Senior Mechanical Engineer – Kyoto Group

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Kyoto Group is currently looking for an experienced Senior Mechanical Engineer. As Senior Mechanical Engineer, you will enable Kyoto to have knowledge inhouse to take the important decisions on engineering of the core Heatcube. HeatCube is thermal batteries, enabling industrial consumption of low-cost heat sourced from excess solar and wind energy (excess meaning low priced electricity).

Typical /Key Responsibilities

  • You will have the overall responsibility for the mechanical design and the technical specification of the HeatCube.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring the acceptance testing, mechanical completion and commissioning of the HeatCube.
  • You will be responsible for approving the technical documents, drawings and equipment manuals delivered by our suppliers.
  • You will be responsible for the certification of the HeatCube
  • You will be responsible for driving the technology development in collaboration with the rest of the team

The position reports to CTO.

Experience/education

  • More than 5 years of experience within design and development of equipment for serial production in an industrial scale.Specifically experience with designing hydraulic systems including pumps, valves, electric heater, heat exchangers and trace heating are relevant. Experience in working with molten salt and/or high temperature systems (>500 degree celsius) is an great advantage.
  • Have proven experience in developing, specifying, sourcing and commissioning equipment in collaboration with suppliers.
  • Expert in risk mitigation using design- and process FMEA and Risk Assessment (HSE) methodology.
  • You have the competence to validate FEA models for design of hydraulic systems.
  • You are capable of developing equipment with a design for manufacturability mindset.

MSc in mechanical engineering or similar.

Personal skills

  • You are passionate about driving the renewable transformation and the decarbonization of the industry.
  • You are systematic, self-driven and have a hands-on attitude.
  • You should be fluent in English, both orally and written. Norwegian is a bonus.​​​​

Kyoto can offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company in the «green economy»
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Exciting challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment.

Further information about the position can be obtained from interim CTO Bjarke Buchberg, tel. +47 45845766, or our advisers Trond Sandvik / Per Inge Hjertaker at Headvisor, tel. +47 950 55 233/+47 917 29 682. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Please send your application and CV no later than 24th of August.

Kyoto launched the «HeatCube» in 2020. «HeatCube» is thermal batteries, enabling industrial consumption of low-cost heat sourced from excess solar and wind energy (excess meaning low priced electricity). Kyoto has developed their own energy management system, Kytopia SCADA to operate the «HeatCube». Kyoto Group has a strong financial position and board members with broad experience from large Norwegian and international companies. Everything is in place to create a new Norwegian industrial adventure.