Summary

As Engineering Technician at LettUs Grow, you will be a crucial member of our Delivery Team, specifically focused on the installation and maintenance of our indoor farms.

Description

An introduction to LettUs Grow 

LettUs Grow is a fast-paced and environmentally conscious organisation based in the heart of Bristol. We design technology for indoor farms with the mission to reduce the waste and carbon footprint of fresh produce by enabling anyone, anywhere, to grow nutritious produce near its point of consumption.
 

We’re a certified B Corp, are Flexa certified and have won numerous awards for our company culture. We’re a mission driven company who takes the triple bottom line one step further: people, planet and plants, as well as profit.
 

With a team of open, caring and ambitious peers, working in a technically-challenging and impact-driven industry, this is somewhere to really make your mark on society and help feed the next generation.
 

An introduction to the role:

As Engineering Technician at LettUs Grow, you will be a crucial member of our Delivery Team, specifically focused on the installation and maintenance of our indoor farms. 
 

The position is full time, based in central Bristol and will benefit from training and external mentoring. As this role is primarily based in our workshop there will be some opportunity for remote working, but it will predominantly require in office attendance. 
 

You can expect to be delegated responsibility at an early stage and will have a real opportunity to progress as the company scales. This role is ideal for a friendly, motivated and hard working applicant who is keen to grow with an impact-led organisation.
 

We look forward to welcoming you to our diverse team of horticulturists, growers, engineers, marketeers and operational experts, to design and build the next generation of indoor farming technology together. 
 

Salary band:
£25,000 – £32,000 dependent upon experience alongside a benefits package designed to foster your personal and professional development. 
 

Application deadline: 

Monday, July 29th, 2024
 

Role responsibilities:

  • Undertaking maintenance and implementing improvements at our R&D sites in Bristol and customer sites across the UK, with the aim to take on responsibility for the stability of our R&D sites.
  • Working closely with the product development and delivery teams to assist in the assembly and production of Aeroponic Rolling Benches.
  • Working closely with the product development and R&D teams to prototype and test the next iteration of LettUs Grow's aeroponic technology. 
  • Testing to ensure all equipment meets LettUs Grow’s quality standards.
     

Who are you?

  • You love working with your hands, fixing problems and making things work.
  • You’re self motivated and eager to learn. 
  • You’re an open, honest and helpful person. You treat people with respect. 
  • You’re an active listener and enjoy working with people from all walks of life.
  • You’re passionate about sustainability, specifically our food system, and you care about the world around you.
  • You’re a friendly person who is eager to contribute to LettUs Grow’s company culture and working practices. 
     

What you need:

  • Experience working hands on in a workshop.
  • Experience with assembly work.
  • The ability to work safely and responsibly.
  • To be a clear, considered and consistent communicator. 
  • A full clean UK driving licence. 
     

Also desirable:

  • Experience with electrical or electronics work.
  • Experience with plumbing. 
  • A passion for the controlled environment agriculture industry. 
  • The ability to be amenable and proactive when necessary. 
     

Recruitment at LettUs Grow

LettUs Grow Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Living Wage Employer. We encourage individuals from all walks of life to apply for our positions. At LettUs Grow we celebrate our differences and embrace what makes every human being unique. 
 

We’re passionate about providing a hiring process that is inclusive and fair to all of our job applicants. Do you have any special requirements during the recruitment process? Just let us know. We’ll do our best to remove any barriers preventing you from applying for our opportunities!
 

Life at LettUs Grow 

Everything we do is impact-driven. We want to make a substantial positive change, not just through our products, but also in how we operate as a team. We are ambitious, responsible and caring, and bring these core-values into everything we do.
 

You will be working from our open office where hotdesking is encouraged, within our world-class horticultural research facility and/or in our engineering workshops and production areas. 
 

At LettUs Grow we offer:

  • Flexible, remote working and work from anywhere policies. 
  • Enhanced holiday and sickness allowance, pension contribution and parental leave.
  • An employee share options scheme.
  • A dog friendly office. 
  • The day off for your birthday each year.
  • Socials, biannual company parties (always with a community focus) and an annual company volunteer day.
  • A monthly subscription to Heka with financial contributions towards gym memberships, music lessons, language classes and so much more. 
  • Optional subsidised vegetable box scheme from local organic farm The Community Farm
  • Training courses, resources and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role and for your future. Annual company wide equity, diversity and inclusion training.
  • Cycle to work scheme and an office bike repair station. 
  • An open-plan office environment and cutting edge research facility complete with skill-sharing workshops and monthly communal potluck lunches.
  • Coffee (from a local supplier!), tea, oat milk, breakfast cereals and organic fruit are on the house!
     

For a comprehensive list of our benefits package and to learn more about what it’s like to work at LettUs Grow – visit our careers page!