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 who’s looking to take the next step in their Mechanical Engineering career to join our cutting-edge Engineering team and lead or contribute to equipment development projects.
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.
Experience developing mechanical designs and drawings using solid modeling CAD software, SolidWorks, machine layouts and Bill of Materials
An impressive number of industry connections, and you’re able to prototype quickly using your connections at machine and fab shops in the NYC and NJ metro area
Experience conducting design reviews
Previously developed, evaluated, and improved manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards.
A demonstrated knowledge and experience with mechanical process equipment, process automation systems, plumbing pneumatics, steel and aluminum welding and sanitary design.
A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent work experience.
A portfolio showing examples of equipment design
You may also have:
15+ years experience with food grade equipment (food packaging, food processing, food conveyance) and sanitary design
Demonstrated experience leading equipment development projects with budgets of ~$1M and 6-18 month time frames.
Experience with robotic conveyance for loading and unloading.
Experience developing warehouse management systems, equipment and conveyance.
Medical or military experience
Masters in Engineering or PE license