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TECHNICAL SPECIALIST - CROP SPRAYING TECHNOLOGY

Location:
South West
Position:
Technical Support Engineer
Industry:
Sprayers
17 Nov 2021
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
VAC - 15408
Job Description

WHAT’S THE JOB? TECHNICAL SPECIALIST – CROP SPRAYING TECHNOLOGY

WHO’S THE EMPLOYER? A dynamic technology-based company developing innovative and patented precision agriculture products which allow inputs and efficiency to be controlled alongside increasing yields. Innovation and simplicity make this company a successful organisation to represent and work for.

WHAT’S THE INDUSTRY? Precision Agriculture Technology / Crop Protection

HOW WILL I BE REWARDED? Good headline salary + benefits

WHERE IS THE ROLE LOCATED? Cotswolds

TELL ME MORE ABOUT THE ROLE? Based at the Company’s Research Centre, fully equipped with state-of-the-art testing facilities and resources, the principal focus of the role will be to manage and support testing, installation, product improvement and customer technical issues relating to the Company’s innovative spray technology products

WHAT QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE DO I NEED? 

  • You’ll have a recognised qualification in agricultural science, technology or engineering, ideally at degree level
  • You’ll have at least a couple of years’ professional career experience in agriculture – technical support, crop protection, crop sprayer technology etc
  • Experience in product installation and operator training / feedback would be useful
  • Practically minded, you’re familiar with the set-up, operation and function of agricultural crop spraying equipment, ideally with PA qualifications and NRoSO membership
  • You’ll understand pest and disease control methods in a field environment with some basic crop science / crop trial knowledge a further advantage
  • You’ll be practically minded, work well in a collaborative small team environment and contribute positively to ideas generation sessions
  • A well-developed range of interpersonal, communication and presentation skills is essential; the role requires a high degree of self-motivation, organisational ability and time management skills
  • A good all-round standard of IT literacy is a given, including MS Office applications
  • Located in the Cotswolds, you will possess a full, clean UK driving licence

WHAT SHOULD I DO NOW? So, if this has caught your eye and you’ve got a strong agricultural spraying background and want to be part of a team at the forefront of crop science technology, we’d love to hear from you! Send us a copy of your latest CV (in complete confidence), and a little bit about yourself. You can send it directly to us – james.garrod@jptrett.com