test engineer / agronomist, Saskatoon

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Test Engineer / Agronomist
Saskatchewan, Canada

Did you grow up on a farm or agricultural community and not afraid of getting your hands dirty? Are you captivated troubleshooting tractors and other agricultural equipment while enjoying your Engineering or Agriculture degree? If yes, this opportunity is for you! RECENT GRADUATES ARE WELCOME TO APPLY!

Our client, a research and development organization focused on agricultural and industrial technology is looking to hire three (3) Test Engineers / Agronomist.

Job Summary

The incumbent will provide engineering support to a field test program. This role will utilize agricultural and engineering knowledge to collect and evaluate information specific to agricultural machinery performance.

Job Responsibilities

• Provide specialized engineering expertise and support in the field
• Communicate issues through detailed online reporting systems
• Apply knowledge of precision agriculture, prescriptions, telematics, data management, and cloud systems
• Assist in troubleshooting problems and implementing solutions
• Operate computerized service tools and collect data for analysis
• Provide daily reports and present findings in a daily conference call
• Utilize farm equipment knowledge in the provision of engineering services and in the operation of farm equipment for short intervals when required for testing and application purposes
• Direct communication with the tractor operator to look for any small issues that can be corrected prior to product release
• The candidate will attend specific training operational meetings in preparation for the provision of services

Working Conditions

• Services will be provided at test field sites in Saskatchewan and various places in the United States, travel is REQUIRED. Candidates must have a valid passport and ability to travel to the US
• Regular rotational shifts, approximately 3 weeks on, 1 week off

Experience and Education

• Degree in Engineering or Agriculture
• Knowledge of troubleshooting tractors used in farming or related industries
• Proficient in computer and its applications

Skills and Knowledge

• Knowledge of precision agriculture, prescriptions, telematics, data management, and cloud systems is an asset
• Dedicated, possessing excellent skills in project development and relationship building
• You are detail oriented, organized and capable of handling changing priorities, handling confidential information with a high level of integrity and can work under pressure
• Strong communication (both written and verbal, integrity and customer service skills)

If this sound like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, apply now!

Please note: Although we appreciate all applications, only those that meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role. We thank you all for your interest.

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Interested candidate is also encouraged to submit a copy of updated resume to Resource Manager, Geraldine Valiarayil at geraldine.valiarayil@randstad.ca, with the Job Order Number / Position Name in the subject line outlining how you meet the qualifications required for the job.

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