Mechanical Engineer

We're looking for a hands-on engineer to support the development of cultured meat technology. Culturing meat (ie, growing real meat directly from animal cells) is still a labour-intensive and expensive endeavour. As an engineer in our automation team, you will help optimise the production process by developing tools and machines.

What you can achieve

- Making cultured meat a success by sharing your creativity and expertise in our team

- Develop and build unique concepts and technologies for a revolutionising industry

- Learn all about cell culture and biotechnology as you work closely with the other R&D teams

What we're looking for

- Bachelor's degree or vocational training in engineering or a related technical discipline

- Experience with CAD software packages

- 1+ years of experience with mechanical/electromechanical design and analysis (internship experience qualifies)

- "Can do" attitude and passion for the mission

Preferred skills and experience

- Strong technical insight

- Strong skills in CAD, preferably SolidWorks

- Experience in building and designing functional prototypes

- Experience with a variety of manufacturing methods: 3D printing, laser-cutting, CNC milling/lathe, moulding

- Broad material knowledge

- Experience in developing for clean and sterile processes a plus

- Experience with bio- or food technology a plus

- Knowledge of bioreactor design is a plus

What you can expect from us

We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will have a huge global impact. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will get to:

- Collaborate with a friendly, international team of world-class scientists and engineers in an "all-hands-on-deck" start-up environment

- Enjoy an enterprising environment with lots of freedom in your projects

- Combine science with a commercial goal

- Enjoy 25 days of paid leave per year

- Work in the beautiful, historical city of Maastricht

- As well as competitive remuneration, receive shares in the company

Sounds interesting?