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At Scot JCB Group, our driving ambition is to offer the best customer service in the industry - so we need the best technicians, trained to a world-class standard. This is where you come in!
Our apprenticeship scheme is perfect for those who are fascinated by all things mechanical and are looking to continue their learning journey while also earning a wage and experiencing a workplace environment. Our 4-year apprenticeship programme will provide you with the experience, training and support needed to become a fully qualified Service Engineer.
As a family business, we pride ourselves on looking after our team and building strong relationships; we work together, we learn together, and we laugh together.
If this sounds good, then apply now and engineer your future with Scot Agri!
Who are we?
The Scot JCB Group is made up of Scot JCB, Scot Agri, SPS and SIA.
Scot Agri was formed in June 2021 when Kelso & Lothian Harvesters and A M Phillip Agritech joined forces. Scot Agri provides machinery sales, service, and parts from JCB, Massey Ferguson, Valtra, HORSCH, Ktwo, Vicon, McHale and more across our nine agricultural depots. We pride ourselves on offering unrivalled customer service and industry leading response times.
The apprenticeship involves:
Attending SRUC Barony college on block release and completing course work as required as part of the AGCO apprenticeship programme
Working alongside engineers in the workshop and out on site
Carrying out PDI’s on new machines
Carrying out repairs to second-hand machines
Building up experience over 4 years to work towards working from your own van
Adhering to company policies and procedures
You’ll learn how to:
Repair and maintain machines on customers sites as required with manufacturers specification
Carry out inspections and repairs of machines at our depot as required
Identify any deficiency or defect likely to affect the safe working of a machine, and raise this with your supervisor
Complete job cards and time sheets
Order parts for the jobs you are working on
Build relationships with your supervisor and other engineers
You’ll have a head start in this vacancy if you’ve completed a Foundation Apprenticeship in a related field. We’ll need you to provide evidence of your qualification and show you gained the relevant skills from your placement
The ideal candidate will have:
Genuine interest in agricultural machinery and hands on work
Qualifications in Maths, English and a practical subject; however we will consider candidates at all levels
The ability to work well with others and be confident enough to ask engineers questions
Good interpersonal skills and a good understanding of the importance of excellent customer service
Good computer skills
A positive and can-do attitude
A flexible approach to learning and work