Field Service Technician

  • Company:
    Vanderfield Pty Ltd
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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Today the  RDO Australia Group  is one of the world’s largest John Deere and Vermeer equipment dealers and encompasses  Vermeer  Australia,  Vanderfield  and  RDO  Equipment dealerships. The Group proudly employs over 500 staff and operates out of 18 dealerships providing parts and service support for the agricultural, roads, civil construction, landscaping, mining, and forestry sectors.

As  RDO Australia Group  was integrated just over 6 months ago, the company is still on a journey to drive integration and collaboration across the group. The team is performing well, with a strong culture and we are moving towards stronger collaboration and implementation of KPIs.

About Vanderfield

Vanderfield has been operating for over 56 years and is a respected group of agricultural machinery and truck dealerships throughout regional Australia. Vanderfield supports its customers by providing Sales, Service and Parts for our industry-leading products, which include John Deere, Hino, and Manitou.

About Bundaberg

Bundaberg is a vibrant city of about 70,000 people located 360kms north of Brisbane. It offers many options for education, shopping and dining, plus a wide range of medical services. Bundaberg also provides many options for participating in sports and cultural events. The city is known as the southernmost gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and is within easy reach of white beaches and national parks. It has daily flights to Brisbane.

We currently have an opportunity for a professional and experienced Heavy Vehicle Mechanic / Diesel Fitter / Mobile Plant Mechanic to join our team based in Bundaberg as a Field Service Technician. 

  • This individual will work primarily on the John Deere Agriculture range of products.
  • They will operate a mobile service vehicle and travel to customer locations to perform in-field, machinery diagnostics and repairs as required.
  • These repairs will consist of, but are not limited to, complete component removal, disassembly, and reconditioning, following prescribed technical manual procedures.
  • This individual must be able to perform quality work as efficiently and profitably as possible, work overtime and weekends on occasion.
  • About You

    The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Trade qualification
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • John Deere Agriculture experience will be highly regarded
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • About the Benefits

    As a valued employee of RDO Australia Group (Vanderfield), we will provide you with:

  • A friendly, welcoming environment with great career challenges and growth
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Above award rate
  • Great career advancement and opportunities
  • A genuine commitment to the well-being and development of staff
  • Other benefits exclusive to Vanderfield employees
  •   Your Application

    We strongly encourage all candidates to learn more about the RDO group of companies at our website;

    To apply, click on the Apply link . A full position description can be viewed here. 

    Prospective candidates are advised that interviews will commence immediately.

    We are successful because of our people and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

    We can only accept applications from individuals who have the right to work in Australia. External agencies have not been engaged for this role, so please ensure you apply directly to be considered. Please answer the questions listed below and attach a full up to date resume with the contact details of two referees. The referees must be previous and your latest supervisors.

    If you have any queries, please contact Jackie Doyle, Human Resources on 0427 602 005