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Agricultural Engineer

Scot JCB
Kelso, Scotland
£32,000 basic plus competitive overtime rates and
Closing date
31 Mar 2023

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The Vacancy
We are looking for a skilled agricultural engineer to join our team in Kelso. As a service engineer with Scot Agri you will visit a variety of customer sites throughout the area to carry out maintenance, repairs and services on our customers machines to a high standard.

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise and develop your engineering skills in a varied and interesting role. 

Salary: £32,000 basic plus competitive overtime rates and bonus

Who are we?
The Scot JCB Group is made up of Scot JCB, Scot Agri, SPS and SIA.
Scot Agri provides machinery sales, service, and parts from JCB, Massey Ferguson, Valtra, HORSCH, Ktwo, and more across our nine agricultural depots. We pride ourselves on offering unrivalled customer service and industry leading response times.

This role involves:

  • Repairing and maintaining machines on customer’s sites as required to ensure conformance with manufacturer’s specification
  • Accurately completing all relevant paperwork daily
  • Accurately ordering of your parts and working closely with the parts department.
  • Working closely with the service supervisor
  • Carrying out inspections and repairs of machines at our depot as required - in conformance with manufacturer’s specification and any regulations affecting their use
  • Ensuring that there is no deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine – and notifying appropriate manager of any defective or unsafe equipment

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Relevant experience and qualifications. City and Guild, NVQ or SVQ qualifications
  • Experience in Agricultural plant, diesel engines, electrics, hydraulics, transmissions, and fault finding using electronic diagnostic equipment
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and work well in a busy environment 
  • Great customer service skills and the ability to build rapport with our customers
  • Good IT skills 
  • A flexible and positive outlook with an outgoing approach to work

In return you will receive:  

  • Competitive salary reviewed yearly
  • 39-hour basic working week and competitive overtime rates
  • The opportunity to earn £1 more p/hour through our appraisal program
  • Average holiday pay to reflect overtime worked
  • 30 days annual leave, increasing with length of service up to a total of 35 days
  • The option to buy/sell up to 5 days annual leave per year
  • Company van which can be used for private use in line with HMRC guidance
  • Laptop, phone, uniform and overalls
  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more
  • Employee Assistance Programme - free counselling and legal advice
  • Access to high street discounts and savings through Perks
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary
  • Employee referral programme
  • Agco and in-house training

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