Job: Environmental Engineer

Are you an innovative problem-solver who cares about the environment? Join the PlanetCare team as an Environmental Engineer.

We are looking for a talented and creative engineer who will be actively involved in the optimisation of filtering technologies. You will thrive in this role if you love applying your engineering knowledge to solve pressing environmental issues. There will be a lot of opportunities for you to grow professionally and bring new ideas to life.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Development of filtration devices to remove fibers from water
  • Product development and product optimisation on a conceptual level and all manufacturing stages

  • Optimisation of filtering technologies

Expected qualifications:

  • University education in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, paper technology, water technology or similar

  • Experience in filtering/separation systems an asset

  • Experience in (small) company R&D

  • Innovation track record

  • Independent in work

  • Ability and wish to work in a stimulating start-up environment

  • Sensitivity to environmental issues

Employment details

This is a full-time role with a competitive salary. We are accepting applications from wherever you are based from, but our operations are based in Slovenia so you will be required to work from our HQ on occasions, too. However, we do offer a great deal of flexibility and will be happy to find the best arrangement for all of us.

About PlanetCare

PlanetCare microfibre filter was developed to stop the harmful and widespread microplastics pollution. Our vision is that in the future all washing machines will be equipped with efficient filters that will automatically stop fibres. We want to be at the forefront of this development and the leading provider of filtering technology that can efficiently and affordably be applied to all types of washing machines: domestic and commercial, new and existing

To apply 

Email us at hello@planetcare.org and attach your CV, and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and skills. Make sure to also highlight why you’d like to work for us. Please note that we will be reviewing the applications as they come in and will fill the position as soon as we find the right candidate.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Team PlanetCare