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Product Demonstrator & Installer – CLASS 2 (Based at Crick Depot)

Job Title: Product Demonstrator & Installer – CLASS 2 (Based at Crick Depot)
Reporting to: Demonstrator Supervisor
Direct reports: None

Main purpose of the role:

To work as an intrinsic part of the UK Sales organisation ensuring the effective demonstration, training and delivery of the full range of Hako equipment to all customers both internally and externally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a strong knowledge of all Hako products and services
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of all competitor products and service offerings and all key benefits that distinguish Hako from those competitor products and services
  • Ensure the efficient and timely attendance of arranged deliveries, training sessions and demonstrations
  • Responsible for continually reviewing your weekly workload, monitoring your own time to check all equipment is prepared correctly, assisting the Machine Preparation Operative with equipment preparation when necessary
  • Accountable for ensuring all machines have been prepped correctly:
    • All battery powered machines must be fully charged prior to leaving site
    • LPG powered machines must have a full gas bottle and there should be a spare full gas bottle on the delivery vehicle
    • You must ensure diesel machines have enough fuel to ensure it can operate for as long is required on site
    •  Ensuring the machine arrives on site with the correct range of pads and brushes as instructed by the salesperson
    •  Ensure that the equipment is prepped and in a clean ‘as new’ condition before leaving Crick
  • Accountable for ensuring equipment is returned to site, unloaded, cleaned and returned to site demo stock area
  • Accountable for reporting any equipment faults / damage noted during demonstrations to the Line Manager
  • Responsible for carrying out vehicle / trailer checks and rectify issues in conjunction with your Line Manager
  • The machine demonstration is to be carried out as directed by the relevant salesperson, ie focusing on the key requirements for that particular site
  • Ensure professional and clean appearance at all times in line with the company’s corporate image
  • Ensure the full utilisation of all available sales tools and to comply with required reporting policies and procedures at all times
  • Take responsibility for understanding and agreeing action plan for own development needs
  • Take responsibility for your ‘CPC’ training (minimum 7 hours per year) and ensure that it is appropriately maintained in order to drive the vehicles required in your line of duties
  • Take responsibility for ensuring accurate Tacho recording are kept. Tacho cards must be downloaded on a weekly basis
  • Responsible for completing weekly time-sheets, vehicle check sheets and processing of receipts in line with internal reporting processes
  • Responsible for ensuring Demonstration Stock is adequately maintained and any additional stock requirements / damaged stock replacements is requested via your Line Manager to ensure the Demonstration stock on SAP is up-dated
  • Please note the role will require regular nights away from home depending on the scheduling, with some occasions up to 3 nights per week

Personal Profile:

Essential – (minimum requirements to be able to perform the job effectively/successfully)

Education & Training

  • Good Maths and English skills (min ‘O’ level or equivalent)
  • Within 30-minute commuting distance from Crick Office
  • Ability/Licensed to drive/tow trailers
  • Ability/Licensed to drive Class 2 vehicles or above
  • CPC Training

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to organise and manage work load, competently dealing with both peaks and troughs
  • Good communication skills can relay relevant information without being prompted
  • Ability to undertake training and understand the technical aspects of Hako cleaning equipment

Interpersonal & Behavioural Skills – (To include core competencies)

  • Customer centricity – must have the ability to think beyond the status quo in order to ensure the organisation exceeds our customers’ expectations
  • Drive – fully focused on delivering
  • Personal impact – perceived as an energetic individual who will deliver, by both the customer and the rest of the Hako organisation
  • Tenacity – will always strive to achieve goals irrespective of the perceived size and extent of obstacles. Is willing to take risks

Desirable/Advantageous

Education & Training

  • Educated to minimum of ‘A’ level or equivalent

Skills & Experience

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office suite of programmes
  • Technical/engineering background especially in the cleaning machine industry or FLT industry
  • At least 2 years’ demonstration experience, probably in an FMCG or manufacturing sector

Other

  • Has the potential to move a minimum of one further level in the organisation
  • Display the Company’s Core Competencies and behaviours at all times – CP 002

Interested candidates should apply in writing to HR@Hako.co.uk

Hako Machines Ltd, Eldon Close, Crick, Northants, NN6 7UD

Tel: 01788 825600

Hako Machines Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.

Agencies need not apply


The above job description is not an exhaustive list of duties. The Company reserves the right to adapt, change and add to these duties, tasks and responsibilities in line with business needs.

 

 

Hako careers benefits infograpgic

At Hako we pride ourselves on being a great organisation to work for. We want you to be part of our team’s long term vision and success.
We believe that success can only come from a high performance culture, with everyone pulling in the same direction and buying into the same values. We expect a lot from you: in return, you can expect a lot from us. We offer a generous benefits package that rewards dedication and hardwork.

  • 4-week induction programme to help you settle in
  • 25 days holiday allowance + plus a ‘birthday holiday’*
  • Hako Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Everyday Healthcare Paycare – claim money back for a range of everyday healthcare costs, including: Dentist (Private or NHS), Opticians, Chiropody, Health Screening and more.**
  • Long service awards from 5 years’ service at milestones
  • Introduction incentive if you introduce a new starter to Hako
  • In-house and external training. Hako encourage you to seek out relevant training courses from HR, technical, procurement to marketing and leadership courses).
  • Health and wellbeing programme including free flu vaccine

*(extra day can be taken within 7 days of your birthday

**after you pass your 6 months’ probation

 

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