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One of the UK’s top Massey Ferguson & Fendt dealers, we are looking for the following roles to extend our already 64 strong team, serving the farming industry with the sales and service of agricultural tractors and machinery.

Marketing Assistant placement

Churchstoke Depot

We have an exciting position available at RVW Pugh for an enthusiastic individual to assist with the Marketing and Events activities across the company. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.
The role would be varied and include activities across all departments and sites within the company. The individual will be proactive, organized and personable with a strategic focus on the competitive market in conjunction with marketing activities. Planning and execution of shows and events throughout the year will be a large part of the job and will require occasional weekend work.

Main responsibilities include:

Creating artwork for magazine adverts & flyers for marketing campaigns
Updating the website with new stock and removing sold stock
Booking magazine adverts & online sales platforms
Compiling used machinery lists each month to highlight what stock is for sale
Helping with the ideas and information for the bi-monthly Pugh’s newsletter (designed by Ceri who is the freelance designer)
Creating special offers pages for the website, updating information regularly
Creating flyers to be sent out in the monthly invoices and statements
Creating stickers to use for invoices and statements
Attend career fairs at local Agricultural colleges to discuss careers in Agricultural Machinery
Attend shows with the sales team as a host, providing refreshments and ‘meet and greet’ to potential customers
Create and list job descriptions to upload onto various recruitment websites and our own website
Gather images and content to share on social media accounts – keep these constantly updated
Create marketing material for shows – posters, flyers, spec sheets etc…
Liaise with brand contacts for promotional images / videos / events etc

Skills

• The ability to use Adobe design software such as indesign and photoshop is desirable. In-house training can be given.
• Good telephone manner and overall communication skills
• The ability to think on your feet and work independently
• Being able to discuss and communicate with the sales team for show information and campaign ideas

Closing Date: 22/4/19

To register your interest and receive a job application form please email ros@rvwpugh.co.uk or call 01588620545 and ask to speak to Emma or Josie for more information.

Field Based / Mobile Engineers

1 x SHROPSHIRE

1 X SOUTH POWYS / NORTH HEREFORDSHIRE 

Our service departments continue to be busy and we are always looking for skilled engineers to join our team, with the continued progress in technology and systems we want to make sure that our customers have the best service provided by the best team.

The role would include travel, as it is a field based role. You would be responsible for visiting customers on site/farm to maintain and repair machinery as required, using the RVW Pugh service vehicles.

We would look favourably to candidates with training in the areas we cover such as Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Merlo however we are always happy to hear from candidates with similar skills.

We are looking for Agricultural Engineers to work on all types of Agricultural machinery to include Tractors, Telehandlers and harvest equipment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Include but not limited to:

• The repair and maintenance of vehicles and machinery, to the highest standards and with a “right-first-time” attitude.

• Use of specialist diagnostic equipment and techniques,

• Completion of Job Cards, Time Sheets and work reports, as required by workshop management.

• On occasion you may be required to help and develop junior members of the workshop team.

• General housekeeping duties within the workshop environment, including return of special tools and warranty parts to their designated storage area. Cleanliness of working environment and work van/service vehicle. You should adhere to health and safety standards at all times.

• You may be required to demonstrate the use of/ and/or functions of, new or used machinery to our customers while on site. Remember that you are representing RVW Pugh Ltd and your behaviour should remain professional at all times.

• Communication with workshop management. It is your responsibility to report any problems with repairs, potential safety issues or training requirements to your workshop management.

Reporting to: Service Manager

RVW Pugh is an award-winning dealer that wants to reinvest in its resources all the time. We have fully equipped workshops at both our Holmes Chapel depot and Churchstoke depot. You will receive training from our main manufacturers and also in-house training from our existing knowledgeable team

Please contact Ros for an application form. ros@rvwpugh.co.uk or call 01588 620545

Machinery Prep and Assembly Mechanic

RVW Pugh Ltd is searching for motivated and flexible mechanics to work at our Churchstoke Depot.

The role will primarily involve the build and PDI of new agricultural machinery and some minor repairs.

We are looking for mechanically minded individuals, with experience in operating, repair and build of various types of machinery that can put their skills to good use on a variety of machines. Training will be available if required.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Building up of seasonal agricultural machinery eg Mowers, tedders, rakes

  • May be required to assist with used machinery PDIs, including minor repairs

  • Perform all work in accordance with quality standards and established safety procedures.

  • Maintain a clean and safe work area.

 

Reporting to: Service Manager

RVW Pugh is an award-winning dealer that wants to reinvest in its resources all the time. We have fully equipped workshops at both our Holmes Chapel depot and Churchstoke depot. You will receive training from our main manufacturers and also in-house training from our existing knowledgeable team

Please contact Ros for an application form. ros@rvwpugh.co.uk or call 01588 620545

 

Branch Manager – Holmes Chapel

We are looking for a talented Branch Manager to supervise all areas of operation, including sales and after sales, customer service, human resources, and administration in accordance with RVW Pugh Ltd’s company objectives.  You will be responsible for directing and managing the Holmes Chapel sales team to maximise sales. You will manage staff, foster a positive environment, ensure customer satisfaction and efficient branch operation. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of the business by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable sales targets achievement.  You will strive to improve efficiencies in all departments.  

You will liaise with the directors and Business Manager of the company to develop forecasts, financial objectives and business plans.

 

 Please email ros@rvwpugh.co.uk for a job application form and job description, or call Emma on 01588 620545 to discuss the position further.

Agricultural Engineer - 

X1 Churchstoke, X1 HOLMES CHAPEL


Our service departments continue to be busy and we are always looking for skilled engineers to join our team, with the continued progress in technology and systems it is important to us to have the best team we can possible.

We would look favourably to candidates with training in the areas we cover such as Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Merlo however we are always happy to hear from candidates with similar skills. 

Agricultural Engineer to work on all tyres of Agricultural machinery to include Tractors, Telehandlers and harvest equipment.

Responsibilities & Duties:

Include but not limited to:

  • The repair and maintenance of vehicles and machinery, to the highest standards and with a “right-first-time” attitude.
  • The preparation of new and used vehicles and machinery for sale, in accordance with manufacturers’ guidelines.
  • Use of specialist diagnostic equipment and techniques, utilising manufacturers’ systems such as EDT and SOURCE. You are also required to keep up to date with the latest “Service News/Bulletins” as published on AGCOnet.
  • Completion of Job Cards, Time Sheets and work reports, as required by workshop management. Job cards should be written up in sufficient detail to justify all of your time spent on the repair. Time Sheets should be completed daily.
  • On occasion you may be required to help and develop junior members of the workshop team.
  • General housekeeping duties within the workshop environment, including return of special tools and warranty parts to their designated storage area. Cleanliness of working environment and work van/service vehicle. You should adhere to health and safety standards at all times.
  • You may be required to demonstrate the use of/ and/or functions of, new or used machinery to our customers. Remember that you are representing RVW Pugh Ltd and your behaviour should remain professional at all times.
  • Communication with workshop management. It is your responsibility to report any problems with repairs, potential safety issues or training requirements to your workshop management.

Key Performance Measures:

WIP (Work in Progress) – Job Cards should be completed and returned to workshop management as required. Outstanding Job Cards should be kept to a minimum.

Technical Ability – Quality of repair, aiming to achieve a consistent “Right-first-time” repair record.

Technical Ability – Speed / Efficiency of repair, being measured against manufacturers recommended repair times and/or Quotes/Timescales set by workshop management.

Reporting to:

Directors, Business Manager, Operational Workshop Manager and Commercial After-Sales Manager.

RVW Pugh is an award-winning dealer that wants to reinvest in its resources all the time. We have fully equipped workshops at both our Holmes Chapel depot and Churchstoke depot. You will receive training from our main manufacturers and at the depot from other members of the team. 

Please contact Ros for an application form. ros@rvwpugh.co.uk or call 01588 620545

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Become an apprentice with AGCO and RVW PUGH LTD

Tractors and farm machinery have changed massively in recent years, so the servicing industry has had to shift up a gear to keep pace. To keep up with the rapid rate of change, manufacturers and independent dealerships are providing tailored apprenticeship schemes to produce a workforce capable of meeting their increasingly technical requirements.

At RVW Pugh we understand how important it is that we keep up to date with the changing industry around us to stay competitive, that comes from having a strong team at each depot. We work with AGCO to ensure that the programme is offering the right experience for the individual. We look to the younger generation as the future of our business and want to invest in young talent. Apprenticeships are a great way for us to help someone learn different aspects of the working-world. With a structured academic programme to work to this option is something that allows the individual to combine practical and theoretical training which is important for any future employee in the industry.

Why become an apprentice?

This is a real opportunity for AGCO apprentices to gain knowledge and practical skills at college as well as gaining valuable hands-on experience in the workplace, Time-served land-based engineers that progress and demonstrate high levels of expertise are a tremendous asset to all of us in the industry.

What qualifications do I need?

Ideally candidates should have 4 or more GCSE’s above a grade C. Show ability to work hard and pro-active nature.

How long is the programme?

As part of their AGCO dealer apprenticeship, young people taken on by a dealer representing an AGCO brand receive 24 weeks training spread over two years at Warwickshire College’s Moreton Morrell centre. All apprentices attending the college as part of AGCO’s dealer apprenticeship scheme stay on-site in the college’s own residential accommodation.

What is involved?

Two levels of apprenticeship in land-based engineering are currently offered by AGCO dealers. The first is an intermediate level 2 apprenticeship that takes two years to complete, including 12 weeks during each year attending Warwickshire College, the remainder of the time being spent back at the apprentice’s dealer-employer.

With the support of their dealer, trainees wishing to progress to an advanced level 3 apprenticeship are able to attend Warwickshire College for a further 12 weeks spread over a total of 15 months.

There are AGCO apprentices on the training course from all over the country and you stay with the same group from the start so you get to know everyone really well. It’s a great way to start off in the industry.