Georgina Clayton has been appointed to the technical hotline for Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont. Georgina, who lives on her family farm in North Yorkshire, spent 20 years with DuPont in both technical and regulatory roles. She is excited by the opportunity to provide direct support to those in the field:
“My love is for being able to fix problems for growers and getting the best out of products,” she said. “Sometimes that takes a bit of detective work to find the best solution.” Corteva’s Hotline provides vital information and advice to those using its own products either on their own or in mixes and typically handles up to 40 enquiries a day. Growers and agronomists can call the technical hotline on 0800 689 8899 or email: email@example.com.
buyers and vendors, in particular with our Irish customers, and his promotion is thoroughly deserved.” Promoted to director are: Suzi Smith – HR, Finance and Administration; Sharon Hamilton – Marketing; Lynsey Butcher – Accounts and Finance. In addition, Ryan Bourgaise, head of Cheffins’ Haverhill office, has been promoted to director as his team continues to be market leaders within the town, says the company. Elsewhere in the firm a number of members of staff have been promoted to associate, including; David Bushell – IT services; Sophie Richardson – PR and Social Media; Mary Freeman – Machinery Auction Accounts; Ben Thompson – New Business consultant for Cambridge Lettings.
Working Workshop Foreman / Team Leader Liaising with the design team, parts and engineers to co-ordinate the work programme and work on the production build of new machines. A background in service would be advantageous.
Agricultural Service Engineers (mobile and/or Workshop based)
Also Field Service Engineers to work both in the workshop, and at customer sites.
Auto Electrical Engineer Working on assembly/testing & upgrading of new multipurpose tool carrier. Knowledge of Can-bus systems, PWM & programming would be advantageous. To apply please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org Poplar Farm, Coates, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE7 2DU
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TERRITORY SALES MANAGER Caenby depot – Lincoln
About Us B&B Tractors is a well-established agricultural dealership with over 25 years experience in delivering industry leading machinery to customers across the Midlands.
Sales director appointed Farm tractor distributor AgriArgo UK & Ireland has expanded its management team with the appointment of Ben Agar as sales director, the company has announced. Although he joins the distributor for Landini, McCormick and Valpadana farm tractors from a French manufacturer of light construction machinery, he also worked for a global farm equipment company for over 20 years. “Ben Agar comes to us with a great deal of valuable experience working across multiple farm equipment brands,” says AgriArgo managing director Ray Spinks. ‘He brings a
With the launch of the LT350 Lite Trac multipurpose tool carrier we are expanding our team and are recruiting the following positions:
We are looking for experienced engineers to work in the workshop on production and service
Promotions at Cheffins Cambridgebased property, professional services and auctioneering business, Cheffins, has announced a promotion within its machinery team, as well as a number of others throughout the business. Cheffins’ Cambridge Machinery Sales’ Joe Page (above) has been promoted to associate. Joe is an auctioneer and co-ordinator for monthly sales held at Sutton and has been with the firm since May 2011. He also deals with a number of the overseas clients, handling the export of tractors, plant and machinery sales throughout the world. Cheffins director Bill Pepper commented: “Joe Page is a hard working member of the team who has built up a loyal following of both
Lite Trac Systems Ltd are a manufacturer of tractors & sprayers for the agricultural industry, providing after sales service and maintenance to our customer.
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fresh pair of eyes to the challenges we face in selling our products in an intensely competitive market.” Mr Agar says: “Although I enjoyed the stimulus of working in the construction equipment market, my heart remains in agriculture and I am genuinely excited at getting stuck into the farm machinery scene once more. “My impression is that today’s modern Landini and McCormick tractors are underestimated in some respects; their features, performance, build quality and reliability are up there with the best, so I am looking forward to working with AgriArgo’s dealers and area sales managers to bring these very positive characteristics to the attention of end users.”
Main Role Reporting to the Dealer Principal, you will be based at our Lincoln Depot near Caenby Corner and will be required to present fantastic brands such as Vaderstad, as well as used machinery, to the customers in your territory. The territory available covers areas from Immingham to Lincoln and from Gainsborough to the East coast. You will be required to visit all customers in your territory to understand their needs and promote both our business and yourself in a positive manner. You will need to manage the sales process from enquiry through to sale and delivery. You will be required to achieve a number of sales targets. Candidate Requirements The potential candidate must have experience working within the agriculture industry and will ideally have a sales background. The role demands a self-motivated person who can work on their own but can also adopt the ethos of the group sales team. A positive attitude and friendly character is of high importance for this role. Remuneration The remuneration package includes a competitive basic salary plus excellent commission incentive, company vehicle, individual training and development plan, company pension and many other beneﬁts. Please send your CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org or post to: James Bowring – Dealer Principal, Windmill House Farm, Forest Road, Warsop, Mansﬁeld, Notts NG20 0EP Mobile 07500 786742
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