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Oakes Bros. is a leading JCB and New Holland agricultural dealership covering Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire.

From our four regional depots, we provide our customers with a professional, comprehensive sales experience along with first-rate aftersales service and support.​​

Details of all our current vacancies are available here along with information about how to apply.


Group Sales Machinery Demonstrator - Micheldever, Hants.

How would you like to work for an established, progressive company selling world class brands such as JCB and New Holland?

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Who we're looking for:

​Due to internal re-structuring, we're now seeking an experienced, knowledgeable and highly-motivated individual for the position of Group Sales Machinery Demonstrator. Based at our Head Office in Micheldever near Winchester, this is a hands-on role that involves actively demonstrating to customers the features and benefits of a wide range of modern agricultural equipment from some of the world's leading manufacturers including JCB, New Holland, Amazone, Kuhn and others.

Responsibilities​

  • ​To support sales through the effective demonstration of high-end agricultural and related equipment to customers and prospects​
  • To ensure that all customer timeframes and technical requirements are met​
  • To assist technicians with the preparation and maintenance of equipment both in the workshop and on-farm where appropriate​
  • To attend exhibitions, trade shows, supplier meetings and site visits and to represent the company as required.​


Key skills​

  • Excellent communication skills​
  • In-depth understanding of the agricultural/horticultural industries​
  • Strong, all-round knowledge of a wide range of machinery including guidance and mapping equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate agricultural equipment to its maximum potential​
  • A flexible approach to both customer and company requirements​
  • Strong IT skills with experience of CRM systems​
  • Solid commercial awareness​
  • Proactive with good self-management skills​
  • An HGV/LGV and/or other license categories would be advantageous.​


Benefits​

  • Salary c. £22K-£28K depending on experience + KPI bonuses​
  • Company vehicle 
  • Company pension scheme​
  • Laptop, iPad and smartphone​
  • On-going training and development.

Hours: Full time, Permanent​

Closing date for applications: Fri. 26th April 2019​

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply by sending a covering letter along with your CV to:​​

Richard Haines, Managing Director
Tel: 01962 794100​
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net


Agricultural Service Technicians - Various Regions

Oakes Bros. are seeking enthusiastic, competent and knowledgeable individuals to fill the position of Agricultural Service Technician.

You'll provide a full range of mechanical service and repair work on our customers' machinery units at our depot or where possible on-site. This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning, successful team and build a long-term career within the company.

The ideal applicants will possess the following:

  • All round technical knowledge including electrics and hydraulics
  • Agricultural engineering qualifications
  • Experience working with New Holland and JCB machines
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Work on own initiative
  • Excellent communicator at all levels
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • Full driving licence
  • A can-do attitude

The benefits:

  • A leading salary of £14.00 - £15.50 ph + unlimited overtime
  • Pension
  • In-house development and product technical training
  • Support for attending manufacturer training and other courses
  • Service van 
  • Mobile phone
  • Laptop

Vacancies exist at the following depots: Micheldever near Winchester, Hants, East Ilsley near Newbury, Berks. and Coombe Bissett near Salisbury, Wilts.

For more information or to apply, send a covering letter and CV to:

Richard Haines, Managing Director
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net
Tel: 07768 774 935


Sales Trainee / Demonstrator - Micheldever, Hants.

How would you like to work for an established, progressive company selling world class brands such as JCB and New Holland?

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Who we're looking for:

We're currently seeking a highly-motivated Sales Trainee & Demonstrator based at our Micheldever depot (Head Office) near Winchester, Hants. and supporting our Salisbury and Abingdon depots.

This exciting and rewarding role offers a superb opportunity to embark on or progress your sales career in the agricultural industry working alongside our world-leading partners that include JCB, New Holland, Amazone, Kuhn and other​s.​

The role will be mostly field based for 12-18 months to build knowledge and skills and to support the existing sales team. Once the training has been successfully completed a territory will be allocated along with a company car.

Responsibilities:

  • To support and manage demonstration equipment including running a new CX8.80 New Holland combine for the 2019 season
  • To learn and understand the key elements involved in delivering practical solutions into the agricultural, horticultural and related sectors
  • To develop and maximise sales opportunities, respond to customer inquiries and build lasting relationships
  • To accurately monitor and manage the sales process from planning to delivery
  • To ensure all customer requirements and timeframes are met
  • To identify new product/market opportunities
  • To attend exhibitions, trade shows, supplier meetings and site visits and to represent the company as required

Skills:

  • Previous sales experience
  • Knowledge of the agriculture/horticulture sector is preferred but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Easy access to your designated territory
  • A full driving licence

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • A company car (after training)
  • A company pension scheme
  • A laptop, iPad and smartphone
  • On-going training and development

This position offers an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the successful applicant. If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply with a covering letter and your CV to:

Richard Haines, Managing Director
Email: richard.haines@oakesbros.net
Tel: 07768 774 935


Apprentice Agricultural Service Technicians​ - Various Regions

If you're a school leaver, have you considered what you might do as a future career? Are you interested in engineering and electronics and would like to earn a wage?

​Oakes Bros. now has a number of exciting opportunities within our four locations across the central part of Southern England for our 2019 apprentice intake.​

​About us

Oakes Bros. is a major agricultural dealership for New Holland, JCB and other world leading manufacturers of agricultural machinery covering Hampshire Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire.​

Are you...​

  • Looking to start an exciting career in 2019?​
  • Interested in engineering and electronics?​
  • Looking for great career development and training opportunities?​

​If so, we offer...

  • Great on-the-job training and mentoring as part of a team​
  • Block-release apprentice training at Reaseheath College to level 3​
  • Manufacturer-accredited and product specialisation training.​

Why an apprenticeship?​

Earn while your learn. Apprenticeships are structured in a way to ensure that you’ll learn and develop the key skills you need to do your job and an excellent way to gain nationally recognised industry qualifications while earning a wage at the same time.​

​As a qualified Agricultural Service Technician, you'll be able to provide a full range of mechanical service and repair work on customers' machinery from some of the world's top manufacturers. This is an exciting opportunity to join a successful team and build a long-term career within the company.​

Our depots are located at Micheldever near Winchester, Hants, East Ilsley near Newbury, Berks., Clemsfold near Horsham, W. Sussex and Coombe Bissett near Salisbury, Wilts.

Salary: TBC​

Job type: Full-time, Permanent​

​For more information or to apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter to:​

Richard Hill, Group Service Manager​

Email: richard.hill@oakesbros.net

Tel: 07740 935750

 


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