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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Agricultural Sales Representative - Mid 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 and experience, 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.

Due to our success within the Mid Devon area, this role represents an exciting opportunity for someone who can take advantage of both an existing client base and have the confidence to develop their area. Your success will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package and a number of Company benefits.

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, Sales Director. Please contact Matt on 07836 210842 to discuss the role further. Alternatively, please send your CV and a cover letter to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk

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

Personal Specification:      

  • Experience in agricultural machinery 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

 

Agricultural Service Technicians - Tiverton & South Petherton Branches

We’re looking for a experienced Agricultural Service Technicians to join our friendly teams in our Tiverton and South Petherton branches.

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

Please send your CV and cover note to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk

Main Duties include:

  • Servicing and repair of a range of Agricultural machinery and equipment
  • Completion of work-related administration, such as job cards, time sheets and vehicle safety checks
  • Performing diagnostics and repairs both within the workshop and on site
  • Carrying out pre-delivery inspections (PDI) on new and used equipment
  • Assisting in the organisation of the workshop, ensuring a safe and tidy work environment
  • Contributing to the review of safe working methods and overall H&S for the service department, ensuring the correct use of tools and equipment at all times
  • Attend and participate in all service training and development opportunities

 

Personal Specification:           

  • Familiar with Massey Ferguson agricultural machinery would be highly desirable
  • Experience in agricultural machinery, hydraulics, electronics and mechanics is essential
  • Strong diagnostic skills, working with specialist industry equipment and tools
  • 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 and a quality finish to all works completed

 

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Mobile phone and company van
  • Ongoing manufacturer training and development support
  • 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Company Pension
  • Staff discounts

ATV/Groundcare Service Technician - Tiverton, Mid Devon

Competitive Salary

Hours: 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday with additional hours required to cover some Saturdays

We are looking for an experienced ATV/Groundcare machinery technician, ideally located in the Taunton area to assist at both our Tiverton and South Petherton depots.

The successful candidate will be confident in ATV/Groundcare machinery diagnostics and repair, and be keen to undertake further training through HONDA, ISEKI and other well-known manufacturers.

Main Duties include:

  • Servicing and repair of ATVs and a range of Groundcare machinery and equipment
  • Completion of work-related administration, such as job cards, time sheets and vehicle safety checks
  • Performing diagnostics and repairs both within the workshop and on site
  • Carrying out pre-delivery inspections (PDI) on new and used equipment
  • Assisting in the organisation of the workshop, ensuring a safe and tidy work environment
  • Contributing to the review of safe working methods and overall H&S for the service department, ensuring the correct use of tools and equipment at all times
  • Attend and participate in all service training and development opportunities

Personal Specification:     

  • Previous experience in ATV service and repairs is highly desirable
  • Experience in hydraulics, electronics and mechanics is essential
  • Strong diagnostic skills, working with specialist industry equipment and tools
  • 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 and a quality finish to all works completed

If you’re an experienced ATV Technician 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 send your CV to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk or speak to Andy Parr on 07721 985080 for an informal and confidential chat about the role.

 

Trade Counter Assistant – Lee Mill

 

Hours: Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm and alternate Saturdays 8am -12:30pm

MST are looking for an experienced Trade Counter Assistant to deliver high-quality customer service at our Lee Mill store. We stock a wide range of goods such as agricultural, ground care and horticultural machinery and parts, along with many engineering and fabrication products. Therefore, some previous experience and knowledge of these items would be a great advantage.

Candidates must have previous trade counter experience within a similar industry and understand common retail processes.

The successful candidate will be comfortable in a customer facing role, with the ability to identify general motor vehicle parts and a range of engineering/fabrication products. You will also need to be flexible in your approach to supporting the Service Team, ensuring that they receive parts and consumables in a timely response to any breakdowns or servicing of machines.

We’re looking for a real team player who is ambitious and highly adaptable, with a willingness to learn new skills. For example, you may occasionally be asked to assist with administrative duties within the workshop office. Full training will be given to support you and you will be rewarded for your hard work and flexibility.

After a proven period of hard work and commitment, we’re offering a fantastic opportunity to undertake a Level 2 Parts Apprenticeship through Reaseheath College. The college have partnered with AGCO, who are the manufacturers of Massey Ferguson parts, to help prepare you for a specialist career in agricultural parts, sales and marketing. Therefore, if you have a passion for agricultural machinery and a drive to succeed we would love to hear from you!

Please send your CV and cover note to laura.daniels@longhousegroup.co.uk

Duties to include:

  • Provide an outstanding service to our customers over the counter/telephone
  • Advise on specialist parts and products
  • Order new stock or specialist items as required
  • Carry out inventory checks to ensure all deliveries are correct and received in
  • Carry out stock checks and maintain stock levels within the stores
  • Book items to customer accounts and take payment over the counter/telephone
  • Ensure parts are efficiently distributed to the Service Technicians as required
  • Support the Service department with general administrative duties
  • Engage in the promotion of all MST products and services

Person Specification:

  • Excellent customer service skills within a trade counter environment is essential
  • Ability to identify common motor vehicle parts and engineering/fabrication products, with a willingness to learn about specialist items
  • A passion and interest in agricultural machinery is highly desirable
  • A team player, who is ready to adapt and assist wherever necessary
  • Ability to build long lasting relationships and a good rapport with customers and colleagues
  • A good level of numeracy, literacy and ICT skills
  • Experience of using Ibcos GOLD would be highly advantageous

Benefits Include:

  • 22 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Company sick pay after 12 months length of service
  • Staff Discounts
  • A friendly and supportive work environment