Service Manager (Dairy & Refrigeration Engineer)

Location East Midlands
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £47,000 basic salary depending on experience
Job ref: 14447 SA
Published: 21 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Service Manager (Dairy & Refrigeration Engineer)

Location of the Job: West Midlands & East Midlands: Staffordshire, Shropshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire & surrounding areas.

The Company: Our client is a Dairy Machinery & Milking Equipment service and installation specialist.

The Industry: Dairy Machinery, Milking Machinery, Dairy Automation, Robotics, Dairy Equipment, Milking Equipment, Milking Parlours, Dairy Tanks, Milking Tanks, Dairy Parlours, BouMatic, DeLaval, Lely, Dairymaster, GEA, Fullwood, Pearson, Afimilk, Milkrite, Kurtsan.

The Job Role Details:
Due to high workloads, our client is now recruiting for an experienced Dairy & Refrigeration Engineer, who is looking for a step-up in their career to be a Service Manager – who is happy to remain a hands-on Service Engineer, as well as having Management responsibilities, heading up the team of Dairy Engineers and their workload.

Key Responsibilities:
You will:

  • Be responsible for working out on farm, liaising with and working alongside farmers.

  • Managing a small team of Dairy Engineers.

  • Assist with the service, installation, maintenance and repairs of dairy and milking machinery.

  • Pick up required dairy parts and drive them to site.

  • Travel to meet with customers on farm.

  • Work on-call and out of hours, as and when required.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be:

  • An experienced Dairy & Refrigeration Service and Installation Engineer.

  • Worked on Dairy & Milking machinery, equipment, parlours, robots, tanks in a previous role.

  • Good knowledge of dairy / milking machinery e.g.: DeLaval, BouMatic, Lely, Dairymaster, GEA, Fullwood, Pearson, Afimilk, Milkrite, Kurtsan or alike / similar equipment.

  • Have refrigeration engineer experience.

  • An F Gas certificate.

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.

Additional information:

  • This is a permanent, full-time position.

  • 40 hour basic working week.

  • Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4:30 PM.

  • On-call requirements.

  • Relocation support and / or short-term accommodation may also be on offer to the successful candidate.

Salary Package: £35,000 - £47,000 basic salary depending on experience.

Plus Benefits:
Fully expensed company vehicle (company pick-up truck or van), mobile phone, excellent overtime rates of pay, latest testing equipment & more.
Relocation support and / or short-term accommodation may also be on offer to the successful candidate.

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

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.