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Senior Mechanical Engineer- Research - SF (BH0033)

Charm Industrial

Charm Industrial

Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
About Charm
Our mission is to return the atmosphere to 280 ppm CO₂. We convert excess inedible biomass into carbon-rich bio-oil and inject it into underground storage for permanent carbon removal. At scale we can use bio-oil to make fossil-free iron.
Our carbon removal pathway took off in 2020 with initial purchases from customers like Stripe, Shopify & Microsoft. Since then we’ve scaled to thousands of tons of carbon removal, over a hundred employees, and now have three locations in San Francisco, Colorado, and Kansas. Come join us in 2024 as we aim to become one of the first companies to put 10,000 tons of carbon back underground!
We're looking to expand our team of ambitious creative and hands-on forward-thinking humans. We value psychological safety and collaboration. We take calculated risks and don't sweep mistakes under the rug; instead, we pin them to the wall and learn from them. We value that everyone’s unique backgrounds and perspectives shape their work. We encourage you to read our company values.
Come help us reverse climate change. Gigatons or bust!

About the Role:

  • We’re looking for an experienced mechanical engineer who can support our efforts towards exploring novel technologies and pathways.
  • This role will interface with cross-functional teams including fabrication, electronics, test, and development.
  • This role includes the design, fabrication, and testing of part or whole systems.

Your Responsibilities:

  • You will serve as a senior engineering resource on the SF Research team, which is currently responsible for evaluating novel technologies and pathways for Charm.
  • You will be responsible for designing parts of a test system, overseeing fabrication and installation, creating test matrices, and using data from testing to evaluate performance.
  • In building those test systems, you’ll interface cross-functionally with fabrication and electronics resources to see these designs through to fruition.

You Bring:

  • Seasoned mechanical engineering experience
  • CAD knowledge is a must, we use Solidworks
  • Familiar with GD&T, familiar with basic fabrication techniques
  • Familiarity with electromechanical systems
  • Hands-on experience
  • Ability to communicate priorities and work cross-functionally
  • Able to travel up to 20% of the time
  • An excitement for hardware that has the potential to positively impact climate change!

Bonus, if You Bring:

  • Chemical process equipment design experience
  • Experience with fluid and/or thermal systems
  • Managed/mentored junior engineers previously
  • Experience with solids handling is a plus
What We Offer
· Stock options
· Health benefits (medical, dental, vision)
· Traditional and Roth 401(k) with a 50% match on contributions up to 6%
· Paid time off, including parental leave
· A yearly professional development stipend
· Healthy snacks and lunches for onsite employees
· A sweet workplace with lots of space inside and out
· A chance to pivot into a role in climate!
Visa Sponsorship Policy
Since we are a small startup, certain accommodations for visa sponsorship may not be within our capability. At this time, Charm Industrial is only sponsoring E3 and TN visas.
Our Commitment
Charm Industrial is an equal opportunity employer with a firm commitment to growing our team in an inclusive way, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, medical condition, age, or veteran status. The consequences of climate change inherently affect some more than others, and we need a diverse team to help us save our little planet most effectively & justly. We are excited about all of those who choose to apply, and for those who end up joining us, to see how you better us as a team and company. We are more than the sum of our parts.