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The Institution of Agricultural Engineers (IAgrE) is looking for a confident, motivated and resourceful person to drive forward its strategic vision from its headquarters at Cranfield, Bedfordshire. There has never been a better time to be an agricultural engineer. Global food security is at the forefront of government thinking, and more and more resources are being channelled into research and development.
We are a small, friendly and supportive membership organisation looking forward to welcoming someone with strong leadership skills, a passion for excellence and professionalism, with a sprinkling of innovation. You will have the backing of a small, experienced Secretariat to work with you to meet and exceed planned targets and goals.
The role includes:
• Acting as an ambassador and inspirational figurehead dealing with a diverse range of audiences and the media
• Development of the IAgrE brand
• Leading initiatives to increase membership
The candidate will need to have:
• Experience of leading organisation change
• Understanding of commercial development
• The ability to run a tight, focused organisation
• The ability to motivate staff for future challenges
An attractive salary is available for the post (currently on a 4 days per week basis, but full time employment would be considered by the selection panel). Click here if you would like to view the candidate information pack and if you would like further information please contact Professor Jane Rickson, President of the IAgrE
Ace Aquatec is a fast-growing Scottish company that develops new technologies designed to accelerate the adoption of responsible marine practices in the aquaculture, commercial fishing and offshore industries.
This is a hands-on role from concept development and testing through to installations and maintenance.
Sparsholt College have an opportunity to join a long established high quality Landbased Engineering team, delivering Engineering courses at Level 2 and Level 3, together with welding skills and fabrication.
Sparsholt College are seeking a full time instructor keen who can instruct learners in livestock and animal husbandry particularly with cattle, sheep and pigs, the use of farm machinery particularly tractor driving, estate skills (e.g. fencing) and machinery maintenance would be an advantage.
John Deere Limited is the UK and Irish arm of the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural, turf, construction and forestry equipment. All John Deere machines are sold and supported by specialist dealers. Our nationwide network of John Deere dealerships offer exciting opportunities working with the latest technology.
They are recruiting: technicians, parts personnel, parts & service apprentices, sales staff
Orby Engineering Limited is a long-established company with over 60 years of manufacturing experience. We are part of the Exact Group and operate from bespoke engineering workshops in Newry, applying aerospace technology to manufacture a range of livestock feeding equipment to the agricultural sector.
For further details may be found here, contact Sean Quail
The South African Research Chair (SARChI) in Postharvest Technology (www.sun.ac.za/postharvest) focuses on cross-cutting innovative technologies for cool chain management, measurement and control of postharvest quality in the agricultural and horticultural industries. SARChI Postharvest Technology is seeking to appoint two recent PhD graduates (within last 5 years) in engineering, technology, science and related applied sciences as postdoctoral fellows in the following research areas:
Modelling the postharvest cold chain
Non-destructive quality measurement and prediction
For further details may be found here, contact Distinguished Professor Umezuruike Linus Opara
TGMS Ltd is a market leading sports surface consultancy practice. Our team of consultants are delivering a large number of projects for a range of clients including community sports clubs, schools, property developers, and national and international sports venues. We aim to design high quality, sustainable sports surfaces for our clients. We are framework consultants to Sport England and we routinely provide consultancy to National Governing Bodies, including the Football Association and the England and Wales Cricket Board.
TGMS Ltd is looking to recruit a new CAD or Field/CAD Technician in sports surface design and engineering. The successful candidate will join a market leading consultancy practice that works closely as a team and provides training and development opportunities.
Full details may be found here - CAD Technician and Field/CAD Technician. Please email your CV and contact details, with a covering letter detailing your experience to-date with GIS and CAD. Email to: [email protected] For further information please contact: Dr Richard Earl, Managing Director – 01525 307060
The Department of Biosystems Engineering at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Smart Technologies for Agricultural & Food Systems (Position 26626) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019.
Full details of the post are available here please contact Dr Danny Mann PEng for enquiries or to apply
Agricultural Magnetics Limited (AML) is a Dublin based technology company that provides innovative and practical solutions for the agricultural and food sectors. The patented spraying technology known as MagGrow developed by AML allows end users to reduce their chemical and water usage during the pesticide spraying application and also increase yields in the process.
In seeking to extend its research and development capability AML have formed a UK company, MagGrow UK Ltd and are now in the process of setting-up an Industrial Research & Engineering Support unit, in collaboration with Harper Adams University, Engineering Department. An initial one-year agreement will cover the setting-up process and the formative day-to-day activities that will provide a support service for MagGrow and the collaborative development of a spray research laboratory. An Industrial Research & Engineering Support Assistant is sought to assist this development on a salaried position basis, comprising a six month proabationary period, salary level and benefits depending upon progess.
For full details of the position please see this document. If you wish to apply please sen a CV to [email protected]
Milkalyser is an innovative technology-led company developing new in-line analysis to revolutionise dairy cow fertility management and to improve cow welfare. Our team is developing and testing a unique IP protected system to be retrofitted in milking parlours. The system is a network of self-contained IoT devices interfacing to systems of RFID and other data sources. The product will sell into the global market for fertility management in dairying which exceeds $4bn annually. The founder of the company Professor Toby Mottram FREng seeks to hand over business leadership to a person capable of building a major agri-technology company in this growing sector.
We seek a Managing Director/CEO to develop a business plan and build the company for this product that will revolutionise dairy cow management and genetic information systems and open new opportunities for in field monitoring. The managing director will be responsible for the day to day running of the company and its strategic direction through Beta tests to Series A, market launch and beyond. Reporting to the Board. For full details please email [email protected]
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.
AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment.
Through well-known brands including Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson®, Valtra®, AGCO Corporation delivers agricultural solutions to farmers worldwide through a full line of tractors, combine harvesters, hay and forage equipment, seeding and tillage implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as replacement parts.
With the continuing regional growth we are now seeking to further strengthen our Technical Support Team I the Asian Region.
This position will operate from our Singapore Office and is ideally suited for an experienced Service Technician. You will be involved with machine installation, customer / operator training, hands on technical support and training for the distributor technicians, product development, production information and problem solving with the customer.
Applicants need a good knowledge of agriculture machinery operations and technical experience in after-sales / technical field service roles. They should also be computer literate able to demonstrate good communication skills.