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We pride ourselves on going the extra mile through the knowledge and commitment of our staff and the dedication we have to offering outstanding customer service.

We are very proud of our apprenticeship programme at Turney Group and currently have 5 apprentices in training across the group – not only are we giving the next generation an opportunity to learn on the job but we are also cultivating our future service, parts and sales managers – ‘home grown talent’ we like to call it!

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Be part of our team

We strive to attract and retain the very best sales, parts, service and administration staff in the industry and are always looking for the right candidate to join our expanding team. Jobs are regularly posted on here however if you feel you have the right attributes email careers@turneygroup.com.

Please also take time to view the videos below if your are interestested in becoming an agricultural service technician or an apprentice. They will give you an insight into life in the industry.

MIDDLETON STONEY AGRICULTURAL VACANCIES

Agricultural Sales Manager

As Sales Manager, you will lead a team of area sales managers and drive optimisation of the company’s CRM system. You will bring, maintain and grow a sales ledger across the territory. Equally important will be your support and professional development of the area sales team.

You will have people management experience and a proven background in agricultural machinery sales, ideally with leading tractor brands although experience with other agricultural machinery would also be desirable.

 

Reports to – Managing Director

 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Management and professional development of sales team
  • Departmental P&L responsibilities
  • Sales KPI management, analysis and actions
  • Monitor sales activities and report to senior management
  • Contribute to the maintenance and growth of sales ledger
  • Lead on CRM development across the business
  • Liaise with customer base, clients and manufacturers through multiple channels
  • Product demonstrations and presentations to new and existing customers
  • Attend ag machinery shows/events
  • Ensure customer service standards are optimised
  • Reporting to Group Manager

 

What will you possess:

  • Proven and sustained success within an ag machinery sales role is essential
  • Relevant technical product and market knowledge
  • An existing sales ledger within the region
  • Background with leading tractor brands, or at least modern agricultural machinery
  • Sound business acumen
  • Previous experience of people management
  • CRM experience
  • Clean, valid driving licence

 

Person Specification & Key Competencies

  • Experience in a business-to-business sales environment
  • Personable and clearly extroverted
  • Naturally inquisitive and interested offering solutions to customers
  • Passion for making a difference within the Agricultural sector
  • Proven ability to achieve sales targets.
  • Planning, organising and administering.
  • Adaptability and initiative.
To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Ruth Rushton, careers@turneygroup.com

Tel: 01869 343333

Strictly No Agencies

Agricultural Parts Assistant

Location: Middleton Stoney

Hours: Full Time

Holiday: Pro-rata

We take great pride in supporting our customers and, being in an essential industry, we now need passionate and talented staff more than ever!

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.

Are you a hard-working and enthusiastic individual who takes pride in delivering excellence? If so, we want to hear from you! In return we can offer you an excellent rate of pay and up to 23 days holiday, ongoing training and development and the opportunity to become part of a highly successful and growing company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with incoming telephone inquiries to the parts department
  • Serving parts customers in the shop
  • Submitting returns claims in a timely manner.
  • Ordering parts for customers
  • Ordering parts for stock as agreed and signed off by the Parts Manager
  • Picking and packing stock and dealing with receipts of items for customers and for stock
  • Advising customers when their stock has been received and is ready for collection
  • Providing parts assistance to the service department
  • Maintaining good discipline and organization of the department and its place within the depot in a tidy, organized, safe and clean manner.
  • Providing administrative support to the parts department including raising invoices and booking in stock
  • Keeping control of stock levels by implementing perpetual inventory management procedure.
  • Investigating and implementing methods of dispersing aged stock in conjunction with the Parts Manager
  • Draw on aged stock from other depots when the situation presents itself.
  • General assistance to the Parts Manager as required
  • Employees must act in accordance with the company Health & Safety Policy, Risk Assessments and Safe Working Practices.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of parts and machinery in the agricultural
  • Good IT skills including Knowledge of Platinum although training will be given.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and to a high degree of accuracy
  • Attention to detail with a can-do attitude

 

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Peter McFerran, Group Aftersales Manager

careers@turneygroup.com

07969584526

Strictly No Agencies

 

Combine Technician

Location: Middleton Stoney Depot, Covering Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire.

Hours: Full Time (over time during harvest)

Holiday: Pro-rata

We take great pride in supporting our customers and, being in an essential industry, we now need passionate and talented staff more than ever to help us with the growth of the company.

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

Are you a hard-working and enthusiastic individual who takes pride in delivering excellence? If so, we want to hear from you! In return we can offer you an excellent rate of pay and 23 days holiday plus statutory, ongoing training and development and the opportunity to become part of a highly successful and growing company.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Service and repair machinery and equipment within a specified timescale, either in the workshop or during field visits.
  • Work on mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computerised systems.
  • Advise customers’ requirements and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Respond to machinery and equipment breakdowns.
  • Fix faults or install replacement parts.
  • Check and calibrate instruments to make sure they are accurate.
  • Account for all hours worked using a mobile device.
  • Produce timely and detailed job cards to provide a full explanation of work carried out as per manufacturer’s requirements.
  • Keep the Service Manager, or their Assistant, informed of progress.
  • Build and maintain positive customer relationships and actively seek new business.
  • Maintain work area and company vehicle in a safe, tidy, and professional manner, necessary to enhance productivity and efficiency.
  • Act in accordance with the company H&S Policy, Risk Assessments and Safe Working Practices.

Conduct weekly company vehicle service and maintenance checks.

 

Essential Requirements:

  • Good mechanical knowledge and experience in the Agricultural sector, New Holland machines would be an advantage.
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
  • Manage a varied workload.
  • Able to troubleshoot, test, repair, and service technical equipment.
  • Able to keep up to date with new technology.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent health and safety skills.
  • A full, clean driver’s licence is essential.
  • Able to work well with a team.

To apply please send a covering letter and CV to Ruth Rushton, careers@turneygroup.com

Tel: 01869 343333

Strictly No Agencies

 

WESTON-ON-THE-GREEN GROUNDCARE VACANCIES

Groundcare Area sales manager

As an Area Sales Manager you will need to plan and carry out all sales activities within your assigned territory developing and extending a close working relationship with customers and suppliers. Responsibility for ensuring customer satisfaction and managing the quality of the sale and service Turney Group delivers. Achieving maximum sales profitability, growth and account penetration within an assigned territory and/or market segment by effectively selling the company’s products and/or related services.

 

Reports to – Sales Manager

 

Role Responsibilities

  •  Generate and qualify sales leads.
  • Prepare sales action plans and schedules.
  • Make sales calls to new and existing customers.
  • Develop and make presentations to current and potential customers.
  • Maintain sales activity records and reports of customer interactions.
  • Develop a technical understanding of the products.
  • Respond to sales enquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person promptly.
  • Ensure customer service satisfaction and good relationships.
  • Follow up on sales activity.
  • Quality checks on product and service delivery.
  • Monitor and report on sales activities and follow up for management.
  • Conduct market research where appropriate
  • Manage and attend presentations and shows and other events.
  • Monitor competitors, market conditions and product development.
  • Maintain and develop the customers database
  • Enter on a regular basis all relevant information and actions within the company’s CRM system.
  • Effectively use the outlook calendar for all planned events, meetings, appointments etc.

 

Technical Skills 

  • Ability to undertake research and then communicate findings in an appropriate, written form
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of technical information, with the ability to convey this information to both a technical and non-technical audience
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word and the internet as a research tool
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the Professional Groundcare Machinery Industry
  • Relevant product and market knowledge
  • Knowledge of basic business principles and administration procedures

  

Person Specification & Key Competencies

 

  • Experience in a business to business sales environment
  • Personable and clearly extroverted
  • Naturally inquisitive and interested offering solutions to customers
  • Collaborative but action-oriented approach, with high comfort operating autonomously
  • Developed business acumen and communication skills
  • Passion for making a difference within the Horticultural sector
  • Proven ability to achieve sales targets
  • Planning, organising and administering
  • Persuasiveness and negotiating
  • Adaptability and initiative
  • Presentable
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