Agricultural Dairy Engineer - Scotland

Location Scotland
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £14 - £18 per hour DOE
Job ref: 14677
Published: 23 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

​Agricultural Dairy Engineer - Scotland

Location of the Job: Scotland; Livingston, Dunbar, Bathgate, Falkrik, Bo'ness, Dunfermline, Cumbernauld, Larbert, Stenhousemuir, Croy, Bishopbriggs, Bannockburn, Linlithgow, Paisley and Motherwell.

The Company:
Our client is a specialist in the installation and service of automated and conventional dairy systems, together with milk cooling and processing technologies, and full agricultural electrical installations.

The Industry: Dairy Systems, Dairy Equipment, Cooling Systems, Milk Cooling, Processing Technologies, Agricultural Engineering, Automated systems, Conventional Dairy Systems, Dairy Parlours, Milking Parlours.

The Job Role Details:
Due to continued expansion and growth, we are recruiting for an experienced Agricultural / Dairy Engineer to join this busy team to work on dairy systems, dairy robotics and milking cooling equipment. A background in agriculture and knowledge of the dairy industry would be preferred although not essential.

Key Responsibilities:
You will:

  • Carry out installations of dairy parlours / equipment.

  • Test finished products and system capabilities.

  • Keep necessary equipment operational.

  • Contribute to team efforts by accomplishing related results.

  • Provide excellent customer service at all times.

  • Demonstrate good communication skills with a positive attitude.

  • Travel to farms and sites across Scotland as and when required.

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:
You will have / be:

  • Knowledge and experience of on farm dairy equipment.

  • A background in electrical or automated milking systems (preferred although not essential as training will be provided)

  • An electrical and mechanical aptitude.

  • Able to demonstrate the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

  • Relevant experience or Electrical Engineering qualification HND or Degree.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Based / living in Scotland.

  • Happy to travel in this field based role.

Additional Information:

  • This is a permanent full-time position.

  • You will be based from home, field working out of the company vehicle.

  • The basic working week is 40 hours, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.

  • On-call rota 1 in 4.

  • Overtime is paid at time and a half Monday - Saturday and double time on Sundays.

Salary Package: A basic hourly pay rate of £14 - £18 per hour depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Fully expensed company vehicle, excellent overtime rates of pay, mobile phone, laptop, company pension scheme and training.

How to apply: Please send your CV to;

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.