Graduate Agricultural Engineer

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Graduate Agricultural Engineer
Salary: Up to 30K per annum
Wighton, Norfolk
Mixed Dairy & Arable Farm

This is a unique opportunity to affect your career, business opportunities and lifestyle, within a role dedicated to the specialist engineering operations of a mixed farm in Norfolk of about 550 acres, in the idyllic countryside of Wighton.

Our client operates a tightly integrated operation, with the by-products from one section supplying the inputs to others with the aim of minimising waste. Reduction of greenhouse gas and other emissions is a major objective of the business, through generation and utilisation of energy.

The Role:
As one of the pioneering on-farm anaerobic digester models, our client relies on professional engineering expertise on site to ensure that the plant remains efficiently operational.
• Look after the anaerobic digester in terms of software maintenance (ideally PLC and HMI programming, although any programming experience will be considered.
• Mechanical maintenance including improvements to reduce maintenance, and process control.
• Looking after and development in mechanical and electrical aspects, such as the water supply, irrigation pump controls and farm machine controls
• Looking after heating and cooling systems
• Hardware and Software support of the CCTV and telecoms side of the business
• Keeping records of key performance indicators and monitoring the operation of the business will be an important component of the job.
• Working on development programmes

• Degree educated in Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical)
• Programming skills in PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and HMI (Human Machine Interface)
• Curiosity and enthusiasm
• An interest in renewables and green initiatives

What you get:
• Salary up to £30k per annum
• Equity / Partnership Opportunity
• Pension Scheme
• 32 days holiday per annum (including statutory days)
• Optional (discounted) accommodation, based within the farm complex in the village of Wighton, nearby the town of Wells-next-the-Sea