Mechanical Engineer - Medior

Do you want to take on the challenge of realizing one-of-a-kind installations? Are you good at cooperating with other businesses? Then we’re looking for you!


2-6 years

BSc / MSc

We are RIFT. We are on a mission.

We are on a mission towards a sustainable future that is powered by clean and renewable energy. Our ambition is to reduce the global carbon footprint by revolutionizing the energy-intensive industries with the CO2 free and renewable Iron Fuel Technology™. Not just because we want to, but because our world needs it to become net-zero. 

We are developers, engineers, learners, thinkers, planners, enablers, believers, dreamers, doers, promoters and disruptors. RIFT is a dedicated team with both seasoned professionals and young, talented and skilled innovators. A unique team of people who are on a mission.

We collaborate with established business partners and multinationals. And with strong financial investors we have all the conditions in place to accelerate and develop the Iron Fuel Technology towards commercialization and realize our global ambition. Our goal: reduce the global carbon footprint by 1 megaton of CO2 by 2050. Are you ready to help?

About the position.

As a medior mechanical engineer you will be responsible for designing, calculating and realizing our Iron Fuel Technology™ installations and its components. You will work closely with our process engineers in making sure our systems can achieve the necessary performance requirements and communicate externally with our manufacturers and suppliers.

This is your opportunity to put your technical skills to practice in helping realize world’s very first Iron Fuel Technology™ systems. Your responsibilities may change over time but include:

  • Leading the mechanical design process of our installations and its components
  • Creating design concepts and running calculations
  • Working out designs in 3D
  • Communicating with manufacturers and suppliers for manufacturability
  • Realizing and getting the components from suppliers

The ideal candidate.

We seek a mechanical engineer that can help design our systems so we can make an impact. We look for the following requirements:

  • Familiar with mechanical design and mechanical calculations
  • Experience in 3D modelling software (SolidWorks / Inventor / Siemens NX / CATIA)
  • Team player
  • Preferably experience with chemical / combustion processes, not required
  • Experience in taking the lead
  • Good practical communication skills in Dutch and English

What can you expect.

Of course our job benefits and working conditions are at market standard. Even more important, when you join RIFT, you join a passionate team with a purpose. A dynamic and human driven company where you can make personal impact and further develop your skills and career.

Become part of a young, innovative team.

Make a contribution to decarbonizing our world.

Get a unique opportunity to challenge yourself.


Reach out to Hajk Markarov, our recruitment officer, to start the conversation.
+31 611857709