FOSS R&D

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.


Concept Developer


Do you want to do innovation – or just talk about it?

Are you our new concept developer? We are a team of devoted people with a variety of profiles developing world-class analytical products and services for our customers within Food and Agriculture.

At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too. A fast growing population means that the global food production will have to increase by 60% by 2050 to meet demand. We want to come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste. 

If that sounds like something you would like to get out of bed for every Monday morning, then read on.

 

The job

FOSS is the world’s leading producer of analytical instruments that monitor and control quality in the Food and Agriculture industry. We provide solutions that improve our customers’ businesses by running a sustainable operation supporting high quality products for consumers.

Concept Development is an innovative team generating concepts across all segments in FOSS. We are taking the first steps in bringing ideas to life by a customer centric approach as we strive at creating extraordinary user experiences through different technologies. The team consists of engineers, designers, software - and agriculture profiles.

We collaborate with most departments, internal/external stakeholders, and our knowledge is anchored in a good market understanding making customer collaboration a keyword.

 

The tasks

Your role is to scope and drive the development process from business idea to concept - describing the why, what and how.

You work close together with stakeholders from S&M, R&D, Service etc., and your primary tasks are:

  • Deliver integrated and feasible concepts for new services and solutions
  • Perform project management, be a facilitator, and master diverse design tools
  • Identify and initiate de-risking activities, e.g. POP-studies (proof of principle)
  • Play an active role in maintaining the segment product roadmap and provide innovative inputs
  • Support the continued improvement of work processes in Concept Development, e.g. tools and templates

Apart from the dedicated segment support, we also have the responsibility to look across the segment roadmaps and ensure that innovations for one segment are applied in the other segments.

 

Personal profile

We are looking for a team player with drive having a good concept tool box.

Personally, you:

  • Are able be creative and think out of the box but still work structured
  • Have holistic mind-set
  • Have robustness – to fight for the best possible concept and get everyone on board
  • Thrive with working cross organizational with a broad array of stakeholders and is not afraid of taking lead

 

Qualifications

We imagine that the successful candidate has the following background:

  • Relevant Master degree (engineering, design or similar)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with product development
  • Masters the disciplines required in early development process
  • Familiar with a user centric approach, and have an interest in knowing the market
  • FOSS relevant skills are an advantage e.g. segment, agriculture, mechanics optics, software, electronics

 

We offer


We offer a challenging job in an international, dynamic and innovative organization. We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver.

You will be a member of a team, where we respect one another, work closely together and apply each other competences in the daily work. We make room for personal improvements, and continuously strive at optimizing our work processes.

Our work is based on close collaboration cross the organization, and our tasks are varying widely from minor adjustments into pioneering new territories.

The position is located in Hillerød and 15-20 days of travelling per year, primarily for customer visits, must be expected.

 

Application 


If you are interested in the position, please send your application via the link below. Please note that we only accept applications sent via the link.

We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible since we are looking for a candidate who can step in soon!

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Nanna Dehlsen via phone +45 2761 6878 or e-mail: nad@foss.dk

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

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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Region:
Region Hovedstaden

Job type:
Permanent

Working hours:
Full-time

Working days:
Day

Location:
Hillerød, Denmark

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Contacts:
Nanna Dehlsen
Telephone: +45 4820 8639

Company homepage:
http://www.foss.dk