Principal Mechanical Engineer

Zaiput Flow Technologies commercializes tools deployed in the context of chemical processing for pharmaceutical applications. Zaiput is passionate about innovation and is committed to achieving excellence through creativity, integrity, teamwork, open communication and prides itself on providing outstanding customer service.

Zaiput is currently seeking candidates to apply for a full-time Principal Mechanical Engineer position to play a key role in an R&D technical leadership position. The ideal candidate will be committed to Zaiput’s mission and values, self-motivated, organized, independent, and original in their thinking. Teamwork abilities and leadership skills are also essential for this position.

Position Description:

Zaiput’s current and forthcoming products cover a wide range of applications from laboratory scale to production units. In this context, we are seeking a Principal Engineer to:

  • Provide substantial contribution to our R&D and product design efforts with an innovative attitude. This task entails participating in idea generation, potential grant writing, and collaborating in shaping our forthcoming product line.
  • Grow and manage the engineering team as well as provide guidance and mentorship to junior engineers.
  • Oversee improvements to our existing product line.

The innovative nature of Zaiput’ s activities requires proficiency in mechanical design, excellent knowledge of the fundamentals of engineering, and flexibility in undertaking and participating to different tasks and activities. Importantly, the multidisciplinary nature of Zaiput’ s work requires the teams to keep tight internal interaction and have excellent communication.

The level of responsibilities and broadness of the tasks make this position an exciting professional opportunity for a very motivated, driven engineer.

Qualifications: An advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering with a strong design and R&D background in an industrial context, together with management experience, are all required for this position. This position is ideal for a candidate with a B.S. in Mech E. degree and 8-10 years of experience or for a candidate with a PhD in Mech. E. and 3-5 years of experience.

Employment: This a full-time position; the compensation package depends on qualifications and includes full benefits.

Contact:  Please send a cover letter with a CV/resume to Dr. Andrea Adamo at

About Zaiput Flow Technologies

Zaiput Flow Technologies commercializes groundbreaking proprietary technology that enables continuous liquid-liquid/gas-liquid separation for flow or batch-based chemical manufacturing (leveraged for pharmaceutical production).  Zaiput is committed to the development and commercialization of new, high quality tools for the enhancement and growth of flow chemistry and chemical manufacturing technology. As an MIT spinoff, innovative R&D is at its core as well as strong professional and ethical values.

If there are no positions currently available or the available position(s) don’t match your skills, do not despair. We are always interested in talented, enthusiastic people. Please email us at if you think your skills match our goals.