News | October, 2019 Archive

Jobs

At Ripon Farm Services, we are always looking to recruit new team members for a variety of potential opportunities within the company. This might include qualified service technicians, parts advisers, sales executives, administration staff, apprentices and more.

 

Aftersales Administrator

Positions available at Darrington and Market Weighton

General duties:

As an aftersales administrator in a busy agricultural dealership your responsibilities will be varied and require the successful candidate to be able to multitask. Day to day duties will involve  supporting our experienced aftersales teams with their administrative functions in an interesting industry and professional surroundings and although this role is not a customer facing role you will be required to interact with customers as part of your daily duties. As you develop into your role you will become a pivotal member of an established team within the depot. You will also be required to interact with the wider organisation.  You will be required to provide excellent customer service and administrative support to one of the most important industries in the country.

Qualities

If you have a base understanding of agriculture and machinery that’s great, but it is certainly not essential as full training will be provided to fully prepare yourself for the start and during your career.

Previous administrative experience and knowledge of Microsoft systems and packages is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided on Company systems and processes.

You will require a valid UK driving licence. as there is occasionally a need to drive company vehicles.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday (8am till 5pm with an hour for lunch) with occasional overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends.

Benefits

  • Entry into the company pension scheme.
  • A company account available from day one offering staff discount on clothing, tools and all our showroom items.
  • A chance to work with industry leading John Deere machinery, technology and systems.

Applications

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up to date CV to: recruitment@riponfarmservices.com .

 

Agricultural Service Mechanic

Positions available at Ripon, Ottringham, Market Weighton, Retford, Keighley, Darrington & Louth.

(12 branch John Deere dealership covering Yorkshire, Teeside, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire)

 

Duties

To work in a busy Agricultural Service Department performing maintenance and repairs on agricultural machinery. This work will often be done at customer’s farms ensuring plenty of local travel around the area.

Qualities

Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems is required to enable the repair of agricultural equipment. A base understanding of agriculture and machinery would be essential. A driving licence would be required as there will be a need to drive company vehicles.

Hours of work

Monday to Friday (8am till 5pm) with flexible overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends.

 

Benefits

  • Attractive salary package, further negotiable depending on experience, with overtime.
  • Entry into the company pension scheme.
  • Full company uniform provision including work boots, clothing and overalls provided by the company.
  • Diagnostic laptop & phone pre-installed with all the latest industry leading diagnostic programs and machinery support, plus training available on how to get the most from it.
  • Plus a company account offering staff discount on clothing, tools and all our showroom items.
  • Full product and personal development training is offered and comprehensive training paths, tailored to you, are provided.
  • A chance to work with industry leading John Deere machinery and technology.

 

Applications: To get started with this exciting career, please send an up to date CV to: recruitment@riponfarmservices.com and if you have any questions please email us and we’ll be happy to put you in touch with the service manager at the branch.

 

MET Technician/ Technician & MOT Tester

Ripon Paint and Body, Dallamires Lane, Ripon HG4 1TT – Tel: 01765 690300

 

At Ripon Paint and Body we complete paint and body repairs in addition to other mechanical repairs for manufacturers, insurance companies and the public. Our repairs are of the highest standards and to continue to maintain those standards, last year we opened our brand new purpose built state of the art Paint and Body shop in Ripon. Due to our increasing business demands, we are now recruiting for a technician to help with MET, MOT’s and general mechanical repairs.

 

Duties

To work in a busy state of the art paint and body shop under the supervision of the bodyshop manager and his team. Day to day duties will vary but include repairing a variety of vehicles from the company fleet, carrying out mechanical, electrical, and trim repairs to accident damaged vehicles. Carrying out MOT’s on the fleet and customers vehicles. Training paths and support will be given and will be required to ensure compliance with repair approvals.

 

Qualities

We are looking for an applicant who has existing experience and training in vehicle repair and would prefer somebody with existing experience of paint and body work although this is not essential as training would be provided. Mechanical experience and an enthusiasm to learn are essential. A driving licence would be required as there will be a need to drive company vehicles.

 

Hours of work

Full time 8am-5pm Monday – Friday with flexible overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends.

 

We offer an excellent remuneration package that includes a competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience), generous holiday allowance, pension and ongoing training.

 

Applications: To get started with this exciting career, please send an up to date CV to: recruitment@riponfarmservices.com

 

Valetor

Ripon Paint and Body, Dallamires Lane, Ripon HG4 1TT – Tel: 01765 690300

 

At Ripon Paint and Body we complete paint and body repairs in addition to other mechanical repairs for manufacturers, insurance companies and the public. Our repairs are of the highest standards and to continue to maintain those standards, last year we opened our brand new purpose built state of the art Paint and Body shop in Ripon. Due to our increasing business demands, we are now recruiting for a valetor.

 

Duties

To work in a busy state of the art paint and body shop under the supervision of the bodyshop supervisor and his team. As our valetor you will be responsible for cleaning and polishing both the inside and outside of cars and other vehicles, making sure customers’ cars are made exceptionally clean.

 

Qualities

We are looking for somebody with experience of valeting or a passion for vehicular cleaning. Ideally somebody who keeps up to date on the best vehicle cleaning methods and products with a passion and eye for detail when it comes to their work. A driving licence would be required as there will be a need to drive company vehicles.

 

Hours of work

Full time 8am-5pm Monday – Friday with flexible overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends.

 

We offer an excellent remuneration package that includes a competitive salary (negotiable depending on experience), generous holiday allowance, pension and ongoing training.

 

Applications: To get started with this exciting career, please send an up to date CV to: recruitment@riponfarmservices.com

 

 

Trailer Centre Mechanic

Ripon Trailer Centre, North Bridge, Ripon HG4 1HY

(Ifor Williams trailer centre and part of the Ripon Farm Services dealer group)

 

Duties

This is a multifunctional role working at our  Trailer Centre in Ripon primarily performing repairs and maintenance on customer and dealer owned equipment. You will also help the other departments when required including liaising with customers regarding trailer sales, serving customers in the showroom and helping the parts department when they need it. Must be computer literate.

 

Qualities

Mechanical and electrical knowledge essential. Experience with trailers would be preferred but is not required as full training will be provided. You should be self-motivated with a positive ‘can do’ attitude who has the ability to multitask .. You will have some mechanical/ engineering experience and be comfortable completing a number of basic machinery repairs.

You must have a UK driving licence as there is a requirement  to drive company vehicles.

A trailer licence would be preferred but it is not essential as training will be provided.

 

Hours of work

Monday to Friday (8am till 5pm) with flexible overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends. You will be required to work the weekend rota.

 

Benefits

  • Attractive salary package, further negotiable depending on experience, with overtime.
  • Entry into the company pension scheme.
  • Full company uniform provision including work boots, clothing and overalls provided by the company.
  • Plus a company account offering staff discount on clothing, tools and all our showroom items.
  • Full product and personal development training is offered and comprehensive training paths, tailored to you, are provided.
  • A chance to work with industry leading Ifor Williams trailers and to become part of the Ripon Farm Services dealer group.

 

Applications: To get started with this exciting career, please send an up to date CV to: recruitment@riponfarmservices.com and if you have any questions please call us on 01765 698948.

 

Now recruiting Service Apprenticeships

If you are interested in a career in our service departments, please get in touch at recruitment@riponfarmservices.com

October Ripon Farm Newsletter

Our October newsletter is available to download. In this months edition we have some special offers on John Deere stocked tractors but don’t delay, these offers are for October 2019 only so contact your local area sales manager for more information. We also include a full page feature on our brand new state of the art paint and body shop which has now opened in Ripon. We have a write up from our trailer centres about Ifor Williams and their new products hitting the market as well as our social, used and parts pages. To download or view click the relevant link below:

 

October Newsletter for Online Viewing

 

October 2019 Newsletter PDF