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Job Alert: Agricultural Engineer at Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited

  • AgroMall is a platform supported by information technology and physical last-mile agency distribution for virtual commercialization of smallholder farmers’ activities to create the effects and benefits of economics of scale available to commercial farmers to smallholder farmers through the aggregated discovery and distribution of agricultural input; ou…

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    Agricultural Engineer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 3 – 4 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Engineering / Technical&nbsp

    Job Level: Mid-Level
    Job Function: Agronomy

    Where you fit in

    • We are committed to change the world for the better by bringing greater meaning and happiness into people’s lives, everywhere through agriculture and technology.
    • We are passionate about our mission, and excited to grow our company with people who want to do the same – and people who will bring in their different perspectives to help us continue to shape our team and company.
    • If this is you, we encourage you to swim into our candidate pool!

    Job Purpose

    • The job in a nutshell: Agricultural engineering combines the disciplines of mechanical, civil, electrical, and chemical engineering principles with a knowledge of agricultural principles. An agricultural engineer is someone who helps to make farming sustainable, safe, and environmentally friendly by identifying opportunities to solve agricultural problems concerned with power and machinery, electrification, structures, soil and water conservation, and processing of agricultural products.
    • The ideal candidate is familiar with farm or dairy operations, is passionate about agriculture and natural resources, and maintains a high degree of confidentiality.
    • We need innovative individuals, which means they’re intellectual, introspective, and inquisitive. They are curious, methodical, rational, analytical, and logical. Some of them are also realistic, meaning they’re independent, stable, persistent, genuine, practical, and thrifty.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Visit sites to observe environmental problems, to consult with contractors, and/or to monitor construction activities.
    • Design agricultural machinery components and equipment used in Agricultural production such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment.
    • Understand and drive basic operations of towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops.
    • Prepare reports, sketches, working drawings, specifications, proposals, and budgets for proposed sites or systems:
      • Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment.
      • Prepare proposal documents.
      • Document technical design details.
    • Provide advice on water quality and issues related to pollution management, river control, and ground and surface water resources.
    • Discuss plans with clients, contractors, consultants, and other engineers so that they can be evaluated and necessary changes made:
      • Communicate technical information to suppliers, contractors, or regulatory agencies.
      • Discuss designs or plans with clients.
    • Design food processing plants and related mechanical systems:
      • Design industrial processing systems.
    • Design food processing plants and related mechanical systems:
      • Design industrial processing systems.
    • Design structures for crop storage, animal shelter and loading, and animal and crop processing, and supervise their construction.
      • Design structures or facilities.
      • Direct construction activities.
    • Test agricultural machinery and equipment to ensure adequate performance:
      • Test performance of electrical, electronic, mechanical, or integrated systems or equipment.
    • Visit sites to observe environmental problems, to consult with contractors, or to monitor construction activities:
      • Investigate the environmental impact of projects.
      • Confer with other personnel to resolve design or operational problems.
    • Conduct educational programs that provide farmers or farm cooperative members with information that can help them improve agricultural productivity:
      • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
    • Meet with clients, such as district or regional councils, farmers, and developers, to discuss their needs:
      • Discuss designs or plans with clients.
    • Design sensing, measuring, and recording devices, and other instrumentation used to study plant or animal life:
      • Design electronic or computer equipment or instrumentation.

    Requirements
    Experience:

    • 3 to 4 years field experience in operating and maintenance of various farm machinery, farm structures and running irrigation operations.

    Qualification:

    • At least a bachelor’s degree or Engineering degree in a discipline relevant to Agricultural Engineering / Biological Engineering / Mechanical Engineering
    • Substantive experience working with various crop types.
    • A track record of managing agricultural equipment operators
    • Making Decisions and Solving Problems: Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
    • Getting Information: Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
    • Drafting, Laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts, and Equipment: Providing documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
    • Interacting with Computers: Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
    • Analyzing Data or Information: Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
    • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates: Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
    • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge: Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
    • Processing Information: Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
    • Thinking Creatively: Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
    • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information: Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.

    Culture Traits:

    • Must be a High performer with a drive for excellence and growth
    • Must be an optimist disruptive thinker with a sight for possibilities irrespective of the situation.
    • An outside-the-box thinker with a start-up attitude.
    • Must be committed to continuous learning and showing mutual respect to all levels of staff.
    • A bold and strategic leader who can work in a diverse team
    • Must be an optimist disruptive thinker with a sight for possibilities irrespective of the situation
    • Must be very strong at execution and executing within timelines.

    Benefits

    • Health Insurance
    • Learning & Growth Opportunities
    • Flexible time and days of work
    • Free lunch
    • Opportunity to work with bright minds and even more

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Agromall Discovery and Extension Services Limited on docs.google.com to apply
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