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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 below along with information about how to apply.


Sales Administration Assistant - Micheldever, Hants.

The Role

Job Title – Sales Administration Assistant

Company – Oakes Bros. Ltd.

Location – Winchester, Hampshire

Salary – £18,000 - £21,000 depending on experience

Job type – Full-time

About us

Oakes Bros. is the main agricultural dealer for New Holland and JCB covering Hampshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire. We sell a wide range of combines, tractors and farm machinery both new and used.

Who we're looking for:

A highly organised and competent administrator, preferably with experience of working in a dealership, to report into and support the Sales Administration Manager.

A background in farming/agriculture is not essential but would be an advantage.

Due to location own transport is required. 

Start date: Immediate
Probationary period: 6 months

Responsibilities
- Supporting the sales administration process.
- Use of Gold software to record receipt of ordered machines.
- Helping with data input to CRM database.
- Welcome/feedback calls to customers following delivery.
- Take customer enquiries and handle overspill of sales telephone calls.
- Filing/scanning and other general administration duties.
- Activating warranty registrations.
- Dealing with registrations of new vehicles and transfer of ownership for part-           exchanged vehicles via DVLA.
- Ensuring company cars, vans and the HGV are Serviced, Taxed, MOT'd and Insured.
- Liaising with our HGV driver regarding deliveries and collections of machinery. 

 

Please apply by sending a covering letter with your CV to sebastian.parfitt@oakesbros.net or emma.paxton@oakesbros.net


Group Sales Machinery Demonstrator - Micheldever, Hants.

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

Who we are:

Oakes Bros. is a leading agricultural dealer covering Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, West Sussex and Wiltshire selling a wide range of new and used tractors, combines and other agricultural machinery. From our four regional depots, we provide a professional and comprehensive sales experience along with first-rate aftersales service and support to all our customers.

Who we're looking for:

We are currently hiring for the Group Sales Demonstrator Role. The role is based at our Head Office depot in Micheldever, Winchester and is a permanent, full time role. 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 bolster 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
- Minimum of 5 years agricultural industry experience
- In-depth understanding of the agricultural/horticultural industries
- Strong, all-round knowledge of a wide range of machinery within the agricultural sector
- 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
- Good commercial awareness
- Proactive with 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 car
- Company pension scheme
- Laptop, iPad and smartphone
- On-going training and development.

 

Please apply by sending a covering letter with your CV to sebastian.parfitt@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
  • 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., Clemsfold near Horsham, W. Sussex 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


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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