John Deere, 2016.

John Deere Forestry is the world’s premier designer and distributor of purpose built forest harvesting equipment and John Deere provides almost 50% of the entire machinery population in Scotland – and they are looking to recruit new staff.

With the Scottish forest industry contributing almost £1 billion GVA to the economy and with potential harvesting forecasted to increase by over 40% during the next 10 years the company has moved to re-define the landscape of customer support, with plans to open a new purpose built facility in Perth in autumn 2019.

The industry is fast moving, dynamic and demanding but undoubtedly rewarding and the company is looking to fill various positions within its aftersales department.

If you share John Deere’s guiding principles and have what it takes to provide world class customer support then one of the following positions may offer a tremendous opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading companies.

Workshop Engineers

The prime responsibilities of this role are the preparation, maintenance and repair of John Deere Forestry Equipment.

Although advanced product training would be in provided, suitable applicants would be time served engineers with considerable post apprenticeship experience in the forestry, agriculture or construction sectors.

The applicant should possess knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic & electrical processes and be in possession of a current driving licence.

Aftersales Administrators

The prime responsibilities of the role are efficient completion of a wide range of administrative tasks within the service department around work order management, warranty administration and health & safety.

The successful applicant would have considerable experienced in similar high-paced environments and be able to offer examples of exceptional customer care and communication skills. Knowledge of modern IT systems is essential.

 

Spare Parts Specialists

The prime responsibilities of the position centre around the supply of spare parts to the company’s diverse customer base in Scotland and the UK.

The successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of spare parts sales from point of sale to logistics management.

Successful applicants would have considerable spare parts experience in forestry, agriculture, construction, automotive or transport sectors and able to offer examples of exceptional customer focus. Knowledge of modern IT systems is essential.

Senior Spare Parts Specialist

Responsible for daily planning of resource to meet customer demand the key responsibilities of this role is the supply of spare parts to the company’s diverse customer base in Scotland and the UK.

The successful applicant would be responsible for all aspects of spare parts sales from point of sale to logistics management.

Successful applicants would have considerable spare parts experience in forestry, agriculture, construction, automotive or transport sectors and able to offer examples of exceptional customer focus. Previous supervisory experience and a knowledge of modern IT systems is essential.

John Deere offers an attractive compensation package aligned to a genuine desire to develop and engage the workforce to offer a world-class customer support network.

Founded in 1837, John Deere is an iconic company providing advanced products and services for agriculture, construction, forestry, ground care and power systems. With over 73,000 global employees, the company runs on strict operating principles of Honesty, Integrity, Commitment and Innovation.

For more information about any of these jobs, or working for John Deere, contact McKieJock@Johndeere.com or visit Jobs In Scotland.