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Ben Burgess currently has the following job opportunities available:

Sales Manager - Norwich

We are now recruiting for the position of Sales Manager for our depot at Norwich.

Main responsibilities include:

Providing leadership to ensure the smooth running of the day to day management of the Norwich sales department.
Overseeing the Agricultural hire department.
Monitor & check sales paperwork including customer Acknowledgements & purchase invoices.
Ensuring a consistent level of excellent customer care.
Communicating to all employees how the department objectives align with those of the company.
Assist the company in achieving its vision and mission, instilling our core values.
Maintaining an acceptable level of financial return set by the Board of Directors
Working with the marketing team to assist with local advertising, events and depot development.
Leading, motivating and supervising the sales team within the depot to ensure maximised sales and commitment to our suppliers.
Assist the sales director with sales planning & targets.
Monitor stock to be in-line with company levels.

Skills & qualifications needed:

5-10 years’ Sales experience.
The ability to lead others.
Knowledge of dealership operations in the sectors of agriculture.
Excellent communication, engagement and employee development skills.
Familiar with our franchises as well as competitive products.
The ability to analyse and interpret internal reports with a good understanding of financial principles relative to sales operations.


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 David Fairman at davidfairman@benburgess.co.uk by 15th April 2018.

 

Depot Manager - Aylsham

We are now recruiting for the position of Depot Manager for our dealership at Aylsham.

Main responsibilities include:

Providing leadership to ensure the smooth running of the day to day management of the depot. Ensuring a consistent level of excellent customer care across all departments. Communicating to all employees how the depot objectives align with those of the company. Engaging all employees at the depot to assist the company in achieving its vision and mission, instilling our core values. Maintaining an acceptable level of financial return set by the Board of Directors. Providing support to departmental managers in terms of development, team engagement and implementing policies and processes. Working with the marketing team to assist with local advertising, events and depot development. Leading, motivating and supervising the sales team within the depot to ensure maximised sales and commitment to our suppliers. Ensuring health and safety at the depot is maintained as a high priority. Maintaining a depot appearance that all employees can be proud of. Ensuring a consistent and positive level of support to all depots across the company.

Skills & qualifications needed:

3-5 years’ Sales management experience. Knowledge of dealership operations in the sectors of agriculture. Excellent communication, engagement and employee development skills. Familiar with our franchises as well as competitive products. The ability to analyse and interpret internal reports with a good understanding of financial principles relative to depot operations


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 Martin Fuller at martinfuller@benburgess.co.uk by 30th April 2018.

 

Service Administrator - Beeston

We require a full time Service Administrator with an outgoing personality to join our busy agricultural service department in Beeston to support the service manager and his team of ten technicians.

Main responsibilities include:

Responsible for day-to-day administration service processes to maximise efficiency.
Providing an excellent level of customer care and communication.
Providing a high level of support to our service manager and team of technicians.
Raising and processing job cards, timesheets and preparing invoices.
Managing the raising and processing of manufacturer warranty claims.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Understanding of a busy service department.
Good organisation skills with attention to detail.
High level of customer communication skills with excellent telephone manner.
Good computer skills.
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
An enthusiasm, engagement and a willingness to take on challenges.

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 John Rupp at johnrupp@benburgess.co.uk by 4th May 2018.

 

 

Sales Administrator - Norwich

Required to join our growing GroundsCare machinery sales team at Norwich in a full time position. Working closely with the group manager, you will be responsible for group GroundsCare sales administration & processes with a focus on our John Deere franchise.

The successful candidate will adapt to bespoke accounting software & be a quick learner. Previous administration experience is beneficial along with a good grasp of maths & basic mechanical understanding along with a desire to understand our products. You will have good computer & organisational skills along with a sense of commercial judgement.
In return we offer a competitive salary, long term career prospects & an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to Ben B Turner at benbturner@benburgess.co.uk by 27th April 2018.

 

GroundsCare Parts Person - Norwich

We require a parts person to join our busy GroundsCare parts team in Norwich. Previous parts experience is preferred & knowledge of grounds care equipment would be an advantage, however full training is provided & a willingness to learn is most important.

Main responsibilities include:

Providing parts sales for domestic & professional machinery over the counter & via telephone.
Daily ordering and receiving of parts.
Maintaining our showroom displays.
Excellent customer service & communication skills.
Good work ethic.
Ability to work every other Saturday morning.

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

Applications in writing to Jonathon Gordon at jonathangordon@benburgess.co.uk by 27th April 2018.

 

Stores Person - Norwich

We require a parts & accessories sales person to join our busy GroundsCare department at our Norwich depot. Previous stores experience is preferred although full training will be provided.

Main responsibilities include:

Working with our team to provide parts sales face-to-face and over the telephone.
Daily ordering, receiving & distributing parts and accessories.
Maintaining a clean and safe environment in the parts department.
Maintaining an attractive and rewarding showroom display.

Skills & qualifications desired:

Previous experience in the parts business, preferably grounds care.
Enthusiasm, a positive attitude and commitment to the role.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions.
Providing a high level of communication, as well as self and team motivation.
Familiarity with domestic garden / commercial grounds care equipment.
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In return, we offer competitive pay, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Applications in writing to Ben B Turner at benbturner@benburgess.co.uk by 27th April 2018.

 

 

Parts Manager - Norwich

We require a parts manager to join our depot at Norwich. Previous experience in parts for agricultural machinery is essential. The successful candidate will coordinate and distribute the workload for maximum parts sales, turnover and profitability while maintaining a commercial approach to stock quality.

Main responsibilities include:

Monitor parts sales on a monthly basis to ensure goals are achieved.
Work with the marketing team to develop & execute the parts marketing plan. Execute parts processes, guidelines & policies consistently.
Maintain good discipline & organisation of the parts department & its surroundings, ensuring that everything is organised, clean & safe.
Submit parts warranty claims & return claims.
Assist with the development & training of parts personnel & complete performance reviews of parts staff.
Assist with counter sales to support customer needs.
Create & maintain attractive & rewarding showroom displays.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Minimum 5 years’ experience in the parts business, some agricultural experience essential.
Enthusiasm, a positive attitude & commitment to the role.
The ability to lead others & analyse & interpret internal reports.
The ability to use standard computer applications & internet functions.
High level of communication & self/team motivation.
The ability to work extended hours & weekends.

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 Jimmy Lockhart at jimmylockhart@benburgess.co.uk by 20th April 2018.

 

 

Construction Sales Representative - Newmarket

We require an experienced construction sales representative to join our team. You will be responsible for a dedicated area covering North Suffolk and Cambridgeshire offering new and used construction machinery from brands including Hitachi, Manitou and Weidemann.

Main responsibilities include:

New and used machinery sales to achieve high sales performance.
Maintaining product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment and services provided by Ben Burgess.
Offering finance options to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used goods.
Conducting demonstrations.
Customer support by delivering goods, providing follow up and being the point of contact for all queries.
Building strong and loyal relationships with customers.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous construction sales experience.
Familiar with Hitachi or competitive products.
A good knowledge of the construction industry.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
The ability to use standard computer and internet functions and sales tools.
Enthusiasm and commitment.
The ability to work individually but also as a member of the construction sales and service team.
Full UK driving licence.

Please apply in writing to Sean Donovan at seandonovan@benburgess.co.uk by 15th April 2018.

 

 

Trainee Demonstrator/Salesperson - Newmarket

We require an enthusiastic and motivated trainee Demonstrator/ Salesperson to join our agricultural sales and demonstration team in Newmarket.

Main responsibilities include:

Demonstration / Sales of new agricultural and used machinery from our major suppliers: John Deere, Manitou, Weidemann, Grimme, Kuhn and Hitachi.
Building and maintaining product knowledge..
Forming strong and loyal relationships with customers and suppliers.
Providing the highest level of customer service.
Conducting demonstrations, ensuring machinery performs to its optimum.
Ensuring machinery is kept presentable and ready for demonstration.
Monitoring the location of demonstration machinery and updating specification and condition accordingly.
Assisting the sales team in the sales process.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Eagerness, engagement and the willingness to learn and take on challenges.
Self-motivation.
Good communication and organisational skills.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions
Experience operating machinery on farm is essential
A keen interest in the agricultural industry would be beneficial.
Knowledge of John Deere AMS equipment would be a distinct advantage
Full UK driving licence.


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

Please apply in writing to Chris Papworth on the details given below by 25th April 2018.

Email: chrispapworth@benburgess.co.uk

 

Area Sales Manager - Coates

We require an experienced agricultural area sales manager 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, a relocation allowance if required, company vehicle, full ongoing training, long term career prospects and an enhanced company pension scheme.

Please apply in writing to David Fairman, Sales Director, at davidfairman@benburgess.co.uk.

 

Grain Handling Equipment Engineer - Bloomfield Installations

We require an experienced engineer to join our grain handling team at Bloomfield Installations in Debenham, Suffolk in a full time position.

Main responsibilities include:

Extracting, refurbishing and installing re-conditioned grain handling equipment, working with Ben Burgess’ crop storage department.
On-site welding.
Following all health & safety regulations.
Completing all administration required including job cards, health & safety documentation and timesheets.
Mentors apprentices and upholds our company’s core values.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous experience as an engineer in a relevant industry.
You must be comfortable working in confined spaces and at height.
Full UK driving licence required.
A certificate to operate a telehandler would be an advantage however full training to acquire certification is provided.
Occasional working away in the UK may be required.

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 Chris Coe on any of the details given below.

Chris Coe
Bloomfield Installations
Unit 4, Meadow Works
Kenton Road
DEBENHAM
IP14 6RP

Email: chriscoe@bloomfieldinstallations.co.uk

 

Agricultural Service Technicians - 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.

Please apply in writing to Steve Trostler at stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Grounds Care Service Technicians - 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