Careers

At Ernest Doe & Sons Limited

Careers at Ernest Doe

Trading across the whole of East Anglia and South East England, Ernest Doe employs more than 540 staff and operates from 19 locations, covering Essex, Herts, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridge, Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

2023 is a great year to join us as we celebrate our 125th anniversary. In the last 18 months we have won the New Holland Overall Dealer of the Year (Agriculture), the Dalbo European Dealer of the Year (Agriculture), the Bomag Dealer of the Year (Construction) and the Service Dealer Award for Innovation (Doe Show). We have also opened our 19th branch at Ashford (Woodchurch) and have a number of newly created positions including service technicians and parts staff as we continue to build our newest branch.

We know a company is only as good as its people. When you have a great team, it creates a positive working environment and motivates people to be their best, delivering great service and great results. Ernest Doe is extremely proud that many of its employees have had long term careers with the company and has an excellent staff retention rate. However, we are always on the lookout for bright, motivated individuals to join our team, across the multiple sites from which we operate.

If you are interested in working at Ernest Doe but cannot see a current suitable vacancy please contact our HR department as we would be happy to hear from you.

Current vacancies

Goods Inward Operative – Albourne

  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: Warehouse and Logistics
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Albourne
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2020
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Groundcare Showroom Salesperson – Ashford

  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: Groundcare
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Ashford
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2019
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Branch & Sales Manager – Wymondham

  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: Management
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Wymondham
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2018
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Service Manager – Benington

  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: After Sales Support
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Benington
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2016
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Working at Ernest Doe

We have a library of videos covering some of the roles at Ernest Doe so that you can hear directly from our team about what it is like to work at Ernest Doe.

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Careers at Ernest Doe – from Apprentice to Sales Director

Careers at Ernest Doe – working as a Parts and Retail Co-ordinator

Careers at Ernest Doe – working as a Parts Adviser

Benefits

  • Company pension Company pension
  • Life assurance Life assurance
  • 32 days paid leave (inc bank hols) increasing with long service 32 days paid leave (inc bank hols) increasing with long service
  • Employee assistance programme Employee assistance programme
  • Recruitment referral scheme Recruitment referral scheme
  • Staff discounts Staff discounts
  • Team building and social events Team building and social events
  • Career advancement opportunities Career advancement opportunities
  • Long Service Awards Long Service Awards
  • Flu jabs Flu jabs
  • Well being support and Mental Health First Aiders Well being support and Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free parking at all sites Free parking at all sites

Apprenticeships

at Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd

The company is a family-owned business which can trace its roots back to 1898. It employs more than 540 staff operating from 19 locations and has become the UK’s largest agricultural, construction and groundcare machinery dealership.

As part of our continuous development programme we offer apprenticeships every year across our business. This is an important way to develop and grow our talented workforce and ensure our team are fully qualified and skilled in their chosen professions for the future success of the business.

Our apprenticeship program is open to anyone willing to work hard and be part of a fantastic industry. We don’t only welcome school leavers, our program is open to anyone with the aptitude to learn on the job and a willingness to retrain and achieve success. We are committed to supporting keen individuals who want to join our industry and will support them all the way.

If you’re looking for an apprenticeship Ernest Doe offer you one of the best in the country. Earn while you work and study and make your way up to a Master Technician – if you work and study hard the rewards are waiting. There may be opportunities to travel with our manufacturers’ extensive training programmes and you can build and secure a fulfilling career.

If you cannot see a current apprenticeship vacancy please do get in touch to express your interest. We recruit across agricultural, construction, groundcare, parts and admin. We would be happy to consider your application to be included in our next cohort of apprentices and have a new intake every year.

KS AED and group apprentices 1608 x 600

Long service awards

The first gold watch was presented in 1958 to mark the 50th anniversary of L Atkins. Since then, we have presented over 290 watches to every member of staff who has achieved 25 years’ service, in recognition of their loyalty and dedication to our company.

25 years' service award winner Nick Chalk receiving his gold watch from Chairman, Colin E Doe
25 years' service award winner Nick Chalk receiving his gold watch from Chairman, Colin E Doe
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