Junior Mechanical Engineer

November 3rd, 2021

Terra Kaffe is seeking a Junior Mechanical Engineer to join the Hardware Engineering team. This role will be heavily involved in design and new product development, while also providing technical support to quality and operations teams on current production. The Junior Mechanical Engineer will work to uphold the Terra Kaffe standard of providing  the best service and designing the best products for our customers.

We’re looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced and hands-on environment. The ideal candidate is looking to accelerate their career and grow within a team of highly skilled engineers, designers, and operators. The Junior Mechanical Engineer should have strong technical knowledge, with a mindset focused on product improvement and rapid prototyping. Software design knowledge is a plus.

This is a full-time role based in Brooklyn, NY and will report to the Head of HW Engineering.


  • Collaborate with multifunctional teams for troubleshooting and brainstorming activities
  • Propose novel design solutions and communicate them effectively to a broad audience
  • Design, execute and document repeatable test methods
  • Write technical reports based on findings or research
  • Evaluate feasibility and manufacturability of proposed design solutions
  • Work closely with Quality Engineering and Operations to troubleshoot issues and support design related questions
  • Review product feedback from the CX team and evaluate design improvements
  • Work closely with Quality Engineering to review and dispose of production material non-conformances.


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or similar field required
  • Electrical Engineering or Firmware experience is a plus
  • Must be proficient in CAD modeling
  • Must have experience in taking a design from ideation into a functional prototype


Terra Kaffe is a group of coffee enthusiasts who fell in love with coffee brewed from carefully selected, sustainably-sourced beans. We focus on e-Commerce, consumer goods, coffee, and connectivity. Our company has offices in New York City and Berlin and is made up of a small team of 11-50 employees, plus an active roster of 2-3 dogs. To date, Terra Kaffe has raised ~$9.5 Million of funding; their latest round was closed in September 2021.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan


  • TK-01 Machine for your home
  • Remote work optionality
  • Terra Kaffe Gear
  • Office Snacks
  • Unlimited Coffee (this one should be obvious by now)

Think you’d be a good fit? Send your resume to josephine@terrakaffe.com with “Junior Mechanical Engineer” in the subject line!


TK-01s are $100 OFF until Dec 4th! In stock and shipping within 5 business days of order.

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