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Graduate/Apprentice Engineer - Blueberry Grader Specialist

Employer
MorePeople
Location
Wokingham
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Closing date
15 Mar 2024

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Contract Type
Permanent
Function
Engineering
Business Sector
Other Business Sector

Job Details





Graduate/Apprentice Engineer - Blueberry Grader Specialist

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

Benefits: Accommodation, Training, Growth Opportunities

We're on the lookout for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Blueberry Harvesting Machinery Specialist. If you're passionate about agriculture, thrive in hands-on roles, and have a knack for troubleshooting, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

About Us: We're at the forefront of revolutionizing the blueberry harvesting industry. With our recent acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment, including a £2 million optical colour sorter and packaging machinery, we're setting new standards for efficiency and quality. Now, we need someone like you to lead the charge and ensure our operations run smoothly.

The Role: As a Blueberry Harvesting Machinery Specialist, you'll be the linchpin of our harvesting process. From operating and maintaining our cutting-edge machinery to providing guidance and support to our team, you'll play a vital role in driving efficiency and quality control. This is an opportunity to become the go-to expert in blueberry harvesting technology and make a real impact on our operations

Benefits:
  • Competitive salary ranging from £25,000 to £30,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Opportunity for international travel and training to further develop skills and expertise in blueberry harvesting technology.
  • Accommodations are provided if required during peak harvesting periods.
  • You'll have the opportunity to participate in our performance-based incentive scheme, with the potential to earn up to a 20% bonus.


Responsibilities:
  • Operate and maintain blueberry harvesting machinery, including optical colour sorter and packaging line, to ensure optimal performance and quality output.
  • Set up and configure machinery according to specific harvesting requirements and product standards.
  • Act as the resident "Guru" of the blueberry harvesting machinery, providing guidance and support to team members as needed.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues with machinery, minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.
  • Implement strategies to reduce waste in the harvesting process, with a target of reducing waste by 30%.
  • Collaborate with support staff and management to coordinate maintenance schedules, spare parts inventory, and necessary repairs or upgrades.


Join Our Team: If you're a bright, ambitious individual with a passion for agriculture and a desire to make a difference, we want to hear from you! Email me, at Austin@morepeople.co.uk with your CV and cover letter.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity - apply now to become our next Blueberry Harvesting Machinery Specialist!

Company

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 www.morepeople.co.uk or call us on 01780 480530.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01780 480530
Location
MorePeople
Cherryholt House
Cherryholt Road
Stamford
Lincolnshire
PE9 2EP
United Kingdom

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