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Senior Process Engineer

Tel Aviv, Israel

As a Senior Process Engineer, your main focus will be to scale-up our proprietary fermentation and food manufacturing.

Responsibilities:

  • 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) 

Requirements:

  • 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

or send your CV to hello@chunkfoods.com