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Senior Engineer

  • Location

    Ledbury

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per month

  • Contact:

    Phillip Watson

  • Contact email:

    phillip@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34966

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-19

  • Start date:

    2021-11-17

Outstanding opportunity to join a leading Agricultural business continuing to innovate within the soft fruit growing sector.
You will be joining an energetic business that really puts its people first and is passionate about their development. They will even create new roles to accommodate individual's career growth and coach them to be as successful as they can be.
Within this role you will be the technical expert for the engineering function. Managing projects from conception to delivery, you will ensure that designs are robust and meet all required specifications. You will constantly work with the Product team to innovate new products and define engineering direction.
This organisation has expanded significantly over the last 10 years both internationally and in the UK. They have an entrepreneurial spirit and have even set up a foundation to establish Community Gardens for Mental Health charities.

Typical duties include:

§Develop scope and parameters for project design and implementation
§Evaluate, organise and prioritise workload within a schedule
§ Provide design solutions for structural engineering and mechanical engineering
§Create fabrication drawings, construction drawings/ blueprints, and conduct other studies and analyses as it relates to greenhouse/ controlled environment systems and structures
§Complete fluid dynamic and heat transfer/thermodynamic calculations relating to greenhouse energy balances, pump/fan sizing and general mechanical design advantageous
§Understanding of manufacturing processes, tooling selection, working with manufacturers to identify most cost-effective solutions
§Liaise with suppliers both during product development and production

This role is broad in scope and no two days will be the same. If you feel it's one for you, please do make contact for the full job description.