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Why joining our team?

CarpeCarbon is the first Italian company focusing on carbon removal by Direct Air Capture (DAC). Founded in 2022 in Turin, we are working to create innovative momentum for a newborn industry that holds great perspectives for our future. Our team has put together knowledge, skills, and experience to create a company that will be a game-changer in mitigating the climate crisis and leading the industrial transition to Net Zero. We care for the cause with motivation, passion, and enthusiasm. 

But to change our path for a better future we also need to change how we work for it. 

In CarpeCarbon, we take ownership of our role and we grow with the company, trusting each other, celebrating differences, and accepting failure (it is part of the deal). Each one of us is asked to build a company that supports work-life balance and creates a pleasant and inclusive work environment. 

If you are looking for an exciting career in a fast-paced startup and thrive on challenges that brig us closer to tackle climate change, we encourage you to apply.

 

You can do that by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant qualifications and experiences to recruiting@carpecarbon.com

We are continually seeking enthusiastic and talented individuals who share our vision and want to make a difference!

Job openings

Mechanical Engineer

Overview of the role:

We are seeking a skilled and motivated Engineer to join our Engineering team. Working in close connection with the R&D scientists, the successful candidate will carry out the modelling of our pilot facility components and lines, their prototyping and testing steps and their final integration into the main production plant. Moreover he/she will be asked to manage the overall plant 3D Model and to prepare all the necessary documents  for the procurement phase. The Mechanical R&D Engineer will also be responsible of interacting with potential suppliers, aligning technical offers and following up selected placed orders till their dispatchment at site. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to follow up the whole pilot plant development and the subsequent scalability of the same by analyzing its performances.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze the feasibility of a product through conceptual 3D models verifying they will achieve the required performance, safety, and ruling standards

  • Mechanical systems design with CAD software: from the early engineering to the manufacturing phase, moving through the bench testing and prototyping phase.

  • Extracting detailed design drawings, writing specifications, and performing subcontractor design reviews.

  • Help defining the modeling and simulation strategies, actively engaging and coordinating with the R&D team.

  • DFMEA, PFMEA and DVP&R development on new components and processes.

  • Supporting the development of new company standards and calculation models.

  • Integration of the mechanical systems developed and management of the Pilot Plant 3D model.”

  • Provide direct or indirect support by gathering data for permit applications, submitting documentation to public offices and related duties.

  • Align vendors technical quotations (both relative to the prototyping phase and to the operation phase).

  • Support the procurement process.

  • Perform post-order technical follow up directly interacting with vendors.

  • Provide commissioning and startup assistance.

  • Collaborate with external partners, such as research institutions.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of working experience.

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar field.

  • Experience with a CAD mechanical software (Solid Edge is a plus).

  • Experience with AutoCAD LT and Office Package.

  • FEM and CFD analysis experience is a plus.

  • Experience with Material Order technical follow-up and Vendor relationship.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Great teamwork and communication abilities.

  • Fluent in professional English.

  • Enthusiastic about broadening his/her technological expertise.

  • Knowledge of vacuum systems and carbon capture technology is a plus.

 

Our offer:

  • A purpose-driven company with the exciting mission to fight climate change on solid scientific ground.

  • Competitive salary and additional remuneration benefits, including meal vouchers and a company welfare program.

  • Opportunity for professional and personal growth.

  • Work flexibly, either remotely or at our HQ in Turin city center.

  • Inclusive working environment, with an attention to work-life balance.

 

Application Process:

If you are passionate about tech solutions to climate change and fit the job profile, we strongly encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant qualifications and experiences to recruiting@carpecarbon.com

Join us to drive innovative solutions that make a difference!

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