Agricultural Engineer Job Description Sample
Applied Engineering, Inc. is accepting applications for talented Agricultural Engineers in Fargo, ND. The Agricultural Engineer role is responsible for troubleshooting and testing a variety of mechanical and electrical systems on agricultural and construction equipment. Specifically, the Test Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting; test set-up and design; interpreting test results; supervising test technicians in test set-up and operation; documenting test results; and communicating results in written and verbal form. As a consultant at Applied, the Test Engineer will also have the opportunity to work on projects in other engineering fields, such as design or manufacturing engineering.
In this role, you will have the chance to work with a team of passionate, innovative engineers who are focused on solving a wide variety of engineering challenges in a product development environment or manufacturing environment. We offer an exciting career where you can work in a collaborative team environment, solve complex and interesting problems, and learn and develop new skills through a variety of engineering projects.
If you have the talent and the desire to work on a variety of consulting projects while serving our customer seamlessly, see how you fit at Applied!
Agricultural Engineer Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Agricultural or Mechanical Engineering
1+ years of engineering experience; Recent graduates will be considered
Experience working with farm equipment and/or heavy machinery preferred
Working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems
Experience with any of the following CAD packages preferred: Creo, Autodesk Inventor, SolidWorks, SolidEdge, UG/NX, AutoCAD
Ability to work independently/self-directed and as a member of a team
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic and integrity
Desire to work on a variety of projects
Applied Engineering is a 100% employee-owned engineering and technology consulting company that is dedicated to providing exceptional talent and technology with offices throughout the Midwest. We have won numerous awards, including Best Place to Work awards and Top Place to Intern awards, for our unique company culture that blends top talent, total technology, and absolute adaptability. We offer a career trajectory that few other companies can offer, including the ability to take on roles and projects aligned with your skills, your interests, and your passions. In addition, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a competitive salary; 401K retirement plan; paid time off; paid holidays; tuition reimbursement; medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and other insurance options; plus a flexible work schedule.
Please consider joining Applied's team of talented engineers!
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. We regret that we do not offer sponsorship.
Applied Engineering is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To submit your resume, go to http://www.go-applied.com/careers/job-openings/!
The Agricultural Engineer (Milling & Material Handling Engineer) is responsible for the design, implementation, and specification of milling and material handling systems and associated tasks. This position works under the close guidance of Senior Engineers to complete assignments and develop knowledge and skills. This position is required to have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within their field.
Design and develop milling and material handling system layouts, process flows, process flow diagrams, P&ID's and equipment schematics.Assist and work with department drafting personnel in the development and system layouts and CAD models.Communicate with vendors and contractors on various projects, including bid packages, ordering materials and equipment, and aiding in installation oversight.Review and award vendor contracts, review and approve vendor drawings, and work with project teams in defining project needs.Meet all safety, budget, and schedule requirements.Assist in new technology research and testing to improve processes.Assist with on-site commissioning and start-up activities.Provide on-going engineering support to other POET groups and facilities.Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.Maintain a team environment at all times and champion POET in the community.Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS/COMPETENCIES
To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Bachelor's degree or greater in Agricultural Science, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Milling Science, or related discipline required.
Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering examination preferred.
Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
Excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills as well as the ability to adapt to change.
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POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.
Senior Research Scientist – Agricultural Chemistry
We seek an experienced formulator of agricultural chemical materials to support the growth of Oil-Dri's agricultural and horticultural businesses via new product development research and technical services. The role will focus on developing new applications and products for carrying synthetic and biological pesticides or active ingredients; as well as supporting our B2B customers' final formulated products. Also, the individual will interact closely with internal R&D teams, sales teams, and customers by providing technical assistance as and when needed.Representative Duties: * Conduct independent research and applications work in physical organic chemistry and pesticides formulations * This position also supports analytical, instrumental and materials characterizations for various research programs and projects. * Modify materials with functional additives at laboratory and pilot plant scales * Work with limited or no supervision, and will interact closely with sales and customers by providing technical assistance as and when needed * Exercise independent initiative in the analysis and interpretation of results supporting pesticide applications (e.g., insecticides, fungicides, herbicide, etc.) for agricultural chemical carriers, crop horticulture, and engineered granular delivery systemsQualifications/
* Minimum M.S. degree in analytical or physical organic chemistry with 5-7 years related industry work experience. Synthetic and/or organic "agricultural pesticides formulations" expertise is required. * Industry experience and expertise with applications and synthesis of clay/mineral based carriers for organic compounds is highly desirable. * In-depth knowledge of analytical and instrumental chemistry procedures, in particular GC/GC-MS/HPLC chromatography methodologies. * Demonstrated capacity for independent, innovative, pro-active approach to research and/or technical support, but comfortable working in a team environment. * Initiative and capacity for learning new technologies and techniques, as well as providing solutions to complex problems where little precedent exists through the use of ingenuity, creativity and scientific skills. * Ability to have clear oral and written communication of technical reports and research. * Must be able to adapt to changing priorities and working on multiple projects.
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