Headquartered in Hilleroed, Denmark, FOSS is an international family-owned company providing analytical equipment that helps to improve production processes and product quality in food, agricultural and other industries.

Mechanical Test Developer for R&D Test Team

Headquartered in Hillerød, Denmark, FOSS is an international family-owned company providing analytical equipment that helps to improve production processes and product quality in food, agricultural and other industries. 

Are you interested in an exciting and technically challenging position in our R&D test team, based at our fast-growing headquarters? We are looking for an inventive, practical and self-paced mechanical test developer, and you might be our new colleague.


The job 

The test team is a central part of the R&D Services organization with a vision to develop, maintain and support the organization with high quality state of the art production test equipment.

As Mechanical Test Developer, you will be working in an interesting and interdisciplinary department, together with 12 specialists within the fields of test solutions, electronics, software, mechanics, optics, laser, X-ray and chemistry.

In this position, you will be working on advanced mechanical design and implementation of module test rigs, PCBA test jigs and documentation of these tests.

Furthermore, you will be programming tests scripts in NI TestStand, run-in the total test setup, preparing descriptions of user manuals in English and handover to our production in Hillerød and China. 

Together with the test team, you are involved in R&D projects getting the needed deliveries and passing the different gates in the development process. 


Primary task 

As Mechanical Test Developer and together with other core team members, you will be one of the main drivers in mechanical implementations. 

You will use your technical and practical skills to analyze, design, and build new mechanical test solutions for across the test team that fit into FOSS global production setup. 

Besides, you will be involved in programming, run-in and handover product test solutions, and prepare descriptions of user manuals in English for production in Hillerød and China. 



We imagine you hold a relevant degree, for example as Mechanical Engineer or similar.

You have a good knowledge of mechanical design, 3D CAD and 3D printing. 

You ideally have good experience with: 

  • Mechanical design 
  • 3D CAD (Inventor is an advance) 
  • 3D printing 
  • Programming (NI TestStand & NI LabVIEW is an advance) 
  • Flow systems 
  • Electronics 
  • Physics 

It is also an advantage if you have knowledge of low volume production test and HALT/HASS testing methods. 

Since FOSS is a global organization, and as you will be writing documentation and descriptions in English, it is important that you have excellent English skills both verbally and in writing. 


Personal skills 

You work systematically and structured and you thrive on solving complex technical problems. You are proactive and able to seek out the necessary information for your projects as well as follow through the projects. Furthermore, you are a team player and you are good at communicating your knowledge and ideas. 


We offer  

An international and dynamic working environment, where there are good opportunities to develop professionally and personally.

At FOSS, we put the employees and the quality of cooperation highly. We believe that cooperation based on trust, open dialogue, clear objectives and good colleagues who help each other give motivation and job satisfaction.

We want to motivate our employees to take responsibility and influence, and you can expect to enter a great workplace, where you can make a difference.



Send your application by using the link below. Note that we only receive applications via the link. We will conduct interviews on an ongoing basis from week 47. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. 

For further information, please contact Team Manager, Morten Pedersen on +45 4820 8288 (not available week 45/46), or Global Recruiter, Cecilie Leroux Rye on +45 6021 6918.

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, or religion.



FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

We live in a world with a fast growing population and to meet the growing demand for food, the global food production will have to increase by 60 per cent by 2050. The world’s population is becoming wealthier and the global middle class is growing, which create new food demands. This means the food producers need to find smarter ways to make the best use of our valuable resources and to eliminate food waste. At FOSS, we have the know-how to help companies address these global trends and turn them into opportunities – in a way where sustainability and good business go hand in hand.

The family-owned FOSS Company was founded in 1956. FOSS headquarters are based in Hillerød, Denmark and development and production takes place in Denmark and China. FOSS products are marketed and sold through a global network of sales subsidiaries in 30 countries. FOSS employs around 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.


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