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Kumulus
Start-up
10 employees
Chemistry Biology Engineering sciences
CDI
Paris, France
Not indicated
June 28, 2022

Water quality lead

Job description

About Kumulus

Kumulus is a startup co-founded by two Polytechnique (X) engineers cumulating a wealth of circa 20 years of experience in different fields including renewable energy, industrial waste heat recovery, strategy consulting, investment and management of multi hundred-million-dollar sustainable infrastructures, industrial power plants construction management, ...

Kumulus aims to solve the problem of drinking water scarcity in Africa and the Middle East by designing machines that use solar power to transform the humidity in the air into drinkable water.

The position

We’re looking for sustainability driven bright minds to take on the challenges of designing, manufacturing and improving Kumulus’s products and services through the implementation of innovative improvements of the overall system. Within the technical team and working directly with the CTO, you’ll be in charge with the following (without being limited to):

  • Innovation watch on water treatment solutions
  • Internal technical standards definitions
  • Supervising products design and manufacturing about water quality and water treatment
  • Material and manufacturing process selection in due to the application standards
  • Defining the specification of the components
  • Selection of the components, coordination with purchasing department for acquisition
  • Coordination with subcontractors for manufacturing and assembly
  • Product testing and performances validation
  • Building and managing partnerships and collaboration projects with research institutes
  • Effectively present proposals, status reports, and final project reports to groups (French and English writing skills is a must)

The position will be based in Paris, and you can start as soon as possible.

Desired profile

  • You have a PhD in the water field
  • You have a strong technical background and knowledge in water quality and water treatment
  • You have a scientific curiosity, and you want to get involved in a project involving various core competencies
  • You want to participate in the advent of a start-up that tackles one of the major challenges of the 21st century