Posted on :
16 Oct, 2018
16 Oct, 2018
Aspire Food Group is an international social enterprise dedicated to the sustainable practice of farming edible insects. With offices in the US and Ghana, Aspire seeks to farm locally desired insects as a way to address food insecurity. In Ghana, Aspire farms the palm weevil larva, a local delicacy that has been traditionally harvested. Aspire Ghana seeks to rapidly scale its production, co-develop packaged products, take advantage of export opportunities to other West African countries and to advance research on the palm weevil larva.
Job Title: Design Engineer (with CAD Proficiency)
Aspire is looking for a passionate individual to join the organization as a Design Engineer. We are in a high period of growth, scaling up insect production in one facility and looking to expand into a larger facility. The role will require the individual to get a thorough understanding of our systems and processes used to farm, store and process feed/insects. The individual will play a key role in optimizing industrial processes and designing the new production facility. The individual will perform assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic mechanical engineering principles. They will be required to consult with the R&D and Operations teams regarding equipment needs and specifications. Completion of an undergraduate degree in an Engineering discipline is required. You must be able to transport yourself to the on-site location of our farm on Mango Road, KNUST Campus on a daily basis.
Start Date: As soon as possible
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Mobile allowance immediately and health insurance after a 3-month probation period
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and CV addressed to Ms. Kusum Wijesekera at [email protected]
Only qualified applicants will be contacted.