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We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Demonstration Specialist
Apprentice Agricultural Engineer

Demonstration/Machinery Installation Specialist

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Job reference: AT2015

Closing date: 30/04/2021

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 39 plus overtime

MACHINERY DEMONSTRATION/INSTALLATION SPECIALIST

This Machinery Demonstrator/Installation position will involve specifically demonstrating our specialist branded tractors and farm machinery direct to farmers and fully supporting our sales team throughout North Northumberland, Scottish Borders and East/Mid Lothian. A key role for the business, the successful candidate will be well rewarded for their success.

We are seeking candidates with the ability, skills, and desire to develop a career in the agricultural machinery sector.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comprehensive knowledge of agricultural machinery/farm machinery
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Develop and support the customer in line with the Ancroft Tractors values
  • Use business information and technical knowledge to maximise the potential of our product range
  • Gather and feed back any market or competitor information
  • Running a company vehicle

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of initiative coupled with good planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with our customer base

In return, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Vehicle
  • Contributory Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • 30 Days Holiday

APPLICATIONS

Please submit your CV with a cover letter to rachel@ancroft-tractors.co.uk, or contact Tom Brown on 07977 916170 for more information.

Apprentice Agricultural Technician

Berwick-upon-Tweed

Job reference: AT2104

Closing date: 30/04/2021

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 39

APPRENTICE AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN

With the emphasis firmly on farming machinery, you will develop skills and proficiency in a wide range of technical areas, from routine maintenance and servicing through to complex component overhauls utilising the very latest diagnostic equipment. Engineering is a practical subject and requires a great deal of focus and thought.

Duties will include:

  • Performing basic service tasks & developing skills in the removal and reconditioning of components
  • Progressing to perform more complex service & repair tasks, both at the dealership and out in the field
  • Assisting qualified Technicians as needed
  • Reporting weekly to a mentor or Service Manager regarding ongoing activities and progression
  • Maintaining the condition of inventory, tools and equipment
  • Maintaining a clean work area and performing tasks in a professional manner.
  • Participating in Service Training programmes required for the development of skills and knowledge
  • Following all safety rules and regulations
  • You will learn to use the very latest equipment, working at the cutting edge of technology to gain the important skills required in a fast-developing, high-tech industry

Your apprenticeship will last approximately 3 years

Like all apprenticeships, your programme will combine paid employment with training, leading to a nationally recognised and valued qualification.  You will work at Ancroft Tractors Ltd and will also spend time at the Agco Apprentice Training Centre.

You are supported by a designated Assessor and by your employer, gaining valuable workplace skills by undertaking practical tasks and experiencing real-life challenges.  You will be provided with an individually tailored learning plan, with progress monitored by your Assessor who will make regular visits for on the job assessment and guidance.

Benefits include:

  • 30 Days Holiday

 

APPLICATIONS

Please submit your CV with a cover letter to rachel@ancroft-tractors.co.uk, or contact Tom Brown on 07977 916170 for more information.