We do not accept agency CVs. Please do not call us or forward CVs regarding any career opportunities.