Food Process Engineer (Karakuri)

Team: Accelerator - Design (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    The Role 🤖

    You will join a team of engineers and designers focused on understanding the needs of kitchen and catering professionals as well as restaurant diners. You will be working in conjunction with our software, design and robotics teams to deliver market-ready solutions as part of a small and dynamic team.
    Your role will be to work as part of this team developing novel develop machine architectures and food dispensing technologies.


    • You will be part of the team designing and developing the hardware and process engineering for Karakuri’s machines:
    • Design of food dispensing technology, based on a variety of technologies.
    • Physical design and oversight of manufacturing of the physical structure of our machines.
    • Ensuring the safety of our machines
    • Interfacing to the teams working on Karakuri’s wider software stack, especially working on machine vision and reinforcement learning.


    • 3-5 years of industry experience designing and building food production machinery.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical area (or equivalent work experience).
    • Experience putting in sourcing components and building manufacturing lines.

    • Essential skills & experience
    • Inventive and out-of-box thinker, strong interpersonal skills.
    • Self-starter, and able to work effectively in a global, distributed team.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Proficiency in 3D CAD modelling, SolidWorks, Fusion 360 or equivalent.
    • Able to model and size motors, drives etc

    • Desirable skills & experience
    • PLC and Motor controller programming
    • CE and other safety certifications
    • Experience with a wide variety of dispensing technologies:
    • Linear Weighers
    • Conveyors
    • Piston Pumps
    • Peristaltic Pumps


    • Competitive Salary
    • Stock Option Scheme
    • Bonus Scheme
    • Pension
    • Health Insurance
    • Life Insurance

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