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Garden Machinery Mechanic

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Thetford, Norfolk

Published
07-11-2018
Job ad details
Published
07-11-2018
Expires
05-12-2018
Job ID
329908268
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£18 - £22  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering

 

We are seeking a friendly and well-organised Garden Machinery Mechanic to join our client, a well-established, family-run business in Thetford. This is a full time, permanent position working from 8am 5:15pm Monday to Friday. The role would suit a people person with good hands-on mechanical skills and a willingness to learn and work as part of a busy, successful team.

 

Our clients Machinery Department has been selling, servicing and repairing garden machinery for over 35 years and stocks well-known quality brands such as Stiga, Mountfield and Husqvarna. They have a dedicated sales department for garden machinery on their shop floor, as well as a small but very well-cared for Workshop with all of the tools needed to complete the job.

 

This position involves working as the sole Garden Machinery Mechanic in the team, but for those with no experience of garden machinery there will be specific training given for each of the brands stocked. There will also be the need to work as part of the shop floor team, assisting customers and colleagues on the shop floor with both general and technical queries.

 

The main duties and responsibilities will involve:

 

  • Repairing and servicing garden machinery such as ride-on lawn mowers, push mowers, strimmers, chainsaws etc. working to deadlines
  • Assist customers within the department, offering a high level of customer service
  • Place orders for parts as and when required, ensuring the stores are kept in neat and tidy shape
  • Deliver and collect machinery from customers premises, sometimes carrying out warranty work at the customers premises
  • Carrying out pre-delivery inspection on all new machines
  • Maintain the workshop and tools/equipment, ensuring good clean condition, and a safe, efficient and well-organised environment
  • Attending training courses on different machinery to develop product knowledge
  • Work as part of a friendly, organised team at all times and both individually and together, strive to always offer an excellent level of customer service

 

To be considered for this great opportunity with an outstanding local employer, who have high retention rates of staff and a very friendly family-feel you will need to have the following skills and experiences:

 

  • A background in mechanical engineering. Experience with garden machinery isnt necessary, however a willingness to learn is!
  • Ideally, some kind of mechanical qualification, or relevant experience
  • An organised approach to your work, and a pride in keeping your workspace tidy
  • A friendly nature, able to help both colleagues and customers and offer a great standard of service at all times
  • Ideally a UK driving licence, however this is not essential

 

Although this position is working from 8:00am 5:15pm Monday to Friday, there will be the odd occasions where you may be asked to work some weekends to cover during holidays, busy periods etc. so please bear this in mind before you apply.

 

To apply for this position, please submit your CV through our website or alternatively email Kate Dyer on kate@horizoneast.co.uk

 

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

 

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Job ad details
Published
07-11-2018
Expires
05-12-2018
Job ID
329908268
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Salary level
£18 - £22  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering
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