Vacancies at FOSS

Internship in Quality Assurance

Published: 2022-09-26
Quality Assurance
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Lene Uhre Hansen
+45 2761 6889


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.

We are looking for a thorough and data-minded bachelor or master student to fill in our Quality Assurance (QA) Internship starting ultimo January 2023.


The job

This is your opportunity to join a newly established QA department, with the aim to increase the quality awareness and improve the quality assurance level in FOSS. We firmly believe that a data driven approach can increase our likelihood of success. And we hope that you are the one to help us. You will gain an important role, where you will support the team when it comes to reporting, quantitative analyses (both ad hoc and on regular basis) and establish smart reporting or data mining. A strong advanced Excel data-analyst skills is a need to fulfil the internship. You will be fully integrated into our team and will get eight engaged colleagues. Our department is dedicated, ambitious, and is aware that we are better if all contributes and work together. We care for each other and love a good laugh. We are located at FOSS Innovation Center in Hillerød.

Primary tasks

  • Carry out quantitative analyses (monthly/weekly reporting and ad hoc)
  • Provide efficient systems and tools for data collection of quality performance
  • Improve current data gathering towards more reliable and “smart” reporting


Qualifications and Skills

To succeed in the role, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • Study for an academic degree in engineer, science, or similar
  • Advanced Excel data-analyst skills (i.e., mastery over formulas, VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) programming)
  • Being data driven and can turn data into insights
  • It is a prerequisite that you are fluent in both written and spoken English

In addition, the following is considered an advantage: 

  • Experience with Power BI, Power Point and QlikSense /QlickView
  • Project management skills
  • LEAN experiences


We offer

An interesting and challenging internship of 6 months in an international relaxed atmosphere with strong focus on successful strategy execution and change management. We place emphasis on a high level of own drive and responsibility as well as success as a team.

We acknowledge, that you are a student, and it is important to us that your internship will boost your capabilities and skillset, while you have a pleasant and fruitful time with us.

This is a full-time job, and you will get paid during your internship (IDA rate) and can by the way start right away if your study allows.



We conduct interviews regularly, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible through the link provided in the ad. For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact QA Director Lene Uhre Hansen on +45 2761 6889.

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, 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 optimizing production, from raw material to finished product. FOSS helps optimize 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 approximately 1,700 highly qualified people worldwide.

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