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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Product Engineering | Avondale, Arizona - USA

The primary responsibility of this position is to lead the design, manufacturing oversight, installation, integration, and testing of OnePointOne’s various farm systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with the technology development team and with external vendors to design new components and systems or modifications to existing systems for the farms.
  • Lead and mentor junior engineers in the developing solutions, skillsets and collaborative teamwork.
  • Oversee existing production facility equipment and ensure it is operating properly and appropriate maintenance is being performed as appropriate.
  • Vendor evaluation and relationship establishment, including domestic and international.
  • Management of new equipment installation and commissioning.
  • Responsible for collecting relevant data required to correctly size equipment, system modeling, and optimization for performance and cost drivers.
  • Understanding of local building codes and equipment compliance requirements including safety. Able to adapt to national and international system implementations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Education: a BS in a related field is required.
  • Experience: a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in commercial facility/plant design or implementation.
  • Experience in the agriculture/food processing industry is preferred.
  • Computer Skills: demonstrated experience in creating and working with documents in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience designing with CAD software, particularly SolidWorks.

Positional Competencies

Collaboration | Decision Making | Impact | Commitment and Drive | Bias for Action | Results Driven/Productivity | Attention to Detail | Adaptability

Be truthful. Be trustworthy. Be honest even in the hardest of moments. Mistakes will happen, nevertheless we show integrity by taking responsibility for our errors, resolving problems and learning from the situation.


This is a team. Working together and sharing ideas helps us to meet and exceed expectations.  Listen intently to everyone regardless of their position in the organization, and lend support wherever and whenever you can.


Our success has been as a result of relentless grit through uncharted territory. It is a commitment to achieving the highest levels of performance, both individually and collectively, that defines our work.

"I got promoted within my first year. Willo really makes room for your talent and ambitions."
Katelyn Lee
Sr. Brand Specialist @ Willo

Comprehensive Benefits Package

We believe that the happiness and wellbeing of our employees unlocks the potential for productivity and innovation.
  • Holidays – 8 holidays observed annually
  • Flexible Time Off for Regular, Full-Time Staff program under which eligible employees may decide when and how much time to take off from work
  • Paid Sick Leave for Regular, Full-Time Staff 5 days/year, annual grant on Jan 1st
  • Medical & Dental Benefits
  • Stock Option
  • Wellness programs
Vertical farming is a revolution in agriculture where plants are grown inside a completely controlled environment. Willo's vertical farming technology is powered by OnePointOne, a leader in this space.