Agricultural Service Technician - Dumfries
  • Technical Service Support
  • 40 Hours per week
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Are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to work for one of the leading manufacturers and innovators of farming automation?

This is a super opportunity for the right person to enter a thriving business dealing with the very best of agri tech products.

Due to the expansion of robotic milking & automated barn equipment throughout our region, Lely Center Ayr are looking to hire additional full-time Service Engineers to cover Dumfries.

Working as part of the Service team and reporting to the Service Manager, your role will be primarily field based, and you will be responsible for the installing, servicing and back up support of Lely Astronaut milking robots and Lely automated barn & feed equipment on dairy & beef farms.

Excellent training and mentoring will be provided by the Service Academy for the successful candidates.

Duties & responsibilities:
Install, maintain and service robotic milking, feeding & barn equipment.
Perform software updates, preventative & corrective maintenance.
Trouble shoot customer queries with telephone support and backup
To provide 24-hour break down support to customers on a rota basis
Take ownership and responsibility for specific tasks.
Work as part of a team with a flexible approach to work.
Provide accurate report writing on a daily and weekly basis.

Candidate profile:
Previous service experience in dairy-related industry is preferred but not essential
Electrical, mechanical or agricultural experience would be beneficial, but not essential
Must possess a valid driver’s license
Strong communication skills
Ability to problem solve is essential

Good remuneration package and vehicle provided.

Mr Jon Foster
Service Director