Agricultural or Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Machinery Technician

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P6096
  • Date Posted: 25 February 2021
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Dundee, Scotland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + Benefits
  • Sector: Engineering, Agriculture
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Construction & Trades Jobs. Agricultural or Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Dundee, Scotland Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Agricultural or Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician who has a solid background servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles and mechanical equipment / machinery is required for a well-established company based in Dundee, Scotland.

Previous experience fixing and maintaining agriculture machinery would be highly desirable. However, we also welcome applications from Engineers that have an interest in learning about agriculture machinery and equipment.

 

SALARY: Competitive + Benefits (33 Days Annual Leave including Bank Holidays, Private Healthcare, Pension Schemes)

LOCATION: Dundee, Scotland                          

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent

 

PLEASE NOTE: You must hold a valid Driving Licence – a Company Vehicle will be provided

 

Training will be provided to someone who already has a solid knowledge of service and repairs of machinery similar to agricultural vehicles as required.

 

JOB OVERVIEW

The company is looking to expand and grow the Engineering Team, based in Dundee and therefore have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician who has a solid background servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles and mechanical equipment / machinery. Previous experience working on agricultural machinery, vehicles and equipment would be highly desirable.

Working as the Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician will be installing, servicing, repairing and carrying out diagnostics work on crop sprayers and agricultural machinery.  Some of the work will be workshop based, however this role will require travel around Scotland at times to carry out repairs and servicing on farm. 

It is essential that all records associated with this machinery is filed and readily available therefore some administration understanding and know how is essential. As the Mechanical Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician, you will be required to work closely with your team, the wider business and customers, building solid relationships with them.  Health and safety is paramount and you and the team will be working in a safe manner following all Health and Safety guidelines, requirements and procedures.

This role will be permanent, but it is important to know that hours will be varied. This is not a typical 9-5 job, and you will be required to have a flexible approach to your working pattern as working hours are dictated by the needs of the agricultural industry, so is subject to seasonal variations.  You will also be required to attend breakdowns out of hours, which is done on a rota system. 

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Company is a leading supplier of agronomy advice, seed, crop protection products and precision farming services. Working in partnership with arable, fruit, vegetable, horticultural and amenity sectors, the Company is committed to helping customers manage their businesses more efficiently and more profitably. They are dedicated to the company purpose - releasing agronomic potential.

With roots originating more than 60 years ago, the Company offers a unique blend of local experience, research-based expertise, customer-based knowledge and trusted relationships; practicing values of honesty, integrity and fairness across all aspects of the business.

The Company also embraces care for the wider environment, with an understanding of the important role now played by all those who manage the land, through a range of dedicated initiatives.

The company work hard to attract and retain the very best people. They know that the company is a brilliant place to work which they recognise with their employees with a broad benefits package including a competitive salary, private healthcare and pension schemes as well as 33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays).

 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

As the Agricultural Engineer / Mechanic / Farming Machinery Technician, you will ideally have a background in agricultural, plant, HGV, vehicle mechanics or similar machinery and it is essential you have proven hands on experience in servicing and repairs.

You will also have a high attention to detail, great communication skills and a “can do” attitude when working under pressure.

Although you will work as part of a small geographically remote team, you must be able to work with autonomously with the minimum of supervision.

 

HOW TO APPLY

To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

JOB REF: AWDO-P6096

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