Mechanical Engineer
In Ovo
Afwisselend Ochten, Leiden en Dorum (Duitsland), Netherlands
6 uur geleden

Who are we?

Over the past 10 years, In Ovo has been developing and implementing our high-tech Ella machine, which can determine the gender of eggs.

This prevents the culling of millions of chicks per machine and has a massive impact on animal welfare and efficiency, saves resources, and creates a more ethically acceptable egg production channel.

With new legislation and interest from retailers coming up in multiple countries, we see more and more hatcheries requesting the In Ovo solution to support their business.

We will grow considerably as a company, continue to improve our machines and will put many machines in the market, in order to end the culling of chicks completely.

This way, we will make a significant, positive impact on animal welfare and sustainability in the global poultry sector over the coming years.

You will be joining a young and ambitious team that likes to have fun. The entire team works ambitiously to realize the success of the company and our solutions.

This creates many challenges and therefore also many victories, and successes are there to be celebrated. In short : a pleasant and informal atmosphere! Catching up with colleagues is extremely valuable to us to maintain our connection.

Who are you?

As a mechanical engineer , you and your In Ovo colleagues will be responsible for developing and implementing solutions to improve the output of our machine the hatchery.

You will collaborate with other team members and several partner companies.

We are looking for someone who doesn't mind a technical challenge and is eager to come up with great technical solutions.

You are hands on and are not afraid to implement them with the team. With our gender screening solution, we can change the global poultry industry for the better and we look for people who are driven by the same motivation as we are.

Furthermore :

  • You are an engineer (bachelor or master) and you are a good one
  • You have five years experience with automating industrialized processes
  • You have experience with 3D CAD modelling and have a broad technical skillset
  • You enjoy challenges, have shown you can come up with creative and pragmatic solutions to problems and don't mind building stuff yourself
  • You have a talent for project management
  • You have a driving license
  • You are involved, stress-resistant, and able to act within a hectic environment
  • Your communication skills (in Dutch and English) are good and you can easily communicate with various levels within the organization.
  • You are curious to understand the complex technical approach of In Ovo and quickly become familiar with new techniques
  • What do we offer?

  • Working at a scale-up company, with the unique opportunity to contribute to the development of exciting innovations with a global impact on the welfare of billions of animals
  • Collaboration with smart colleagues in a diverse team
  • Lots of room for own initiative
  • Salary based on knowledge and experience
  • Flexible working to ensure a balance between family and working life
  • A pension plan
  • At In Ovo, we embrace diversity. We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive work environment. We firmly believe that a variety of backgrounds & perspectives make our team stronger.

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