CAREERS

MST is a long established, Agricultural, Groundcare, Construction and Horticultural dealership. We operate from three sites in Tiverton (Mid Devon) Lee Mill (South Devon), and our new site at South Petherton (Somerset).

We pride ourselves on the quality franchises we have and our fantastic team of people, who are key to the friendly and professional service we provide. Our opinion is MST represents an excellent choice for anyone who is passionate about machinery and the industry we serve.

We’re growing, so we’re looking for forward thinking, ambitious individuals who want to contribute to the success of the business, and of course enjoy being part of a top rate team! A team who we really do seek to look after.

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All our vacancies are below

 

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Experienced Credit Controller - Tiverton

What we’re looking for:

This is a role with clear development opportunities for the right candidate. Therefore, we’re looking for a tenacious, inquisitive self-starter with a positive and ambitious manner. Yet, a clear thinker with an eye for detail.

You will build strong working partnerships with managers and external customers, and will continuously strive to improve working practices, improving the efficiency of the department. 

As an important member of a busy accounts team you will report directly to the Financial Accountant, and whilst Credit Control will be your main role, you will also provide support to the senior accounts team with important financial activities.

Duties/Responsible for:

The efficient and effective collection of customer debts, to include:

  • Sending invoices and statements by email/post
  • Phoning customers in respect of overdue debts
  • Issuing reminders and final notices to customers
  • Placing customers in the hands of debt collectors

Overseeing the accurate input of customer receipts onto the sales ledger.

Administering the day to day functions of the Invoice Discounting facility, to include:

  • Preparing day books
  • Uploading sales values onto the Invoice Discounting system
  • Identifying any receipts paid into the wrong account and arranging transfer of funds accordingly

Reconciliation of the bank current account and invoice discount account.

Creating and submitting a monthly direct debit collection file to Fastpay.

Monthly reconciliation of the Sales Ledger control account.

Maintaining accurate customer account details and monitoring of credit limits.

Liaising with depot managers regarding any outstanding cash invoices.

Occasional operation of the switchboard to cover any absence of the reception staff.

General administrative duties to support the accounts team

To apply please send your CV and cover note to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk

Agricultural Service Technician - South Petherton

We’re looking for an experienced Agricultural Service Technician to join our friendly team in South Petherton.

Applicants with transferrable plant machinery service skills may also be considered but above all the successful candidate will have a passion for agricultural machinery and a professional approach to customer service.

MASSEY FERGUSON experience would be a GREAT ADVANTAGE. However, ongoing training will be provided with an opportunity to step up through our Top Tech Programme. So, if you’re looking to progress your career and want to be part of an ambitious team then we would love to hear from you!

 

Please send your CV to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk or for an informal chat, please contact Sean Bennett on 07721 985120.

Agricultural Service Technician - Lee Mill

We’re looking for an experienced Agricultural Service Technician to join our friendly team in Lee Mill.

Applicants with transferrable plant machinery service skills may also be considered but above all the successful candidate will have a passion for agricultural machinery and a professional approach to customer service.

MASSEY FERGUSON experience would be a GREAT ADVANTAGE. However, ongoing training will be provided with an opportunity to step up through our Top Tech Programme. So, if you’re looking to progress your career and want to be part of an ambitious team then we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk or for an informal chat, please contact Chris Stone on 01752 690390.

Agricultural Sales Representative - North Devon

Competitive Salary

Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday with additional hours required to cover some Saturdays and shows/demonstration days.

The Role:  We’re looking for someone who has strong industry knowledge, who will hit the ground running with demonstrable experience in agricultural machinery sales.

The successful candidate will bring a network of well-established contacts within the farming community to complement and develop our existing customer base. You will work alongside a supportive and successful sales team who have developed a reputation for delivering on quality products and Aftersales support. As such, you are required to be flexible with the drive to succeed and have the commitment to go the extra mile for all our customers.

We are renowned for understanding our customer’s needs so you will require in-depth knowledge of advanced farming techniques and practices, with the ability to steer our customers toward the right solution that meets their specific farming needs. Therefore, you will be solution focused with a record of delivering great customer service.

This role represents an exciting opportunity for someone living within the North Devon area, as you will take advantage of an existing client base whilst developing your own key accounts. Your success will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package and a number of Company benefits, along with specialist training through AGCO.

If you feel you have the right experience we’re looking for, why not get in touch for an informal and confidential chat with Matt Hellyer on 07836 210842.

Main Duties Include:

  • Plan and arrange day to day visits to new and existing customers to generate sales leads
  • Arrange and perform demonstrations of machinery
  • Produce accurate quotes, complete sales and maintain all necessary paperwork
  • Deliver and install new machines
  • Attend and support the set-up of various sales events
  • Completion of sales reports
  • Collect customer data electronically
  • Cross sell other MST products and services, and liaise with other departments
  • Attend and participate in all Sales training and development opportunities
  • Contribute to the review of safe working methods and overall H&S for the Sales department, ensuring the correct use of machinery and equipment at all times.

Personal Specification:      

  • Experience in Agricultural sales
  • A team player with the ability to cultivate lasting relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Excellent communication and a good level of computer and literacy skills
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and the ability to upsell products and services
  • A drive to succeed, with an adaptable approach towards closing the deal
  • A responsible and conscientious approach to H&S
  • Flexible over working hours

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary, plus commission
  • Vehicle, mobile, laptop and Ipad
  • 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Staff Discounts
  • Ongoing training

Groundcare Sales Representatives - North & South Devon Areas

Main Duties include:

  • Plan and arrange day to day visits to new and existing customers to generate sales leads
  • Arrange and perform demonstrations of machinery
  • Produce accurate quotes, complete sales and maintain all necessary paperwork
  • Deliver and install new machines
  • Attend and support the set-up of various sales events
  • Completion of sales reports
  • Collect customer data electronically
  • Cross sell other MST products and services, and liaise with other departments
  • Attend and participate in all Sales training and development opportunities
  • Contribute to the review of safe working methods and overall H&S for the Sales department, ensuring the correct use of machinery and equipment at all times

Personal Specification:      

  • Knowledge and experience of Groundcare and Construction machinery
  • 2 Years field sales experience
  • A team player with the ability to cultivate lasting relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Excellent communication and a good level of computer and literacy skills
  • Confidence in dealing with customers and the ability to upsell products and services
  • A responsible, conscientious approach to H&S
  • Flexible over working hours
  • Living within the South or North Devon area would also be advantageous

If you’re an experienced Groundcare/Construction Sales Representative looking for the potential to progress, or you feel you have the right transferable skills to fulfil this role, we would love to hear from you! Please contact Matthew Hellyer on 07836 210842 for an informal chat or send your CV and cover letter to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk