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Careers at Farol

Agricultural Machinery Technicians - All depots

Location: All depots

Looking to change things up for 2022? Well, if you are a trained automotive technician or have experience working with HGVs and plant equipment, then we have a chance for you.

As a continuously growing company, we want a highly skilled technician with passion and drive to join our team in becoming an Agricultural Machinery Technician. John Deere is recognized as the leading manufacturer of agricultural and turf machinery. The machinery today is adapting to the changing technological advances, machinery is packed with remote connected diagnostics and repairs.

This job will allow you to enhance your technical abilities as well as your understanding of smart farming, whilst working for a highly successful family-owned business.

This opportunity will give the successful candidate an exceptional package including very competitive salary, pension, up to 25 days holiday, tool allowance, company vehicle and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth. If you're interested in this opportunity contact Phil Jenkinson on 07977149993 or email servicerecruitment@farol.co.uk.

Experienced Turf Machinery Technicians - All depots

Location: All Depots

Do you have the skills and proven track record in maintaining and repairing Turf Machinery? If you are a dedicated, self-motivated, highly skilled engineer then we have a great opportunity for you. Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family-owned business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 260 people across our 6 depots, we are market leaders in groundcare & homeowner machinery.

As a continuously growing company, we want an experienced Turf Machinery Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong portfolio of maintaining machinery and are confident working to deadlines in a very busy environment. This job will allow you to enhance your technical abilities as well as learning new skills.

This opportunity will give the successful candidate an exceptional package including very competitive salary, pension, up to 25 days holiday, tool allowance, company vehicle and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth.

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people across our 6 depots, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands

Combine Harvester Technician - All Depots

Location: All Depots

Do you have the skills and proven track record in maintaining and repairing Combine Harvesters? If you do, then we have a great opportunity for you to join our extremely successful family-owned business.

As a continuously growing company, we want a highly skilled technician with passion and drive in the agricultural industry to join our team in becoming a Combine Harvester Technician.

The ideal candidate will have sufficient knowledge and experience working with heavy duty farming machinery and are confident working to deadlines in a very busy environment. This job will allow you to enhance your technical abilities as well as learning new skills.

This opportunity will give the successful candidate an exceptional package including very competitive salary, pension, up to 25 days holiday, tool allowance, company vehicle and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth. If you're interested in this opportunity contact Phil Jenkinson on 07977149993 or email servicerecruitment@farol.co.uk 

Self Propelled Forage Harvest Technician - All Depots

Location: All Depots

Do you have the training and knowledge in maintaining and repairing Self-Propelled Forage Harvesters? If you are a dedicated, self-motivated, highly skilled technician then we have a great opportunity for you.

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family-owned business who is looking to expand, we want an experienced Self-Propelled Forage Harvester Technician to join our fast-paced team.

The ideal candidate will have sufficient knowledge and experience working with heavy duty farming machinery and are confident working to deadlines in a very busy environment.

This job will allow you to enhance your technical abilities as well as learning new skills. This opportunity will give the successful candidate an exceptional package including very competitive salary, pension, up to 25 days holiday, tool allowance, company vehicle and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth. If you're interested in this opportunity contact Phil Jenkinson on 07977149993 or email servicerecruitment@farol.co.uk 

Used Machinery Sales Manager - Newark

Location: Newark

Due to continued expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for a Used Machinery Sales Manager at our new purpose-built facility in Newark. This depot-based role will include dealing with all aspects of used machinery selling and marketing from our 5 acre site, which will soon become a main centre for our group stock.

From initial enquires, managing the customer experience, closing the deal, working with aftersales and handing machines over, this role will certainly keep the successful candidate busy! This hands on role of managing the depot stock, preparing for marketing and stock control will be an important part of our expanding used machinery business for the group. Strong IT and presentation skills along with knowledge of agricultural, plant and groundcare machinery are a large part of this role but a willingness to learn and sales experience is also an advantage.

To apply for this role, please send CVs (which will be treated with the strictest of confidence) to guy@farol.co.uk or drop him an email to find out more!

 

Showroom Sales Specialist - BRAND NEW NEWARK DEPOT

Location: BRAND NEW NEWARK DEPOT

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people across our 6 depots, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our brand new Newark depot as Showroom Sales Specialist. Your role will be to promote and sell homeowner machinery and equipment (John Deere, Stihl and Husqvarna) to the general public. You will also be responsible for the presentation of products in the showroom, keeping stock up to date, and taking a proactive approach to increase the customer footfall into the Newark showroom to maximise sales. The role will also involve moving stock from the yard to the showroom, delivering sold machinery to our customer's premises and taking machinery to prospective customer's premises for demonstrations, therefore a driving license is essential.

The ideal candidate will have some level of retail sales experience and keen to pursue a career in this field. Due to the nature of the products you will be selling, a degree of familiarity with the garden machinery industry/the products you will be selling (i.e. John Deere and Stihl/Husqvarna homeowner mowing/garden & groundscare maintenance machinery) would be an advantage. 

Hours of work are 8am - 5/5.30pm Monday to Fridays with Saturday mornings on a rota basis. A very competitive salary and commission scheme is on offer for the right candidate.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and brief cover letter to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.

Groundcare/Homeowner Technicians - BRAND NEW NEWARK DEPOT

Location: BRAND NEW NEWARK DEPOT

Would you like to start a career with one of the UK’s leading John Deere dealerships?  

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people across our 6 depots, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands.

With our brand new Newark depot opening in November, we are looking for experienced Groundcare/Homeowner Machinery Technicians to join us! Your role will be to service, diagnose and repair a range of John Deere and Stihl/Husqvarna homeowner and handheld garden machinery.

Are you a dedicated, self-motivated, highly skilled engineer with a passion for groundcare machinery, or with a motor mechanical background and looking for a change of direction? If so, we want to hear from you!

These positions are ideal for experienced technicians with a motor mechanical background of any kind, though experience with groundcare machinery would be ideal!

Are you looking to enhance your technical abilities within a supportive and highly successful family-owned business? Then look no further! Farol can offer you:

 ·       Competitive salary

·        Company vehicle (for mobile technician positions)

·        Laptop and mobile phone

·        Extensive product and technical training

An exceptional package awaits the successful candidates including a highly competitive salary, pension, up to 25 days holiday, tool allowance, company vehicle (dependent on role) and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth.

Farol is one of the leading John Deere dealers in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone's contribution. Not only do we recognise expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make them unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.

To apply for these roles, please send your CV and cover letter to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.

Group Automower Product Specialist

Location: Thame OX9 2NZ

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned, multi-site agricultural business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands.

With the robotic revolution in full swing, we are looking for an enthusiastic and tech savvy individual to work alongside our sales professionals, taking hands-on ownership of robotic mower sales across the Farol group.
 
As well as managing the Automower product range, you will be trained on the latest Husqvarna CEORA and EPOS GPS robotic mowing systems, before being tasked with visiting customers across the green space management and sports turf industries to showcase these revolutionary new products.
 
Full product training will be provided, however experience in groundcare machinery or turf care would be an advantage, so if you are interested in robot retail and have a friendly and enthusiastic attitude then apply today!
 
To apply for the role, please send your CV to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.
Parts Advisor - Twyford

Location: Twyford

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned multi-site agricultural business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands

Continued business growth and exciting expansion into a new area means we are currently looking for an enthusiastic Parts Advisor to join our busy Parts department at our Twyford depot. As a key member of the team, you role will be to promote and sell a wide range of spares and Aftersales services to our wide customer base.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working within the Golf & Turf/Agricultural industry and also be familiar with John Deere and competitive products.

Package details

Working hours are 8am-5/5.30pm, Monday to Friday plus Saturday cover on a rotation basis but a degree of flexibility is required. We can offer a very competitive salary and bonus scheme for the right candidate, plus benefits (pension scheme, up to 25 days holiday)

Farol is one of the leading John Deere dealers in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone's contribution. Not only do we recognise expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make them unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature

If you think you have what it takes to join our fantastic company, please send your CV to careers@farol.co.uk 

Parts/Showroom Sales Assistant - Newark

Location: Newark

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people across our 6 depots, we are the market leaders in Agriculture, Groundcare and Homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands

Our multi-million pound, brand new, state of the art depot in Newark is due to open shortly and we are looking for a Parts/Showroom Sales Assistant to join us! Your role will be to promote and sell homeowner/professional equipment to our new customer base – this will include Stihl and Husqvarna – whilst also suppling our customers with any other Parts and sundries they may need.

You will also be responsible for the presentation of products in the showroom, keeping stock up to date, and taking a proactive approach to increase the customer footfall into the Newark showroom to maximise sales.

The ideal candidate will have a degree of familiarity with the garden machinery/agricultural industry, along with previous experience of working in a Parts or retail sales role.

Hours of work are 8am - 5/5.30pm Monday to Fridays with Saturday mornings on a rota basis. A very competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate.

To apply for the role, please send your CV and brief cover letter to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.

PDI/Assembly Technicians - Thame

Location: Thame

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned business based near Thame, Oxfordshire. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands.

We are looking for 2 PDI/Assembly Technicians to join our growing Groundcare division at our brand new PDI centre just outside Thame, Oxfordshire.

Your day to day tasks will be assembling and carrying out PDIs on various types of Groundcare/Golf & Turf Machinery - from domestic ride-on lawn mowers up to larger machines such as compact tractors and professional mowing equipment. You will be working with the prestigious John Deere brand amongst others, and your work will need to be representative of the high quality of these products.

This workshop based role requires people with experience in similar roles previously but doesn't necessarily require knowledge of Groundcare machinery as this can be taught. What is essential is an eye for detail and the ability to produce work of an exceptional quality.

Do you want to be part of a company that offers long term work stability with the opportunity for progression? If so, we want to hear from you! A competitive hourly rate and benefits package is on offer for the successful candidates.

To apply for these roles, please send your CV to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.

Parts Apprentice - Twyford

Location: Twyford

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned multi-site agricultural business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 250 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands

Due to expansion within the business, we currently have an opportunitiy within the Parts department at our Twyford depot for a Golf & Turf Parts Retailer Apprentice.

Your apprenticeship will teach you how to manage John Deere’s sophisticated parts systems, run a profitable retail environment, merchandise goods effectively, and understand the value of John Deere products and the importance of selling on quality rather than on price.

Our Parts Retailer program not only covers all the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to complete the Apprenticeship Standard, but also includes a fascinating equipment knowledge section.  This equips you with the knowledge and understanding to advise and inform customers correctly and accurately when dealing with their enquiries.

Our Parts Retailer apprenticeship follows the level 2 Apprenticeship Standard; Retailer (ST0327)

The program duration is approximately 15 months and includes 5, 1-week of block release training, conducted at the purpose-built training facility in Radcliffe on Trent and John Deere’s head office in Langar (both in Nottinghamshire)

English & Maths will be embedded into the training blocks or delivered during additional blocks if required (dependent on prior achievement & initial assessment results). Apprentices are required to have achieved English & Maths at GCSE A-C or 4 & above, or Functional Skills Level 2 prior to being put forward for the End Point Assessment.

No experience is required, but an interest in the Golf & Turf industry is required! Following the succesful completion of your apprenticeship, you will achieve the position of Parts Assistant at our Twyford depot.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 for further information.

Farol is one of the leading John Deere dealers in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone's contribution. Not only do we recognize expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make them unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature

 

Mobile Tyre Fitter - Midhurst/Hungerford

Location: Midhurst and Hungerford Depot

Tyre Fitter Required

To Cover the South of England Area

Farol Tyres require a Mobile Tyre Fitter to join the team at our Shefford/Midhurst Depot, Berkshire to West Sussex areas

Self-motivation with experience in Agricultural, Construction and Truck tyre fitting would be an advantage, however, this is not essential as full training will be given.

A full UK driving licence is essential, Excellent Rates of Pay, Company Pension and up to 25 days holiday.

Farol Tyres is part of Farol Ltd, a family run business and one of the 3 biggest agricultural dealership with 6 depots in the UK.

Call us to see how we can help you gain a secure career in a healthy, established and growing business.  Please send applications and CV’s to:-  careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843