Recruiting now – Agricultural/Groundcare Machinery Engineer
Vincent Tractors & Plant – Wellington
Would you like to start a career with one of the UK’s leading Kubota dealerships?
Vincent Tractors & Plant is a successful family-owned business. Established in 1966 and now employing over 50 people across our four branches covering Cornwall, Devon and Somerset. We are the market leaders in agricultural, construction and groundcare products, holding the market leading Kubota franchise along with many other brands including Kverneland, Ktwo, Grillo, Baroness, Ifor Williams Trailers and Ausa.
Vincent Tractors & Plant’s success and ongoing growth means we are looking for another land based engineer to join our expanding business at our Wellington (Somerset) branch. Are you a dedicated, self-motivated engineer with a passion for agricultural or groundcare machinery?
You will play a vital part in preparing, servicing and diagnostics & repairing our agricultural and groundcare ranges of Kubota and other key franchise machinery to the highest possible standards.
The ideal candidates will have experience in similar roles as a qualified engineer with a knowledge of agricultural and/or groundcare machinery.
You should have good customer skills and be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
As a Land Based Engineer, your main duties and responsibilities will be:
These responsibilities are essential in a small business where all members of the team are required to work flexibly and help in all and any area during busy periods
The above is not an exhaustive list and other duties and responsibilities may be included in the role as the business develops over time.
The company is committed to training and supporting employees. Employees will receive training for all areas included in their job description to ensure that they are capable, and feel confident, of performing both main and secondary responsibilities. In addition, it is the employee’s responsibility to alert their Line Manager to areas where they feel they require more training or need the support of another member of the team, to undertake a specific task that may be new, or more challenging, for them.
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|Relevant experience||Land Based Engineering experience
|Other industries will be considered or someone who is familiar with the industry, machinery and terminology.
First Aid qualification
Qualification or certification in Health and Safety
|Education/ Training||Four GSCE or equivalent, Maths and English grade C or above
|Qualities, knowledge & skills||Engineering background
Have a ‘can do’ attitude
Ability to think problems through to a successful conclusion.
Friendly, smiling & interested in our customers
Self-motivated & able to use initiative
Excellent interpersonal skills
Attention to detail
Neat, clean and tidy image
Loyal and reliable
Ability to work to deadline and to a high degree of accuracy.
|Experience of hydraulics
Experience of electrics
Good IT Skills
|Additional factors||Willing to work additional hours as required.
Willing to work indoors and outdoors in variable weather conditions
A current driver’s licence
Are you looking to enhance your technical abilities within a supportive and highly successful family-owned business? Then look no further! Vincent Tractors & Plant can offer you:
To apply, please email firstname.lastname@example.org a CV and a cover letter. Within your cover letter, please explain how you meet the criteria for the role or call 01726 860332 for further information.
Vincent Tractors & Plant is one of the leading Kubota dealers in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone’s contribution. Not only do we recognize expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make them unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.
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