Xihelm is developing the first viable automated picking robot for glasshouse vegetables. Youll be helping to make that a reality as our boots-on-the-ground with customers.
Operating Xihelms latest robotic harvesters within glasshouses both locally and remotely.
Ensuring produce is delivered to a high standard to handover to the customer
General maintenance of robots and machinery
Communicate and escalate any difficulties encountered with remote and onsite teams in a timely manner
Cleaning robots and tidying work areas, and monitoring stock / parts / equipment
Moving trolleys around the greenhouse and surrounding area (both remote control, assisted and physically)
Completing various checklists (end of day etc.)
Operate / monitor multiple pieces of equipment during day-to-day operation to maintain quality and minimise unplanned downtime
Accurate reporting on metrics collected in field (e.g. crop state)
Assisting teams with minor repair or modification work
As well as the requirements (must have) below, you could also have :
Experience operating machinery remotely.
Experience in the tomato greenhouse industry
Experience in manufacturing / machinery / robotics is a strong plus.
Experience using hand tools, and carrying out small repairs.
Work will largely involve operating machinery remotely from a workstation. Preparing customer produce to meet their expectations.
The job will require manoeuvring wheeled equipment manually, so some bending over & pushing is required. The environment may be humid and hot.
You will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Furthermore, you need to prove you have the right to work in the UK (visa / passport etc.)
This is a full-time, permanent position and you will be required on-site for 8 hours per day, 5 days per week (excluding 1hr unpaid lunch break).
Flexibility will be needed for shift work over (as we operate over a 24 / 7 period in future) - compensation will be adjusted for anti-social hours etc.
£18,720 to £20,800 per annum, depending on experience.
We have 1 open position.
Location : Southport, UK
Note : Interviews are carried out on a rolling basis, as such we may cancel any planned interviews once a position is filled - well try to give you notice and be polite!
No agencies thanks (we will not pay invoices or fees; agencies or recruiters please dont send any profiles, resumes, CVs or equivalent).
Clear, concise communicator (written and verbal)
A no-sugar-coating, honest personality
Ability to work independently, take responsibility and seek help when needed
Basic computer operation skills (including smartphones, email, spreadsheets)
Basic numerical and literacy skills (percentages, reading manuals etc.)
A drive to be organised, and to help organise
Be willing and able to work sometimes bending over, pushing machinery and up ladders etc.
Minimum experience / skills
Basic computer operation skills
Good attention to detail, and ability to follow processes
Clear and concise communicator
Benefits for full time workers include :
Company pension contribution
Education & learning allowance
Working with robots!
Occasional travel to fun team offsites (e.g. Brighton)
Healthcare, dental, life and critical illness insurance (some benefits are taxable)