Warehouse Operative

Carr’s Billington is a market leader in agricultural supplies and farm machinery with presence spanning across the UK. We are looking to appoint a self-motivated Warehouse Person to add to our highly skilled team based at Hawes.

The Job

Carr’s Billington is a market leader in agricultural supplies and farm machinery with presence spanning across the UK. We are looking to appoint a self-motivated Warehouse Person to add to our highly skilled team.

As a Warehouse Operative at our Hawes branch, you will play a vital role in the business, ensuring our customers can have what they want, when they want it.

You will take on a range of tasks, from checking and sorting stock safely to manual handling and working quickly and efficiently, there will never be a dull day.

The right candidate will ideally have an interest in agriculture, be a good communicator, with an eye for detail, and an ability to learn quickly.

Attitude and Behaviours

Teamwork:

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed
  • Consistently achieves personal targets and consistently assists team members to achieve team success

Customer Focus:

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly
  • Understands their contribution to customer satisfaction
  • Identifies with customers and understands their needs and priorities

Results Orientation:

  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards
  • Understands the personal and business benefits of maximising customer value
  • Conscious of waste and the importance of controlling costs to increase profit

Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • To ensure that all policies and procedures in respect of Security and Health & Safety are adhered to, in order to provide a safe and secure environment for self, colleagues and customers
  • Forklift Truck (FLT) licence preferable
  • Full Driving Licence

Heath, Safety & Environment:

  • To ensure that all policies and procedures in respect of Health & Safety and environment are adhered to, in order to provide a safe and secure environment for self, staff and customers.

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits to everyone who passes their probation, the benefits for this role are:

  • The opportunity to work for an established company
  • Full company uniform provision

Annual Leave: 25 days + bank holidays

Uniform: Carr’s Billington branded uniform

Your Health

Health Assured: Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which offers Counselling and Health and wellbeing advice.

Sick Pay: 6 weeks at full salary in any rolling 12-month period (including SSP), increasing to 12 weeks after 5 years of employment.

Your Lifestyle

Staff Discount: Employees are eligible for a generous staff discount on selected products at our Country Stores.

Tech Scheme: A tax efficient way to pay for the latest technology.

Cycle Scheme: A tax efficient way to pay for a new bicycle.

Your Future

Carr’s Group Retirement Scheme: Providing you are between 22 and state pension age you will be eligible to join (after 2 months service) the Carr’s Scheme, provided by Aviva. A minimum contribution rate of 4%, made through salary sacrifice, is required and the Group will also pay in an additional 4%.

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HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV and covering letter to paul.dinsdale@carrs-billington.com or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.

The closing date for applications is midnight 07/11/202

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Transport and Sales Coordinator

An exciting new opportunity to join Carr’s Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd as a Transport and Sales Coordinator with a focus on operations and logistics has opened based at our Jedburgh Country Store.

We are a leading supplier of agricultural products to farmers in the UK with a large footprint of Country Stores and Machinery Depots.

The Job

The Job of a Transport & Sales coordinator is to assist in the day-to-day running of Jedburgh Country store – Working alongside our delivery, sales & branch team you will be focused on ensuring our customers have the best delivery service possible, whilst maintaining a efficient and cost-effective operation way of working. You will coordinate our own fleet of vehicles and 3rd party hauliers working across the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh Lothian, Lanarkshire & Further afield.

You will coordinate with our customers, sales and branch teams ensuring they are aware of when the deliveries will arrive and ensure forward planning of stock allocation.

You will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of our company by implementing strategies that will increase productivity.

Within this role you will be a central part of the branch network with the opportunity to progress within our business.

Experience

  • Agricultural knowledge or background essential
  • Geographical knowledge of the Edinburgh, Lothians and Borders
  • Previous planning experience is essential for this role
  • AMTRA SQP preferred; however, opportunity to gain this qualification available

Qualities

  • Excellent IT & customer service skills, with a drive to go the extra mile
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • Organised and efficient
  • Problem solver

Attitudes & Behaviours

Teamwork:

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed

Results Orientation:

  • Recognises primary competitors in the industry and is aware of current policies
  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards

Customer Focus:

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits, the benefits included with this role are:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Opportunity to work for an ambitious, growing, and well-established company
  • Career progression opportunities

Your Health

Health Assured: Access to an Employee Assistance Programme which offers Counselling and Health and wellbeing advice.

Sick Pay: 6 weeks at full salary in any rolling 12-month period (including SSP), increasing to 12 weeks after 5 years of employment.

Your Lifestyle

Staff Discount: Company account available giving staff discount on our range of products and tools.

Tech Scheme: A tax efficient way to pay for the latest technology.

Cycle Scheme: A tax efficient way to pay for a new bicycle.

Annual Leave: 25 days holiday per year, plus bank holidays.

Your Future

Development: Opportunities to progress your career path and development provided including regular training opportunities offered both internally and externally.

Pension Scheme: Entry into the company pension scheme.

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HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Kelly Mitchell or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 03/10/2022

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Saturday Warehouse Operative

Continued growth has opened an exciting new opportunity to join Carr’s Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd as a Part Time Warehouse Operative based out of our Hawes Country Store.

The Job

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated Warehouse Operative based in our Branch in Hawes.

You will take on a range of tasks, from checking and sorting stock safely to manual handling and serving customers, there will never be a dull day.

The right candidate will ideally have an interest in agriculture, be a good communicator, with an eye for detail, and an ability to learn quickly.

Attitude and Behaviours

Teamwork

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed
  • Consistently achieves personal targets and consistently assists team members to achieve team success

Customer Focus

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly
  • Understands their contribution to customer satisfaction
  • Identifies with customers and understands their needs and priorities

Results Orientation

  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards
  • Understands the personal and business benefits of maximising customer value
  • Conscious of waste and the importance of controlling costs to increase profit

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HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Dave Calvert or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.

The closing date for applications is midnight on 23/09/2022

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HGV Driver Hexham

Continued growth has opened an exciting new opportunity to join Carr’s Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd as an HGV Driver based out of our Hexham Country Store.

The Job

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated HGV Driver at our Branch in Hexham.

Your job will play a vital role in the business, ensuring that our customers can have what they want, when they want it.

You will take on a range of tasks, from checking and sorting stock safely to manual handling and working quickly and efficiently, there will never be a dull day.

The right candidate will ideally have an interest in agriculture, be a good communicator, with an eye for detail, and an ability to learn quickly.

Attitude and Behaviours

Teamwork

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed
  • Consistently achieves personal targets and consistently assists team members to achieve team success

Customer Focus

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly
  • Understands their contribution to customer satisfaction
  • Identifies with customers and understands their needs and priorities

Results Orientation

  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards
  • Understands the personal and business benefits of maximising customer value
  • Conscious of waste and the importance of controlling costs to increase profit

Technical & Professional Expertise

  • HGV Licence
  • Forklift Truck Licence preferred but full training can be given to right candidate
  • Must hold a valid UK driving licence

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group, we offer a range of employee benefits, the benefits included within this role are:

  • The opportunity to work for an established company
  • Full company uniform provision

Click on our full information pack here

HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Catherine Johnson or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 29/08/2022

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Class 2 driver Brecon

Continued growth has opened an exciting new opportunity to join Carr’s Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd as a Delivery Driver with minimum a Class 2 licence based out of our Brecon Country Store.

The Job

We are looking to appoint a self-motivated Class 2 Delivery Driver at our Branch in Brecon.

Your job will play a vital role in the business, ensuring that our customers can have what they want, when they want it.

You will take on a range of tasks, from checking and sorting stock safely to manual handling and working quickly and efficiently, there will never be a dull day.

The right candidate will ideally have an interest in agriculture, be a good communicator, with an eye for detail, and an ability to learn quickly.

Attitude and Behaviours

Teamwork

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed
  • Consistently achieves personal targets and consistently assists team members to achieve team success

Customer Focus

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly
  • Understands their contribution to customer satisfaction
  • Identifies with customers and understands their needs and priorities

Results Orientation

  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards
  • Understands the personal and business benefits of maximising customer value
  • Conscious of waste and the importance of controlling costs to increase profit

Technical & Professional Expertise

  • Minimum of a Class 2 licence
  • Forklift Truck Licence preferred but full training can be given to right candidate
  • Must hold a valid UK driving licence

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group, we offer a range of employee benefits, the benefits included within this role are:

  • The opportunity to work for an established company
  • Full company uniform provision

Click on our full information pack here

HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Vicki Whittle or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 29/08/2022

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Branch Manager Wooler

The Job

We are looking for a Branch Manager to join our team at our Wooler Country Store. The Store is in a prime agricultural and equestrian area. We supply and deliver agricultural and rural supplies to customers. As part of this role, you will develop and support our team to maximise profit/sales for the Branch, provide a first-class service to our customers, maintain budgets and management accounts alongside our financial team. Encourage growth of staff through personal development. Ensure a compliant and safe environment for all staff and customers.

Skills

We are looking for someone will the following qualities:

Customer Focus:

  • Confident in serving and communicating to our customers to assess their needs and deliver their requirements further building our strong customer base and relations.

People Management:

  • To develop and manage the performance of the team to ensure their continued growth and skill set. Recruit and train new team members as the business develops and grows.

Results Orientation:

  • Motivated and self-driven to maximise the performance of the branch to achieve company goals as well as branch and personal targets.

Teamwork:

  • Builds relationships with the branch and company teams utilising their strengths and knowledge to improve the customer experience and branch operations

Safety and Compliance:

  • Ensure safety of both staff and customers by maintaining a high level of compliance and health and safety.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Management experience
  • Agricultural knowledge
  • Sales experience
  • AMTRA-RAMA(SQP) qualified
  • FAR (feed advisor registered) preferred but not required
  • FACTS/BASIS qualification preferred but not required
  • Full driving licence
  • Preferred FLT licence

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits to everyone who passes their probation, the benefits for this role are:

  • Opportunity to work for an established and growing business
  • Competitive salary
  • Enrolled onto the company incentive scheme

Click on our full information pack here

HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Blair Hutchison or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 15/07/2022

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Agricultural & Rural Sales Advisor

An exciting new opportunity to join Carr’s Billington Agriculture (Sales) Ltd as an Agricultural & Rural Sales Advisor has opened based at our Gisburn Country Store.

We are a leading supplier of agricultural products to farmers in the UK with a large footprint of Country Stores and Machinery Depots.

The Job

To assist in the day to day running of the brand-new country store alongside an established team. You will ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction and standards. The successful candidate will have a hands-on approach and will be committed to the expansion and success of our company by implementing strategies that increase productivity and enable margin target achievement.

Experience

  • Ideally AMTRA SQP Qualified but opportunity to gain this qualification
  • Agricultural knowledge or background essential
  • Retail experience preferred

Qualities

  • Excellent customer service
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive
  • Organised and efficient
  • Problem solver

Attitudes & Behaviours

Teamwork:

  • Actively supports other team members to ensure targets and tasks are completed

Results Orientation:

  • Recognises primary competitors in the industry and is aware of current policies
  • Promotes the business and work to the required standards

Customer Focus:

  • Follows through customer enquiries, requests and problems and deals with them promptly

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits, the benefits included with this role are:

  • Attractive salary package
  • Opportunity to work for an ambitious, growing, and well-established company
  • Career progression opportunities

Click on our full information pack here

HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Laura Foot or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 29/07/2022

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Branch Manager Gisburn

The Job

We are looking for a Branch Manager to join our team at our Gisburn Country Store. We supply and deliver agricultural and rural supplies to customers. As part of this role, you will develop and support our team to maximise profit/sales for the Branch, provide a first-class service to our customers, maintain budgets and management accounts alongside our financial team. Encourage growth of staff through personal development. Ensure a compliant and safe environment for all staff and customers.

Skills

We are looking for someone will the following qualities:

Customer Focus:

  • Confident in serving and communicating to our customers to assess their needs and deliver their requirements further building our strong customer base and relations.

People Management:

  • To develop and manage the performance of the team to ensure their continued growth and skill set. Recruit and train new team members as the business develops and grows.

Results Orientation:

  • Motivated and self-driven to maximise the performance of the branch to achieve company goals as well as branch and personal targets.

Teamwork:

  • Builds relationships with the branch and company teams utilising their strengths and knowledge to improve the customer experience and branch operations

Safety and Compliance:

  • Ensure safety of both staff and customers by maintaining a high level of compliance and health and safety.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Management experience
  • Agricultural knowledge
  • Sales experience
  • AMTRA-RAMA(SQP) qualified
  • FAR (feed advisor registered) preferred but not required
  • FACTS/BASIS qualification preferred but not required
  • Full driving licence
  • Preferred FLT licence

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits to everyone who passes their probation, the benefits for this role are:

  • Opportunity to work for an established and growing business
  • Competitive salary
  • Enrolled onto the company incentive scheme

Click on our full information pack here

HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Michael Roe or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 25/07/2022

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General Manager Skipton

Carr’s Billington is seeking an experienced and motivated General Manager to lead and develop their branch at Skipton. Split across multiple buildings on the Auction Mart site and encompassing both the Agricultural and Rural Supplies and Machinery Divisions, Skipton is one of the busiest and most exciting branches in the network.

This is a completely new role as we position ourselves to build on current success and lead the team through a program of further developments.

The Job

To manage and further develop a highly successful and busy branch, supporting the needs of our customers and internal teams across the full product range offered by Carr’s Billington.

You will join an established team of experienced staff already employed within a large and progressive company and be responsible for all aspects of work within the branch on a day-to-day basis, being ultimately accountable for the whole site budget along with the Health, Safety and Welfare of all staff and customers.

You will report to the Regional Operations Manager and work closely with the Experienced Supervisors already in place at the Branch.

Experience & Qualifications

Knowledge of the Agricultural Industry and Machinery in general is very desirable along with previous people management experience. A positive attitude, keen eye for detail, resourceful nature, and willingness to learn coupled with a desire to forge a long-term career within a large and well-respected employer is a must!

Hours of Work

Monday to Friday 8.00am to 5pm and Saturday cover from 9-12am on a rota basis, governed by seasonal demands. Additional hours required as per business needs.

BENEFITS

As part of Carr’s Group we offer a range of employee benefits to everyone who passes their probation, the benefits for this role are:

Attractive Salary package, further negotiable depending on experience.

-Bonus based on performance.

-The opportunity to work supporting industry leading products within a large, ambitious, and well-established company.

-Career path and development provided including regular training opportunities offered both internally and externally.

-Full company uniform provision including work boots and clothing.

-Entry into the company pension scheme

-Company account available giving staff discount on our range of products and tools

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HOW TO APPLY

To get started with this exciting career, please send an up-to-date CV to Michael Roe or if you have any questions, please email us and we’ll be happy to help.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 18/07/2022

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