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Mechanical Engineer

Tel Aviv, Israel

We are looking for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to join our team. 

As a Mechanical Engineer, your main focus will be to lead the design, assembly and testing of machinery for Chunk Foods production line, and scale-up our proprietary fermentation and food manufacturing process.


  • Design and develop all mechanical aspects of our production processes
  • Create mechanical specifications for production machinery
  • Work closely with the R&D teams to mechanize and scale up our production processes
  • Work with external consultants and machine suppliers to source and build the company’s future product lines and processes
  • Plan our production line in collaboration with other team members and consultants
  • Prepare and conduct internal DRs with the engineering team, and lead DRs with external suppliers
  • Develop creative design solutions to accommodate R&D requirements, including hands-on prototyping at our inhouse workshop, as well as working with external manufacturers (jigs, machine hacks, simple electronics and mechanics)


  • BSc or higher degree (preferably MSc or PhD) in mechanical engineering
  • 3+ years of industry experience, preferably related to design and manufacturing in multidisciplinary projects
  • Proficient in CAD software and Office/Google suite
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes and design for manufacturing (conventional and CNC machining, sheet metal, 3D printing)
  • Excellent technical & scientific acumen and ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary team
  • Problem-solving, DIY and get-things-done approach
  • Strong project management and analytical skills 
  • Proven experience in managing industrial machinery suppliers and external consultants abroad
  • Willingness to work long hours in a very fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in Hebrew and English

The perfect candidate also has:

  • Experience in the food, pharma, or fermentation industries
  • Experience in coding, microcontrollers (such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi), automation
  • Proven experience in building a production line
  • Automation experience
  • Prior startup experience
  • Hands-on experience with workshop machinery in a factory or maker environment

or send your CV to hello@chunkfoods.com