Experienced concept developer

Publicado: 2018-03-02

Jan Steen Andersen
+45 4820 8696


We are a group of engaged people dedicated to developing the best possible products and services for our customers.

The job

In Concept Development we have the responsibility to deliver first class concepts to all new solutions across our segments. We start our work in the market by meeting our customers, carry out analysis, make models in our labs and through tests and feedback create fantastic concepts ready for execution by our colleagues in R&D - enabling new business opportunities for FOSS.

Your role is to drive the work from initial business idea to a clear statement on what we need to develop and how - in close cooperation with stakeholders and enablers inside and outside Foss. Innovation is a key driver in Foss.

The tasks

As a concept developer you are allocated to one or more segments (see link) and have an active role in maintaining the segment product roadmap:

  • Deliver integrated and approved concepts for new services and solutions
  • Play an active and cross organizational role in all activities prior to the concept phase e.g. technology evaluation
  • Identify and initiate de-risking activities e.g. POP-studies (proof of principle)
  • Support the continued improvement of concept work processes e.g. tools and templates
  • Be an active member of the concept development group

Apart from the dedicated segment support, we also have the responsibility to look across the roadmaps and identify commonality.

Personal profile

We are looking for a person having both a specific knowledge within one or more FOSS relevant areas combined with a broad and strong ability to collaborate across disciplines with experts in other areas.

The knowledge areas are:

  • User research incl. market exploration
  • Service design
  • User experience design
  • Customer experience design
  • User Interface design
  • Idea generation & development
  • Model making
  • Communication & facilitation
  • Stakeholder & project management
  • FOSS relevant technical skills e.g. optics, software, electronics or mechanics


  • Relevant master degree (engineering and similar)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with product development
  • Robustness – to fight for the best possible concept and get everyone on board
  • A holistic mind-set

We offer

We offer a challenging job in an international, dynamic and innovative organization (10-30 travelling days pr. year). We are market leaders within our field and very proud of the results we deliver.

Our work is based on close cooperation cross the organization, and our tasks are varying widely from minor adjustments into pioneering new territories.

You will be a member of a team, where we respect and use each other and our competences in the daily work, and make room for personal improvement. We strive to optimize our work processes.


If you are interested in the position, please send your application via the link below. Please note that we only accept applications sent via the link. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, so apply as soon as possible since we are looking for a candidate who can step in soon!If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Jan Sten Andersen via phone +45 2066 6251 or e-mail:

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 1,400 highly qualified employees worldwide.

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