Team Lead for Robot Operators

  • Temp to Perm
  • 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 and lead a small team of robot operators. 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 machineryCommunicate 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.

Working closely with the client to adhere to harvesting schedules.

Maintenance and upkeep of site network

Organising robotic operators and making sure the robots are running to max capacity.

First point of contact with the client.

To ensure all health and safety procedures are adhered to and maintained.

Could have (beyond must haves below) experience:

Operating machinery remotely.

Worked in the greenhouse industry

Manufacturing/machinery/robotics background (a strong plus).

Experience in networking (Ubiquiti systems)

Drive to move career upward to manage and train teams.

Work will frequently involve operating machinery from a workstation, and sometimes 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.

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.

Requirements

Must have/be

Clear, concise communicator (written and verbal)

A no-sugar-coating, honest personalityAbility 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

Proficient in the use of hand tools, such as crimps, drills and callipersBe willing and able to work sometimes bending over, pushing machinery and up ladders etc.

A natural motivator with the ability to drive a team to succeed

Basic computer operation skills (e.g. Google Docs, Excel)

Good attention to detail, and ability to follow processes

Clear and concise communicator

Previous experience as a team leader or management of others

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)

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