Pickering - Machinery Centre Assistant - Pickering

The Steam & Moorland Garden & Machinery Centre is a family run business located on the outskirts of Pickering. We currently have a vacancy for a Sales & Parts Adviser in our Steam and Moorland Machinery Centre at Pickering, North Yorkshire.


This person would be responsible for shop assistant work including tills, sales of garden machinery items, assisting customers, light mechanical duties including assembling and testing machines. This person might be a school leaver who has mechanical knowledge or an interest in mechanics. Our Machinery Centre deals with chainsaws, lawnmowers (large and small) and all sorts of different machinery - safe working, care and attention to detail are required.

Your role will include advising Customers on the most appropriate machinery for use in their garden, and demonstrating safe use of the lawnmower, strimmer, brushcutter or chainsaw. You will also be required to keep the showroom neat and tidy, assist customers on the phone and identifying and ordering parts for stock and repairs. From time to time you may be required to demonstrate a machine on a Customer site.


This position would suit someone who enjoys working in a customer facing role. Mechanical knowledge would be an advantage, but training will be given. You will be required to work one weekend day each week.  To report to our existing Machinery Centre Manager.


Interested ? Please email Bernadette Hopkinson at [email protected] with your CV or a letter briefly outlining your experience. or Just drop in with your details.