Mechanical Engineer
Fort Wayne, IN Engineering
Job Type

Fort Wayne - based Kanak Naturals is a leader in the design and distribution of single-use compostable dinnerware.  At Kanak, we know that our customers want more environmentally and socially responsible products because it’s simply the right thing to do.  We also know that single-use products can be made from smarter materials, instead of plastic. That is why we make packaging and foodservice products from renewable materials that are just as strong and durable – and don’t cost more.

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team.  Kanak custom-designs our products to look as good as they work, and vice versa.  Whether simple or complex, our clients look for both performance and style in our products.  Our engineers are the rockstars that make this possible.  

In this role you will help guide the product development process from start to finish, working closely with clients to understand their requirements.  You'll also work with other Kanak Team Members to ensure that our products meet client requirements for materials, performance, and price.  At Kanak we believe that it takes all of us to make the impossible, possible.    



Qualified candidates for this opportunity will have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in mechanical design engineering
  • A four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Good teamwork skills - able to work with people from other disciplines / areas of expertise 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good 3D CAD skills, solid modeling, surfacing 
  • Product development lifecycle experience