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At Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd. we are always on the look out for individuals who are hard working, professional and aim like us to set the very highest standards in customer care and satisfaction. If you don't see the job advertised below that would be of interest to you, but feel that you would be an asset to our team, please feel free to email your current CV to HR@chandlersfe.co.uk all approaches will be handled in the strictest of confidence.

Chandlers are a local family owned and managed company operating in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire. Chandlers are AGCO 5 star dealers for sales, parts and service with our major business partner AGCO, supplying Massey Ferguson, Fendt & Challenger tractors, combines, balers and self-propelled sprayers.

In addition to our primary business as Agricultural dealers Chandlers have over the years diversified into a range of complementary rural business sectors including Country Stores & Equine, 4x4 Vehicles and Horticultural equipment for the domestic, golf and municipal industries. As a family company we greatly value our team of employees, and understand that it is the quality and enthusiasm of our staff that is the most important factor in the success of our business, and the satisfaction of our customers.

Current job opportunities at Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd :


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SSANGYONG VEHICLE MAINTENANCE & REPAIR APPRENTICESHIP - Belton

Do you want a dynamic career in the automotive industry?

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Light Vehicle Technician Apprentice to join our busy Ssangyong workshop at Belton, near Grantham in Lincolnshire.

The Light Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Apprenticeship Programme is designed to train and develop apprentices in a way that enables them to keep pace with advancing technology and high levels of customer service.

The comprehensive programme provides apprentices with an exciting and challenging opportunity to achieve formal qualifications, while in full-time employment.

This is an unrivalled opportunity with excellent training at Emtec Colleges and superb future career prospects.

Duties will include:

- Working alongside qualified technicians to conduct investigations, repairs and servicing of vehicles

- Producing estimates

- Carrying out diagnostics

- Warranty work

- Other general technical duties and general housekeeping

- Providing excellent customer service to internal and external customers

Training will take place via eight separate weeks of block release per year at Emtec College in Ruddington, Nottingham.

Personal Qualities

The ideal candidate will have:

Good communication skills

A passion for the automotive industry

An enthusiasm to learn with an interest in development and progression

A "Can Do" attitude

The ideal candidate will be:

Driven

Hardworking

Punctual

Reliable

Able to use own initiative

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate Ssangyong's brand values:

Integrity

Trust

Teamwork

Customer Focus

Skills Required

Excellent communication skills

A keen interest in and knowledge of the motor vehicle industry

Mechanically minded with Meticulous attention to detail

The willingness to also undertake basic duties as part of training

Qualifications Required

4 GCSE's at grade A* to C / 9 to 4 (or equivalent) in Maths and English. Science and ICT are desirable.

Candidates must also be able to travel to the workplace and also to Emtec in Ruddington, Nottingham to complete the block release training.

Long Term Company Aims For The Learner

Upon successful completion and review of the apprenticeship, you will have the opportunity to gain employment with the business.

Training To Be Provided

- Nationally recognised qualifications - IMI Apprenticeship in Light Vehicle Maintenance & Repair (Standard - Level 3)

- Functional Skills Level 2 (if required)

- Ssangyong product specific training

About Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd

We are a family company originally formed in 1935, which has expanded to seven branches throughout Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Bedfordshire. As well as agricultural machinery, a key part of our business is involved in selling cars, and we are proud to hold the Ssangyong franchise at both Belton near Grantham, and at Boston Road, Horncastle.

How To Apply

If you would like to apply please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd, Belton, Grantham, Lincs NG32 2LX. Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information.

All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

IBMi / AS400 SENIOR PROGRAMMER (iSeries/RPG LE) – Belton

This is a permanent vacancy for an experienced Computer Programmer with proven RPG LE programming skills and expert knowledge of IBM iSeries DB4 databases.

We are a leading agricultural machinery dealer, holding horticultural machinery and vehicle franchises, as well as country stores. Our business incorporates sales, parts, service and accounts departments, and this is an excellent opportunity to take a key role at our head office near Grantham where the successful candidate will be responsible for the further development and maintenance of our iSeries systems, as well as system operations such as setting up new users, and system support to include other IT requirements in the absence of the IT Support Specialist.

Applicants must have a passion for delivering solid, secure, stable and high performing solutions. Strong communication skills are also an essential requirement.

The role is full time and in return we offer a highly competitive remuneration package.

If you would like to apply please email detailing your skills and experience to hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the Heather Glenn, HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Limited, Belton, Grantham, Lincs NG32 2LX. Alternatively to find out more information please call 07970 121095.

All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

PARTS ADVISOR / PARTS TECHNICIAN - Shefford

We are a leading five star AGCO agricultural machinery dealer, and we currently have an opening for a Parts Advisor / Parts Technician at our expanding depot at Chicksands, near Shefford in Bedfordshire.

This is a full-time customer facing position involved in the sale, stock control and computer input of parts and goods for a wide range of premium brand agricultural and horticultural machinery. Applicants will preferably have either previous experience in a parts department, or an understanding of agricultural machinery and farming, or mechanical knowledge.

Strong communication and customer care skills are also essential. In return we offer attractive rates of pay and full system training. If you would like to apply please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd, Belton, Grantham, Lincs NG32 2LX. Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information. All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

AGRICULTURAL TECHNICIAN APPRENTISHIPS - 2019 ALL DEPOTS

Do you have a keen interest in Agricultural Machinery and would you like to train for a rewarding career as a Technician, maintaining, servicing and repairing premium brand Tractors, Machinery and Telehandlers.

We are a Five Star Agco Dealer holding Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra franchises, plus Manitou Telehandlers and we are currently looking for apprentices at all of our Branches in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Bedfordshire, so now is the time to register your interest.

If you have, or are predicted to achieve, a minimum of three grade C / grade 4 GCSE qualifications including maths and english, and you wish to be considered for an apprenticeship that will start later this year, we want to hear from you.

Our apprenticeship could take you all the way to an industry recognised level three qualification in Land based engineering, with no course fees for you to pay, and a Job at the end of it (subject to attaining the required standards).

The forty-two month training period will be spent 20% at College, 80% in the workplace, and apprentices are paid for the entire period. It requires a keen interest in agricultural engineering, dedication, commitment and hard work to succeed.

We offer the opportunity for the successful candidate to undertake a trial period, prior to starting the apprenticeship.

Applicants will need to be conversant with modern technology, physically fit and eager to learn and meet new challenges presented by today’s cutting edge and highly technical machinery.

To register your interest please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to The HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd, Belton, Grantham, Lincs NG32 2LX. Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information.

AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SERVICE TECHNICIAN / ENGINEER - Shefford

We are a leading AGCO Five Star dealer and we have a vacancy for an experienced Technician / Engineer to join our service department at Chicksands, near Shefford. This is a varied position with the opportunity to work on our range of premium brand products, including Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra.

The successful applicant will preferably have relevant technical experience with agricultural machinery, and be qualified to level three in Land Based Engineering or equivalent. We also welcome applications from Engineers / Technicians working on similar equipment such as plant or HGV maintenance with appropriate qualifications.

All applicants must be highly motivated, and able to become a strong member of the team, servicing and repairing agricultural equipment to the highest standard both on farm, and in our fully equipped modern workshop.

In return we offer an attractive package, with fully fitted company van and ongoing franchise training. If you would like to apply please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Limited, Belton, Grantham, Lincs  NG32 2LX.  Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information. All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY SERVICE TECHNICIAN / ENGINEER - Lutterworth

We are a leading AGCO Five Star dealer and we have a vacancy for an experienced Technician / Engineer to join our service department on Arkwright Industrial Park, off of the A426, just south of Leicester.

This is a varied position with the opportunity to work on our range of premium brand products, including Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra. The successful applicant will preferably have relevant technical experience with agricultural machinery, and be qualified to level three in Land Based Engineering or equivalent.

We also welcome applications from Engineers / Technicians working on similar equipment such as plant or HGV maintenance with appropriate qualifications. All applicants must be highly motivated, and able to become a strong member of the team, servicing and repairing agricultural equipment to the highest standard both on farm, and in our fully equipped modern workshop.

In return we offer an attractive package, with fully fitted company van and ongoing franchise training. If you would like to apply please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Limited, Belton, Grantham, Lincs  NG32 2LX.

Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information. All applications are treated in strictest confidence.

GROUND CARE, COMPACT TRACTOR & HORTICULTURAL SALES PERSON - Shefford

We have a vacancy for an experienced Ground Care, Compact Tractor and Horticultural Sales Person, based at our Shefford depot, near Bedford, where we have a new Country Store and Groundscare Machinery Showroom.

The right candidate will have sales experience supplying leading makes of compact tractors, implements and machinery in the Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire area to Country Estates, local authorities, landscape contractors, arborists and other users of compact machinery.

The role involves supplying Massey Ferguson compact tractors, Fendt and Valtra tractors up to 100hp to the municipal and ground care sectors, along with supplying machinery and equipment from the following leading makes of compact equipment: Grasshopper Mowers, Timberwolf chippers, Stihl Professional Groundscare, Kersten Sweepers, Honda Lawn & Garden, Yamaha ATV, Tomlin implements, Logic, Wessex, Balfor log processing equipment and Team sprayers.

Chandlers are a leading AGCO Five Star dealer with a Ground Care and Horticultural division, also operating from Belton, Spilsby, Holbeach and Barnack, providing professional sales, parts and service to the Ground Care market. The successful candidate will have a passion for the Ground Care industry, with a full driving licence, and the self-motivation to work alone or as part of the existing Sales Team at the Shefford depot.

In return we offer an attractive package, with company vehicle and ongoing franchise training. If you would like to apply please email hr@chandlersfe.co.uk, or write to the HR Officer, Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Limited, Belton, Grantham, Lincs NG32 2LX. Alternatively call 07970 121095 for further information. All applications are treated in strictest confidence.


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Chandlers Vehicles (Ssangyong, Mitsubishi & Great Wall)
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