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Gore

Service / Workshop Manager

Southland Farm Machinery Ltd is the agent for John Deere Farming and Lifestyle Equipment for Southland and Otago, with branches in Invercargill, Gore, Mosgiel and Cromwell.

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Service/Workshop Manager to join our team in the Gore Branch.  You will be responsible for the safe, efficient and profitable operation of the service department while delivering exemplary customer service. You will lead an existing service/workshop team and be an integral part of our companywide Aftermarket group that succeeds on high quality, streamlined workmanship and customer focus.

 

We require a Service/Workshop Manager who is innovative, organised, has strong leadership skills and is driven to achieve great results for both the company and our customers.

 

The following attributes would equip you well for this position:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Exceptional leadership, time management and work-scheduling skills
  • Previous tractor and machinery experience, especially with the John Deere brand, is preferable
  • The ability to cope well under pressure
  • High attention to detail and a "get the job done" attitude
  • Diesel or Trade Qualification in an agriculture or similar field an advantage
  • Computer literacy a must, and experience with mechanical software systems an advantage
  • Previous Service/Workshop Management experience
  • Knowledge and practical experience with Health and Safety systems in a workshop setting

 

Working in a challenging and rewarding environment, you will receive:

  • On-the-job and external training as part of on-going career development.
  • Great products to work with, including excellent systems for product knowledge and technical support.
  • Great day-to-day satisfaction knowing you are supporting your customers with quality servicing and repairs
  • The chance to be part of a great team environment.

 

Southland Farm Machinery Ltd is a proud family-owned Southland business with a strong track record of providing quality machinery solutions to the farming community. The business values its team environment and in providing its customers with respect, integrity and most importantly, solutions to meet their on farm needs.

 

If you think you'd like to work in a proactive environment and with one of the world's greatest brands, John Deere, then we'd like to hear from you.

 

In strict confidence, please send your CV and Cover Letter to our Gore Branch Manager, Stacey Hitchens, via email at staceyh@sfml.co.nz or post to: Gore Branch Manager, Southland Farm Machinery Ltd, PO Box 304
Gore 9740.

Gore

Sales Consultant

Southland Farm Machinery is the agent for John Deere Farming and Lifestyle Equipment for Southland and Otago with branches in Invercargill, Gore, Mosgiel and Cromwell.

Due to continued growth in the Gore branch we are looking for a talented and experienced sales individual to join the existing sales team.  This is a great opportunity to work with an outstanding, world renowned agricultural brand in a key agricultural market. 

If you are an accomplished sales person with an attitude that lends itself to working well within a team environment, understanding and exceeding clients needs and have the ability to build strong positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, this could be the opportunity for you.

We look forward to hearing from candidates who meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in a front line sales role in the agricultural industry.
  • Experience with and knowledge of Tractors and wider Agricultural Machinery.
  • Ability to adapt to and learn the John Deere suite of products and services.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to manage your own time in an autonomous environment.
  • Computer literate.
  • Good written & verbal communication skills.
  • A good team player.
  • Flexible and able to work overtime during peak periods.

Working in a challenging and rewarding environment you would experience:

  • Extensive on the job and external training with ongoing career development.
  • Great products to work with including excellent proprietary systems that support the sales process.
  • Access to the renowned John Deere suite of financial products
  • Great day to day satisfaction knowing you're enabling your customers with high quality / high integrity products.
  • A great team environment.
  • A rewarding package including a company vehicle and other relevant tools required to support your success.

If you think you'd like to work in a proactive environment with one of the world's greatest brands, then we'd like to hear from you.

To apply for this position in strict confidence, send your cover letter and resume to Stacey Hitchens, Gore Branch Manager staceyh@sfml.co.nz or click on the Apply button below to email your application.

Applications close 5pm Friday 16th February 2018

Gore Branch Manager
Southland Farm Machinery
PO Box 304
Gore 9710

Invercargill

FIELD SERVICE/ WORKSHOP TECHNICIAN

Southland Farm Machinery are the agent for John Deere Farming and Lifestyle Equipment for Southland and Otago, with outlets in Invercargill, Gore, Mosgiel and Cromwell. 

We currently have a position available for a fulltime Field Service/ Workshop Technician, in our busy Invercargill branch.

The following attributes would equip you well for this position:

  • Trade-qualified with relevant experience.
  • Computer literate and experience with mechanical software systems an advantage.
  • Willing to work on a wide range of equipment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage your own time.
  • Good team-player with attention to detail.
  • Flexible and able to work overtime during peak periods.
  • Ability to maintain good relationships with customers.

Working in a challenging and rewarding environment, you will receive:

  • On-the-job and external training with ongoing career development.
  • Great products to work with, including excellent systems for product knowledge.
  • Great day-to-day satisfaction knowing you are supporting your customers.
  • The chance to be part of a great team environment.

Southland Farm Machinery Ltd is a proud family-owned Southland business with a strong track record of providing quality machinery solutions to the farming community. The business values its team environment and in providing its customers with respect, integrity and most importantly, solutions to meet their on farm needs.

If you think you’d like to work in a proactive environment and with one of the world’s greatest brands, John Deere, then we’d like to hear from you.

Please email your CV & cover letter to Ryan Munro: ryanm@sfml.co.nz or phone Ryan on 03 2159 132 for any enquiries.

 

Cromwell

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

Southland Farm Machinery are the agent for John Deere Farming and Lifestyle Equipment for Southland and Otago, with outlets in Invercargill, Gore, Mosgiel and Cromwell.


We currently have a position available for a fulltime Field Service Technician, to work alongside our Service Administrator, at our Cromwell Branch in Central Otago.


The following attributes would equip you well for this position:
• Trade-qualified with relevant experience.
• Computer literacy a must, and experience with mechanical software systems an advantage.
• Willing to work on a wide range of equipment.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to maintain good relationships with customers and staff.
• Ability to manage your own time, delegate and supervise.
• Good team-player with attention to detail.
• Flexible and able to work overtime during peak periods.
• Knowledge and practical experience with Health and Safety systems in a workshop setting.

Working in a challenging and rewarding environment, you will receive:
• On-the-job and external training with ongoing career development.
• Great products to work with, including excellent systems for product knowledge.
• Great day-to-day satisfaction knowing you are supporting your customers.
• The chance to be part of a great team environment, in a great location.

Southland Farm Machinery Ltd is a proud family-owned Southland business with a strong track record of providing quality machinery solutions to the farming community. The business values its team environment and in providing its customers with respect, integrity and most importantly, solutions to meet their on farm needs.

If you think you’d like to work in a proactive environment and with one of the world’s greatest brands, John Deere, then we’d like to hear from you.


Please email your CV & cover letter to Bruce Chamberlain:
brucec@sfml.co.nz or phone Bruce on 03 445 1046 for any enquiries.


Southland Farm Machinery is a proud family owned Southland business with a strong heritage of providing machinery solutions to the farming community. The business values its team environment and providing customers with respect, integrity and most importantly solutions to their on farm needs. 

 

 

Invercargill Gore Mosgiel Cromwell
243 Dee Street
Phone: 03 215 9132
A/H: Alister: 027 686 8454
A/H: Pete S: 027 434 5209
A/H: Pete L: 027 433 1492
A/H: Brent: 021 723 360
12 Charlton Lane
Gore, 9710
Southland
Phone: 03 208 8203
A/H: Mike: 027 432 4572
A/H: Michael: 027 433 4123
13 McGlashan Street, Mosgiel
Otago
Phone: 03 489 0472
A/H: Daniel: 027 566 3100
A/H: Scott: 027 588 3488
A/H: Barry: 027 486 6433
12 Elspeth Street
Cromwell, 9310
Central Otago
Phone: 03 445 1046
A/H: Bruce: 027 434 0431
A/H: Murray: 027 807 4032


Website: www.sfml.co.nz

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