Retail Shop & Groundcare Assistant – Full Time

Want to make more of your career?

Do you have the energy, skills, passion and enthusiasm and want to make the very best use of them?
Then we’d like to hear from you.

What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for dynamic individuals who are friendly and approachable, have an engaging personality and a passion for the work they do.
G & J Peck Ltd is a successful multi-site agricultural machinery business. Established in 1846 and now employing over 130 people. We’re market leaders in agricultural products and service, holding multiple franchises including New Holland, JCB and Case IH along with many other brands.

We’re looking to the future, expanding our horizons and are currently building on our established team, to meet the needs of our long standing customers in Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Join our journey. Share our vision.
Secure your future working for one of the most committed Agricultural Machinery Dealers in the UK.

About G&J Peck Ltd

G & J Peck Ltd is an employee owned agricultural machinery distributor founded in 1846, by father and son George and John Peck. Having a long-standing history for over 175 years, Pecks now operates from six depots across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk offering a wide range of new and used agricultural machinery, supporting the farming community with a 7 day a week support service. The company holds market leading agricultural franchises including New Holland, Case IH, JCB, Amazone and Krone.

Within the Ely complex there is a large modern retail store offering a wide range of goods and services including a Garden Machinery and Horticultural Equipment Centre, supplying and servicing a wide range of both domestic and professional equipment. The Showroom offers a quality range of top brands of lawncare, garden machinery and horticultural equipment as well as country clothing, footwear, tools and DIY accessories, to name just a few. Pecks continues to run a steel store as a nod to our roots. The store is open 6 days a week.

The Role

Working as part of a team, you will support the Depot Showroom & Groundcare Manager, to ensure the efficient operation of the Country store and Groundcare Departments. With no two days being the same, you will be responsible for carrying out day to day activities required whilst maintaining your primary focus, delivering exceptional customer service to both internal and external customers.

Role Responsibilities

  • Stock control and showroom replenishment of stock onto shelves / displays.
  • Operating the till and serving customers (processing cash and card payments accurately including cashing up)
  • Identify and supply parts and machinery for customers via phone, email and face to face.
  • Place orders with suppliers using IT based systems.
  • Receive in goods to ensure correct quantity and quality and process to relevant location.
  • Maintain good housekeeping
  • Keep track and follow up on customer quotes and orders, keeping customers informed and updated.
  • Assist with stock taking.

Ideal Experience:

If you have previous experience within a retail or advisory role, have knowledge of groundcare machinery or equipment, and are looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you.

A working knowledge of machinery within the Groundcare industry would be an advantage as you will be dealing with both groundcare and retail customers.

  • Excellent people and communication skills and enjoy working with the general public and business customers.
  • Enjoy working in a busy atmosphere and can cope under pressure during busy periods.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy with numbers, handling of cash, cheque and card payments.
  • Able to use own initiative working alone as well as part of a team.

Hours:

Able to cover the core hours of 8am-5.30pm Monday to Friday (with an hour lunch) and alternate Saturdays, 8am – 5pm (with half an hour lunch.)

  • The basic working week follows a two-week rota (average 42.5 hours per week.)
    Week 1: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5.30 pm (with an hour for lunch.)
    Week 2: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 5.30 pm (with an hour for lunch) and Saturday (with half an hour for lunch.)
  • We are closed on Sundays
  • Bank holidays will be allocated in accordance with the department rota.

Benefits

  • 20 days holiday + (bank holiday working rota)
  • Life Insurance (3 x Basic Salary)
  • Workplace pension (5% employer contribution)
  • Staff discount
  • On Site Parking

Please apply by sending your full CV to: Amy Holmes e-mail careers@peck.co.uk or post to G & J Peck Ltd, 90 Lancaster Way Business Park, Ely, Cambs, CB6 3NX