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Product Design Engineer

Full time
Apply by 18 September 2020

Job description

Who is the Product Design Engineer at Sistema.bio?

Reporting to the Technical Director INDIA, you will be responsible for leading Product Innovation work in Sistema.bio for Developing Cost effective Product innovations operated on Biogas.

You’ll be in charge of:

  • Defining product requirements by conducting field and stakeholder studies
  • Planning and setting clear timelines and stages of product development
  • Designing systems, concepts, models and prototypes for new product features and innovations
  • Coordinating day to day design and prototyping activities with technicians and vendors/ fabricators/ service providers
  • Testing and collecting performance data of each design innovation
  • Conducting user trials and feedback on user experience
  • Defining technical specifications including BOM for all developed products
  • Supporting production team for pilot production of new products/ systems

More about YOU:

  • Ability of understanding product requirements by interacting with end users and other stakeholders
  • 5-7 years of proven experience of developing products with strong technical skills to build, test and scale innovations
  • Very comfortable to be In the field, interacting with rural customers and working closely with Rural Technical team members.
  • Interdisciplinary bent of mind and acumen to integrate systems and approaches for serving the end user
  • Engineering Acumen to systematically build technical systems, test and measure their performance, and revise designs based on Data
  • Compelling communication & documentation skills to capture and present all stages of product development to stakeholders
  • Comfortable to build teams/ infrastructure/capacity from scratch in a startup environment

Background - Engineer with Product Design education.

Growth - As a part of this role, you have the opportunity to lead product Innovation within Sistema.bio India, and grow to become an Innovation Manager after 3-4 years of successful work.


About Sistema.bio

Sistema.bio is a leading social enterprise operating in Latin America, India, and Africa by bringing technology, training and financing to farmers. Headquartered in Mexico City, Sistema.bio promotes a world where waste is a resource, and farmers are empowered and productive. We manufacture, sell, install and finance our patented biodigester systems for small and medium scale farmers to convert their waste into economic, health and environmental benefits.

By the end of 2021, our goal is to have installed biodigesters for over 200,000 people in 15 countries where they lack access to clean, renewable and cost-effective energy. 

Sistema.bio is the 2019 Ashden Clean Cooking Awards winner and the 2017 Buckminster Fuller Institute Finalist.

You can be a part of this impact story! 

What it is like to work at Sistema.bio

  • Entrepreneurial cultureYour ideas matter. We believe in empowering people to own their projects and be able to take responsibility for them.
  • Passion and purposeWorking at Sistema.bio, you will work with a very passionate team that believes strongly in working for the social and environmental impact they want to see.
  • A growing team with growing opportunities: Sistema.bio is on its way to double in size in the coming years. This growth will open new roles, new countries and a world of new opportunities! We have a roll-up-your-sleeves culture where we offer new opportunities for our team members’ careers based on their skills, interests and aspirations.
  • Time in the field with the small and medium-scale farmersAt Sistema.bio, we are passionate about understanding and serving our customers: small and medium-scale farmers. Working with Sistema.bio, we will make sure that regardless of your background, you get to spend time in the field with farmers and genuinely understand their challenges and their everyday concerns.
  • We care about your career progression: We have a strong culture of training and investing in developing our people. As a Sistema.bio employee, you’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to training programs, and clear tracking of your performance and career development twice a year. 
  • Work-life balanceAt Sistema.bio, we know you’re at your best when you’re rested and healthy. We therefore give you generous holidays options, parental leave, we pay for your health protection and give you options to work remotely when needed and possible.


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