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Senior Mechanical System Architect

Netherlands, EindhovenProduct DevelopmentSenior

Job description

Climate change is real and we need to act fast. Our purpose is to restore the carbon balance in our atmosphere. We believe it’s important to have a positive impact on society, the economy, and the climate.

Do you enjoy taking the lead in projects while being hands-on and developing (modules of) our direct air-capturing systems? Join our team as our new Mechanical System Architect.

Your mission

In this role, you will take responsibility for projects that develop and build (modules of) our DAC systems; both on the technical side as well as project management side (your first focus should be on tech, not PM).

This role is a combination of technical lead and project lead. You are an entrepreneurial senior mechanical system designer and enjoy leading a (junior) team of multidisciplinary colleagues. Your responsibilities are partly the technical architecture of module design and partly being the leader of the projects. We are looking for a hands-on and decisive project leader.

Your responsibilities as technical lead

  • Taking the lead in designing (modules of)Carbyon DAC systems from a-z

  • Making high-level design choices 

  • Including different disciplines in the design (e.g. the development of a vacuum system or air movement)

  • Contributing in pilots projects

Your responsibilities as project lead

  • Leading a project and team of 5-10 colleagues in the day-to-day management

  • Keeping deadlines for finished projects and working within a given timeframe

  • Stakeholder management

  • Project planning

Why join us?

We are a purpose-driven international and multidisciplinary team of engineers, researchers, and business professionals. At the heart of this, all are the people who are energized by our purpose: to reverse climate change! Furthermore...

  • Make a real difference in one of the biggest challenges of our time.
  • Become part of a fun, experienced, international, and ambitious team.

  • Work in a start-up where everything needs attention and changes so… never a dull moment.

  • Work in an autonomous, hybrid environment where flexibility and ownership are highly stimulated.

  • Daily walks around the High Tech Campus with your team.

  • Join in monthly fun team events and activities such as jeu de boules and pizza nights.

  • A permanent contract and other benefits that you can find below.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Has a Bachelor or Master in a relevant field such as mechanical engineering or applied physics. 

  • Has a least 7 years of relevant working experience, preferably 2 or 3 years experience in system architecture/project management. 

  • Can keep up with multiple projects side-by-side while maintaining a high-level overview of all aspects involved. 

  • Has the drive to think out-of-the-box and great leadership skills to do things better or smarter. 

  • Has the ability to connect with various stakeholders through great communication skills.

  • Feels responsible to make your own decisions and is assertive in pragmatic in order to make these decisions. 

  • Has good English language skills, both spoken and written.

  • Is energized by our purpose and is ready to take a leap into our startup.

  • Is living within commuting distance from Eindhoven or willing to move there, because that’s where our magic happens!

About Carbyon

At Carbyon we envision and contribute to a future where fossil carbon is entirely replaced by atmospheric carbon. Our breakthrough technology enables extreme energy efficiency and low manufacturing costs, turning it into an economically viable solution that can be scaled up worldwide. 

Are you ready energized by our purpose and driven to work together on our mission? Please reach out to us.
We would love meet you!

Netherlands, Eindhoven
Product Development


Perks & Benefits

30 paid days-off

You are entitled to 30 paid vacation days per year.

Flexible hours

You choose which working hours suit you best during the week.

Work equipment

You receive a company laptop and we cover your phone bill expenses.

Hybrid work

You can work from home or our office, whatever you prefer.

Permanent contract

You receive a permanent contract because we believe in our people.

More benefits will follow

As our company grows, our benefits grow with us. To be continued...