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Mechanical Designer - Freelance job in Petaluma

World Centric jobs
California (CA), Petaluma
Company Type:  Certified B Corporation
Industry:  Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing
Job Type:  Engineering
Experience:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Employment:  Contract
Salary and Benefits:  DOE
Impact Area:  Environmental Sustainability
Company Name:  World Centric

Location
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California (CA)
City:  Petaluma
Zip / Postal Code:  94952
Map: 
Petaluma, CA, USA (Show on map)

Description

Our every action has an impact on the well-being of our planet and our everyday decisions can help create a better world for all. World Centric certified compostable tableware, cutlery and food packaging provides eco-friendly alternatives to everyday consumption choices, which can help minimize social & economic inequalities, reduce the impact of our consumption on the environment and help create a better and sustainable world.

World Centric started as a non-profit in 2004 and now is a California Benefit Corporation and a certified B-Corp. We offset all our carbon emissions and donate a minimum 25% of profits to environmentally and socially conscious organizations.

 

We are looking for an excellent mechanical engineer for a freelance project involving dispensing products in the foodservice industry. The engineer would be required to review and work around existing patents to devise an elegant, low cost, usable, and easily manufactured solution. 
 
Deliverables/Tasks
  • Audit existing mechanical solutions and relevant IP protection
  • Translate customer, manufacturing, and marketing requirements into an engineered product solution
  • Develop mechanical dispensing concepts presented in 2D to 3D CAD modeling/drawings demonstrating solutions
  • Design all components using design tools that meet specific requirements of manufacturing suppliers
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on testing and ranking of actual prototypes to provide analysis 
  • Support the proposed solution with part drawings, 3D detailed assembly drawings, part specifications, and an engineering BOM
  • Additional non-essential capabilities desired in tooling and prototyping
To be considered, please forward information about your background and services along with a link to a portfolio website or PDF with relevant work.   Please send information to jobs-me(a)worldcentric.org.  This is a contract position.
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