Ben Burgess
Careers at Ben Burgess

 

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Ben Burgess currently has the following job opportunities available:

Apprenticeship opportunities

We are looking for individuals aged 16-19 who would like to begin their career in the agricultural or grounds care industries with an apprenticeship. Please visit our apprenticeships page for further information and to send your application.

 

Yard Maintenance Person - Norwich

Required in a full time position to look after the general housekeeping and maintenance of our busy yard at Ben Burgess Norwich. Experience in driving agricultural and/or construction machinery would be an advantage. A counterbalance and rough terrain forklift licence would be 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 Tom Cooper on any of the details given below.

Tom Cooper
Ben Burgess Norwich
Europa Way
NORWICH
NR1 2EN

Email: tomcooper@benburgess.co.uk

 

Grounds Care Sales Representative - Newmarket

Due to further expansion, we require an experienced grounds care sales representative to join our team. You will be responsible for an area covering Cambridgeshire, Suffolk and South Norfolk offering new and used domestic, commercial and golf equipment from top brands including John Deere, Timberwolf, Trimax, Dennis and Club Car.

Main responsibilities include:

Sales of new and used 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.
Customer support through delivery, professional installation, providing follow up and being the point of contact for all queries.
Building strong and loyal relationships with customers and suppliers.
Working with the marketing team to ensure relevant and timely communications to customers and prospects.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous grounds care sales experience.
Familiar with John Deere or competitive products.
A good knowledge of the commercial grounds care industry.
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 Chris Pateman on any of the details given below by Friday 30th June.

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

Email: chrispateman@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. You will be responsible for refurbishing, extracting and installing re-conditioned grain handling equipment, working with Ben Burgess’ crop storage department.

Experience with fabrication, control systems and electric motors would be an advantage.

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

 

Parts Manager - Coates

We require a parts manager to join our depot at Coates, Peterborough. Previous parts experience is essential, with agricultural machinery would be an advantage. The successful candidate will coordinate and distribute the workload to maximise parts sales, parts turnover and profitability while maintaining a commercial approach to stock quality.

Main responsibilities include:

Ensure that everyone knows and understands their own and the departments tasks and responsibilities.
Monitor parts sales on a monthly basis to ensure sales and profit goals are achieved.
Work with the marketing team to develop and execute the parts marketing plan.
Execute parts processes, guidelines and policies consistently i.e. (ordering, receiving, inventory, selling, return and marketing).
Maintain good discipline and organisation of the parts department and its surroundings, ensuring that everything is organised, clean and safe.
Submit parts warranty claims and return claims.
Assist with the development and training of parts personnel and complete performance reviews of parts staff.
Assist with counter sales to support customer needs.
Create and maintain attractive and rewarding showroom displays.

Skills & qualifications needed:

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

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

 

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

 

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 Technician - Norwich

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.

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

 

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