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Plant-e is hiring! Will you join us?

 

Our start-up on its way to a scale-up is looking for new team members.

Plant-e, founded in 2013, generates electricity with living plants and is the only known company in the world that generates carbon-negative electricity. It doesn't get any more sustainable than this!

We are a deep-tech company with a growing focus on market applications. We will grow from 7 to about 20 people in the coming two years.

At Plant-e we are jointly responsible for the result, which means that we work hard in being a team.

We are looking for ambitious people with a green heart and a pragmatic focus. Do you want to contribute to making the world more sustainable? And do you want to work in a young, dynamic and fast-growing team? Apply for this opportunity or one of our other job offers!

 

We are looking for:

 


 

ELECTRONIC ENGINEER

 

your challenge

  • Assisting the R&D and Sales and Marketing department in every electronics related project, including:
  • Fundamental and applied technical development of low-power harvesting
  • Technical development of application electronics with our partners in R&D
  • Build prototypes
  • Advise about electronics in commercial projects
  • Setting up, maintaining, and monitoring experiments with power harvesting and/or application electronics on P-MFCs at Plant-e as well as in the field.
  • Organizing data from measurements/monitoring, visualization of the data into graphs and appropriate analysis for presenting and discussing with the Sr. R&D engineers.
  • Building and testing of electronic prototypes, one-off trials/short investigations for (pre)commercial projects.
  • Hands-on able to solder, build, select advanced electrical components.
  • Be able to understand technical data sheets of simple components (resistors / capacitors etc), and more complex electronics (MPPT algorithm harvesters etc).
  • Maintain contact with external R&D partners, contribute in depth to discussions and collaborate on research projects.

 

your qualities

  • Minimal level of education Bachelor/Master Electrical Engineering, preferably with specialization in embedded systems.
  • Demonstrable experience (3-5 years) with a similar position in a technology driven company or institute, preferably with development of low power devices.
  • Affinity with biotechnology, sustainability and innovation.
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook 365, Excel), data organization, statistics and visualization.
  • Strong competences like analytical, problem analysis and – solving, result-and customer oriented, planning and organization, flexible and a team player.
  • Creative and “handy”.

 

Our offer

Plant-e offers you a unique opportunity to work in a new growing bio based organization with competitive benefits. You will be invited to take ownership and have inspiring discussions with your colleagues.

 

Interested?

Send your motivation with CV by e-mail to hr@plant-e.com to Mrs Paulien van Straten.

For more information have a look at our website www.plant-e.com or call: 0317 – 227 001.

 

Please do not make use of this vacancy as an acquisition opportunity

 


 

COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING SPECIALIST

 

your challenge

Responsible for the set-up and execution of a marketing- and communication strategy focused at the positioning of our products in coordination with the management team.

  • Create a marketing and communication strategy and plan for the lighting and sensors market.

This plan must include both physical and digital actions and be carefully timed in coordination with the management- and commercial team.

  • Create and update all content and execution of our website and social media exposure.
  • Think about further development of consumer products in relation to marketing activities.
  • Plan trade fairs and trade fair attendance based on the strategy.
  • Prepare marketing materials and designing and producing them or having them produced.
  • Develop demos in collaboration with the CCO for use at trade fairs.
  • Plan and coordinate strategic (keynote) speeches with the CEO.
  • Independently writing press releases in Dutch and English.
  • Manage the press network.
  • Keep track of the website and various social media channels.
  • Continuously update the website and writing new texts.

 

your qualities

  • Completed study of Marketing and Communication at least at Bachelor level.
  • Demonstrable experience with a similar position preferably within a scientific commercial or comparable organization.
  • Social media has no secrets for you. Thorough experience with data, statistics and visualization.
  • Affinity with our products, sustainability and innovation.
  • Excellent command of the Dutch and English language.
  • Skilled in creating catchy texts.
  • Strong competences like analytical thinking, enterprising and independent, customer- and result planning and organisation, organization sensitive, proactive, persuasiveness.
  • You are a team player and naturally have strong communication skills (both written and oral).

 

Our offer

Plant-e offers you a unique opportunity to work in a new growing organization with competitive benefits. You will be invited to take ownership and have inspiring discussions with your colleagues.

 

Interested?

Send your motivation with CV by e-mail to hr@plant-e.com to Mrs Paulien van Straten.

For more information have a look at our website www.plant-e.com or call: 0317 – 227 001.

 

Please do not make use of this vacancy as an acquisition opportunity

 


WORK PREPARATION AND INSTALLATION SUPERVISOR

 

Your challenge

Responsible for the preparation of the installation and managing the installation team. That would mean:

  • Preparing the installation:
  • Maintaining contact with the customer about the preconditions for the location.
  • Site visits in preparation for installation.
  • Monitoring the location preparation by the customer.
  • Preparing and arranging materials and people for the installation.
  • Supervising the installation and supervising the installation team
  • Coordinate with the back office manager regarding scheduling the installation team.
  • Training the installation team.
  • On-site supervision of the team during the installation.
  • Deliver the installation in collaboration with the account manager.
  • Drawing up construction drawings and making calculations for the use of materials, people and resources.
  • Preparation of budgets and planning.
  • Providing information for the quotation and advising on the preparation thereof.

 

Your qualities

  • Completed study Architecture, Green education, Mechanical Engineering at a minimum MBO level.
  • Demonstrable experience (3 -5 years) in a comparable position with planning, calculation, preparation of work, management and supervision within a technical organization.
  • Knowledge of programs in technical drawing, making calculations and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English.
  • Affinity with our products, sustainability and innovation.
  • Handy in DIY and repair as a hobby.
  • Strong competencies such as problem analysis, customer and result-oriented, planning and organization, leadership, flexibility and you are practical.

 

Our offer

Plant-e offers you a unique opportunity to work in a young and growing biobased organization with competitive employment conditions. You are invited to take ownership and have inspiring conversations with your colleagues.

 

Interested?

Send your motivation with your CV to hr@plant-e.com to Paulien van Straten.

For more information check out our website  www.plant-e.com or call: 0317 – 227 001

 

We do not work with recruiters to fill our vacancies