Livin Farms Vacancy: R&D Engineer

You are an R&D engineer with experience in the bio-based industries (ideally insect farming) and are excited to join an international and growing team to invent the future of food production? Then scroll down to check what we´re looking for and write to contact@livinfarms.com!

ABOUT LIVIN FARMS

We, Livin Farms, are creating and shaping an innovative new food sector: edible insects!
We are about to ship our first desktop Hive to efficiently grow mealworms on your kitchen counter for which we have successfully finished a Kickstarter campaign (livinhive) and secured first VC funding. We are a truly global startup company with operations in both Hong Kong and the maker paradise of the world, Shenzhen, China! There, we are working out of our investor´s office space, surrounded by about 20 international ground-breaking technology startup teams: https://hax.co/ We are now developing an exciting and challenging new product- and this is where you come in!

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead R&D Engineering (both holistically on mechanical components and electronics) for insect farming equipment
  • Lead Testing and Evaluation during all stages of product development
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to take projects from specification and schedule, through implementation,DFM, manufacturing, and onward to launch and scaling

  • YOUR PROFILE
  • A combination of education or experience in Engineering:
  • ideally Mechatronics: mechanical understanding plus skills in electrical engineering
  • and
  • Bio-Engineering: applying engineering skills to develop novel insect farming methods (valid experiences might also be in related fields, e.g. urban farming, plant growing, etc)
  • Experience in rapid prototyping and testing
  • Eagerness to learn quickly and test and iterate ideas quickly
  • Ideally experience in setting up controlled climatic environments
  • Hands-on approach and leadership mentality
  • Written and spoken fluency in English
  • You like to work in startup environments, you are flexible and work independently. You are ideally based in either Shenzhen/Hong Kong area or Europe. You are willing to travel or to move.
  • You are excited to grow the future of food production with us!

  • BENEFITS
  • Lead Position in a promising emerging industry sector
  • Diverse and global work environment, exposure to international partners and collaborators
  • Flexible work and vacation schedule

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