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Design Engineer - Househam Sprayers  

The vision of Househam Sprayers Ltd is to use new and innovative technology to enable us, as leading manufacturers of crop sprayers, to produce machines which enable growers not only to apply crop protection products very accurately, but also help protect soil structure by reducing soil compaction. Our range of self-propelled machines use ground-breaking technology to deliver a specification not often found on other machines available in the crop spraying market.

Being the backbone of the Househam Sprayers group, our Advanced Engineering Division is responsible for the R&D, technology and engineering services function. We provide world class technical innovation, research and development, and manufacturing services to deliver exciting, effective and efficient concepts to our customers. We are looking to expand our Design Engineering department.

For more information please read the full details here and contact Philip James, the Engineering Manager for more information 01400 276000 - advert posted 23 February 2018


Technical Innovation Experts (Food or Engineering) for the agri-food and agri-tech sector - HAU 

This ERDF supported project is jointly delivered by Aston University and Harper Adams University. It seeks to address the barriers to innovation in the agri-food/agri-tech industry by providing an innovation support service focussed on companies involved with agri-tech, food manufacturing and logistics in the Marches LEP area. The support will involve a combination of workshops and one-to-one business advice, which may include assistance with technology development or application. It will also facilitate the development of a network for peer advice and SME collaboration with events facilitated at the Agricultural Engineering Precision Innovation Centre (Agri-EPI) funded through the national Strategy for Agricultural Technologies and based at Harper Adams University.  Harper is currently looking to recruit engineers who would be able to help with an ERDF project aimed at supporting SMEs in the Marches LEP region who are either currently involved with the agri tech/agri food sectors or have technology that could be applied to these areas.

Full details of the posts available may be found here, please contact Professor Peter Mills at Harper Adams University for more information - advert posted 2 April 2018


Design Engineer - Teagle Ltd   

Due to significant and continued growth, Teagle Machinery Ltd is now looking to expand its R&D activities resulting in this opportunity to join the team developing new and existing products for the agricultural market.  This position is ideally suited to a new or recent engineering graduate to degree level.  You will be involved with the initial design concept, prototype manufacture, product development, production information and problem solving with the customer.

Applicants need a good knowledge of agriculture, experience of using a 3D Design Package and have previous experience of design and manufacturing.  They should also be computer literate able to demonstrate good communication skills.    Starting Date - July 2018

Please apply in writing with a full c.v. to Duncan Wilson, Teagle Machinery Ltd., Blackwater, Truro, Cornwall.  TR4 8HQ.  Alternatively by e-mail to Duncan Wilson - advert posted 3 April 2018


Test / Development Engineer - Teagle Ltd   

Due to significant and continued growth, Teagle Machinery Ltd is now looking to expand its R&D activities resulting in this opportunity to join the team developing new and existing products for the agricultural market.  This position is ideally suited to a new or recent engineering graduate at Foundation Degree or HND level.  You will be involved with the manufacture of prototypes, field testing product development and problem solving with the customer.

Applicants need a good practical experience of agriculture and agricultural engineering, to be computer literate and preferably have some experience of using a 3D Design Package.  They should also be able to demonstrate good communication skills.    Starting Date - July 2018

Please apply in writing with a full c.v. to Duncan Wilson, Teagle Machinery Ltd., Blackwater, Truro, Cornwall.  TR4 8HQ.  Alternatively by e-mail to Duncan Wilson - advert posted 3 April 2018


System Validation Engineer - JCB Landpower   

Fastrac is JCB’s high speed, full suspension tractor; a premium product bristling with technology and innovation. We are an Engineering team passionate about our products and customers with exciting product plans fuelled by sales growth.  We are recruiting for a System Validation Engineer to join the Fastrac Engineering team to support new and innovative product developments.

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Robin Carter 01889 594501 -  advert posted 6 April 2018


Senior Development Engineer - JCB Landpower  

Fastrac is JCB’s high speed, full suspension tractor; a premium product bristling with technology and innovation. We are an Engineering team passionate about our products and customers with exciting product plans fuelled by sales growth.  An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Development Engineer to join the product engineering department within JCB Landpower, working on exciting and challenging vehicle programmes.

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Robin Carter 01889 594501


Electronic / Embedded Software Engineer - JCB Landpower  

Fastrac is JCB’s high speed, full suspension tractor; a premium product bristling with technology and innovation. We are an Engineering team passionate about our products and customers with exciting product plans fuelled by sales growth.  A unique opportunity has arisen for an Electronic / Embedded Software Engineer to join the Fastrac engineering department within JCB Landpower, working on both exciting and challenging new tractor programmes.

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Robin Carter 01889 594501 -  advert posted 6 April 2018


Design Engineer - JCB Loadall   

The JCB Loadall is the world number one Telehandler product and JCB Loadalls are looking for engineers to join their highly focused, passionate team of design engineers who are responsible for all aspects of the engineering and design of the Loadall product range from new concept to high volume production.

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Dave Cook 01889 594465 -  advert posted 6 April 2018


Off Highway Development Engineer - JCB Loadall   

This role is working on JCB World number one Telehandler product range. You will be working with a team of Engineers to take new products from concept design and prototype phase through to production. The role involves Development and test work to internal and external standards, which often requires liaising with other internal Departments and external component suppliers.

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Sam Woods 07880 096985
 


Agricultural / Field Engineer - Booker Tate, Oxfordshire         

Booker Tate, owned by Bosch Projects, is a leading international agricultural production and processing company that supports clients to bring new agricultural and engineering projects to realisation.

Technical support to clients and projects is provided from our UK headquarters in Thame, Oxfordshire and in partnership with our parent company headquarters in Durban, South Africa. We are now looking to recruit a well-qualified Agricultural / Field Engineer to complement a high calibre team.

For full details and how to apply please see the job description and contact Mrs B J Storey for more information - Closing date 31 May 2018


Control Engineer - DSL Systems                       

DSL Systems Ltd designs, develops and installs advanced factory automation systems worldwide within the feed and grain industry. We are now seeking a talented Control Engineer to join our team.  This is the ideal role for a controls / electrical engineer or technician looking to progress their career with a successful company.

As a Control Engineer, you will be responsible for undertaking a wide variety of control engineering activities to support the smooth installation and operation of our systems throughout the UK and sometimes overseas.

For full details and how to apply please see the job description and contact Managing Director, Matthew Swallow for more information

 


PhD studentship in Environmental Science for June 2018 entry - deadline 14 July 2018

Optimizing Polyacrylamide (PAM) spray application to mitigate the effect of soil splash and capping on high value horticultural crops

This is a fully funded studentship co-funded by Cranfield, SNF and Douglas Bomford Trust with £18,000 per annum stipend (tax free), fees covered and an £18.5k research consumables and travel budget. For more information and to apply, please follow this link

Applicants should hold a first or 2:1 level or equivalent in subjects such as Agriculture, Environmental Science, Geography or Natural Sciences. Experience in soil science or plant measurements is desirable.  

Read more about the post here and for an informal chat please contact Dr Lynda Deeks or Dr Rob Simmons


 


ProVQ Technical Trainer – Agriculture & Turf    

The ProVQ Technical Trainer – Agriculture & Turf, is responsible for all day to day aspects of the delivery and assessment of training to groups of learners and, in consultation with the Senior Trainer, makes decisions in relation to the needs and opportunities for each Learner within the context of provision and targeted progression opportunities.

Full details may be found here, please contact Kirsty Fletcher 01743 762800 for more information and how to apply

 

 


Voluntary Initiative Operations Director  

(Based between home and the Peterborough office, this is a full time, permanent post- subject to satisfactory completion of 6-month probation period)

Are you a strong and dynamic leader with proven networking skills? Are you articulate and persuasive, with high levels of energy and passion? An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a driven individual to lead the Voluntary Initiative.

The Voluntary Initiative (VI), an industry led programme promoting the responsible use of pesticides in the protection of water and the wider environment is currently seeking to recruit a vibrant and impactful communicator as their Operations Director.  As Operations Director you will be the principal permanent representative and spokesperson for the VI, nationally promoting the responsible use of pesticides to all stakeholders.

For full information please see this document and contact Sarah Muckerjee for an informal chat 01733 355374 - Deadline 29 June - Interviews 10 July-10 August


 

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