About the organization : A spire Foods Africa Limited is a social enterprise dedicated to the sustainable practice of farming edible insects.
With a farm in Kumasi, Ghana, Aspire seeks to farm locally desired insects as a way to address food insecurity. Aspire farms the palm weevil larva, a local delicacy that has been traditionally harvested.
Aspire seeks to rapidly scale its production, co-develop packaged products, take advantage of export opportunities to other West African countries and to advance research on the palm weevil larvae while building a conscious company.
Role description : Aspire is looking for a driven individual to join the organization as a Junior Engineer. We are in a high period of growth, scaling up insect production in one facility and looking to expand into a larger facility.
The role will require the individual to get a thorough understanding of our systems and processes used to farm, store and process feed and insects.
The individual will play a key role in supporting the engineering team towards converting the current farming process into a semi-automated industrial process, dealing with day to day engineering tasks in the farm and support with developing designs and processes for the current and new production facilities.
T he individual will perform assignments requiring knowledge and application of mechanical engineering principles under the guidance of a design engineer.
Completion of an undergraduate degree in an Engineering discipline is required. Y ou must be able to transport yourself to the on-site location of our farm on Mango Road, KNUST Campus on a daily basis.
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Start Date : As soon as possible
Compensation : Commensurate with experience
Benefits : Mobile allowance immediately and health insurance after a 3-month probation period