Industry and Manufacturing

Director of Engineering (Hardware)

The Company

We are excited to partner with a startup that is building out the infrastructure for the next generation bioreactors and operating systems that will industrialize cultivated meats.

The technology platform is a combination of hardware (industrial scale) and software with advanced sensors and model-based controls that allow for intelligence decision making and the ability to efficiently operate a large facility with a small team.

We are seeking a Director of Engineering with experience in equipment design and production. This leader will play a critical role in establishing our client as the cutting-edge producer of industrial bioreactors and lead team(s) responsible for design, manufacturing, and rapid prototyping

Your Impact

You will bring engineering and operations leadership and know-how to a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and modelers, helping to establish a robust design and production process. The Director of Engineering will be a focused, adaptable, creative problem-solver, responsible for executing the planning and processes necessary to support our pilot- and industrial-scale launches (i.e., development, rapid prototyping, fabrication, deployment).

  • Build, scale, and lead an engineering team focused on production of industrial scale equipment
  • Oversee rapid prototyping, mechanics, instrumentation, automation, and integration
  • Oversee supply chain, fabrication, and delivery of bioreactor products and facilities
  • Build team capable of quickly delivering new, cutting edge products
  • Work closely with OEMs, integrators, fabricators, and other key stakeholders
  • Adhere to the safety and quality standards through product life cycles

About You

  • 7+ years of engineering and operations experience
  • 3+ years of experience managing production processes and teams
  • 3+ years of experience in biotech, pharma, food, or fermentation context preferred
  • Strong business acumen and executive-level planning skills a must
  • Experience working with OEMs and fabricators a plus
  • Excitement to scale new technology from idea to massive scale
  • Knowledge of equipment qualification processes, and various regulations / guidelines and compliance protocols a plus



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