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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.

Area Sales Manager

Department:  Sales – Ottringham Depot

Reports to:     Group Sales Manager

Job Function:

Sells new / used agricultural equipment and services to new and existing customers whilst achieving the sales volume and profitability goals as required by the business.  Is the primary contact and manages the customer relationship for a dedicated area.

Essential Duties:

  1. Represents the Dealership in the sale of machinery to customers in a defined sales area;
  2. Executes all sales process steps to achieve high sales performance in conjunction with the sales tools available;
  3. Maintains current product knowledge on features and benefits of all equipment and services potentially saleable by the dealership and attends relevant sales training events;
  4. Maintains current knowledge of financing options to assist customers with securing the purchase of new and used goods;
  5. Monitors competitor activity and products and communicates this to the management team accordingly;
  6. Conducts new equipment field demonstrations;
  7. Executes goods delivery and follow up, according to the follow up procedure;
  8. Builds strong and loyal relationships with defined sales area customers;
  9. Monitors trends in customers’ business activities and timely communicates to management;
  10. Uses support from Sales Specialist when required.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of agricultural equipment and farming operational practices;
  • Ability to use standard computer applications, internet functions & sales tools;
  • Familiar with John Deere and competitive products;
  • Ability to analyse and interpret internal reports;
  • Excellent customer relationship skills;
  • Ability to work extended hours;
  • Excellent attitude with integrity and honesty.

Next Steps:

If you are interested in this role then please email your CV to Richard Halsall  – Richard.halsall@riponfarmserivces.com.

The closing date is 9th April 2021

Sales Support Administrator

Ripon Farm Services, Dallamires Lane, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1TT

(12 branch John Deere dealerships covering Yorkshire, Teesside, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire)

Ripon Farm Services is a family owned multibranch agricultural dealer covering 12 sites within Yorkshire, Teesside, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire.  We are responsible for the sale and aftersales support of a wide range of agricultural machinery and products, predominantly the exciting John Deere range of products. Our business culture reflects both tradition and progress, and we strive to help our customers to be more efficient and more productive in the modern farming industry.

Due to increased sales volumes, we are looking for an additional enthusiastic administrator to join our Sales Support team based in Ripon. You will be working within a team of other sales support colleagues under the leadership of the Sales Support Manager.

The sales support function is a pivotal role within the sales team and is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient administration for the sales support functions for all our branches. As part of the team, you will be an essential part of our companies’ success.

Qualities

To succeed in this role, you will require excellent administrative and customer service skills with an eye for detail.  You will also need to be able to communicate effectively across all departments, branches and direct with our customers.

The role will require you to demonstrate excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office packages along with the ability to learn our bespoke IT programs, systems and processes.

Each day will present a different challenge and you will need a considered and pragmatic approach to working to resolve these challenges.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator or a fantastic change of career for somebody looking to learn something new.

All training will be provided where required.

Hours of work

You will work full time Monday to Friday with occasional overtime to suit the business demands.

Applications

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

Closing date for Applications is Friday 19th March 2021

Aftersales Administrator

Position available at 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, Retford, Keighley, Retford & 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.

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

Vehicle Spray Painter

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 Spray Painter.

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 one of our spray painters you will be required to prepare, spray and finish vehicles, ensuring correctness of colour match and final finish to an extremely high standard. Training paths and support will be given and will be required to ensure compliance with repair approvals.

Qualities

We are looking for somebody with experience of preparation and painting. Experience of working within a bodyshop would be preferred but not essential as training will be provided on our systems and processes. A very keen eye for detail is 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

Agricultural Dealership Parts Adviser

Brigg and Ripon

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

General duties:

We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to join our aftersales team in our Parts department. The parts adviser role is varied as you’ll be key to helping customers, our service department and sales department with the parts they require while keeping on top of stocking, ordering and promotional displays. A key member of a small parts team, you’ll be instrumental to the branch and our customers.

Qualities

Knowledge of agricultural equipment would be preferred but full training on systems and product will be provided. Basic mechanical knowledge, whether from work or a hobby, 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 with occasional 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.
  • Company uniform provision including work boots and clothing 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 John Deere machinery and technology.

Applications

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

Agricultural Dealership Parts Apprentice

Positions available at Ripon, Brigg, Ottringham and Market Weighton

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

General duties:

We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to join our aftersales team in our Parts department as our parts apprentice. The parts adviser role is varied as you’ll be key to helping customers, our service department and sales department with the parts they require while keeping on top of stocking, ordering and promotional displays. A key member of a small parts team, you’ll be instrumental to the branch and our customers.

 

Qualities

Knowledge of agricultural equipment would be preferred but full training on systems and product will be provided. As our apprentice you will need an appetite for learning and an enthusiasm for the industry. Full apprenticeship training is provided by our apprenticeship provider giving an industry recognised qualification upon competition. The apprenticeships are provided through John Deere and ProVQ and full details of these can be found on our website or the websites of John Deere or ProVQ.

 

Hours of work

Monday to Friday with occasional overtime to suit the business demands at evenings and weekends.

 

Applications

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

Now recruiting Service Apprenticeships

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

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