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Support Technician for R&D Test

Published: 2019-04-03
Department
R&D

Contact
Morten Pedersen
+45 48208288


Country
Denmark

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. 

We are looking for an experienced Test Solutions Supporter technician to join our R&D test team, at our fast growing Innovation Center in Denmark. If that sounds like a challenge for you, then read on.

 

The job 

The R&D test team is a central part of the R&D Services organisation with a vison to develop, maintain and support the organization with high quality state of the art production test equipment. You will be working in an interesting and interdisciplinary department with 14 specialists within the fields of test solutions, electronics, software, mechanics, optics, laser, X-ray and chemistry. 

In this position, you will be part of our R&D test team that in close co-operation with our product programs analyze, define, design, implement and test the next generations of components and instruments.  

Your role will be supporting the R&D test team during implementation, test and integration of the test equipment in our production and be responsible for support of our test equipment base.  

 

Primary task 

As Test Solutions Supporter, your primary focus will be supporting our test equipment in R&D, in production and at our sub-suppliers. You will be our one point of contact from our production facilities, and drive the support, maintenance and improvement initiatives in a global organization. 

Secondary, you will be a supportive resource in our R&D product test solutions, and help our engineering team with implementation of the next generation of test solutions. 

Furthermore, you will be involved in documentation of own work and prepare descriptions of user manuals in English for production in Hillerød and China. 

 

Qualifications 

You hold a relevant technical background, for example technician or similar with minimum 3 year’s experience within production support. This job require relevant work experience from companies within production test software and hardware. Experience with NI TestStand and NI LabVIEW is a huge advance for this position. 

You ideally have good experience with: 

  • Production test systems support and maintenance in general 
  • Production test hardware and software 
  • Electrical work and troubleshooting 
  • PC installation and troubleshooting 
  • Functional (and structural PCBA) test techniques for PCBAs, modules and instruments 
  • General test techniques (LV FPGA, Vision, Boundry Scan, Flying Probe and more) 
  • Office 365 work and collaboration tools (SharePoint, Teams, Planner) 

 Since FOSS is a global organization, and 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 in a structured way and you thrive with solving technical and practical problems. You are proactive and able to seek out the necessary information for your projects as well as follow through the projects.

People describe you as 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 gives motivation and job satisfaction. We want to motivate our employees to take responsibility and influence. 

 

Application  

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

For further information, please contact Team Manager, Morten Pedersen on +45 4820 8288.

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 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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