Harvest Robotics Applications Engineer (ROLE NOW FILLED)

Would you like to be part of the next Agricultural Revolution? We are looking for a talented Applications Engineer (AE) to help ensure that our successive generations of products have impact as they are released into the field.

Overview of the role

The AE will become an expert in the use of our emerging products, their operating environment and the customers’ needs. They will be a key link between the in-house development teams and the farm, deploying new technologies and feeding back the understanding of their effectiveness to the engineering teams to guide the development.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Champion real-world testing of developing technologies (finished prototypes, subsystems and test rigs), measuring the performance against agreed benchmarks
  • Deploy early-stage products to the field, train users in their use, overcome any arising challenges and understand any issues
  • Feed back experimental data and applications understanding to hardware and software engineers to guide the technical developments
  • Develop field user documentation for new robot systems
  • Be engineering liaison to our operations team running our Farm-as-a-Factory programme, assisting with engineering roll-out of process optimisations and understanding emerging issues from the deployed fleet

Desirable Characteristics

  • Excellent communicator, able to work with development teams as well as non-technical users that may be non-fluent in English
  • Background in horticulture agriculture a strong benefit, or a strong understanding of practical engineering applications in agriculture
  • Follows the scientific method and is data driven in testing and problem solving
  • Disciplined, and has a sense of urgency
  • Systematic, sets and works towards sensible milestones
  • Attention to detail, and able to identify which further requisite detail
  • Adaptable to evolving priorities
  • Driving license is a must-have 
  • Ability to drive a van to deploy robots would be beneficial

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your C.V. and covering letter to recruitment@dogtoothtech.com

Company No. 9079342 •
VAT No. 231708135 •
Millside, The Moor, Melbourn, SG8 6ED