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Project Engineer - Orby Engineering Ltd

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

Postdoctoral Fellow in Post Harvest - 2 vacancies Stellenbosch University

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 

CAD Technician or Field/CAD Technician - TGMS Limited  

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


Smart Technologies for Agricultural & Food Systems Assistant Professor - Manitoba University 

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

Design Manager - Teagle Ltd   

Due to significant and continued growth, Teagle Machinery Ltd

is now looking to expand its Research and Development (R&D) activities resulting in this newly created role for a Design Manager to join a business passionate about product development.

We are looking for an inspirational, well organised, resourceful and innovative Design Manager with extensive experience of engineering design. A good team player and motivator, the candidate must be capable of taking the initiative and working autonomously.

The Design Manager will report to the Engineering Director and be responsible for all aspects of the engineering design team.

Full details of the post are available here.  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 

Industrial Research & Engineering Support Assistant in Agricultural Spray Technologies - MagGrow    

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] 

Postdoctoral Position in Precision Agriculture - Ghent University 

A 3-year postdoctoral position is available in Precision Soil and Crop Engineering Group (SiTeMan), within the Department of Environment, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering in Ghent University (UGent) in Belgium. Starting ASAP but not later than 1st January 2019. This will consist of 12 months initial period, to be extended by 2 years, after satisfactory first year performance. We offer approx. €4156 per month based on a full working week (38 hours) and depending on relevant work experience. Only a limited amount of work experience can be taken into account.

Full details may be found here, please contact project leader Abdul Mouazen, Prof. in Precision Soil and Crop Engineering via Email or Telephone: +32 9 264 6037.


Managing Director/Chief Executive - Milkalyser

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]


Advanced Practitioner in Agricultural Engineering

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to deliver Agricultural Engineering Training on a variety of programmes up to level 3. The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in a relevant engineering subject with knowledge of service, maintenance, diagnostics and repair of heavy machinery systems, and with experience of course management in a further education setting.

Full details may be found here and go to the Reaseheath website to apply 

Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Automotive Engineering     

Applications are invited for the position of lecturer in the engineering department, to fulfil a role that will involve engaging with the academic, personal and professional development of students.  This will be achieved through the development and delivery of curricular learning programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  The role will also involve an active contribution to the development of relationships with graduate employers and commercial partners. 

Full details may be found here, please contact Jayne Weaver if you need more information



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


Technical Support - Singapore     

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.   

For more information please see the job specification and for an informal chat contact Alex Baker +65 96228196 (please check the time difference for Singapore).

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



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