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Head of Engineering & Manufacturing

Tel Aviv, Israel

We are looking for an experienced Head of Engineering & Manufacturing to join our team. 

As the Head of Engineering & Manufacturing, you will lead a team of engineers in the development of our core products and technology from lab to pilot scale and full production scale and develop new technologies for future production methods. 

Responsibilities:

  • Guide and manage the engineering team in scale-up and manufacturing of our core technology from lab to pilot and production-scale
  • Develop strategy for technical programs and scaleup strategy 
  • Manage the engineering team, assign tasks, priorities and responsibilities.  
  • Lead all technical aspects of process optimization and manufacturing expansion efforts (site selection, machine procurement, machine design, hiring)
  • Hands on work and mentorship along with the engineering team

Requirements:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. (preferably MSc or PhD) in Engineering; mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or similar discipline. 
  • 7+  yrs experience as an engineering & manufacturing senior manager, or higher, preferably in food, medical device or pharma.
  • Capable of navigating complex technical and team challenges.
  • Ability to thrive in a diverse, multinational team.
  • Proven experience in bringing multidisciplinary products from idea to scaleup and production.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing machinery, processes and operation
  • Proven hands on experience and approach to machines production lines and manufacturing systems
  • Excellent English and Hebrew (Including presentation skills) 
  • Proven experience managing teams and suppliers 

The perfect candidate also has:

  • Experience in the food, pharma, or fermentation industries 
  • Proven experience in building production lines
  • Knowledge of QA/QC procedures and food safety
  • Prior startup experience

or send your CV to hello@chunkfoods.com