Construction technician at food/climate tech company - summer full-time job - part time in the fall

Salary Competitive

Help solve one of humanity's greatest challenges: High quality food for a rapidly growing urbanized population, produced sustainably. We are looking for a hands-on student colleague to help with practical technical tasks full time during the summer and optionally part-time in the fall.

During the summer we require help building vertical farms and carrying out technical tasks in our product development and manufacturing. Tasks range from mechanical construction work, taking care of our 3D printer farm, laser cutting, assembly work, installation and maintenance tasks etc. The job has a lot of variety and you will get exposed to many technical topics. Depending on your skills and ambition we may add more advanced challenges within many engineering fields.

You are hands-on and used to solving practical challenges in the workshop and elsewhere. You take ownership, share ideas and work well both independently and with colleagues from various mostly technical domains. And you are passionate about using technology to make a difference for a better food system.

Main responsibilities:

  • Mechanical construction

  • Assembly work

  • Other technical tasks


  • Used to handle tools and solve practical technical challenges from professional work or from personal interest in building and repairing stuff

  • Take ownership and work independently as well as in a team

  • Probably studying to become an engineer or have similar technical aspirations

  • Have a driver's license

  • Optional skills: Mechanics (3D drawing), programming, data science, automation, fluid systems, 3D printing, chemistry to name a few we could bring into play

We offer:

  • A hands-on role in developing the next generation plant based food production technology and help solve one of humanity’s biggest challenges

  • The opportunity to get up-close with cutting edge technologies in a budding industry

  • Be part of a young growing company

  • Flexible workplace and hours

  • An open international inclusive culture of passionate people

  • Greens to take home…

How to apply:

  • Thanks for your interest! Please read everything above and check out our social media to learn more about Nextfood

  • Submit your CV in English or Danish via this job platform (not email or direct messaging please)

  • The steps in the application process include a short video intro and later a more in-depth interview

  • If you apply from outside Denmark please clarify how you will be able to work in Copenhagen

Looking forward to your application!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Working at

At Nextfood, we are reshaping the plant-based food supply chain from farm to fork with large scale indoor farms combined with mini-farms in restaurants, catering, retail etc. Our computer controlled decentralised farm network grows deliciously fresh, locally produced, pesticide-free greens year-round to the benefit of flavour, health and climate. 1 m2 Nextfood farm corresponds to 200 m2 outdoor farm land and saves 98% water, more than 75% fertiliser and electrifies energy consumption. In turn addressing one of humanity’s greatest challenges: A sustainable high quality food supply for a rapidly growing urbanised population.

Read more about Nextfood

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