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Vincent Tractors & Plant – Holsworthy


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 three branches covering Devon and Cornwall, 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.


Job Purpose

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and driven Land Based Engineer Apprentice to join our busy and growing team at our Holsworthy branch.  You will learn the skills required to succeed in a service department that backs up a wide range of Agricultural, Construction and Groundcare machines as well as Ifor Williams Trailers for our customers.

In addition to the inhouse training, there will be offsite training at Duchy College as well at the Kubota University.


The Parts Advisor Apprenticeship Programme Covers

  • Health & Safety
  • Workshop practices
  • Engines
  • Hydraulics
  • Electronics
  • Transmission systems
  • Fault Diagnostics


Secondary Responsibilities

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 

  • Keep confidential and company business or statistics.
  • To represent Vincent Tractors & Plant and promote its brand throughout all activities.


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.



Person Specification:

Relevant Experience


An interest in machinery Ideally with a agricultural, construction or groundcare background
Education/ Training


5 GSCE or equivalent, including Maths and English grade 4 or C or above  
Qualities, knowledge & skills Friendly, smiling & interested in our customers

Have a ‘can do’ attitude

Keen to make the sale

Self-motivated & able to use initiative

Good IT Skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Attention to detail

Flexible approach

Neat, clean and tidy image

Loyal and reliable

Ability to work to deadline and to a high degree of accuracy.

Team worker

Machinery background


Additional factors


Willing to work additional hours as required.  


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:

  • Full time position: 8.00am- 5.00pm. Monday – Friday.
  • Saturday: 8.00am to 12.00pm on a rota basis
  • Competitive pay depending on experience plus overtime pay over 39hrs.
  • 24 days Holiday allowance plus Bank Holidays
  • PPE and company uniform
  • Extensive product and technical training, both onsite and at the Kubota training centre in Oxfordshire, helping to build your career
  • Staff discount
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Group life cover
  • Eye care support
  • Child care vouchers
  • Health & wellbeing support


To apply, please email with 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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