FOSS Marketing & Front End Innovation

Agriculture Scientist

Do you want to use your expertise and experience to increase food quality and sustainability across thousands of players in the global food and agriculture market?

At FOSS Analytical, we’re looking for an Agriculture Scientist to join our Leap Innovation team. You will play a crucial role in developing anything from new spectroscopic solutions to providing new insights based on analytical data to optimize the use of agricultural resources and enhance food quality.

You will help set the direction
As an Agriculture Scientist, you will be at the forefront of our efforts to address the difficulties faced by the agricultural industry.

The essence of the job is to identify and solve customers’ challenges by turning their current and future needs into innovative, sustainable, and value-driven analytical solutions. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify and implement innovative solutions to meet our customers' current and future needs in the agricultural sector
  • Work closely with customers, partners, and colleagues across FOSS to understand market trends, customer needs, and industry drivers
  • Conduct cutting-edge research to develop new technologies and methods for sustainability and quality
  • Use your communication skills to drive projects forward internally and externally
  • Analyze market trends and competitor offerings to inform strategic choices and maintain our competitive edge

We offer a demanding job at an international and innovative company
You will join a global company that is a world expert in analytical solutions for the food and agriculture industries. FOSS enables customers to make informed, data-driven decisions using dedicated spectroscopic techniques. You will have the opportunity to work alongside experts from diverse fields both within and outside the company. Expect to face challenges and engage in meaningful work that makes a real difference in the agriculture and food industries.

You will be employed in the Leap Innovation team, a part of Front End Innovation. Our working culture is based on trust and teamwork, and you can expect to be in an environment where we value and encourage your ideas. You will be working on projects with a global reach, and there will be opportunities for international travel to collaborate with colleagues and customers worldwide.

Do you have an innovative mindset?
We expect you to have a master’s degree or PhD in Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Plant Science, or a related field. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in agricultural research and innovation. You enjoy building networks across the agricultural sector, and you have a deep understanding of market drivers and customer needs.

We envision you with an innovative mindset, strong reasoning skills, and a curiosity for understanding our customers and market drivers. To succeed as a scientist, you must use excellent communication skills to translate research findings into applications.

Join Us:
If you’re excited about the opportunity to contribute to a more sustainable future for agriculture, we want to hear from you! Send us your application and relevant documentation as soon as possible. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, so apply sooner rather than later. If you have any questions about the position, please reach out to Jonas Andersen, Head of Leap Innovation, at or +45 2761 6459.

FOSS is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. You can help us sustain an unbiased recruitment process by not including photo or age in your application.

Today, more than 8 billion people around the world are dependent on nutritional food. Tons of food being produced in a million different ways and under varying conditions, creating challenges all the way from field to fork. One of them, obviously, being the effects it has on climate change. 
FOSS helps the world’s 100 biggest food companies and more than 40,000 others around the world navigate exactly that with intelligent, data-driven and innovative analytical solutions. We are making sustainability a better business and we’re doing so as global market leader in our field – improving food quality, minimizing food waste, ensuring food safety, and securing fair payment.

Join a pioneering and innovative company in the food and agriculture industry. A company on a mission, with offices all around the world and 1,700 talented colleagues from more than 32 different countries.


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