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Join Our Team - Mechanical Design Engineer

 Exciting opportunity in a growing company

  • Are you passionate about new technologies?
  • Are you interested in being a part of a growing scaleup?
  • Do you want to work on challenges independently and in a team?

The high-tech company Thor Ice Chilling Solutions is looking to hire a dynamic mechanical designer to join its team in development, production, and installations. Thor Ice is offering a full-time position at the company’s facilities in Reykjavík, Iceland. The company’s market is mostly international, and the job therefore may involve travel abroad.

Mechanical Design Engineer

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Product development, technical drawings and design of machines, equipment and complete systems for production and installations
  • Technical specifications, drawings, data analysis and layout mapping for customer sales offers
  • Needs assessments and testing
  • Follow up and adjustments



  • Education and/or experience in mechanical engineering or a related field
  • Practical training experience is an advantage
  • Experience working with 3D design software, such as Inventor or SolidWorks, is required
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills, motivation, initiative, and professional work ethics
  • Good communication skills and ability to work both independently and as part of a team in an international work environment
  • English proficiency is preferable
  • Flexibility for travelling abroad


Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is 20 September 2023. 

Apply today and submit your application here.

All applications will be answered after the deadline, at the latest once the position has been filled.

For further information on the position, contact Ester Ósk Pálsdóttir ([email protected]).

About the company

Thor Ice Chilling Solutions is a high-tech company that designs, develops, and produces slurry ice cooling solutions for the food processing industry, with special focus on poultry production and aquaculture. Among its customers is the largest poultry producer in Europe.

The company’s patented IceGun® technology solves major challenges in poultry production and enables producers to increase production, improve their cooling, fulfil regulations, increase food safety, and prevent food waste.

Thor Ice is part of EIT Food Rising Food Stars and has received valuable support from Rannís’ Technology Development Fund, the Nordic Green Bank (Nefco) and the European Union. 

The company has its operations in Reykjavik, Iceland, where a strong team of people work in various roles. Alfa Framtak recently invested in Thor Ice and the company will be accelerating its growth in the coming months.

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