Lister Wilder Careers

Become part of the family!

We are a family business, and whilst many organisations say their people are their greatest asset, at Lister Wilder we really mean it – and we mean, really mean it.

We never lose sight of the fact that its the hard work, dedication and commitment of all our staff that makes the company what it is today, and that's why there is a lot of love at Listers!

We make sure our people enjoy the respect and recognition for a job well done, and helping them to develop their skills and progress their careers is just part of a normal day with us.

So, if you are passionate about machinery, take real pride in your work, and are looking for a long term career, why not call us for a chat.

Please contact Jason Scott

Available Vacancies


Hire Driver/Engineer - Reading. Hours: 8am - 5pm

We now have a vacancy for a Hire Driver/Engineer for our busy, expanding Hire Department based at our Wyvols Court depot in Swallowfield, Reading. The main duties of this position will be to deliver machinery, install and give training to our customers. You will primarily be delivering the machinery within the Lister Wilder trading area, this covers the M4 corridor to Bristol and the whole of Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.

Upon delivery, you will ensure the customer has been instructed in the safe use of the machinery and that all paperwork is completed and to make sure the machinery is returned in good condition. During quiet delivery times, you will be asked to help in the workshops, alongside the main engineers, carrying out various workshop tasks...these may vary from changing blades, carrying out scheduled service work or valeting a machine ready for sale. You may also be asked from time to time to work for another depot to help during busy periods.

The hours of work will be 8am until 5pm. However, due to the nature of the hire business, it will be required from time to time to vary start and finish times to accommodate customer requests, i.e., early delivery, these will generally be a 6.30am start. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude and be able to use their own initiative to resolve any minor issues that may arise. You must hold a clean licence to drive a 7.5 ton lorry and have a current CPC card with at least 3-years remaining. A competitive package will be offered to the right person.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV to Karen Martin - karen@listerwilder.co.uk


Service Manager - Cirencester

Cirencester is one of our busiest depots and is blessed with an extremely strong service department.  We are now on the hunt for a professional Service Manager to lead, manage and motivate this team - who have a great mix of age and experience.  The job will include, managing customer calls and expectations, organising and prioritising work, meeting monthly financial targets, handling and resolving customer queries and ensuring the workshop communicates effectively with both the parts and sales team.

It's a complete job where you have the freedom to identify opportunities and make changes but with all the support and resources of a very well established family business.  You therefore need a sensible head for business and to be someone who understands what constitutes great customer service - this then needs to be delivered in a friendly but professional way to ensure our customers keep coming back year after year.

Outstanding administration and communication skills are vital but a sound working knowledge of machinery gives credence when discussing issues with engineers, customers and suppliers.  The ability to juggle between jobs, prioritise work and remain calm during our busy times is also important, but if you are looking for your next challenge then we would be very interested in talking to you - and please rest assured that any calls will be treated in complete confidence.  If you would like to learn more about this exciting career opportunity within our company, then please apply to Jason Scott: jason@listerwilder.co.uk or 07836 376644


Area Sales Representative – Golf (W. Sussex, Hampshire, South Surrey, Dorset)

We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Representative to join our Guildford team - taking responsibility for all sales to the Golf market in West Sussex, Hampshire, South Surrey and Dorset.  The role's main objective will be to ensure the continued growth of the Baroness range of golf course machinery that we are currently seeing - alongside additional market leading franchises that we hold within our portfolio.

The ideal candidate would either be a green keeper with a good technical understanding of golf course maintenance or a Sales Professional already working in the area with a checkable reputation for customer service.  The role will suit someone that can work on thier own and as part of a team and who posseses the drive required to get results through hard work and determination.

A basic salary plus commission package wil be paid and a company vehilce supplied.

Apply by sending your CV to


Groundcare Service Engineers - Ockham & Ashford 
 

We are currently looking for two top-flight Service Engineers to work on a variety of Groundcare & Construction products.  Based at our Ockham or Ashford depot, you would be joining a very knowledgeable and friendly team with a good mix of age and experience and whilst the work is technically challenging, we look to provide a well-structured training programme that works in conjunction with the Kubota UK.  Much of the repair and service work is carried out on-site and so a fully expensed vehicle will be provided.  The mainly mobile role means that every day is different but you still retain the support of the base at the depot and the majority of our work tends to be with contractors, councils, schools, golf courses, private estates and plant hire companies. If you would like to meet to discuss the role in more detail then please don’t hesitate to contact Jason: jason@listerwilder.co.uk or 07836 376644


Area Sales Representative - Golf (W.Sussex, Hampshire, South Surrey, Dorset)

We have an exciting opportunity for an Area Sales Representative to join our Guildford team - taking responsibility for all sales to the Golf Market in West Sussex, Hampshire, South Surrey and Dorset.  The role's main objective will be to ensure the continued growth of the Baroness range of golf course machinery that we are currently seeing - alongside additional market leading franchises that we hold within our portfolio.

The ideal candidate would either be a greenkeeper with a good technical understanding of golf course maintanence or a sales professional already working in the area with a checkable reputation for customer service.  The role will suit someone that can work on their own and as part of a team and who possesses the drive required to get results through hard work and determination.

A basic salary plus commission package will be paid and a company vehicle will be supplied.

Apply by sending your CV to Karen Martin - karen@listerwilder.co.uk


Experienced Agricultural Service Engineers - Wallingford, Cirencester, Devizes and Bristol Branches

We are fortunate to represent some outstanding franchises such as Massey Ferguson, Fendt, Valtra, Challenger, CAT and Vaderstad. You will therefore be working on some of the most advanced machinery in the market place, and alongside an outstanding team of like minded engineers, who have an excellent mix of age and experience.

Over the years, we have been fortunate to welcome many engineers from other brands who have gone on to thrive within our business, proving that changing companies can really make a difference. It’s also clear that switching brands can feel strange for a while, but the support that's available from within the depots, combined with a structured training programme from Agco, means that within no time at all you feel part of the family.

We value the role of the service engineer extremely highly. This is not only reflected in the way you are treated but we make sure that our pay is amongst the best in the industry.

If you would like to learn more about this exciting career opportunity, then please contact Jason Scott - karen@listerwilder.co.uk



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