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Agricultural Engineer - Dorset - £14PH - £18PH

Posted 10 days ago

  • London, Greater London
  • Any
  • External
  • Expired - 3 months ago
Agricultural Engineer - Dorset - £35,000 - £45,000Client My client are an industry leader within the Agriculture Engineer industry, Covering a number of contracts throughout the DorsetAn excellent opportunity has arisen within the Dorset area for an experienced Agricultural EngineerAs an Agriculture Machinery Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the maintenance, repair, and servicing of various types of agricultural machinery. Your responsibilities will revolve around ensuring that farm equipment operates efficiently, safely, and reliably to support agricultural operations. Below is a detailed job description outlining the key duties and qualifications for this role:Key Responsibilities:Maintenance and Repair: Perform routine maintenance tasks and troubleshoot issues with agricultural machinery such as tractors, combine harvesters, balers, plows, seeders, and sprayers. Conduct thorough inspections to identify mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic problems and carry out necessary repairs to restore functionality.Servicing: Conduct regular servicing of agricultural equipment to ensure optimal performance and longevity. This includes lubrication, fluid checks, filter replacements, and other preventive maintenance tasks according to manufacturer guidelines.Diagnostic Work: Utilize diagnostic tools and equipment to identify and diagnose complex mechanical problems with agricultural machinery. Analyze symptoms, run diagnostic tests, and interpret error codes to pinpoint issues accurately.Parts Replacement: Replace worn or damaged parts in agricultural machinery, including engines, transmissions, hydraulic components, belts, chains, and bearings. Source replacement parts from suppliers and ensure compatibility with specific equipment models.Technical Support: Provide technical assistance and support to farmers or agricultural workers regarding equipment operation, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting techniques. Offer guidance on best practices for equipment usage to maximize efficiency and minimize downtime.Field Service: Perform on-site repairs and maintenance at farms or agricultural sites as needed. Respond promptly to service calls, travel to customer locations, and effectively communicate with clients to address their equipment-related concerns.Documentation: Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, repairs performed, parts used, and service history for each piece of equipment. Generate service reports, work orders, and documentation for billing purposes and compliance with regulations.Training and Development: Stay updated on the latest advancements in agricultural machinery technology, repair techniques, and safety protocols. Participate in training programs, workshops, and seminars to enhance technical knowledge and skills.Working Hours39 hours per week Monday to Friday plus overtime to meet seasonal demands and out of hours calls.Saturday morning working will be required paid at overtime rate.BenefitsCompany computerCompany mobile phoneCompany vanWorkplace pension (5% employer contribution)Life Insurance (3 x Basic Pay)Staff discountYou must have a history within the Agriculture engineering industry to apply for this positionFor further vacancies please visit our (url removed)If you believe you have the right experience and qualifications please forward your CV If this position is NOT right for you, still forward you're CV. We specialise in many industries and have a number of other positions that maybe more suitable for your background. All communication will be treated confidentialityHammond Recruitment Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
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