Agricultural Service Technician

We are currently looking for an Agricultural Service Technician with experience of working on and repairing Agricultural machinery to join the team at our Ashford branch, based in Kent.

Role Purpose:

You will be primarily responsible for the repair and maintenance of all equipment associated with Agricultural machinery sold by the company’s sales departments within its designated area. You will be working with brands such Case IH, Lemken, Hyundai, Bomag, Thwaites and many more.

Working within Ernest Doe will give you direct access to the manufactures for support and training, as well as the benefit of working with our own experienced team members.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Proven experience within the Agricultural industry would be advantageous
  • Ability to successfully carry out repairs, servicing and maintenance on agricultural equipment
  • Ability to diagnose hydraulic, mechanical and electrical faults
  • Ability to work independently using your own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to adhere to health and safety practices and procedures at all times
  • Complete, in full the job cards relating to work undertaken noting all details required
  • Maintain a clean, tidy service van and a clean, tidy and safe work area within the workshop
  • Good understanding of agricultural machinery or have skills which are transferrable
  • Excellent customer service skills are required as this is a customer facing role
  • Have a high work ethic standard
  • Have an eye for detail
  • Good level of IT literacy is beneficial
  • Be self-motivated
  • Full clean driver’s licence
  • Job Categories
    Job Categories: After Sales Support
  • Job Type
    Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Job Location
    Job Location: Ashford
  • Ref No
    Ref No: WS2137

Additional Information

  • Start Date:
    Immediate, but subject to successful candidates notice period
  • Hours:
    39 hours per week - 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am to 4pm Friday (1 hour unpaid lunch) Overtime above 39hrs per week will be paid at time and a half
  • Salary:
    £Competitive, depending upon experience plus company vehicle and service incentive scheme
  • Benefits:
    32 days annual leave including bank holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Workplace Pension, Staff Discount in Country Stores and Life Assurance Cover (2 x salary)
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