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R&D engineer for green pilot micro factory in Copenhagen

Salary Competitive

In this newly created position, your work will make a difference for both your colleagues and our future generations. Your ideas and ability to execute them will help make improvements to our unique in-house digital clothing production line and make it ready for global expansion. Your work will contribute to several of the company's existing and future patents.


An established startup with ambitious goals

Rodinia Generation is a software and hardware fashion-tech startup since 2018, who has invented a patent-pending climate-friendly process for production of clothes.

Rodinia is well established start-up with a professional and experienced board of directors as well as international investors. The company's offices and hi-tech micro factory is located in a newly renovated premise in Copenhagen. Rodinia Generation has an ambitious goal to improve the fashion industry by making it possible to produce locally, eco-friendly, and social responsibly. You will become part of a passionate team integrating software, automation and hardware with a common interest in sustainable production technologies. We lift together and appreciate a good sense of humour.


New position to lead the R&D of a micro-factory

Rodinia Generation next milestone is to build a fully automated clothing production line. We call it a micro-factory since it only requires 200 sqm while still being competitive to traditional factories. Rodinia Generation’s grand vison is to enable a global network of microfactories around the planet, so that clothes can be made locally without harming the environment. This position will lead the development of our pilot production line towards increased automation in consultation with our Head of Software and Head of Operations. The pilot production line includes a digital textile printer, dryer, CNC cutter and robotic arms among others.


If you recognize yourself in these statements apply now:

  • As a minimum you hold a bachelor or diploma in engineering within machinery, production, automation or in related fields.

  • You have minimum 3 years of professional experience working with  production and development preferably in combination, where you have proof of concrete results.

  • You have an innovative mindset and have a “go-do” approach

  • You have a great interest in R&D within optimizing processes based on software and digital industrial machinery

  • You are motivated by seeing visible results of your work,

  • You have experience in efficient and streamlined processes

  • You thrive in a dynamic everyday life where you yourself contribute proactively

  • You like to solve technical problems and you can work independently, while being a good sparring partner to your colleagues

  • You are not nervous about helping the production technician being hands-on (e.g. with a screwdriver) if needed

  • Preferably, you have experience with digital machines, e.g. digital printers and cutting machines and QC equipment/ quality assurance


Your area of responsibility will be:

  • Improvements to current production processes via innovative initiatives both on the hardware and machine-related software side

  • Research and determine best choice of technology as well as create specifications for your choices

  • Sparring with the Head of Operations regarding inline product quality assurance

  • Implement and optimize the workflows in and around the pilot microfactory with help from both software engineers, automation engineers and operators, such as;

  • Specify & implement improvements to software automation in collaboration with our Head of Software and Automation Engineer

  • Specify & implement improvements to hardware/production automation in collaboration with our Head of Operations and Automation Engineer.


We offer: 

  • Work with a purpose: be part of changing one of the world’s five most polluting industries

  • Workplace with a central location in Copenhagen NV and good public transport opportunities

  • Workplace with personal growth opportunities, fx: If you excel in the role we lift you to the position as Head of R&D

  • Good lunch arrangement

  • Friday bars and social events

  • Focus on freedom under responsibility

  • Workplace with 6 nationalities in specialist areas in fashion design, machinery, production, software and automation.


Do you want to make a real difference?

Send your CV and a short motivated application. interviews on ongoing basis.

Deadline for applications: 1st December

Job start: as soon as possible.

Salary: based on qualifications

For more information or questions please contact us at we@rodiniageneration.io

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.

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Working at
Rodinia Generation

Rodinia Generation was created, with one goal in mind: Changing the fashion industry for the better. With a strong ambition to drive forward the transformation, from being one of the world’s most polluting industries to becoming a digital and sustainable one, the first micro-factory was setup in Copenhagen in 2021. Rodinia has been recognized by fashion companies, investors and public funding bodies (i.e. Innovation Fund Denmark) incl. the European Patent-office and has secured over €3.5M from investors and grants.

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