Founded in 1898, our family-owned firm supplies a wide range of machinery, from garden mowers and chainsaws to combine harvesters and construction excavators as well as selling a huge selection of clothing, footwear, garden sundries and DIY products across 19 country stores.
We are currently looking for an experienced Horticultural Service Technician to join the existing team at our Ringmer branch, based in East Sussex.
Reporting directly to the Service Manager, you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all equipment associated with horticultural machinery sold by the company’s sales departments.
Knowledge of domestic and professional garden machinery is advantageous
Experience of repairing and maintaining equipment for customers
Ability to diagnose fuel and electrical faults and carry out repairs
Able to lift heavy machinery, but apply common sense with items that require assistance
Completing job cards in full relating to work undertaken
Has the ability to work alone using your own initiative and as part of a team
Maintain a good general level of health and fitness
Excellent customer service skills both face to face and over the telephone
Full clean driver’s licence
Job Categories:After Sales Support
Job Type:Permanent, Full Time
Immediate, but subject to successful candidate’s notice period
39hrs per week - 8am to 5pm, Monday to Thursday and 8am to 4pm Friday (1 hour unpaid lunch) Overtime above 39 hours per week will be paid at time and a half
£Competitive, depending upon experience
32 days annual leave including bank holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme after 6 months service, Workplace Pension after 3 months service, Employee Referral Bonus Scheme, Winter Flu Jab Service, Car Tyre Discount, Staff Discount in Country Stores and Life Insurance Cover (2 x salary)