Open positions

Rival Foods is currently looking for talent to join us on our mission to create the next generation culinary plant-based foods. Browse the vacancies below to see if there is a concrete match with your profile. If you think you can add to the team but a vacancy is not listed? Just send your CV and motivation to We look forward to meet you! 

Full-time positions

Food technologist

Full Time – The production process we use is unique in the field. As a food technologist you will comprehend and improve this process by investigating relations between ingredients, processing parameters and end-products guided by your knowledge of (plant) protein functionality and processing steps.

Internships / graduation projects

Mechanical Engineer

Internship/graduation thesis – Our products are enabled by a unique technology new to the field of food processing. Are you in for a mechanical engineering challenge and do you know your way around CAD programs for design & simulation of new components? We look forward to hear from you!

Electrical engineer

Internship/graduation thesis – In the realization of our next generation production machine a comprehensive sensing, control & automation systems is required. Can you read and write PLC programs and are you not afraid of component-level sensors and drivers? This might be your ideal internship or graduation project!

Process Engineer

Internship/graduation thesis – As process engineer you will look at scaling up our unique food production process. As this process is based upon new technology, scaling up of this process will require an open mindset and creative thinking, combined with a solid basis in process engineering, including modelling and simulation of complex fluids. Are you up for the challenge?

Business development & sales

Internship / part-time – Our innovative products find good traction in the food service space. Are you interested to help define our sales process and find ways to address our potential key customers? At Rival Foods you have the opportunity to make your mark in alternative protein business & sales!

Food designer

Internship / graduation thesis – In developing new food products a market demand needs to be translated into a concrete product concept. All aspects are important, from portioning, taste, color, marinade to packaging, preparation and labelling.

december 14, 2016