Professional Golf Machinery Technicians

Farol Ltd
Thame, UK

Professional Golf Machinery Technicians

About the Company

Farol Ltd is an extremely successful and growing multisite agricultural and groundcare business and the largest John Deere dealership in the UK.

Established as a family business in 1976, Farol today is made up of over 320 Service, Parts, Sales, Transport and Business Support Team Members, whilst still remaining 100% family owned. Holding the renowned John Deere franchise along with many other brands, we are the market leaders in agriculture, groundcare and homeowner products.

Our vision is to deliver a preeminent service by being at the forefront of technology, whilst developing a rich and rewarding environment for our employees.

About the Role

John Deere is recognised as the leading manufacturer of agricultural and turf machinery, and their machinery today is adapting to the changing technological advances and packed with remote connected diagnostics and repairs!

As a continuously growing company, we are looking for experienced Professional Golf Machinery Technicians with passion and drive to join our team at our Milton Common depot. As part of our Golf & Turf Service team, your objective is to take a personal role in delivering excellence to each one of our customers; ensuring that they receive a first-class service with the focus on quality and customer satisfaction whilst demonstrating our Company Values at all times.

This job will allow you to enhance your technical abilities whilst working for a highly successful family-owned business.​

If you have previous experience servicing, diagnosing faults and repairing Golf Course machinery OR are a highly skilled/diagnostic Agricultural, Plant or Automotive Technician then we want to hear from you!

About You

You will be able to demonstrate the following experience & skills:

  • Strong diagnostic ability with good all-round technical knowledge of agricultural/turf/plant machinery (ideally John Deere!) would be preferred
  • A relevant technical qualification (such as an Agricultural Engineering) would be advantageous
  • A driving license is essential
  • Strong customer service and customer facing skills
  • The ability to work self-motivate and work individually, managing your own workload and also able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail

About the Package

Our excellent package for a skilled and experienced Technician includes a competitive basic hourly rate of £15.00 - £18.50 (dependent on experience), overtime, company vehicle, out of hours call out payment, incentive scheme (generous bonus and commission), up to 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays), generous tool allowance, pension scheme and ongoing training. We will also help with relocation costs for the right candidates!

Hours and place of work

8am - 5pm Monday to Friday plus overtime, Milton Common (OX9 2NZ) and our customer’s premises

Why come to Farol?

Farol is the leading John Deere dealership in the UK with people at the heart of its strategy. We know that our people are the key to our success and we make sure we appreciate and reward everyone's contribution.

Not only do we recognise expertise, skills and professionalism, we value highly the very things that make our team members unique: their passion, their dedication, their approachability and the fact that going the all-important extra mile is second nature.

Growth and development is inevitable within our forward-thinking company, where we offer a highly competitive salary, a diverse and interesting work environment, job security and on-going training.

We can offer an environment where Teamwork is key and where you can truly develop new skills and flourish.

What do our Team Members say about us?

  • Great company attitude with friendly and approachable Managers/Directors
  • Lovely place to work. Good group of people to support new employees during day to day operations.
  • A good Company to work for and the whole team are friendly. The Management are very approachable and have an open door policy. As the Company are continually growing there are lots of opportunities for employees to progress. I feel valued as an employee and enjoy my job
  • I love working for a family business as I've come from a more corporate environment. Owners are hands on and very approachable. It is a fast paced and busy environment but no such thing as a typical day for me. There are great learning opportunities here and ability to progress in the business.

To apply for the role, please click the "Apply for this job" button at the top right of this page or call Iain on 07984 427449 for further information.