Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Agricultural Engineer Job Description

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Agricultural engineer provides proper handling and transportation of government furnished equipment used onboard LCS for data collection/distribution in support of the data analysis team.

Agricultural Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective agricultural engineer job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included agricultural engineer job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project
Lead Process Safety Management program for site
Process efficiency monitoring and improvement practices
Implementing best practices and coaching team for high performance
Organize, plan, and manage a crush process on a daily shift basis in terms of safety, product safety, product quality, customer satisfaction, time delivery, costs, and environment
Ensure P&ID’s are current
Comply with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements
Develop, submit, and follow through with projects that meet budget and timeline
Support Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) program and compliance within a manufacturing environment
Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve operational issues

Agricultural Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Agricultural Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: UN

Education for Agricultural Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the agricultural engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Doctoral Degree in Engineering, Education, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering Technology, Graduate Education, Computer Science, Guidance, Geology, Hydrology

Skills for Agricultural Engineer

Desired skills for agricultural engineer include:

Electrical diagrams and mechanical drawings
Operating platforms used in development
Requirements for FDA compliance in feedyards
Analysis
Computer programming
Economic analysis and relationship with physical models
Equipment used in laboratory testing and analysis
Internet programming for developing web-based decision support systems
Methods of data collection
Principles

Desired experience for agricultural engineer includes:

Support production team as needed and will perform any other duty as assigned by the Department Superintendent
Willingness to travel up to 70% - US, Canada, & Mexico - must have valid passport
Minimum 1-3 year's experience with Telematics Systems
Minimum 1 year experience with Precision Farming (Auto Guidance Systems)
Feedlot experience preferred
Will spend approximately 30% time traveling to customer sites in Northern US and Canada to test field equipment

Agricultural Engineer Examples

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Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of agricultural engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for agricultural engineer
  • Develops recommendations within established guidelines
  • Applies existing applications to routine problems
  • Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications
  • This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel
  • Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices
  • Circulate packaging approval requests and get approval from all stakeholders for new packaging development opportunities
  • Define and run required packaging tests on the packing line for new or modified packaging assessment before introduction
  • Define packaging specifications (technical specification, BOM and packing instruction)
  • Manage PAR Process
  • Develop "small" local packaging such as co-pack under Packaging Specialist Senior supervision
Qualifications for agricultural engineer
  • BS degree preferred, in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in technical customer support for customers and suppliers
  • Ideal candidate will have agricultural or mechanical experience
  • ProE/Creo experience preferred
  • Metatarsal safety shoes required
  • This position will spend approximately 30% time traveling to customer sites in Northern US and Canada to test field equipment
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Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of agricultural engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for agricultural engineer
  • Develop packaging laboratory tests (with external labs) to address new requirement or quality issue investigations (specific traction /compression test, resistance performance comparison tests, humidity barrier evaluations, packaging resistance to pressure/vacuum testing, and set up new quality control schemes.)
  • Identify and prioritize plant improvements that are aligned to the Global Molecule / Technology Strategies
  • Drive packaging standardization where applicable
  • Monitor and enforce all applicable Packaging Regulations (local and international)
  • Prepare & send packaging to official UN laboratory to get UN certifications
  • Provide consulting to logistics, distribution centers and plants on blocking, bracing & securing of finished products in trucks, containers and rail shipments
  • Evaluate Packaging material suppliers risks
  • Manage and establish relationship with R&R process
  • Support new product or presentation launches
  • Product stewardship interaction and review
Qualifications for agricultural engineer
  • Develop project scope and deliverables with our clients to ensure timely and efficient completion of tasks
  • Coordinate project activities with our clients, vendors and contractors
  • Perform field work at various agricultural/industrial facilities
  • Assist with preparation of technical correspondence, project proposals, cost estimates, technical reports, work plans, and project specifications
  • Build and maintain exceptional client relationships
  • No more than 5 years of experience in engineering or environmental related field
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Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of agricultural engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for agricultural engineer
  • Comply with all Dangerous Goods regulations (Orange Book, IMDG and IATA)
  • Lead packaging development projects
  • Develop alternative suppliers for all packaging single sourcing
  • Demonstration of Fastrac to end users in all applications
  • Technical product sales support for the agricultural range to our UK dealer network
  • The development and delivery of training material
  • Working closely with key implement manufacturers to maximise exposure
  • Compilation of customer feedback to assist sales, marketing and engineering teams
  • Assistance with UK shows, exhibitions and dealer events
  • Demonstration and Installation of Fastrac to end users in all applications 
Qualifications for agricultural engineer
  • Minimum 1 year experiene with Telematics Systems
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with project team members, regulators and clients
  • Self-starter, flexible team player and willingness/ability to work on a wide variety of tasks
  • Machinery Expert (maintenance) & Plant Resources - work with these roles to troubleshoot packing quality issues to ensure that the package and the packaging line are treated as a solidary system
  • Quality Leaders - participate to quality investigation for packaging related incident
  • Operation & Technologist - Machinery - work with these roles to run on-line tests to asses new or modified packaging
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Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of agricultural engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for agricultural engineer
  • Assistance with Poland & Baltics shows, exhibitions and dealer events
  • Establish recommended pricing for contracting grower acreage
  • Support quality control sampling of soil before signing grower contracts
  • Scouting of fields for Integrated Pest Management, IPM
  • Support harvest operations
  • Support capital projects and budgetary control with identified savings
  • Communicate with growers about cultural practices
  • Provide training for harvest equipment operators
  • Support seed saving operations at the Morton facility
  • Support procurement of hybrid seed production
Qualifications for agricultural engineer
  • Communications protocol experience and understanding required
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Telematics Systems
  • Project Leaders - interact to ensure up to date packaging documentation and align on-going projects
  • Packaging Suppliers - get in close contact with the technical department of packaging suppliers to agree on packaging specification and any possible improvement
  • Sourcing & Procurement Leaders/Experts – keep the team up to date about new packaging introduction and any packaging transition need
  • A bachelor/ master degree in Packaging Science is preferred, although other technical degrees can be considered (e.g., material engineer, industrial engineer, mechanical engineer, chemical engineer)
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Agricultural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an agricultural engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for agricultural engineer
  • Administer policies/procedures in a manner conducive to positive employee relations while promoting safety awareness
  • Prototype Robotics platform for agricultural applications
  • Test and validate the robotic platforms for agricultural applications
  • Prepare mission (flight) plans for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for data collection over agricultural farms
  • Develop technology to aid autonomous navigation and data collection for ground and aerial robots
  • Improve development processes and advance scientific research
  • Use computer software to design equipment, systems, or structures
  • Modify existing agricultural machinery to introduce electronics and software control system
  • Test on lab and field for demonstrating improved functionality
  • Support and coordinate for required certifications and standards
Qualifications for agricultural engineer
  • Expertise in analyzing data
  • English written / spoken is required
  • Dangerous Goods Regulation Certified (all transport mode) is desirable
  • Masters degree or PhD in Computer Science, Robotics, Engineering or related areas
  • Image processing & tools
  • Knowledge in machine learning and optimization techniques

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