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Golf & Turf Area Sales Manager - Midhurst Depot

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

We have a new exciting project for our Midhurst outlet to join the Farol professional Golf & Turf business.

With a highly dynamic approach to marketing, sales, aftersales and machine technology, our Golf and Turf group business has grown rapidly to over £20million turnover in just 7 years.

The job is based out demoing and selling out on the road, opening accounts, pricing and closing contracts. Suitable vehicle and training etc will be supplied.

If you are from the industry and have a passion for sales please apply to help us paint Sussex and Surrey, golf courses, local authorities, contractors, estates, sports grounds, gardens etc GREEN!

Technology Administrator - Thame Depot

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Farol Ltd is looking for an Administrator to support our Technology department at our busy Head Office. Our Technology Department helps our customers get the most out of cutting edge tools and products from John Deere and our other suppliers. We offer Sales, Support and Consultancy services to a wide range of Farmers, Contractors, Golf Courses, Councils and Sports Turf companies to help them reduce their costs or improve their efficiency. You will be part of a fast moving and dynamic field-based team, reporting to the Technology Sales Manager.

The role will involve day to day management of invoicing, stock tracking, order placement and customer service agreement renewals. The Technology Department also conducts up to 30 customer events per year and the successful candidate will also support event planning and delivery.

The ideal candidate will have strong IT skills, ideally with previous experience of using Ibcos Gold as well as Microsoft Office (including good Excel use). Knowledge and understanding of the agricultural industry would be a distinct advantage.

A competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate plus benefits including pension and up to 25 days holiday.

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

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned agricultural business based in Milton Common, near Thame, Oxfordshire. 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.

Technology Consultant - Midhurst Depot

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful and fast-growing family owned multi-site agricultural business with a turnover of over £90m.  With our Head Office based near Thame, Oxfordshire, we also operate 5 other depots between the midlands and south coast. Established in 1976 and now employing over 240 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.

We are currently looking for a Precision Agriculture and Technology Consultant in our southern territory to be based at our Midhurst depot.

The role will involve working with customers to improve their businesses by offering cutting edge technology solutions, training and advice. You will be helping the customer get the most out of their John Deere equipment and Farm Management software through optimisation and driver training, along with providing valuable insights from machine data to help them run their operation more efficiently. This is a fast moving and dynamic role in a rapidly expanding and developing team and as such, your input will help drive the future growth of our business.

The successful applicant will have experience of working in the agricultural, plant or related industry and be comfortable with using new technology. They should have a keen interest in Precision Agriculture and/or Machine learning and a thirst for knowledge. Great interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate to a variety of people are a must and a qualification in Agriculture or related topics 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.

To apply or the role, 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 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.

Golf & Turf Service Manager - Midhurst Depot

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Farol Ltd, one of the UK’s leading John Deere dealers, are currently looking for Golf & Turf Service Manager for our Midhurst depot.

As Service Manager, you will manage and lead a professional Service team, being responsible for to ensuring an efficient and profitable operation. Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning and scheduling work for a small team of Golf & Turf Technicians, controlling and monitoring their overall performance to meet company objectives and targets
  • Holding financial responsibility for the Golf & Turf Service department, overseeing the day-to-day control and WIP management to ensure revenue, volume and profit targets are met.

Farol is a busy, dynamic operation & requires a person with relevant experience in a similar role industry previously to lead the team and continue Farol’s growth. This could be either as a Service Manager or Technician, or a role within the Golf & Turf industry itself.

A very competitive package is on offer for the succesul candidate which includes a company vehicle and very generous bonus scheme.

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful and fast-growing family owned multi-site agricultural business with a turnover approaching £100m. Established in 1976 and now employing over 240 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.

Aftersales Administrator - Shefford Depot

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Farol Ltd is looking for an Administrator to join the Aftersales department at our busy Shefford Woodlands depot.

The role is to provide general administrative support to the Aftersales department (i.e. Parts and Service). The role will involve a wide variety of tasks, including the following:

  • Answering telephone calls and general call handling; dealing with customer enquiries quickly and effectively
  • Downloading Technician’s scanners/zappers onto the payroll system, preparing payroll reports recording holidays, sickness and absence
  • Aiding the Service Department workflow; writing up Technician’s job cards, ensuring they are accurate for both parts and labour, and then processing completed job cards through to invoice
  • Assisting with the day-to-day control and smooth running of the department; assisting with the management of customers’ bookings and fielding customer enquiries
  • Various other ad-hoc tasks involved with providing general administrative support to a department of 8 plus a team of 10 technicians

This is an important role within a busy department so we are looking for someone who can pick things up quickly, multitask and work accurately!

A competitive salary is on offer for the right candidate plus benefits including pension and up to 25 days holiday.

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

Golf & Turf Technicians – All Depots

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Location: Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6FL

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0NB

Farol’s success and ongoing growth means we are looking for technicians to join our expanding business. 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. We have positions for technicians of varying levels:

  • PDI Technicians and Domestic Garden Machinery Technicians – would suit a variety of mechanical backgrounds
  • Professional Golf Machinery Technicians – ideal for senior, experienced diagnostic 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
  • 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 and intensive training and support to assist you with your professional growth.

Please send applications to Farol HR at 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

Parts Sales Assistant - Shefford Depot

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7BP

Farol Ltd are looking for a Parts Sales Assistant to join our busy Aftersales department at our Shefford depot near Hungerford. This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a position within a successful and expanding family-owned business, where an excellent rate of pay and competitive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.

As a key member of the Aftersales team, you will actively promote and sell a wide range of Agricultural/Golf & Turf spares, showroom and Aftersales services from our Shefford Woodlands depot.

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

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

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful family owned multi-site agricultural business. Established in 1976 and now employing 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.

Farol Ltd 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.

Tyre Fitter - Hinckley Depot

Location: Hinckley, Leicesershire, LE10 0NB

Due to expansion Farol Tyres require an enthusiastic and experienced Commercial & Agricultural Tyre Fitter at our busy Hinckley depot.

Experience in commercial, agricultural and truck tyre fitting is essential. Full UK driving licence essential, excellent rates of pay, Company pension and up to 25 days holiday.

Please send applications and CV’s to careers@farol.co.uk or 01844 278843
Agricultural Technicians – All Depots

Location: Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 2NZ

Location: Byfield, Northamptonshire, NN11 6FL

Location: Shefford Woodlands, Berkshire, RG17 7AB

Location: Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9XY

Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 0NB

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 agricultural 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