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Harvesting Equipment Engineer - Graduate/Apprentice

£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Harvesting Equipment Engineer - Graduate/Apprentice

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

International Travel Opportunities.

Are you ready for an adventure? Do you have a passion for agricultural machinery and a knack for problem-solving? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

About Us: We're a dynamic team dedicated to revolutionizing the blueberry harvesting industry. Our recent multi-million-pound investments in state-of-the-art automated equipment reflect our commitment to innovation and excellence. Now, we're looking for a talented individual to join our ranks and help drive our vision forward.

Perks: In addition to a competitive salary, we offer training, accommodation options, and the opportunity to explore stunning locations around the world.

The Role: As a Blueberry Harvesting Machine Technician and Operator, you'll be more than just a technician - you'll be the guru of the farm, advising on best practices, maintaining, using, and repairing our cutting-edge Harvey 500's blueberry harvesting machines. This role offers an apprenticeship-style training program, where you'll dive deep into both the mechanical and electrical aspects of these innovative machines.

  • Drive and operate blueberry harvesting machines with precision and safety.
  • Conduct routine maintenance and repairs to ensure peak performance.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues.
  • Collaborate with engineering and maintenance teams to implement enhancements.
  • Set up harvesting beds for optimal yield.
  • Work closely with management to meet production targets.
  • Adapt machines to various geographical locations and climates.

  • Bachelor's degree/Apprenticeship in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Hands-on experience with combine harvesters or similar machinery.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Flexibility to travel internationally for harvesting seasons.
  • Passion for blueberry harvesting and commitment to excellence.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Join Our Team: If you're a hands-on, capable individual passionate about innovation and adventure, we want to hear from you! Please take the next step in your career and apply today. Email me, at with your CV and cover letter.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to become a part of our dynamic team!


MorePeople are a specialist recruitment business for the food, fresh produce, horticulture and agriculture industries. Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience in the industry, we’re a growing team comprising of a mixture of ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters passionate about the sector.

Offering a functional approach to recruitment, we have dedicated expert teams to assist in all roles across a business;

  • Commercial  
  • NPD
  • Operations
  • Technical
  • Growing
  • Agronomy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • HR, Admin & IT
  • Rural Surveyors, Land Agents & Estate Managers

The team are committed to offering the best recruitment service for all professional roles within the sectors in which we operate.

Find out more on our website at or call us on 01780 480530.


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01780 480530
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
United Kingdom

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