NEWS

Cooks Midlands Ltd remains open as a key business to support the Agricultural Industry.

During the present Pandemic, we remain open for Parts and Service as normal but with a reduced staff level. We are taking all appropriate precautions and are following government guidelines on social distancing. We will not visit you unless you invite us to do so although we continue to fully support our customers throughout these unprecedented times and can be contacted in the usual way. 

If you wish to speak with our Parts team, they can be contacted on 01530 249 191 - option: 1

If you wish to speak with our Service team, they can be contacted on 01530 249 191 - option: 2


If you wish to speak with our Sales team, they can be contacted on the following numbers:

Robert Weaver: 07931 589 566 & Bill Cook: 07966 261 818


Shows - 2020

The Ashby De La Zouch Agricultural Show 2020 due to have taken place on Sunday 12th July 2020 has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Further information on other shows and ploughing matches we attend will be posted as soon as we receive any updates.


Shows - 2019

Ashby Show 2019 - Sunday 14th July 2019 - 1ST PRIZE OF THE BEST AGRICULTURAL TRADE STAND


Our Apprenticeship Scheme

As a family orientated business, Cooks Midlands Ltd currently has 4 apprentices training to be Service Engineers. The course "Land-Based Engineering" is being provided by Brooksby College where our Apprentices attended college along with working within our workshop, training on the job alongside our Fully Trained Service Engineers.


We are proud to announce that one of our Apprentices, Owen Robinson, has been awarded The Midlands Agricultural Engineering Apprenticeship Award 2019 by Newark and Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society. Owen was presented this award on 12/05/2019 after being nominated by his course leader at Brooksby College. We, as a company, pride ourselves in achieving the best and Owen has demonstrated great protential at college as well as in the workshop. Congratulations, Owen.


Career Opportunities

 

at Cooks Midlands Ltd

Parts Manager 

Cooks Midlands Ltd is a family owned business established in 1992. We have many years of experience supplying our customers with quality agricultural and construction equipment including Merlo telescopic handlers and Kubota tractors, machinery and grounds care equipment.

 

Due to staff restructuring, Cooks Midlands Ltd are looking for a New Parts Manager to join our busy team. The candidate needs to have high levels of enthusiasm to maintain a high level of care and quality of service that is currently provided by Cooks Midlands. The candidate needs to be self-motivated, engaging, have strong customer service skills and have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and customers, they will also need to demonstrate high levels of organisation, as well as being a strong team player.

The position would suit someone that is currently in the agricultural industry or someone that is willing to learn and bring their transferable skills from other sectors to this job role.

 

Your responsibilities: 

 

·      Managing the parts assistant 

·      Handling parts requests made in person, via email or over the phone

·      Identify the correct parts from a computerised or hard copy diagram 

·      Stock Control and pricing 

·      Dealing with external suppliers 

·      Processing Job cards 

·      Producing and processing pick-lists for service department jobs 

·      Completing monthly and annual reports and stock takes 

·      Focusing on procuring stock at the best cost/quality ratio 

·      Meeting manufacture parts targets in relation to dealer standards and bonus schemes 

·      Invoicing out/ monthly check of supplier invoices relating to demands for payment, sanctioning or disputing. 

·      Processing returns and refunds to suppliers/ customers, processing cash and card payments. 

 

We are offering a competitive salary and pension. 

 

 

To apply please email you CV along with a covering letter to darren@cooksmidlands.co.uk.