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Sales Representative – Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

We are currently seeking an experienced sales professional to join our busy Groundcare business in Stockbridge, to sell professional groundcare machinery and aftermarket services in the Berkshire and South Oxfordshire areas.

Sales Representative - Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

Sales Representative – Berkshire and South Oxfordshire

The ideal candidate will have the ability to build successful relationships with customers through eff ective time and territory management, as well as fostering strong associations with suppliers.

Knowledge of one or more of our key franchises, including Ransomes, Jacobsen, Iseki, Ferris and Amazone, is an advantage.

The successful applicant will not only look after existing customers, but will also generate leads and react to enquiries with a view to increasing our customer base.

An organised and diligent approach to the administration involved in the role is  essential, as you will be responsible for creating detailed quotes, controlling costs, monitoring targets and stock control.

All applicants should be IT literate, possess excellent communication skills and be a successful negotiator.

If you have all this, plus a genuine passion for all things mechanical and the will to succeed, we want to hear from you!

CONTACT David Rapkins
TEL 01454 238181
EMAIL david.rapkins@thwhite.co.uk

APPLY ONLINE AT
www.thwhite.co.uk/current-vacancies

First European zero-turn mower built in Oxfordshire

First European zero-turn mower built in Oxfordshire: The first zero-turn mower to be manufactured in Europe has been produced at the AriensCo factory in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire.

The decision by the US-owned company to build in Britain follows industry analysis which showed exceptional growth in demand for zero-turn mowers in the UK and Europe in recent years. Until now, zero-turns have mainly been imported from the US.

First European zero-turn mower built in Oxfordshire

“Sales of zero-turns in Europe have experienced outstanding growth over the past three years,” says Darren Spencer, AriensCo Vice President – EMEA and Asia. “We have experienced this growth in numerous markets and, based upon extensive research with our distribution partners, we expect the progress to continue. The industry analysis points to the many opportunities to be met by producing zero-turns at our Great Haseley plant. We currently sell into ten different countries within Europe and aim to increase our European footprint in 2020.”

Future growth is predicted to accelerate as the benefits of zero-turn mowers are understood by potential customers, namely increased speed of cut, greater versatility and overall productivity. Zero-turn production in the UK is seen to offer significant advantages, allowing for rapid delivery and improved availability throughout the year. There is also the potential for zero-turns to be adapted with features and benefits to meet local market needs. AriensCo says they have made a significant investment in the Oxfordshire factory with the new zero-turn production line, fixtures and tooling. A number of CE zero-turn models will be produced for European markets and close collaboration with the US will be maintained to match up to Ariens’ reputation for manufacturing quality, says the company.  Increased utilisation of the Great Haseley factory has provided operational cost benefits and will generate a number of new jobs for the area.

For more information visit ariens-uk.com or call 01844 278800.

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