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Job Description
Date Posted: Thursday 13 August 2020

We are looking for an Intermediate Mechanical Design Engineer to join our growing team. If you have a strong  background in mechanical engineering (BEng. min 2:1 and proven industry experience), an analytical approach to  problem solving and an interest in clean-tech, please get in touch. Your skill, insight and ingenuity will directly  shape Entocycle’s creation of the most efficient Black Soldier Fly factory in the world.

Salary: Competitive
Contract: Full-time employment or self-employed contractor considered
Location: London Bridge with opportunity to work part-time from home
Holiday Allowance: 36 days per annum inc. bank holidays
Anticipated start date: Oct 2020

About Entocycle:

We are the UK’s leading insect biotech company. Our mission is to sustainably feed the world with the power of insects. Here Silicon Valley technology meets food waste-recycling. We are developing the world's most efficient and sustainable system to produce protein by turning local food waste into protein-rich insects to feed animals.

The Role:

You will join an experienced team of engineers and entomologists to design and deliver a highly automated, smart  insect production facility - a groundbreaking project which will be the largest plant of its kind ever to be built in the  UK.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

- To define bespoke solutions based on sound engineering principles to challenging problems referencing the company's internal scientific data and prior art.
- Sound knowledge of mechanical engineering science and practice. (Stress & deflection of elements and structures, scientific method, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, powertrains, Design for Manual Assembly, Value engineering)
- To understand the underlying physics of complex problems and carry out appropriate calculations by hand or program to analyse and validate solutions.
- Be responsible for delivering parts, assemblies and systems from concept and proof of principle through to developed prototypes and production. Solid understanding of manufacturing processes and willingness to get hands dirty in installation and commissioning of designs.
- Develop 3D CAD (preferably SOLIDWORKS), engineering drawings and tolerance stacks for mechanical and electrical components and assemblies.
- Work closely with commercial and engineering disciplines to ensure that the product performance, reliability and cost expectations are clearly specified and met within the planned timeline of the project.

What we stand for

Our team is made up of a diverse group of people who are experts in their field. They care about our mission and  directly contribute to shaping our organisation. 
We want to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse society we work  in. We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in  accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.

We are proud of the working environment and culture we have built which can be summarised as follows:

We care: about the planet, our people and our customers 
We are brave: bold and courageous, always 
We are hungry, foolish and humble 
We commit to excellence and expect that from each other 
We have the freedom to make decisions: acting in the company’s best interest

Applications

Applications should be emailed to recruitment@entocycle.com. Please include the job title and your name in the subject line of your email (e.g. Intermediate Mechanical Engineer - Jane Doe). Applicants should include a covering letter, which  includes  examples  of  your  relevant  skills  and  experience, your  CV,  and  the  names  and  e-mail  addresses of two referees. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK. Applications must be received by 24 Aug 2020. 

Your Experience / Skills

Desired Skills & Experience

- Minimum 3 years experience
- Knowledge of food/feed factory processes and regulations (preferred)
- Process engineering experience (preferred)
- Experience working in a design team
- Experience working on similar design projects
- Working towards a chartership with IMechE or equivalent approval body (preferred)

Qualification:
BEng. min 2:1 and proven industry experience

Salary Range:
Competitive

Location
London Bridge

Industry
Sustainable Products

Placement Type:
Permanent / Self-employed Contractor Considered

If you are interested in applying for this job or would like to find out more, please send CV along with introductory email identifying this position to the contact details below:

Contact
Entocycle

ContactEmail
recruitment@entocycle.com

Contact Phone
07853 609284

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