Used Equipment Manager

About us

We have a mission - to achieve sustainable growth whilst ensuring that customer service is at the forefront of every decision we make. Our reputation as experts in our field has been built upon 50 years of industry experience, which has provided us with a solid foundation to grow. We are big enough to meet our customer’s needs, whilst still providing a personal service.

Achieving it requires outstanding people, those who think outside the box and are passionate about going above and beyond for our customers.

Hunt Forest Group is a family-run, expanding and ambitious company, operating throughout the South of England making us one of the largest John Deere dealerships in the country. We appreciate and value hard work and dedication from our people, who are not just employees but whom each play a vital role in the overall success of our business. In return, we provide each person great benefits and job security in a fast-paced and evolving industry supporting key areas of agriculture, commercial and professional ground care and construction.

We support continuous professional development and encourage each person to grow and reach their full potential, to be the best they can be, which in turn supports the business to achieve its mission.

About you

Are you a dynamic people leader who enjoys a challenge? The type of person who will roll their sleeves up and get stuck in? Someone who is capable of executing strategy and overseeing it from an operational perspective?  Are you passionate about delivering excellent results and outstanding customer service? If so, then we have an exciting role waiting for you.

About the role

We are looking for a Used Equipment Manager to provide support to internal and external personnel in the Used Equipment Department to execute goals and maximise profitability. This position is responsible for pricing Used Equipment, undertaking market research and giving support to Sales personnel in the field.

  1. Assign trade values to Used Equipment offered on trade
  2. Be the main point of contact for Used Equipment within Hunt Forest Group
  3. Understand the full Sales process from new to trade
  4. Monitor after-sale repairs – Overseeing costs and controlling timely completion deadlines
  5. Monitor and control used to ‘On Web’ ratio
  6. Oversee the export of machinery from confirmation of sale to delivery
  7. Ensure finances are in place for all Used Equipment transactions
  8. Manage all aged inventory and maintain pricing on current inventory according to market trends
  9. Manage and monitor all current Used programmes available and communicate to Sales personnel
  10. Manage all non-new equipment through all phases of inventory processes

Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience of Agricultural machinery knowledge
  • Excellent business awareness and numerical ability
  • Sales and Financing knowledge
  • Intermediate knowledge of Office 365 Excel, Outlook and other database systems
  • Capable of using a CRM system as well as finance management systems
  • Effective relationship building experience while utilising current contacts in the Used Equipment space
  • Fluency in multiple languages would be beneficial
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

Benefits

  • Strong salary and benefits package
  • Laptop and mobile phone provided
  • Company vehicle
  • Up to 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Free parking
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Focused career/development progression
  • Autonomous work culture – we encourage our staff to work from their own initiatives rather than be micromanaged
  • Opportunity to join regular social events
  • Free tea and coffee
  • You will become part of the Hunt Forest Group community!

How to Apply

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to careers@huntforest.com


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