PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNICIAN Agri Optics NZ Ltd is a family owned business based in Methven, Mid Canterbury, New Zealand. Agri Optics New Zealand Ltd is dedicated to providing a range of Precision Agriculture (PA) products and services that deliver genuine value to the client.
Agri Optics has been New Zealand’s leading PA specialist since its establishment in 2010. We work with the agronomist, fertiliser or field rep, or direct with the grower to achieve real results. Agri Optics is committed to providing our clients with the best PA solutions available globally. We are the New Zealand dealer for world renowned PA providers Trimble, Precision Cropping Technologies (PCT) and AquaCheck.
Through our network of partners we ensure professional results every time. Due to business expansion we are seeking a suitably qualified and enthusiastic Precision Ag Technician for this new position, with a primary focus on supporting our Electro-magnetic Surveying and Precision Ag. Data Management Services along with other exciting Precision Ag. developments within the business. This role will be a combination of office and field work. This role is full time and permanent, based in Methven and involves travel, predominantly in the South Island. You will concurrently be involved in multiple projects throughout NZ from field work to successful on-farm integration.
Skills & Experience • Proven agricultural experience and time management skills • Practical knowledge of electrical, electronic and/or telemetry systems • Exceptional organizational skills • Strong computer literacy • Excellent English • Proven strength in data analysis and report writing • Ability to work within a fast-paced and constantly changing environment • A proven team player with a positive and professional attitude • Applicants should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa • Knowledge and understanding of the Precision Ag industry would be an advantage
We are committed to growing our employees and on-the-job training will be provided as required. Our company offers a competitive remuneration package including a number of employee benefits to reflect the importance of this role. This is a great opportunity to become part of a small but dynamic business at the forefront of Precision Ag in New Zealand promoting sustainability in all sectors of broad acre farming as well as viticulture and horticulture.
Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa Email your CV with references and covering letter before 6 February 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org