Robotic Lawnmower and Garden Machinery operative

  • Company: Platts Robotics
  • Closing Date: 31-05-2024
  • Location: Edenbridge, Kent
  • Salary: Wage for age group £6.40-£11.44 per hour
  • Hours: Permanent
  • Contact Title: Managing Director
  • Contact Name: Tom Platts
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Telephone: 01732 867 887
  • How to Apply: Email us at with your telephone number, location, current situation, availability and CV.


About Platts Robotics:


Platts Robotics, a leading UK robot mower specialist, is seeking a motivated individual to join our small and dynamic team as a Robotic Lawnmower and Garden Machinery Apprentice. Specialising in Husqvarna Automowers, and a variety of garden machinery, we are a small, fast-paced company at the forefront of the industry.


About you:


You have a passion for garden machinery and robotics, and a desire to expand your existing knowledge, through on-the-job learning, and mentoring from qualified team members. No task is too big or too small for you, and you love having the opportunity to really immerse yourself in the role.


Key Duties:


As a Robot Mower and Garden Machinery Apprentice, you will be involved in diverse tasks, including:


• Installation, maintenance, cleaning, and diagnostics of robot mowers.

• Servicing and maintenance of garden machinery, including battery and petrol equipment (i.e strimmers, chainsaws, walk-behind lawnmowers, and ride-on tractors).

• Providing telephone support to customers and arranging on-site visits.

• Handling new sales and maintaining relationships with existing clients.

• Assisting with website management, e-commerce, and general administration.

• Supporting the company directors in day-to-day operations.

• Participating in industry events and exhibitions, such as The Chelsea Flower Show.

• Collaborating with leading brands like Husqvarna, Kress, and Stiga.

• Attending relevant training courses.



Qualifications and Skills:


Must Have:


• Enthusiasm for learning and active participation in apprenticeship training and mentoring.

• Strong problem-solving skills.

• Proactive, organised, and adaptable approach, in a fast-paced environment.

• Self-motivation, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, well-presented with the ability to build strong relationships.

• Computer literacy and a keen interest in technology and electronic components.

• Flexibility to work occasional weekends, recognising the variable workload depending on the time of year.

• Proficiency in Microsoft packages, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

• Full, clean, UK driving license


Great if You Have:


• Experience in garden machinery repair/installation.

• Experience working within a small business.

• Experience in website administration.




By joining Platts Robotics as an apprentice, you will:


• Gain exposure to all areas of the business.

• Receive 1-1 mentoring for personal and professional development.

• Work with cutting-edge robotics and a diverse range of garden machinery.

• Enjoy freedom in your day-to-day role.

• Have the opportunity to develop your career within a dynamic and innovative company.


Location: Edenbridge, Kent