Food Designer

Rival Foods is a start-up company that aims to revolutionize the plant-based meat and fish analogues market by creating products with the novel shear cell technology. Our ambition is to supply plant-based culinary products of high-quality with remarkable texture, juiciness and taste to anyone who loves the art of cooking. Products are being created in three product categories: Rival At Sea, Rival On Land and Rival With Wings, all with a different texture, taste and appearance.

In our growing team there is currently an internship position available for a food designer. You will work closely together with our food technologist, product developer and external partners and customers to ensure delivering the right product in a timely manner.

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate has a Food Innovation and Design background, has demonstrated experience or skills in designing, preparing and evaluating plant-based protein products, an entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for food.

Your profile

  • Currently enrolled at a higher education institution
  • Interest in plant-based product development
  • Creativity and passion for cooking
  • Taking on responsibilities and able to make informed decisions
  • Adopting a can-do mentality
  • Working solution-oriented

Your position at Rival Foods

  • Determine trends and consumer wishes for our products
  • Develop product concepts based on half-finished products created with state-of-the-art technology
  • Evaluate products with sensory tests
  • Assist in product evaluation sessions with external partners (chefs, food professionals)
  • Set-up product quality parameters
  • Give culinary advice to customers

Working at Rival Foods

Rival Foods is a young company in a rapid growth phase. This delivers an exciting combination of high ambitions, positivity and amazing achievements. Our team consists of young and ambitious people that want to make a positive impact in our current food system by putting our knowledge and technology to good use. We work hard, the circumstances may not always be optimal, but we make sure to enjoy what we are doing. We believe that our technology can make a difference, but only when powered by the best team!