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Ben Burgess currently has the following job opportunities available:

Depot Manager - Ellington

We are now recruiting for the position of Depot Manager for our new state of the art facility at Ellington, near Huntingdon, which is due to open in 2018.

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’ depot management experience.
Knowledge of dealership operations in the sectors of agriculture, grounds care or construction.
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, 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 at davidfairman@benburgess.co.uk by 1st March 2018.

 

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 by 9th February 2018.

 

Area Sales Manager - Newmarket

We require an experienced agricultural area sales manager to join our dealership in Newmarket and cover an established area across Ely and east of Cambridge. 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 by 9th February 2018.

 

Trainee Agricultural Sales Representative & Demonstrator - Norwich

We require an enthusiastic and motivated trainee salesperson to join our agricultural sales and demonstration team in Norwich. Full training will be given to sell and demonstrate machinery from brands including John Deere, Manitou, Weidemann, Kuhn and Hitachi.

Main responsibilities include:

Sales of new and used agricultural machinery.
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 across the Group.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Eagerness, engagement and the willingness to learn and take on challenges.
Self-motivation.
Good communication and organisational skills.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions.
Experience operating machinery on farm is preferable.
A keen interest in the agricultural industry would be beneficial.
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 David Fairman, Sales Director, at davidfairman@benburgess.co.uk by 9th February 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. Working with the marketing team to ensure relevant and timely communications to customers and prospects.

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 applications, 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.

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 Sean Donovan, at seandonovan@benburgess.co.uk by 16th February 2018.

 

Parts & Accessories Sales Person - Beeston

We require a parts & accessories sales person to join our busy parts department at our Beeston depot. Previous parts experience is preferred, with agricultural machinery would be an advantage, 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 and receiving parts and accessories.
Maintaining a clean and safe environment in the parts department.
Maintaining an attractive and rewarding showroom display.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous experience in the parts business, preferably agricultural.
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 agricultural products.
The ability to work extended hours and 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 John Rupp on any of the details given below.

John Rupp
Ben Burgess Beeston
Dereham Road
BEESTON
PE32 2LE

Email: johnrupp@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 - Norwich, Beeston, 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 Beeston applicants, please apply in writing to John Rupp at johnrupp@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

 

Combine Service Technician - Beeston

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

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment, including combines.
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

 

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

 

Grounds Care Service 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

 

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