Horticultural Workshop Mechanic

Location Cheshire West and Chester
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Horticulture, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £ £30,000 - £35,000 basic salary depending on experience
Contact email: sophie@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 13790SA
Published: 4 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Horticultural Workshop Mechanic

Location of the Job: Cheshire, Congleton, Crewe, Knutsford, Macclesfield, Nantwich, Stoke-on-Trent, Derbyshire – and surrounding areas.

The Company: Our client is leading Ground Care Machinery, Horticultural Machinery and Sports Turf Management machinery distributor.

The Industry: Groundcare Machinery, Horticultural Machinery, Garden Machinery, Compact Tractors, 2-stroke machinery, 4-stroke machinery.

The Job Role details:

Due to the on-going success and demand, my client is now recruiting an experienced Workshop Mechanic who has experience working on a range of; diesel and petrol engines, hydraulics, fuel systems, welding, laptop diagnostics and schematics, as well as having the skills to organise and work as a key team member.

Ideal candidates will have experience working on; Compact tractors, grass cutting machinery, sports turf management machinery and more.

For the right candidate the position will lead to Workshop Manager within 2 years.

Key Responsibilities:
You will;

  • Be responsible for the diagnostics and repairs of tractors, farm machinery, forklift trucks and ground care machinery.

  • Be responsible for troubleshooting issues and fixing them with maximum reliability and functionality.

  • Provide a professional service and deliver a high level of customer service.

  • Accurately complete all paperwork including daily time sheets and job cards.

  • Maintain a safe, organised, clean and tidy work area ensuring walkways are always clear.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:
You will have / be;

  • Experience in diagnostics and repairs of tractors, farm machinery, forklift trucks and / or ground care machinery.

  • Ideally have experience working on; Compact tractors, grass cutting machinery, sports turf management machinery and more.

  • A full clean driving license and a trailer license.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – cheerful with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.

  • The ability to learn and adapt to new challenges.

  • Ambitious, keen and willing to learn.

Additional Information:
This is a permanent full time position.

Salary package:
A basic salary in the range of £30,000 - £35,000 per year depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Overtime, manufacturer training, company pension scheme - full support, training and career development provided.

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Sophie@agriFJ.co.uk

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