Robot Machine Operator

  • Full Time
  • Pershore
Description

The Company is developing the first viable automated picking robot for glasshouse vegetables. You’ll be helping to make that a reality as our “boots-on-the-ground” with customers. Full & ongoing training provided!

Responsibilities

Operating The Company’s latest robotic harvesters within glasshouses both locally and remotely.

Ensuring produce is delivered to a high standard to handover to the customer

General maintenance of robots and machinery

Communicate and escalate any difficulties encountered with remote and onsite teams in a timely manner

Cleaning robots and tidying work areas, and monitoring stock/parts/equipment

Moving trolleys around the greenhouse and surrounding area (both remote control, assisted and physically)

Completing various checklists (end of day etc.)

Operate/monitor multiple pieces of equipment during day-to-day operation to maintain quality and minimise unplanned downtime

Accurate reporting on metrics collected in the field (e.g. crop state)

Assisting teams with minor repair or modification work

Could have (beyond the must haves below) experience:

Operating machinery remotely.

Worked tomato greenhouse industry

Manufacturing/machinery/robotics background is a strong plus.

Used hand tools, and carrying out small repairs.

Desire for potential career progression in to team leadership or other engineering roles.

Work will largely involve operating machinery from a workstation. Preparing customer produce to meet their expectations. The job will require manoeuvring wheeled equipment manually, so some bending over & pushing is required. The environment may be humid and hot.

You will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Furthermore, you need to prove you have the right to work in the UK (visa/passport etc.)

This is a full-time, permanent position and you will be required on-site for 8 hours per day, 5 days per week (excluding 1hr unpaid lunch break). Flexibility will be needed for shift work (as we operate over a 24/7 period in the future) – compensation will be adjusted for anti-social hours etc.

Clear, concise communicator (written and verbal)

A no-sugar-coating, honest personality

Ability to work independently, take responsibility and seek help when needed

Basic computer operation skills (including smartphones, email, spreadsheets)

Basic numerical and literacy skills (percentages, reading manuals etc.)

A drive to be organised, and to help organise

Be willing and able to work sometimes bending over, pushing machinery and up ladders etc.

Basic computer operation skills

Good attention to detail, and ability to follow processes

Clear and concise communicator

Benefits

Benefits for full-time workers include:

Company pension contribution

Education & learning allowance

Working with robots!

Occasional travel to fun team offsites (e.g. Brighton)

Healthcare, dental, life and critical illness insurance (some benefits are taxable)

Please email your CV to Ivo Popov at i.popov@therecruitmentcompany.org.uk

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