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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 advisors, sales executives, administration staff, apprentices and more.

Parts Manager – Darrington

We require a full time, experienced Parts Manager for our busy parts department at our Darrington branch.

Job Function:

Coordinates and distributes the workload for maximum parts sales, parts turnover and profitability while maintaining a commercial approach to stock quality. Proposes and recommends changes and improvements to the Group Parts Manager.

Essential Duties:

  1. Allocates tasks to parts employees, based on their expertise and skills.
  2. Ensures that everyone knows and understands the departments mission, tasks and responsibilities.
  3. Monitors parts sales on a monthly basis to ensure achievement of budgeted sales and profit goals.
  4. Participates in the development and execution of the Parts Marketing Plan.
  5. Executes parts processes, guidelines and policies consistently i.e. (ordering, receiving, inventory, selling, return and marketing).
  6. Maintains good discipline and organization of the parts department and its surroundings, ensuring that everything is organized, clean and safe.
  7. May submit parts warranty claims and return claims within the required timeframe to receive maximum credits allowed.
  8. Assists with the development and training of parts personnel and may complete performance reviews of parts staff.
  9. Assists with counter sales to support customer needs.
  10. Responsible for sales via JD Place, ensuring the showroom is organized to increase sales. Creates and maintains an attractive and rewarding display for the most popular parts.
  11. Contributes to recruiting, staffing and developing his outlet parts employees.

For further information or to apply for the position contact:-

Tim Petfield
Ripon Farm Services
The Coach House
Phoenix Business Centre
Low Mill Road
Ripon
HG4 1NS
tim.petfield@riponfarmservices.com

Experienced Vehicle Mechanic – Ripon Paint & Body

We require a full time, experienced vehicle mechanic for our busy bodyshop on Dallamires Lane, Ripon.
For further information or to apply for the position contact:-

Tim McArdle
Ripon Paint & Body
Dallamires Lane
Ripon
HG4 1TT
tim.mcardle@riponpaintandbody.co.uk

Experienced Estimator – Ripon Paint & Body

We require a full time, experienced Estimator for our busy bodyshop on Dallamires Lane, Ripon.
For further information or to apply for the position contact:-

Tim McArdle
Ripon Paint & Body
Dallamires Lane
Ripon
HG4 1TT
tim.mcardle@riponpaintandbody.co.uk

Experienced Panel Beaters – Ripon Paint & Body

We require  full time, experienced Panel Beaters for our busy bodyshop on Dallamires Lane, Ripon.
For further information or to apply for the position contact:-

Tim McArdle
Ripon Paint & Body
Dallamires Lane
Ripon
HG4 1TT
tim.mcardle@riponpaintandbody.co.uk

Agricultural Sales – Stockton

Job Function:

Sells new, used agricultural and/or turf equipment services to new and existing customers. Ensures preliminary 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 from John Deere.
  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 to the sales Management accordingly.
  6. Conducts new equipment field demonstrations.
  7. Executes goods delivery and follow up, according to CSR.
  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:

  • 1+ years’ equipment sales experience
  • Good knowledge of agricultural/turf equipment and farming operational practices
  • Ability to use standard computer applications, internet functions & sales tools
  • Familiar with John Deere and competitive products
  • Ability to analyze and interpret internal reports
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Ability to work extended hours
  • Excellent attitude with integrity and honesty

Apply to:
Andy Whitfield
Ripon Farm Services
Willow Bridge Works
Carlton
Stockton on Tees
TS21 1EB
e. a.whitfield@riponfarmservices.co uk

 

Experienced Service Technician – Ottringham

Job Function

Performs diagnostics, service repairs and maintenance work on customer and/or dealer-owned equipment, based on the training certification program. Aftermarket sales oriented.

Essential Duties:
1.Performs diagnostics and repairs on agricultural or turf equipment, including AMS products.
2.Completes all reports and administration required for work assignments (job cards – DTAC case –time sheets, etc.).
3.Maintains a clean work station, assists with overall workshop organization and correct use of tools and vehicles.
4.Follows all safety rules and regulations in performing work assignments.
5.Participates in Service Training Certification programs required for the development of skills and knowledge.
6.Performs diagnostics and repairs in the field when required.
7.Performs pre-delivery set up on new or used equipment.
8.Supports Service Specialists when required.
9.Mentors apprentices

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 1+ years experience performing service repairs
  • Ability to perform repairs and required maintenance using special tools and equipment following approved technical procedures
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems to effect the repair of agricultural equipment
  • Ability to use standard computer applications, internet functions and John Deere Service Advisor
  • Ability to operate vehicles and equipment used for diagnostic purposes
  • Good customer relationship skills
  • Familiar with John Deere and competitive products
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Minimum LTA certification level or comparable John Deere scale
  • Fork lift and vehicle driving license preferred
  • Ability to work extended hours and weekends

Please apply in writing or by email to:
Tony Ralph
Ripon Farm Services
Station Road
Ottringham
HU12 0BJ
t. 01964 622351

e. tralph@riponfarmservices.co.uk

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