Mechanical Architect

Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
16 days ago
Full time role

Job Description

Climate change is real and we need to act fast. Our purpose is to restore the carbon balance in our atmosphere. We believe it’s important to positively impact society, the economy, and the climate. Are you ready to join us on our mission? 🌎 

Do you enjoy taking ownership in projects while being hands-on and developing (modules of) our direct air-capturing systems? We are seeking a dynamic and innovative Mechanical Architect to join our team.

Your mission

In this role, you will take responsibility for the mechanical side of projects focused on developing and constructing modules for our DAC systems. While supported by a project manager, you will be the right-hand person of the System Architect in multidisciplinary developments including mechanical design, process engineering, electrical, flow, and thermal domains.

As a seasoned mechanical system designer, you enjoy leading a team of multidisciplinary colleagues, including junior members. Your responsibilities are focused on the mechanical architecture of module design, including neighboring disciplines such as flow, thermal and electrical. We are seeking a hands-on and decisive technical leader who can comfortably collaborate with diverse cross-functional teams. 


  • Leading the mechanical design of (modules of) Carbyon's DAC systems.
  • Making high-level design choices.
  • Being able to include different disciplines in the design (e.g. the development of a vacuum system or air movement), and 'speaking the language' of the other disciplines of architects and engineers.
  • Contributing to pilot projects.
  • Guiding a team of 3-5 mechanical engineering colleagues.
  • Keeping deadlines within projects and working within a given timeframe.

Why join us? 

We are a purpose-driven team of international engineers, researchers, and business professionals. We do not get easily discouraged and we join forces to ensure our dream comes true. At the heart of it all, there are people inspired by our purpose: reversing climate change!

We offer you to:

  • Make a real difference in one of the biggest challenges of our time - reversing climate change.
  • Become an integral part of our fun, diverse, and growing multicultural team.

  • Experience a startup's dynamic and exciting environment - where there is never a dull moment.

  • Take ownership and actively participate in the decision-making process.

  • Share and implement your own ideas - we believe the best ideas can come from anywhere.

  • Enjoy flexible working hours and the freedom to manage your work effectively - we trust you.

  • Join the daily team walks at the inspiring High Tech Campus.

  • Engage in monthly Thursday team events and activities such as jeu de boules or barbecues.

  • Receive a permanent contract and enjoy our recently improved attractive benefits package.

You're the type of person who thrives on thinking outside the box and can lead your discipline to foster innovation and drive improvement. You take responsibility for your decisions, demonstrating confidence in making pragmatic choices to achieve success. Your communication skills enable you to connect with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Furthermore, our ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Holds an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Has gained at least 7 years of experience in the industry, preferably 2 or 3 years of experience in mechanical architecture.
  • Can keep up with multiple projects while maintaining a high-level overview of all aspects involved.
  • Is fluent in spoken and written English to thrive in an international environment.
  • Thrives in a dynamic and collaborative team environment, demonstrating a proactive and adaptable mindset.
  • Enthusiastically embraces our startup's mission and values, energized to contribute to our innovative and impactful journey.
  • Lives within commuting distance from Eindhoven or is open to relocating - because that’s where our magic happens.

We are Carbyon. We Capture the Sky ⭐💫

At Carbyon, we envision a future where fossil carbon is entirely replaced by atmospheric carbon. Our breakthrough technology enables extreme energy efficiency and low manufacturing costs, paving the way for a globally scalable solution. We value diversity and actively promote an inclusive culture where every employee feels valued and supported. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences, as we believe our diversified expertise is one of our strengths. 

Are you energized by our purpose and want to work together on our mission? Reach out to us, we would love to meet you!