Vacancies at FOSS

Product Engineering Manager

Published: 2019-08-22
Building 1, 6 Louyang Road SIP

John Li
+86 51267909556


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.

At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too. A fast growing world 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

We are looking for a Product Engineering Manager, to act as a manager for the Product Engineering Team.

Your primary tasks will consist in leading the team responsible for investigation of defects from production line and customer service for all products under mass production, including customer complaints, and production defects. You will also improve the product design by continuously resolving design cases.

We expect you to lead technical knowledge transfer during the product transfer from our Danish Innovation Center, set up the local production process and perform relevant training, analysis and to resolve technical problems during transfer and make final approval of the new production line.

You will provide technical support for supplier quality issues coming from the Quality department, as well as lead test and approval for parts within localization project.

As Product Engineering Manager, you will lead the ECM process and make sure all engineering changes are managed well. You will also continuously optimize the ECM process, and ensure good quality of technical documentation released by the team.

On a day to day basis, you will support the work of the Product Engineering team, and ensure good and uniform work flow, both inside the team and with cross-functional teams. You may also get other tasks assigned to you by our site manager.

Qualifications and skills

We are looking for a candidate with a Bachelor degree or above, with a major in mechanical/industrial engineering or similar.

Our ideal candidates comes with at least 8 years’ relevant working experience (including at least 3 years experience within a managerial role) in a manufacturing environment of final product - experience with analytical instrument is preferred.

As we communicate with our Danish Innovation Center on a daily basis, we expect you to ´have a good level in English, both spoken and written, as well as the ability to communicate effectively. Ideally, you have experience working for a foreign company.

People describe you as a good team-player and a hard-worker, who is careful and accountable. You enjoy taking the initiative and you able to work independently under pressure.

We offer

We offer an interesting job in a dynamic work environment in an international atmosphere with high focus on innovation and customer experience. You will work in an organisation with a high degree of cooperation across all departments.

FOSS is doing well and we have a lot of new and interesting products in our pipeline, that need your attention and we therefore look forward to having you on board!


Kindly send your application via the link below. Please note that we only accept applications sent via the link.

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 1,500 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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