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Workshop Technician - Forest & Groundcare


Job description

MacGregor Industrial Supplies, incorporating Balgownie, at Inverurie is seeking a Technician to join our busy Forest & Groundcare workshop and servicing department. The successful candidate will assist in the service, repair and/or testing of equipment for sale and hire.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with ordering the required materials and plant for repairs/service and to liaise with the parts department in arranging for materials to be in stock.
  • Support with equipment service, repair and/or testing as scheduled to departmental and Company standards meeting performance targets when applied.
  • Diagnose faults and diligently undertake all core and other trade works, as instructed, ensuring that the quality of work meets the highest standards and that targets are achieved.
  • Ensure that components are available so that jobs can proceed as directed.
  • Complete equipment pre-delivery inspections completed as necessary.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Ensure the general security of tools, plant and equipment and of workshop areas.
  • Set up and operate equipment following manufacturers’ guidelines and/or procedures.
  • Carry out precision measuring/testing of equipment following clear set procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken including job tickets and timesheets and other required paperwork.
  • Respond to Emergency Call outs during working hours.

Skills and Experience

  • Vocational qualification, e.g., HND/HNC, City & Guilds and/or SVQ Level 2/3 in relevant subject (or equivalent).
  • Experience in 2 stroke and 4 stroke engines, lawnmowers, Ground Care, Professional golf equipment and Quad bikes etc. preferred.
  • Good mechanical and electrical knowledge and understanding.
  • Full Valid UK Driving License.
  • IT Literate and have good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Responding to new pressures, adjusting priorities as needed.
  • Self-motivated and able to work under own autonomy and as part of a team.
  • Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change.


  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Benefit
  • Employee discount
  • Staff uniforms
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus, based on company performance
  • Extra holiday after one year

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