An agricultural engineer is responsible for making general farming practice safe, sustainable, and friendly to the environment.
His / her job description entails looking into new technology that will help in the improvement and / or increment in agricultural produce, land use, and control of resources.
Essential Functions and Accountabilities :
He / she also conducts analysis of agricultural activities / operations in a given farm area.
He / She responsible for plan, prepare and maintain the green houses as per company standard.
This position will lead the efforts pertaining to our design standards and develop our equipment specifications for our greenhouses.
Owning and maintaining our greenhouse design basis criteria, developing and maintaining greenhouse and production equipment specifications, managing through the design and construction phases of multiple greenhouse projects, working with equipment manufacturers to develop and manufacture solutions that meet needs, and leading the continuous improvement program by working closely with operations to solve production problems.
The agricultural engineer’s role also involves recommending ways by which the safety and well-being of other agricultural workers, animals, and farm / agricultural produce are maintained at all times.
He / she is normally responsible for designing agricultural equipment, and also involved in the development of new ways of planting, harvesting, and general land preparation.
He / she tries as much as possible to improve on ways by which loss of crop yield is reduced during the entire process of handling and packaging of the final agricultural output.
The work descriptions of agricultural engineers also entails seeing to the heating and / or cooling (as the case may be), proper preservation, ventilation, general preservation, and the logistics of final farm produce.
Agricultural engineers make use of automation and precision technology with both new and existing agricultural equipment.
They also help in the research process for discovering new uses of agricultural by products.
This sort of situation requires that the engineer work extra hours or for longer time periods during the right season so as to maximize agricultural productivity.
He / she usually works with industries that are related to the agricultural sector. These industries may include agricultural equipment manufacturing companies, food distribution companies, and seed manufacturing companies.
Please note that the mentioned roles are not limited, the company reserves the right to add or remove as necessary after discussing and getting approval from management