Grader Supervisor / Technician

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Monday - Thursday 3.10pm to 2.30am
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Competitive Market Rate
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Full Time, Permanent

An opportunity for a time served multi skilled engineer or similar.

Job Purpose:

  • Serve the packhouse and processing unit with graded product of the correct quality whilst running/maintaining the grading facility, staff and associated processes
  • Report crop information to the wider business.
  • Ownership and accountability to ensure the graders are optimised and ran as efficiently as possible to meet the raw material quality standards of the business.

Main Duties Include:

  • Assist the Site Services & Grader Manager in achieving the best possible product quality post grading.
  • Actively monitor productivity on the grading line and ensure the line is operating as efficiently as possible.
  • Take ownership and be accountable of the product quality by actively undertaking quality control inspections, continually monitor and react to product quality throughout the grading run. ¬†Optimise conformance of graded product to the internal quality standards required by the business for supply into the packhouse or processing facility.
  • Ensure the calibration of the NIR grader internal cameras, external cameras and weigh cells are regularly undertaken and maintained.
  • Perform regular planned preventative and reactive maintenance of the graders when required.

Person Specification:

  • A time served multi skilled engineer with a proven ability to work in a fast- paced environment of frequent change.
  • Ability to prioritise workload as the working situation develops.
  • Has a proactive approach to work as they will need to meet targets t ensure minimum downtime.
  • Keen eye for detail when conducting checks on machinery and processing paperwork.