Vacancies at FOSS

Technical Assistant for Product Engineering, R&D

Published: 2020-12-14



At FOSS, we are driven by a strong sense of purpose, and we hope you are too!

A fast-growing world population means that 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.

How we work

We are looking for a talented Technical Assistant to take on an exciting and challenging position and join our Product Engineering team, within our Research and Development department. 

FOSS develops and produces state of the art analysis instruments for analysis of milk, meat, grain, wine and more. Our instruments combine sophisticated flow systems and mechanical features with state of the art electronics and optics.

In this position, we expect you to solve quality and performance issues. Your daily tasks will be diverse and will typically span from electronic circuit design to securing the performance of the instrument by troubleshooting on optical and electromechanical interfaces. Tasks thus often require a coordinated effort across the organization, and you will get to work with many different teams and colleagues.

We work at a high speed with highly skilled and motivated colleagues in multidisciplinary projects. And you may be the next reinforcement of this already great FOSS team!

About the job

As a technical assistant, you will play a central role in handling the technical administrative tasks and documentation involved in improving and maintaining our existing product portfolio.

Your tasks will include:

-       Preparing Engineering changes

-       Maintaining BOM lists and spare part manuals

-       Correcting 2D&3D documentation in Inventor and Pro-E

-       Handling technical product data in SAP and other administrative tasks

-       Coordinating tasks with multiple stakeholders.

About you


-       Education as a technical designer or similar

-       Experience with CAD-systems, preferably Inventor and Pro-E

-       Experience with Microsoft Office and ideally with SAP

-       Systematic, detail-oriented and well structured

-       A passion for technical administration with a good overview.


-       You must share our passion for technology engineering and excellent service.

-       You are committed to delivering high-quality work and you must be able to shuffle between multiple tasks.

-       Good communication and coordination skills are required as you are dealing with several internal stakeholders.

-       You are talented at building strong working relationships and working with many different people - we picture you as a team player with a good sense of humor.

But above all...we are looking for the right individual to work in a positive, flexible, and fast-paced technical work environment!

About us

We offer a challenging job in an international, innovative and highly successful organization. We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver. Our work is based on trust and working in teams, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference.

At FOSS, we value our employees and believe in cooperation, in straightforward communication and in setting clear objectives to achieve our goals. You can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference, and where work-life balance and flexibility are valued.


If you are interested in th e positon, please apply through the link below. Please note that we will only consider applications received through the link. If you have questions regarding this position, you can contact Jonas Andersen, People Manager :

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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