Mechanical Engineer / Co-founder (full time/part time)

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published on Jan 15, 2020 05:31 PM

κ3lab, a dynamic startup in the recycling industry, is looking for a Co-founder with a focus on Engineering.

κ3lab aims to foster conscious waste management around the world, by offering innovative solutions to sort and manage municipal packaging waste. κ3lab core competence is in the development of technologies around optical sorting. κ3lab is at an exciting stage in its development and is currently incubated at the high-tech incubator, Science Park Graz.

We are currently building up an extensive network of partners in the academic, as well as, industrial world to prove the feasibility of key technologies and to foster their adoption. κ3lab has a solid funding roadmap and looking to expand!



• background in industrial engineering (Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering)
• knowledgeable in plant planning and automation
• know-how on waste management and recycling beneficial
• passionate about sustainability and environmental protection
• entrepreneurial mindset
• flexible, hands on mentality
• committed to the company mission, willing to engage personally and financially.


• act as technical project leader from feasibility to go-to-market
• specify and design the machine and its mechanical components
• define and execute the tests in the different development stages
• define the requirements for automation and control
• coordinate external partners (academic and industrial) involved in mechanical design and in automation
• interface with sensor developers to optimize the sensor-machine interaction


What we offer:
• the opportunity to form the company‘s strategy and culture form its very beginning
• greatest flexibility in terms of tasks and working time.
• a dynamic and international work environment, with excellent connections to the startup community in the region
• workplace in the center of Graz
• as Co-founder you will be entitled to profit shares and will have a managing role; salary conditions to be discussed


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