CAD Design Engineering

Compatible Technology International (CTI) equips smallholder farmers in Africa with innovative tools and training to harvest and process food to nourish their families, bring their crops to market and rise above hunger and poverty. CTI’s headqarters are in St. Paul, MN with additional offices in Senegal and Malawi.

CTI is looking for a temporary drafter to support engineering efforts to design and manufacture postharvest processing equipment targeted for small-holder farmers and developing markets in Sub Saharan Africa.

Responsibilities:
  • Create models and drawings based on specifications from Technology Coordinator
  • Perform FEA testing on models and report results
  • Review models & drawings to ensure completeness, accuracy, and adherence to codes and standards
  • Provide manufacturing drawings for solutions requested in a timely manner, in line with project timelines
Requirements:
  • Associates Degree in Drafting or equivalent
  • Recent Solidworks and FEA training or experience (2 – 5 years’ experience)
  • Proficient in Solidworks modeling, drafting and Simulation analysis as shown by a portfolio of previous projects
  • Must have independent access to Solidworks license with Simulation package

The position is open immediately. Consultant will be paid hourly for 20 hours/ week lasting 4 – 6 months.

Any questions can be directed to Bridget Gerenz, Technology Coordinator. bridget@compatibletechnology.org
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Administrative Assistant
Compatible Technology International (CTI)

Organization Summary: CTI equips smallholder farmers in Africa with innovative tools and training to harvest and process food to nourish their families, bring their crops to market and rise above hunger and poverty. We envision a world where hunger and poverty no longer exist.

Position Description: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for office administrative tasks such as preparing mailings and day-to-day data entry as well as providing direct support as needed for Development, Communications, and U.S-based program staff. This position reports to the Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Giving.

Schedule: 20 hours a week, $15 per hour

The administrative assistant is required to be at the office for all scheduled hours, but the schedule is flexible.

Responsibilities


·         Direct office communications:  Answer phone, route e-mail messages, process incoming and outgoing mail

·         Provide administrative support for the Executive Director

·         Filing CTI organizational documents (i.e. grants; HR; CTI policies)

·         Support vendor relationships and contracts with cleaning organization, postage machine, and office supplies, and others as applicable.

·         Oversee maintenance of office equipment (including copier, printers, postage meter and supplies)

·         Issue invoices and process payments

·         Maintain Salesforce database: data entry, records management

·         Coordinate thank you letters using mail-merge

·         Support activities related to the annual gala, including silent auction, table assignments, registration activities, and correspondence.

·         Support fundraising events and activities

Qualifications

·         Must be computer savvy and proficient in Microsoft Excel, Publisher, Word, and Outlook

·         Knowledge of operating standard office equipment

·         Excellent communication skills – written and verbal


To Apply

Send an email with a résumé and cover letter to Jobs@compatibletechnology.org with “Administrative Assistant” in the title. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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