Adrian Jose Robotic Systems Ltd
Opening your world to Robotic Milking

About us

Adrian Jose

A Wealth of Experience in the Farming World

Jan 2018 – Present

SG & GH Jose

Trengune Farm, Cornwall

Dairy Farm Manager on parents’ farm – Organic Robotic Dairy Farm

  • Management of 95-cow organic dairy herd. Plus 30 youngstock
  • Installed and maintain 2x DeLaval milking robots
  • Designed the robotic and grazing system

Jan 2014 – Jan 2019

DeLaval

Southern England

Area Sales Manager – Voluntary Milking Systems (VMS), Milk cooling systems, Management software

  • Dealer support for southern England – Product support, system design, drawings, pricing, farmer and dealer training.
  • Project Management.
  • Direct Sales to farmers.

March 2013 – Jan 2014

Dairy Centre LTD

Cornwall, UK       

Technical Specialist /Sales – VMS and Capital Plant 

  • Technical support for Dairy Centre Ltd – VMS, Capital Plant and all products sold by Dairy Centre.
  • Sales, direct to farmers for all of Dairy Centres Products Including VMS, Parlour, Software Systems including Activity Systems, Calve Machines, Scraper systems, And Calf machines, inc CQT drawing designs for the VMS and Parlours.
  • Farmer and Engineer Training on all products.

Oct 2011 – March 2013

DeLaval

UK and NI        

Technical Specialist – VMS and Capital Plant 

  • Technical support for UK and NI – VMS and Capital Plant.
  • Dealer Support for the Southern England and Wales – VMS and Capital Plant.
  • Support for the SW Sales team for VMS, inc CQT drawing designs.
  • Farmer and Engineer Training on VMS and Capital Plant.

2008 – 2011

DeLaval

UK and NI        

Technical Support and Project Management (VMS)

  • Technical support for UK and NI – Voluntary Milking Systems (VMS).
  • Dealer Support for the South West – VMS.
  • Part of the SW Sales team for VMS.
  • CQT drawing designs for VMS.
  • Farmer and Engineer Training on VMS

2006 to 2008

Self-employed

Cornwall

Robotic milking systems

  • Designed, sold and installed secondhand Robotic milking Systems.
  • Groundwork & building work for the Robotic installations.
  • Designed and built a milk transfer and washing system (Pneumatic Valves and PLC)
  • Designed and built a heifer training system for robots (networked to robot and using a PLC)
  • Designed and built a cow separation system using light sensors etc
  • Fault finding on the secondhand robots during and after installation
  • Extra low voltage systems for the installation, including the use and programming of Zelio PLCs and pump protection relays.
  • New Electrical Installations. Three phase, Split phase and Single phase
  • Gave presentations to farming groups about robotic systems.

1994 to 2005

SG & GH Jose & Son

Trengune Farm, Cornwall

Partner of dairy and pig farm business

  • Managed 120-cow dairy herd.
  • Maintained Fullwood Merlin Robotic Milking System
  • Milked in and maintained our 12 x 24 Westfelia parlour with auto ID and separation, (Pre robot)
  • Carried out most of the electrical maintenance and installations in later years.
  • Used Sage accounts running the dairy Business.
  • Farmhouse rewiring during renovations.
  • Computer Building & Maintenance of computer Systems
  • Worked as a team to build a timber framed garage and farm buildings.

1993

Arnold & Willis Wren

Cobden, Canada

Farm Assistant

  • I spent 9 months participating in an agricultural exchange experience in Canada where I developed many skills to progress my farming knowledge.
  • Improved my social skills.
  • Managed the mixed farm while they were on short holidays

EDUCATION

  • Training at DeLaval 2008 – 2013
  • Advanced Farm Management training
  • Rotary Control & Touch Screen Technical Training
  • DCC training (Delaval Cell Counter)
  • VMS Basic Training (2008)
  • VMS Service training, inc Atlas Copco (2009)
  • VMS FCC and BCC Training (2009)
  • VMS Technical update training (2009 – 2011)
  • Dairy Farm Academy level 2 (2011)
  • Technical update Capital Plant Training 2011
  • Health and Safety Training (2012)
  • MEA Level 1 & 2 (2012)
  • Electrical Qualifications – North Devon College
  • 2391: Testing and Inspecting.  Passed Practical and written exams. (Sept-Dec 2006)
  • 2381: 16th Passed (M ay 2006)
  • 2377: PAT Testing.  Passed (June 2007)
  • Water Regulations
  • WRAS: Passed May 2007
  • NVQ Levels 1&2 IT Computer users – The Learning Shop Bude (2004-2005)
  • IT Principles
  • Database
  • Spreadsheets
  • NVQ Level 3 in Livestock Production– Duchy College (2004)
  • National certificate in Agriculture – Duchy College (1990)
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