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Agricultural Diesel Mechanic - Western Australia
Lincolnshire
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits and relocation
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH17413
Added: 15 Nov 2019
Job Description

Agricultural Diesel Mechanic - Western Australia
Salary up to $96,000 per annum plus benefits and relocation package

Acorn Global Recruitment is working in partnership with a leading Australian heavy equipment dealership group specialising in agricultural machinery, incorporating sales, finance, service and parts.

With 10 sites across Western Australia and Queensland, they are committed to providing customers with comprehensive and exceptional service, and as a result, have developed an enviable reputation as a trusted, respected and reputable machinery dealership.

Employing over 250 people Australia wide, they pride themselves on having a dynamic and supportive environment, a horizontal management structure and a family culture. This unique combination of opportunity and support has positioned them as a preferred industry employer, boasting long employee tenure and commitment.

Due to continued growth they are looking for a number of Agricultural Mechanics to join their operations across Western Australia.

The successful applicants will be reliable, self-motivated people committed to delivering high quality customer service.
These are challenging and rewarding positions within their Service Department. The positions offers long term security and career progression opportunities with a well-established company.

Primary purpose
To diagnose and repair complex automotive issues and perform routine maintenance tasks on heavy agricultural machinery. You will join a team of service professionals who consistently deliver an exceptional standard of service to Wheat belt customers.
The work will vary from being in the workshop - completing all fit outs of new and used agricultural machinery, prior to delivery - through to on-farm break down call outs and servicing.

Key Responsibilities

Technical
*Keep up to date with technical information - available in Technical Service Bulletins and workshop manuals specifically in the areas of electrical and hydraulics
*Ensuring the machine is kept clean during and after repairs
*Ensure that tools of trade and special tools are maintained and calibrated
*Maintain the company vehicle if supplied in a clean and tidy manner at all time, and the services at the required intervals are performed
*Report any quality related problems or customer feedback to the Service Manager so the appropriate course of action can be taken
*Contribute to workshop meetings
*Ensure correct tagging when dealing with warranty repairs

Safety
*Have regard to the health and safety of themselves and others in the workplace
*Utilising the protective equipment provided
*Reporting conditions which appear to be unsafe or unhealthy
*Adhering the company procedures for securing a healthy and safe place of work
*Complying with fatigue management codes of practise
*Assisting in the investigation of any accident with the objective of introducing measures to prevent recurrence

Essential Requirements
*Recognised Apprenticeship in Heavy Vehicle Mechanics
*NVQ 2 / City & Guilds 2 minimum qualification required
*3 years' post apprenticeship work experience as a Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic
*Experience working in the Agricultural industry
*Experience working on large agricultural farming equipment
*Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read/interpret OEM manuals
*Proficiency with electronic diagnostic equipment
*Drivers' licence

Desirable Requirements
*Forklift license
* A/C ticket

Keywords
Diesel mechanic, heavy vehicle, agricultural, farming, plant, fitter, diagnostics, New Holland

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