Kris Black, Director and Manager of B & B Machinery, was born and bred in Toowoomba and joined B & B Machinery in 2000 as a trainee spare parts interpreter and has since completed his parts traineeship, parts interpreter and accounting certificates.
Our Sales Staff
Matthew Cronk has been involved with the Agricultural industry all his life having grown up on his parents mixed farm in the Maclagan District. He completed his education at the Dalby Agricultural College and commenced work as a parts interpreter with Elders Machinery (the Massey Ferguson dealer at that time). With the formation of B & B Machinery in 1990, Matthew started his sales career selling new & used machinery. In 1998 he took over the roll of sales manager. Matthew has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the farming industry which ensures you get the right machine for the job.
Our Parts Staff
Nathan Proberts is our Spare Parts Manager. Originally from the car industry in Brisbane, Nathan completed his spare parts interpreting apprenticeship and has diligently worked his way up to his current role gaining valuable knowledge and experience along the way.
Timothy Paton commenced employment with us in July 2017 and is currently undertaking a spare parts interpreters apprenticeship. Tim cames to us from a game bird poultry farm and while he is still fresh to the machinery industry, he leaves no stone unturned when looking for the best solution to source and address your spare parts needs.
Cade Lobwein is our newest staff member. Since coming on board in January 2018 Cade has since commenced a spare parts interpreting apprenticeship. Cade hails from the Norwin area West of Toowoomba, growing up on the families broad acre cropping farm.
Pauleen Gatt administers B & B Machinery's accounts department. Pauleen joined B & B Machinery in November 2011 after completing her accounting certificate.
Our Service Staff
Michael Riethmuller is our service department foreman. Mick started with B & B Machinery in January 2009, completed his apprenticeship with us and is now our service department foreman. Mick has completed all relevant AGCO service training for our product range and is a highly skilled technician.
Hamish Cutmore commenced his school based apprenticeship with B&B Machinery in January 2008. He completed his trade with us in January 2014 and has completed all relevant AGCO service training throughout his apprenticeship.
Jackson Kennedy commenced work at B & B Machinery as a school based apprentice. After completing year 12 he started full time in January 2016. He grew up in Southbrook working on his father's truck and earthmoving equipment and has transitioned well into the agricultural industry. He has already completed a number of AGCO service training courses in his limited time with us.
Adrian Newton is our youngest staff member. Adrian commenced his employment with us as a school based apprentice and started full time in January 2018. When not working here Adrian is working on his family's property near Haden.
Maurice Cronk is our yardman. Maurice started with B & B Machinery in 2005 after 16 years working as a cabinet maker. Farming in the Maclagan district for most of his life before that makes him the ideal yardman for B & B Machinery.