Vacancies at FOSS

Digital Business Student Worker – Octopus/PMO

Published: 2020-12-02
Digital Business



FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. With around 1500 highly qualified employees worldwide, we provide solutions that improve customers’ business by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping deliver high quality products for consumers.

FOSS Digital Business

Our business unit, FOSS Digital Business, was established in 2017 and is currently consisting of 70 people, delivering digital services to more than 11.000 connected installations globally. The organization encompasses the full value chain from innovation to product development, operations and sales. We work towards “Feeding global food value chains with trust, quality and insigths” to make sure we can feed a growing planet with nutrious quality food, and you have the possibility to join us on this journey.

Your job as student worker

You will be the ‘Octopus’ of the Digital Business team - someone who can help our department with our administrative tasks. The tasks are typically small (with a duration of a few hours to a day) and are non urgent. We will keep a list (backlog) with the tasks to be done.

You will be working on tasks such as:

  • Budget, monthly follow up on invoicing for various items
  • Monthly department meeting survey
  • Organisation of Steering Group meetings and taking minutes for different projects
  • Update of internal portal website
  • Planning facilitation of department outings and taking care of practicalities

Who are you?

The candidate we are looking for is studying on minimum 2. year of a DTU, ITU or CBS education (or similar) and possesses excellent MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint).

You have a high sense of quality and a structured way of working, and a basic understanding of accounting. You are good at communicating – both written and spoken, and have good English skills (at least at CEFR level C1 - Effective operational proficiency).

You are an easy learner with an open and frank personality: you are not afraid to ask questions or to say no. People describe you as a proactive self starter with a continuous improvement mindset.

Working at FOSS

You will join a world leading company that is improving food quality and reducing waste for benefit of the growing population of the globe. At FOSS, we make a difference!

You will get an interesting student job within a multicultural vibrant digital department, driving FOSS’ transition into being a truly digital company. In our team, there is a friendly spirit and the culture is informal. You can expect to work 10 to 15 hours a week, between 9.00am and 3pm. Your salary will be based on the standard salary level for student workers.

Join us

To apply for the job, please use the link below. Please note that only applications sent through this link will be considered. When applying, please enclose both your cv and a short description of who you are and why you are a good match for this student job. We look forward to hearing from you!

If you have questions regarding this position, you can contact Christian Skydsgaard, Head of Sales & eCommerce FOSS Digital Business:   

All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position regardless of nationality, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.


FOSS contributes to the sustainable use of our planet’s agricultural resources and thus to the nutrition and health of the people of the world. We make it our business to build analytical solutions, which add value by improving food quality and optimising production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimise the use of food and agricultural resources by enabling customers to run intelligent data-driven productions with less waste, better quality, bigger yields, and more optimal use of raw materials. Always at the forefront of analytical technology development, FOSS provides a range of analytical solutions from laboratory to at-line and in-line solutions, across industries from dairy to grain and meat. FOSS provides instruments and solutions to the world’s 100 largest food companies and for more than 60 years, FOSS has been innovating analytical technology. FOSS was founded by Nils Foss in Hillerød in 1956. We are a family-owned, global company and our products and services are sold all around the world. FOSS employs more than 1,500 highly qualified people worldwide.

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