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Mechanical Design Engineer

Mechanical Designer

AeroFarms is a change-the-world vertical farming company revolutionizing agriculture in the heart of Newark, NJ.  

The past 12 months have been an exciting time for us. Our team has grown five-fold during this period and we now need a special individual – someone who lives and breathes engineering, who’s looking to take the next step in their 10+ year Engineering career to join our cutting-edge team and take the lead in making detailed drawings of equipment during design and after building (“as built”) for large scale equipment constructed at one of our New Jersey farms.

We have:

An incredible ‘change-the-world’ company with the eyes of the world focused on our success
A team of motivated, intellectually curious individuals to support you
The backing of some seriously impressive firms including Goldman Sachs, Prudential and other leading venture funds.

You have:

A passion for engineering and have spent the last 10 years engineering/designing/drafting on equipment development teams
A demonstrated knowledge and experience with mechanical process equipment (example: mixers, extruders, packaging lines), and process automation systems (example: conveyors and PLC control systems).
Experience building a Bill of Materials and managing a change control (ECR) process
Previously used SolidWorks to develop mechanical designs and drawings and MS Office
Experience leading a change control board for engineering changes and other types of document control
A knack for adding detail to drawings made by others on an engineering team
The ability to convert sketches into drawings suitable for RFQs
A BS in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology or Associates in drafting or design or Mechanical Engineering Technology degree
A portfolio of examples of your work, interviewees will also be asked to spend an hour demonstrating Solidworks skills

You may also have:

Experience with food grade equipment (food packaging, food processing, food conveyance) and sanitary design
Autocad experience
Medical or military experience 
SolidWorks certification
Masters in Engineering or PE license

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