Mechanical Engineer (f/m/d)

Let’s make the world a better place one tasty bite at a time.
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We are Planted. After years of research, founded in July 2019 as a spin-off from ETH Zurich, it is our very aim to make the world better. With a revolutionary plan: Meat from plants.

Planted is more than a delicious product – it’s also an attitude. We want to radically change the way people consume and perceive meat. And to trigger a switch from eating animal- to plant-based proteins.

We are making a change. Not only because we can. But because we have to. Do you want to be a part of it?

As a Mechanical Engineer, you will design and construct new development and processing equipment from scratch to produce the next generation of plant-based food products.

Your mission:

  • You ideate and design new parts, setups and whole machines for the development and production of plant-based meat
  • You implement and improve new processing equipment in close collaboration with the Science, Product Development and Production teams
  • You support the optimization and automation of production processes
  • You manage and organize multiple projects
  • You work in cross-functional teams

You:

  • are a self-driven person with a practical formation in a related field (“KonstrukteurIn”, “MechatronikerIn”) with a higher education specialized in Mechanical Engineering and +3 years of relevant industrial experience
  • have relevant experience in designing new machine parts and whole machines, preferably for the food and pharma sector
  • are skilled in CAD (Autodesk Inventor)
  • Programming skills are a plus (Microcontrollers, PLC)
  • are enthusiastic about working with plant-based meat and sustainable food
  • are comfortable with working under pressure, unconventional scientific ideas and with handling unfamiliar situations and deadlines
  • are a team-player and responsibility-taker with an entrepreneurial mindset and a high level of independence
  • are creative and excellent communication skills
  • are fluent in German and English
  • are allowed to work in Switzerland (valid work permit)

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact michele.fuhrer@eatplanted.com.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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