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Ben Burgess currently has the following job opportunities available:

Depot-based Sales Person - Ben Burgess GroundsCare Equipment, Norwich

We require a depot-based sales person at Ben Burgess GroundsCare Equipment, Norwich. The role will be to assist all walk-in customers with our wide range of new and used domestic and arborist products, from brands including John Deere, Timberwolf, Stihl and Hayter.

Main responsibilities include:

Sales of new and used equipment.
Following up website and telephone enquiries.
Maintaining product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment and services provided by Ben Burgess.
Customer support through delivery and professional installation when required, and being the point of contact for all queries.
Building strong and loyal relationships with customers and suppliers.
Showroom layout and development assistance.
Working with the marketing team to ensure relevant and timely communications to customers and prospects.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous grounds care sales experience, or a sales background and knowledge of the grounds care or arborist industries.
Familiar with John Deere or competitive products.
Excellent customer service, communication and organisational skills.
Enthusiasm, engagement and the ability to adopt new processes.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions.
Full UK driving licence required.

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 Ben B Turner on any of the details given below by Friday 3rd March 2017.

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

Email: benbturner@benburgess.co.uk

 

Crop Storage Contract Supervisor/Trainee - Norwich

We require an enthusiastic individual to join our crop storage team, based at our Norwich depot. Our crop storage team provide a complete service to local farmers on the handling, processing and storage of grain and potatoes.

Main responsibilities include:

Preparation of drawings & quotations for crop storage buildings.
Visiting farms across East Anglia to survey sites and measure up buildings.
Supervising and providing instruction to our crop storage engineers.
Ordering of spare parts for agricultural crop storage machinery and instruments.
Other duties associated with crop storage seasonal work.

Skills & qualifications needed:

Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage, however full training is provided.
The ability to use standard computer applications and internet functions.
AutoCAD experience would be an advantage but is not essential.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Enthusiasm, engagement and a willingness to take on challenges.
Full UK driving licence.
Flexibility to work Saturday mornings on a rota.

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 Richard Craske on any of the details given below.

Richard Craske
Ben Burgess Norwich
Europa Way
NORWICH
NR1 2EN

Email: richardcraske@benburgess.co.uk

 

Agricultural Sales Representative - Ellington

We require an experienced agricultural sales representative to join our expanding dealership in Ellington and cover an established area in south west Cambridgeshire. 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 by 24th February 2017.

Steve Trostler
Ben Burgess Ellington
Brook Farm
ELLINGTON
PE28 0AE

Email: stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Parts Apprentice - Ellington

We require an enthusiastic individual aged 16-19 who is 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 Ellington
Brook Farm
Ellington
HUNTINGDON
PE28 0AE

Email: stevetrostler@benburgess.co.uk

 

Agricultural Service Technicians - Newmarket

We require qualified agricultural service engineers to join our busy workshop at our Newmarket depot. You should have experience with the most modern, sophisticated agricultural machinery. Previous John Deere tractor experience would be an advantage, however full LTA training is available.

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment.
Participate 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.
Complete pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentor 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 customer service that is second to none.
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 a competitive salary, 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

 

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.
Participate 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.
Complete pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentor 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 customer service that is second to none.
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 a competitive salary, 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 - Norwich, Newmarket, Ellington & Coates

Due to further expansion, we are recruiting experienced grounds care equipment technicians. You will be supporting areas of Norfolk, 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.
Good customer relationship and 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 a competitive salary, 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

 

Agricultural Service Technicians - Coates & Ellington

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

Main responsibilities include:

Performing diagnostics and repairs on agricultural equipment, including AMS products.
Participate 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.
Complete pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentor 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 customer service that is second to none.
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, 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

 

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.
Participate in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
Working within the workshop or on site as required.
Complete pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
Mentor 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 customer service that is second to none.
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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