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mit­temitte GmbH

By put­ting humans first Mitte wants to improve life with bet­ter water. Hav­ing cre­ated the world’s first smart water sys­tem inspired by the nat­ural water cycle, we are driven to rein­vent the way water is con­sumed glob­ally. Our solu­tion allows users to cre­ate per­son­al­ized min­er­al­ized water at home, giv­ing them con­trol over their drink­ing water while min­im­iz­ing plastic wastage.

Our pro­cess works in two simple steps. First, it pur­i­fies water with a pro­pri­et­ary dis­til­la­tion-based method. After the puri­fic­a­tion, the water is enhanced through a unique, pat­ent-pending min­er­al­iz­a­tion pro­cess, where pur­i­fied water flows through a cart­ridge which con­tains sev­eral lay­ers of min­eral ingredi­ents.

Mitte was ini­ti­ated in the sum­mer of 2015. Our inter­na­tional team con­sists of mem­bers from over fif­teen coun­tries across six con­tin­ents and is backed by exper­i­enced investors. We are an entre­pren­eur­ial group, excited about using engin­eer­ing and design to bring an innov­at­ive and sus­tain­able product to mar­ket.

Mech­an­ical Engin­eer

Per­man­ent employ­eem full-time

Work­ing field:

Your mis­sion

This is an engin­eer­ing pos­i­tion in the hard­ware team. You will have a dir­ect impact on our first Mitte home device as well as upcom­ing products. Dur­ing the devel­op­ment phase, you will design and test pro­to­types on exper­i­mental setups to val­id­ate the hard­ware per­form­ance. Your root-cause ana­lysis of fail­ures and qual­ity reviews will optim­ize the design in terms of robust­ness as well as cost-effect­ive man­u­fac­tur­ab­il­ity. This role will allow you to deepen your broad engin­eer­ing skills applied within a mul­tidiscip­lin­ary envir­on­ment cov­er­ing mech­an­ics, elec­tron­ics, mechat­ron­ics, sys­tem con­trol, user inter­face design, as well as design for man­u­fac­tur­ing. Your res­ults will sup­port our next steps from final product defin­i­tion, design for man­u­fac­tur­ing, and help us bring Mitte to the world.


  • Design, review, build, and test pro­to­types (hard­ware com­pon­ents) and optim­ize the cur­rent design of our first Mitte home device (alpha and beta machines). Sup­port the spe­cific­a­tion and con­cep­tual design of future products
  • Cre­ate 3D mod­els using CAD soft­ware to sup­port gen­eral product devel­op­ment. Guide our external engin­eer­ing part­ners to ensure man­u­fac­tur­ab­il­ity as well as sup­port the qual­ity con­trol dur­ing cer­ti­fic­a­tion
  • Ensure proper tech­nical integ­ra­tion of com­pon­ents and sub­sys­tems and imple­ment require­ments regard­ing the water min­er­al­iz­a­tion pro­cess and gen­eral sys­tem con­trol.
  • Cor­res­pond reg­u­larly with man­u­fac­tur­ers and over­see pro­duc­tion plan­ning.
  • Define inter­faces, cre­ate mod­u­lar con­cepts, ensure tech­nical feas­ib­il­ity, and fol­low up on iter­a­tions dur­ing a mul­tidiscip­lin­ary design and man­u­fac­tur­ing phase.
  • Research, invest­ig­ate, and eval­u­ate tech­nical solu­tions already exist­ing in the mar­ket and adapt those to our envir­on­ment regard­ing mass pro­duc­tion and design for man­u­fac­tur­ing of e.g. min­eral cart­ridges.
  • Design and develop test setups and oper­ate equip­ment to exper­i­ment­ally assess the per­form­ance of hard­ware com­pon­ents, sub­sys­tems, and con­trol units (effi­ciency, life­time, reli­ab­il­ity, robust­ness, etc.) and val­id­ate the func­tion­al­ity refer­ring to the ini­tial spe­cific­a­tions.
  • Sup­port the user inter­face design (hard­ware) and enable user tests on our pro­to­types to val­id­ate fea­tures and func­tion­al­ity related to user tasks.


Your pro­file

The Pos­i­tion requires applied know­ledge in the field of mech­an­ical engin­eer­ing, product design, and research and devel­op­ment.

  • You have exper­i­ence in a sim­ilar pos­i­tion in the industry.
  • You hold a uni­versity degree as a mech­an­ical engin­eer, mechat­ronic engin­eer, elec­tromech­an­ical engin­eer, or equi­val­ent.
  • You were pre­vi­ously respons­ible for design­ing hard­ware com­pon­ents, test­ing pro­to­types, and devel­op­ing final products. You’ve applied and gained your hands-on skills dur­ing set­ting up exper­i­ments and main­tain­ing test rigs includ­ing a wide range of labor­at­ory equip­ment and tools.
  • You have applied know­ledge in at least two of the fol­low­ing dis­cip­lines:
Qual­ity con­trol: Mater­i­als, FMEA, man­u­fac­tur­ing sup­port
Elec­tron­ics: Com­pon­ents, cir­cuitry schem­at­ics, and PCB design
Pro­gram­ming: Data ana­lysis, sig­nal pro­cessing, web-based data stor­age, data visu­al­iz­a­tion e.g. using Mat­lab, Python or C/C++
Hydraul­ics: Pipes, valves, and pumps
Cer­ti­fic­a­tion: B2C or B2B hard­ware products (e.g. FCC, CE)
  • You have a prob­lem-solv­ing men­tal­ity and use an ana­lyt­ical approach to set the right pri­or­it­ies and tackle com­plex tech­nical chal­lenges.
  • You are com­mit­ted to cre­at­ing clear doc­u­ment­a­tion of require­ments and bound­ary con­di­tions as a way to enable you and oth­ers to cre­ate tech­nical solu­tions as a hol­istic optimum.
  • You have the abil­ity to work inde­pend­ently as well as cooper­ate with mem­bers of other teams
  • You are well organ­ized and pro­act­ive
  • You are able to speak and write Eng­lish flu­ently

  • You were part of a team that brought a hard­ware product to mar­ket, ideally with sup­port by Chinese man­u­fac­tur­ers
  • You have pro­ject man­age­ment exper­i­ence in a mul­ti­cul­tural/inter­dis­cip­lin­ary envir­on­ment, ideally in a Start-Up
  • You have pre­vi­ous exper­i­ence related to water sci­ence, ideally in the food and bever­age industry
  • Famil­iar with e.g. Ardu­ino and Rasp­berry Pi, visual stu­dios IDEs
  • You speak Ger­man

What we of­fer:

Why us?

Our cul­ture and val­ues are cent­ral to Mitte's philo­sophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse work­force and inclus­ive envir­on­ment. We encour­age every­one to bring their true selves to work. In addi­tion, you can expect:

  • Flex­ible work­ing hours
  • Reg­u­lar team events
  • A Mod­ern office space with roof ter­race in cent­ral Ber­lin
  • Com­pet­it­ive salary and shares in the com­pany
  • A Mem­ber­ship for Urban Sports Club
  • 28 vaca­tion days