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Senior Process Engineer
Tel Aviv, Israel
We are looking for an experienced Senior Process Engineer to join our team.
As a Senior Process Engineer, your main focus will be to scale-up our proprietary fermentation and food manufacturing.
- Work closely with all teams to scale up and mechanize our production processes
- Work with external consultants and machine suppliers to source and build the company’s future product lines and processes
- Create process and machine specifications, including rates, energy and infrastructure COGS, FTE requirements, and identifications of process bottlenecks.
- Conduct techno economic modeling of our process and competing processes
- Plan our pilot plant in collaboration w. consultants and other team members
- Manage technical procurement, and engage with suppliers and consultants independently
- Manage the process from raw materials to a product, including project management, planning, and BOM
- Prototype technical solutions for other teams, including hands-on prototyping in our inhouse workshop (gigs, machine hacks etc., simple electronics and mechanics)
- B.Sc. or B.Sc. (preferably MSc or PhD) in Engineering; mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or similar discipline.
- 5+ years of industry experience as a lead/senior process development engineer or technical operations manager preferably in manufacturing and multidisciplinary projects
- Excellent technical & scientific acumen and ability to thrive in a multidisciplinary team
- 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
- Fast thinker, and even faster in execution
- Excellent written and verbal communication in Hebrew and English
The perfect candidate also has:
- Experience in the food, pharma, or fermentation industries
- Proven experience in building a production line
- Previous knowledge of QA/QC procedures and food safety
- Prior startup experience