Mechanical Technician – Vertical Farming Technology

Salary Competitive

Help solving one of humanity's greatest challenges: High quality food for a rapidly growing urbanized population, produced sustainably. We are looking for a hands-on colleague to help with practical technical tasks full time.

Help us build our next vertical farms in the Copenhagen Area. Tasks range from mechanical construction work, taking care of our 3D printer farm, laser cutting, assembly work, installation, maintenance, and other technical tasks in close collaboration with our product development team and operations team. The job is varied, and you will get exposed to many cutting-edge technical topics working with highly skilled colleagues from different technical fields. Depending on your skills and ambition we may add more advanced challenges.

You are hands-on, structured 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 technical domains. It is an advantage if you have experience in coordinating a team, and if you are passionate about using technology to make a difference for a better food system.

Main responsibilities:

  • Hands-on technical work close to our Mechanical Engineers,

  • Installing vertical farms and farm systems,

  • Setting up and conducting mechanical experiments,

  • Coordinating teamwork and ensuring quality products,

  • Other technical, maintenance and ad hoc tasks.


  • Are a skilled technical professional who is used to handling tools and solve practical technical challenges from relevant previous experience,

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

  • Technically savvy. Experienced in reading technical drawings.

  • Advanced user of the Microsoft Office package,

  • Likely graduated from a technical education,

  • Have a driver's license,

  • Optional skills: Team management, mechanics, 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 rapidly developing new industry working with highly skilled engineers from different fields,

  • Be part of a young growing company,

  • An open international inclusive culture of passionate people,

  • Fresh 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,

  • 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.

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