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Lead Project Engineer



Paris, France
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

About Kumulus

At Kumulus, our mission is to revolutionize water access, making it closer to the end user in a more sustainable and economical way. With a diverse team and offices spanning multiple locations, Kumulus is committed to making an impact on a global scale. We believe every human on Earth has an inherent right to access water, and our pursuit of progress should not come at the cost of nature. Kumulus develops, manufactures, and commercializes atmospheric water generators—products that produce safe, affordable, and sustainable drinking water, thereby contributing to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the climate changes brought by global warming.

What You Will Do

Within the technical team, and working directly with the CTO, you’ll be in charge of developing, coordinating, and managing various technical projects for both product development and R&D purposes. This mission will include (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Create management and communication plans and processes.
  • Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.
  • Define project responsibilities with stakeholders.
  • Participate in budget and staff allocation for the project.
  • Coordinate with the engineering team to validate technical milestones and documentation.
  • Coordinate with the procurement team to confirm references and orders.
  • Maintain project timeframes, budget estimates, and status reports.

What We Look For

  • 5 to 10 years of experience in technical project development or engineering project management, preferably in the automotive or water treatment industries.
  • Technical knowledge of thermal processes and machine design and manufacturing, including mechanical and electrical design.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Autonomous, curious, and resourceful.
  • Team player, self-motivated with an impact-driven spirit.
  • Good command of French and English, both oral and written.
  • Familiarity with project management tools.
  • Scientific curiosity and willingness to get involved in a project involving various core competencies.

What We Offer

  • A motivating, safe work environment that encourages ideas and initiative-taking.
  • Opportunity to take part in a sustainability and impact-driven project.
  • Hands-on experience exposing you to real work applications with tangible results.
  • Chance to work with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team across three countries, offering endless learning opportunities.

How to Apply

Send your resume along with a short introduction to maabid@kumuluswater.com with “Lead Project Engineer” in the subject line.