Agricultural Engineer – Hydroponics


Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP177-02

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking for a Creative and Dynamic Agricultural Engineer with Solid Experience in Hydroponics and Agricultural technologies for our New Business Division Providing Agri-Tech Solutions. The ideal candidate must be passionate about horticulture and having Proven track record in the field of Hydroponics.

- Perform Key role in creating Agri-Tech Ecosystem and developing Solutions.
- Analyse and Translate Global Agri-Tech Technologies in to Adaptive and tailored Solutions suitable for the Region.
- Design and Manage R&D Farms for Growing Various crops in Controlled Environment.
- Conducting R&D to grow various plant types in different systems mainly in Hydroponics.
- Conduct Research on latest trends in agricultural engineering and farming aspects.
- Manage all aspects of agricultural and horticultural plants Lifecyle.
- Develop Project Plans and Mange all the Documentations.
- Plan, Design, Implement and Manage Green Houses and Production Facilities.
- Managing all aspects of our client’s Projects from Designing & Building Farms to Maintenance and after Sales Support.
- Work collaboratively with team to achieve project goals.
- Counsel and educate team on latest farming issues and techniques.
- Ensure compliance with all the Govt Agencies Regulations.
- Develop MIS Reporting for Management Decision making.


Qualifications and Requirements:
- BSc. in Horticulture, Agronomy, Plant Sciences, Plant Physiology, or a closely related discipline
- Master’s degree in a related field is an advantage.
- 3-5 years of experience working in horticulture, plant science or agronomy research
- Able to multitask and prioritize the workload.
- A flexible approach to work with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
- Advanced skills with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Strong analytical thinking, problem solving skills and an aptitude for detail required and a proven track record of demonstrable Experience in Hydroponics
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience with operating controlled environment agriculture systems.
- Experience growing plants in a research, pilot and production environment.
- Experience with characterization of plants, including imaging, phenotyping, chemical analysis, and/or objective measurements of taste and texture.
- Knowledge of plant growing, disease prevention, pest remediation, and IPM principles
- Experience working with engineers or software developers on growing equipment/tools and monitoring systems.
- Experience growing Various Crops
- Experience with food safety and HACCP protocols
- Aptitude with statistical analysis software and/or programming

About the Company

Creatively driven Product and Market Development Company with an interest in R&D and Latest Technologies.

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