Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
The Innovation Engineering and Program Delivery (IEPD) unit serve as the Ministry's core technical competence on environmental issues, safety standards, sector innovation and technical expertise for the agri-food community.
The IEPD unit is hiring for three (3) engineering positions: Water Management Engineer, Automation & Technology Engineer, and Horticultural & Greenhouse Cropping Engineer.
Water Management Engineering Specialist:
Develop engineering solutions focused on optimizing water management at the farm level. This includes water efficiency measures, drainage solutions and water treatment technologies.
Automation & Technology Engineering Specialist:
Assess and explore opportunities for technical advancement across supply chains to improve the overall sustainability of the agricultural and food processing sector.
Horticultural & Greenhouse Cropping Engineering Specialist:
Develop engineering solutions to optimize crop production and processing by exploring efficiencies across the supply chain for all horticultural cropping (e.g. field & greenhouse) systems in Ontario.