top of page
vacancy no longer available

The best way to predict the future is to create it yourself. Continuing to provide a fast-growing world population with healthy food in a sustainable way, that is the reason for existence of The Protein Brewery (TPB). Do you also want to contribute to solving one of the most important issues of our time? Then we are curious about you!

Who are we?

The Protein Brewery (TPB) is a young, highly innovative company focused on creative technologies to develop and produce sustainable food ingredients using classical brewing and precision fermentation technology. We are addressing the eminent global shift from animal-based food ingredients towards a sustainable, plant-based food chain. Our team in Breda, The Netherlands currently consists of 35 people. The present organization is mission-driven, where the shared purpose of the organization, the teams and the individuals are aligned. Our culture can be described by our core values;

SHARING the same purpose. Working together as one team in our pursuit to reach our mission and have a positive and lasting impact on the world around us and beyond, while having fun.

DARING to do what no one did before and encouraging whoever dares to do so. Creating a stimulating environment where people feel free to innovate in a pragmatic way. Enabling us to remain agile and to move ahead speedily.

TRUSTING each other’s capacities, intentions and sense of responsibility, leading to a culture of ownership, undivided responsibility and relentless dedication.

CARING for each other and your work environment. Supporting each other, professionally and personally. Valuing each team member as the person he or she is, regardless of background, capacities or status.

Who are we looking for?
We’re looking for an enthusiastic HR professional that will support the team in the pivotal moment of becoming operational and commercial. We believe that The Protein Brewery becomes successful when we support our people to be successful. As HR advisor you are responsible for enabling an environment in which people can perform and develop. Your goal is to make sure the infrastructure and processes are there for the team to bring our product to market. You will contribute on a broad range of HR topics such as running smoothly our HR administration, the recruitment process and designing and implementing new HR policies and projects. You are a solid and reliable advisor for the MT on all people related matters. You like to roll up your sleeves and get things done. We’re looking for somebody with an entrepreneurial and adventurous mindset to join our team.

What are your responsibilities and scope in this role?

  • You are responsible for our HR policies, processes and administration (e.g. the Employee Handbook, employment contracts, personnel and management information, pension, absenteeism, and insurance portal). You will be in charge of both the execution as well as the development and the professionalization of them.

  • Supporting and advising the CEO and Management Team in all people matters.

  • Employee contact: you are the go-to person for employees who have questions about HR related topics and support them where needed;

  • You are responsible for the recruitment plan, the hiring process as well as the onboarding of our new colleagues.

  • Fostering a performance culture with room for learning and development.

  • Lead in various HR projects such as training and development, team coaching, organizational development, engagement and culture.


What does your profile look like?

We are a good match if you have...

  • Have experience in a similar role and are ready for the next step.

  • Are fluent in Dutch and English: feeling comfortable to speak and write in English is important because this is our main language.

  • Are available fulltime – with a minimum of 32 hours but preferably 36 or 40.

  • You can be present at our office in Breda at least 3 days a week. We are super flexible about where and when you work, but sufficient face-to-face time is important for this role.

  • Are willing to participate in whatever it takes to make TPB successful, even if that is not a core task of your role on paper. You have a strong can-do mentality and are very hands-on.

  • You are structured, reliable and have an eye for detail. You know how to work with confidential and personal information and you are a strong communicator.

  • Experience in an operations or manufacturing environment is a pre

What do we have to offer?

  • A dynamic, enthusiastic, scale-up work environment.

  • Autonomy and flexibility in your work and working hours.

  • Being part of a small team of professionals with a strong can-do mentality.

  • A competitive salary package.


Please send your resume and motivation to



At The Protein Brewery we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. We truly believe in the strength that comes with diversity in teams.


bottom of page