Service technician Agricultural Robots

Mt Gambier region, South Australia
Publication date
July 15, 2022, 8:41 a.m.

We believe in a sustainable, profitable and pleasant future for a dairy farmer by combining robotization, engineering and farmer knowledge.

That started 70 years ago with a dream of two brothers in The Netherlands, since then we have been innovative leaders in automated systems for dairy farmers all over the world.

Lely Australia is part of the Lely group and offers support to 5 dairy farms in the Mt Gambier region with purchase advice, sales and technical service of Lely products, including milking robots, automatic feeding systems and stable products.

Main Tasks

Do you like technical issues and high-quality products? And do you want a varied job with a lot of freedom and responsibility? Do you live in the region of Mt Gambier Then you have found your new challenge!

As a Service Technician you are responsible for the maintenance and service of milking robots, feeding robots and associated peripheral equipment at our customers, the dairy farmers. The work is versatile and includes electronics, mechatronics, pneumatics and associated software. You also take care of the commissioning of new (robot) systems and you give operating instructions to customers. You ensure accurate administration of all work performed: work orders, timesheets and parts processing. Running breakdown services  is also part of the job. The challenge lies in optimizing the machines down to the smallest details, so that they run optimally and reliably.

Although you have a large degree of independence in your work, you often work together with the team. The lines of communication are short and you will work in an informal team with motivated colleagues.

•    Experience as a service technician.
•    Affinity with dairy farming; you are not afraid of dirty hands.
•    Service and customer-oriented attitude.
•    A team player who likes to support colleagues remotely.
•    Great independence, responsibility, commitment and a pragmatic, solution-oriented attitude, both technically and in contact with customers.
•    A valid Driving License.

We Offer

•    A nice job at the most innovative company in dairy farming.
•    You will receive full on the job training, as well as official certification training within the first 6 months of start date
•    Lely pays a lot of attention to internal knowledge sharing, so that you will also be kept informed of the latest developments in our field after the training.
•    Freedom in organizing your own work.
•    Excellent employment conditions
•    A service car, telephone and laptop

Contact information

Please provide a covering letter and CV addressed to Marc Jones at