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Ben Burgess currently has the following job opportunities available:

Agricultural Sales Representative - Coates

We require an experienced agricultural sales representative to join our dealership in Coates and cover an established area east of Peterborough. You will be responsible for selling new and used machinery from brands including John Deere, Manitou, Weidemann, Kuhn and Bailey Trailers.

Main responsibilities include:

Sales of new and used agricultural machinery.
Conducting demonstrations.
Maintaining product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment and services provided by Ben Burgess.
Offering finance options to assist customers with purchases.
Providing excellent customer experiences to develop strong and loyal relationships.
Building strong and loyal relationships with our suppliers.
Working with the marketing team to ensure relevant and timely communications to customers and prospects.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous agricultural sales experience, or a sales background and a good knowledge of the agricultural industry.
Familiar with John Deere or competitive products.
Enthusiasm, engagement and a willingness to take on challenges.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions.
Full UK driving licence.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, company vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Steve Trostler on any of the details given below.

Steve Trostler
Ben Burgess Coates
Eldernell Lane
COATES
Peterborough
PE7 2DD

Email: stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Guidance & Precision Ag Specialist

We require a qualified guidance and precision ag specialist to join our newly formed Ben Burgess FarmSight department. You should have experience in all areas of agricultural precision guidance and ideally be familiar with John Deere GreenStar and AMS systems.

Main responsibilities include:

Providing on-site, email and telephone support to customers.
Providing support for advanced precision farming product sales and system troubleshooting internally and externally.
Assisting with the execution of Ben Burgess’ FarmSight strategy which includes machine and logistics optimisation and providing agronomic decision support.
Providing excellent customer experiences to develop strong and loyal relationships.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous experience with precision guidance software and hardware.
A formal agricultural engineering qualification, LTA 4 or equivalent level would be an advantage.
Knowledge of the extended products generated by guidance equipment such as agronomic data would be desirable.
A good knowledge of the agricultural industry.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
The ability to use standard computer applications, internet functions and sales tools.
Enthusiasm and commitment.
The ability to work individually but also as a member of the FarmSight team.
Flexibility with working hours during busy seasons and weekends.
Full UK driving licence.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, company vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Jimmy Lockhart on any of the details given below.

Jimmy Lockhart
Ben Burgess Norwich
Europa Way
NORWICH
NR1 2EN

Email: jimmylockhart@benburgess.co.uk

 

Credit Controller - Norwich

We require a credit controller to join our busy finance team, based in Norwich.

Main responsibilities include:

Credit control for multiple depots communicating by telephone, email or post.
Opening new trade accounts and carrying out necessary credit checks.
Dealing with all sales ledger queries.
Ensuring accurate month end statements are sent to customers.
Payment processing using a credit card terminal.
Liaising with solicitors on debts requiring further action.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Excellent communication skills, both external to the business and internally.
The ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
The ability to learn quickly.
Being able to adapt to using bespoke accounting software.
Experience of working in a busy accounts office.
Proven track record of improving the rate of debt collection.
Previous experience using Microsoft Excel and Word.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Alex Wade on any of the details given below.

Alex Wade
Ben Burgess Norwich
Europa Way
NORWICH
NR1 2EN

Email: alexwade@benburgess.co.uk

 

Agricultural Service Technicians - Norwich, Newmarket, Coates & Ellington

We require qualified agricultural service engineers to join our busy workshops at our Norwich, Newmarket, Coates & Ellington depots. You should have experience with the most modern, sophisticated agricultural machinery. John Deere experience would be an advantage, specifically experience with tractors, sprayers and FarmSight, however full LTA training is available.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment, including FarmSight products.
Participating in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Working within the workshop or in the field/on farm as required.
Completing pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentoring apprentices.

Skills & qualifications needed:

The ability to undertake maintenance and repairs using special tools and equipment following approved technical procedures.
Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
The ability to provide excellent customer service.
The ability to work as a team or individually.
Being self-motivated, having good communication skills and a willingness to take on new challenges.
Flexibility with working hours during busy seasons and weekends.
Full UK driving licence required.
Forklift driving licence preferred.

In return, we offer competitive hourly pay plus overtime, a vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

For Norwich applicants, please apply in writing to Tom Cooper at tomcooper@benburgess.co.uk

For Newmarket applicants, please apply in writing to Chris Papworth at chrispapworth@benburgess.co.uk

For Coates & Ellington applicants, please apply in writing to Steve Trostler at stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Sprayer Service Technician - Beeston

We require a qualified agricultural service engineer who specialises in or has previous experience with agricultural sprayers to join our new purpose-built workshop at our Beeston depot.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment, including self-propelled, trailed and mounted sprayers.
Participating in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Working within the workshop or in the field/on farm as required.
Completing pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentoring apprentices.

Skills & qualifications needed:

The ability to undertake maintenance and repairs using special tools and equipment following approved technical procedures.
Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
An understanding of John Deere GreenStar guidance systems, although training will be provided.
The ability to provide excellent customer service.
The ability to work as a team or individually.
Being self-motivated, having good communication skills and a willingness to take on new challenges.
Flexibility with working hours during busy seasons and weekends.
Full UK driving licence required.
Forklift driving licence preferred.

In return, we offer competitive hourly pay plus overtime, a vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to John Rupp on any of the details given below.

John Rupp
Ben Burgess Beeston
Dereham Road
BEESTON
PE32 2LE

Email: johnrupp@benburgess.co.uk

 

Potato Machinery Service Technicians - Newmarket

We require qualified agricultural service engineers that specialise or have previous experience with potato machinery to join our busy workshop at our Newmarket depot. Full LTA training is available.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment, including potato harvesters and other potato equipment.
Participating in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Working within the workshop or in the field/on farm as required.
Completing pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentoring apprentices.

Skills & qualifications needed:

The ability to undertake maintenance and repairs using special tools and equipment following approved technical procedures.
Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
The ability to provide excellent customer service.
The ability to work as a team or individually.
Being self-motivated, having good communication skills and a willingness to take on new challenges.
Flexibility with working hours during busy seasons and weekends.
Full UK driving licence required.
Forklift driving licence preferred.

In return, we offer competitive hourly pay plus overtime, a vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Chris Papworth on any of the details given below.

Chris Papworth
Ben Burgess Newmarket
Windmill Hill
Exning
NEWMARKET
CB8 7NP

Email: chrispapworth@benburgess.co.uk

 

Grounds Care Technicians - Newmarket, Ellington & Coates

Due to further expansion, we are recruiting experienced grounds care equipment technicians. You will be supporting areas of Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Rutland and Northamptonshire with top brands of domestic, commercial and golf equipment including John Deere, Hayter, Timberwolf, Trimax, Dennis and Club Car.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on grounds care equipment.
Completing all reports and forms required in conjunction with work assignments.
Following all safety regulations in performing work assignments.
Participating in Service Training programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Maintaining the good condition of vehicles, tools and equipment.
Maintaining a clean work area and performing work in a professional, neat and orderly manner.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Experience performing service repairs.
Familiar with John Deere products would be an advantage.
The ability to perform repairs following approved technical procedures.
Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
Excellent customer service and good computer skills.
The ability to work in a team environment.
The ability to work extended hours and weekends.
Full UK driving and forklift licences preferred.

In return, we offer competitive hourly pay plus overtime, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Ben B Turner on any of the details given below.

Ben B Turner
Ben Burgess GroundsCare Equipment
Europa Way
NORWICH
NR1 2EN

Email: benbturner@benburgess.co.uk

 

Parts Apprentices - Coates & Ellington

We require two enthusiastic individuals aged 16-19 looking to start their career in agriculture. You will learn the parts advisor role, spending most of your time at Ben Burgess but with the added benefit of some classroom and workshop tuition at ProVQ’s training centre in Nottingham.

Main responsibilities include:

Promoting and selling parts.
Supplying service technicians with parts as required.
Assisting with preparing and maintaining merchandise displays.
Receiving parts into stock.
Delivering customer service over the parts counter and on the telephone.
Maintains control of inventory management, invoicing and other administration tasks.
Assists in keeping parts inventory clean, orderly and well organised.
Providing administration and general support to the parts manager.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Motivated to learn with a positive attitude.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to use basic standard computer applications.
A minimum of three GCSE A-C grades.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, funded training including tuition and accommodation costs, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Steve Trostler on any of the details given below.

Steve Trostler
Ben Burgess Coates
Eldernell Lane
Coates
PETERBOROUGH
PE7 2DD

Email: stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Construction & Plant Service Technicians - Norwich & Newmarket

The successful candidate will have experience with modern construction and plant machinery.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on construction machinery.
Participating in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Working within the workshop or on site as required.
Completing pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentoring apprentices.

Skills & qualifications needed:

The ability to undertake maintenance and repairs using special tools and equipment following approved technical procedures.
Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
The ability to provide excellent customer service.
The ability to work as a team or individually.
Being self-motivated, having good communication skills & a willingness to take on new challenges.
Flexibility with working hours during busy seasons and weekends.
Full UK driving licence required.
Forklift driving licence preferred.

In return, we offer competitive hourly pay plus overtime, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

For Norwich applicants, please apply in writing to Jimmy Lockhart at jimmylockhart@benburgess.co.uk

For Newmarket applicants, please apply in writing to Chris Papworth at chrispapworth@benburgess.co.uk

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