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Parts & Showroom Manager - Shefford Depot

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Farol Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced Parts and Showroom Manager to join our busy Aftersales department at our Shefford Woodlands depot (near Hungerford). This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a Management-level position within a successful and expanding family-owned business, where an excellent an rate of pay, bonus, company vehicle and competitive benefits package is on offer.

As Parts Manager, you will lead a team of 3 to actively promote and sell a wide range of Agricultural and Golf & Turf spares and Aftersales services. You will manage and distribute the workload amongst your team for maximum parts sales, parts turnover and profitability while maintaining a commercial approach to stock quality.

Previous experience within a Parts role at Managerial level, along with familiarity of a machinery aftersales business would be a distinct advantage to the role.

For further information or to apply for the role, please contact careers@farol.co.uk in the strictest confidence or call the HR department on 01844 278843.

Farol is a dynamic, fast growing, profitable, family owned, multi-depot Agricultural, Golf, Turf, Machine-Technology and Construction machinery business.  Established in 1976 and now employing over 220 people, our turnover is approaching £100m a year. We are the market leaders in our area, holding the John Deere franchise along with many other major brands. People development is key to our success; employees find our openness and communication of all aspects of our business refreshing.

Senior Credit Controller - Thame Depot

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Farol is a very profitable and fast-growing family owned company with a turnover of £90m. As one of the UK's leading John Deere dealerships we employ over 220 people, of which 120 are based at our Head Office near Thame, where we centrally administrate for the group. We are currently looking for a Senior Credit Controller to join our growing company.

As a member of our small but busy Credit Control Team, you will take the lead role in the day to day running of the department.

Key roles and responsibilities include leading the following tasks: 

  • Producing Invoice and statement runs and sending out to customers
  • Allocation of bank, cheque, cash and card payments to accounts
  • Chasing of overdue accounts and invoices by telephone, email and letter
  • Dealing with customer invoice queries and liaising with staff members to settle the query
  • Setting up of credit accounts and sending out credit account forms
  • Daily cash up of cash sales invoices
  • Updating account information
  • Maintain effective communication between customers and colleagues at all times to ensure an efficient and smooth service and customer satisfaction

The successful candidate will have extensive previous experience of working in a Credit Control role and will have strong customer service skills with the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships. Previous experience in leading/managing a small team would be an advantage.

Growth and development is inevitable within our forward-thinking company, where we offer a highly competitive salary, diverse and interesting work, job security and on-going training.

For further information or to apply for the role, please contact careers@farol.co.uk or call the HR department on 01844 278843.

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

Parts Sales Assistant - Shefford Depot

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned agricultural business based in Shefford Woodlands near Hungerford in Berkshire. Established in 1976 and now employing over 200 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 currently looking for an enthusiastic Agricultural Parts Sales Assistant to join our busy Aftersales department. 

As a key member of the team, you will actively promote and sell a wide range of Agricultural spares, showroom and Aftersales services.

The role will suit someone with Parts experience, ideally in the Agricultural industry (though other industries will be considered) or someone with a farming/agricultural back ground who is familiar with the industry, machinery and terminology.

A competitive package is on offer for the success candidate, along with the chance to be part of our successful, expanding business.

 For further information or to apply for the role, please contact careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843

Assistant Management Accountant - Thame Depot

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Farol is a very profitable and fast-growing family owned company with a turnover of £80m. As one of the UK's leading John Deere dealerships we employ over 220 people, of which 120 are based at our Head Office near Thame, where we centrally administrate for the group.

We are currently looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our Finance department. Your role will be to provide accounting support to the Management Accountant and FP&A Director within the finance department. 

Main duties include:

  • To complete and maintain sales monthly accounting and commission reports.
  • Preparation and support in the production of the management accounts including journals, reconciliations, fixed assets, and variance analysis.
  • Assistance in the production and delivery of monthly management information.
  • Assisting with the budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Assist with the preparation of year end statutory accounts, audit file
  • Assist with the maintenance and development of accounting software.
  • Ad hoc project work and financial analysis as required.

Skills & experience required: 

  • Part qualified ACCA studier looking to qualify.
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, Pivot tables)
  • Excellent analytical skills

This is a responsible position requiring a skilled finance person looking to develop their skills and experience within a growing company.

Growth and development is inevitable within our forward-thinking company, where we offer a highly competitive salary, diverse and interesting work, job security and on-going training.

To apply for the role, please send your CV to careers@farol.co.uk or call Matt Balch/Martin Jones on 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 our employees unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature

Apprentice/Trainee Parts Assistant - Hinckley Depot

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0NB

Are you looking to begin a career in the Agricultural industry? If so, we want to hear from you!

We currently offer the fantastic opportunity for someone to join us as a Trainee Parts Assistant, working at our Hinckley depot. No previous experience is necessary as we will provide all the required training, including the opportunity to undertake a formal John Deere Parts Apprenticeship if this is a path you would like to follow.

As a key member of the team, you will be learning to actively promote and sell a wide range of machinery spares, showroom and Aftersales services from our depot in Hinckley.

We are looking for someone who is able to show strong customer service skills, has the ability to communicate well with colleagues and customers and someone who wants to learn, progress and begin a career with our company. The successful candidate will ideally be someone with farming/agricultural knowledge.

A competitive package is on offer for the success candidate, along with the chance to be part of our successful, expanding business.

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 our employees unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.

Trainee Golf & Turf Parts Assistant - Wokingham Depot

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 2PL

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful multi-site family owned agricultural business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 220 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 currently offer the fantastic opportunity for someone to join us as a Trainee Parts Assistant. No previous experience is necessary as we will provide all the required training, including the opportunity to undertake a formal John Deere Parts Apprenticeship if this is a path you would like to follow.

As a key member of the team, you will be learning to actively promote and sell a wide range of Golf & Turf machinery spares, showroom and Aftersales services from our depot in the centre of Wokingham.

We are looking for someone who is able to show strong customer service skills, has the ability to communicate well with colleagues and customers and someone who wants to learn, progress and begin a career with our company.

A competitive package is on offer for the success candidate, along with the chance to be part of our successful, expanding business.

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 our employees unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.

Machinery Valeter/Yard Operative - Hinckley Depot

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0NB

Farol is a successful and fast-growing family owned company with a turnover of £80m. Employing over 200 people, we run John Deere franchises in both Agriculture and Turf, as well as a Tyre and Haulage business. We are currently looking for an experienced Valeter/Yard Operative to join our friendly Hinckley depot.

This role is an integral part of our business, where the key duties include: 

  • Preparing all of our machinery to a high standard and ensuring they are presented in a condition to exceed customer satisfaction levels
  • Using Material Handling Equipment (MHE) to unload incoming materials
  • Verifying and receiving goods into stock
  • Working outside in the yard in any weather conditions
  • Loading and unloading
  • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained
  • Compliance with all Health and Safety regulations
  • Any other ad duties as required by the business

We are looking for applicants who can demonstrate great attention to detail along with drive, commitment and enthusiasm.


Skills/experience required

-  Previous experience in a Valeter/Yard Operative position

-  Attention to detail 

-  Forklift Licence

-  Experience of driving agricultural machinery would be an advantage

Growth and development is inevitable within our forward-thinking company, where we offer a highly competitive salary, diverse and interesting work, job security and on-going training.

For further information or to apply for the role, please contact careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843.

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.

Apprenticeship Opportunity - Thame Depot

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Are you looking for the chance to start a career with one of the UK's leading John Deere dealerships?

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful and fast-growing family owned multi-site agricultural business with a turnover of over £80m. Established in 1976 and now employing over 220 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, golf and turf and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands.

Our Milton Common Head Office is searching for a hard working individual with a passion for Agriculture and Farming to join us as a Parts Apprentice. As a key member of the team, you will be learning to actively promote and sell a wide range of agricultural spares, showroom and Aftersales services from our state of the art Head Office.

As a company John Deere is renowned not just for its machinery, but also for its outstanding parts and service support. 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.

The John Deere Parts apprenticeship programme is delivered mainly in the workplace and is supplemented with one week a year at the John Deere Apprentice Training Centre, Nottinghamshire.

The training programme includes:

  • VCQ Level 2 in Parts Operations, progressing to Level 3
  • Functional Skills Levels 1 and 2 Certificated
  • Parts Adviser Accreditation (ATA – Automotive Technician Accreditation)
  • One week of specific John Deere product training each year for 2 years at the John Deere Training centre in Nottinghamshire

We are looking for someone who is able to show strong customer service skills, has the ability to communicate well with colleagues and customers and someone who wants to learn, progress and begin a career with our company.

For further information visit our website or contact us on careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843.of selling on quality rather than on price.

Candidates will ideally have a farming or agricultural background. For further information please contact careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843 and ask for the HR department.

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.

Golf & Turf Technicians – Byfield, Thame, Midhurst & Shefford

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Location: Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6FL

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

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 multi-site business. Established in 1976 and now employing over 220 people, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products, holding the market leading John Deere franchise along with many other brands.

Farol’s success and ongoing growth means we are looking for highly skilled technicians to join our expanding business. Are you a dedicated, self-motivated, highly skilled engineer with a passion for golf & grass machinery, or with a motor mechanical background and looking for a change of direction? If so, we want to hear from you. These positions would suit top class technicians who can demonstrate strong diagnostic skills and good all-round technical knowledge, who is looking to enhance their technical abilities within a supportive and highly successful family-owned business.

An exceptional package awaits the successful candidates 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.

Please send a brief cover letter with your application, letting us know what you could bring to our company.

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

Agricultural Technicians – Byfield, Thame, Midhurst & Shefford

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Location: Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6FL

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7AB

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Due to our recent growth and expansion, our Byfield, Thame and Shefford Woodlands depots are looking to recruit dedicated, self-motivated highly skilled engineers with a passion for agricultural machinery or with a motor mechanical background. This position will suit top class technicians who can demonstrate diagnostic skills and good all-round technical knowledge, who are looking to enhance their technical abilities within the agricultural industry.

Are you a hard-working technician that takes pride in delivering excellence, with a passion for Agriculture? If so then please apply to join our dynamic team for an exciting future within our group.

In return we can offer you an excellent rate of pay, Company Vehicle, up to 25 days holiday, a personal development plan and the opportunity to become part of the winning team. For further information or to apply for the role, please contact careers@farol.co.uk or call 01844 278843

Tyre Fitters - Shefford Depots

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Due to expansion Farol Tyres require experienced tyre fitters to work from our Shefford depot.

Experience in agricultural car & truck tyres is desirable, and having a full UK driving licence is essential for the successful candidate.

Excellent rates of pay and a competitive benefits package is on offer for the right candidate, along with the opportunity to become part of our successful and highly respected family-run business.

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