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Product Manager – FossCalibrator and analytics packages

Published: 2021-09-30
Department
Service

Contact
Ole Skovbæk
+45 40558570


Country
Denmark

Do you want to use your strong technical and chemometrics insight to help thousands of food and agriculture companies to increase production efficincy and sustainability?

FOSS come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste. For that we develop and deliver world class service and support, and it is your opportunity to join an international team as product manager for elements that is at the core to FOSS.

Interested, then do read on…

 

The job

You will have two primary areas of responsibility:

Product Manager for FossCalibrator™. FossCalibrator™ is a software tool that enables FOSS customers to develop bespoke prediction models (analytics packages) to their FOSS instruments to optimise accuracy and profitability. These analytics packages (bespoke or global) are core to leverage the full benefits of FOSS’ advanced instruments and are based on large numbers .

Drive the standardization and roll-out of FOSS’ global analytics packages, packages that ensures optimal and dedicated performance of FOSS instruments. This also includes driving the standardization of support, documentation as well as performance follow-up.  

This is your opportunity to jump straight into an exciting adventure as you get to join our Product Management team of 40 persons, based in both Hillerød, Denmark and Suzhou, China. Being part of the teams working behind the scenes, we make sure our global Service organisation is trained and supported as the customer is central to everything we do at FOSS. You will report directly to the VP, Product Management.

 

Primary task

You will be responsible for the performance of FossCalibrator, including maintenance performance follow-up as well as planning for the next generation product. Directly related to this will also be training and supporting our global Service organisation so they can best serve our customers with FossCalibrator.

Analytics packages plays a key role for FOSS as well as our customers. We aspire to leverage this advantage even more, and you will play a key role in creating alignment across the organisation and how to optimally scale the further roll-out of these.

Your success will me measured on how well you drive the performance and further development of FossCalibrator, your ability to enable further growth and development for FOSS’ analytics packages and not least your capability to be a team player.

 

Qualifications and Skills

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

  • A technical background, Msc level in food science, engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutical or life science. Chemometrician background would be ideal
  • Solid understanding of PLS and ANN methods
  • Relevant experience from the food science or agricultural industries in a global company
  • Strong business acumen and experience in working cross-functionally in a complex organization

Since FOSS is a global organization, and business language is English, it is  a prerequisite that you are fluent in both written and spoken English. Speaking Danish is – on the other hand – not required.
In order to become successful in the role, you should come with a high degree of integrity– without losing sight of your objectives. People is one of our values, and we are looking for a  team player with excellent collaboration and communication skills

 

We offer

An interesting and also challenging job in an international relaxed atmosphere with focus on product management and customer support. We place emphasis on a high level of own drive and responsibility as well as success as a team.

In Product Management at FOSS we are around 40 persons in Hillerød, Denmark and Suzhou, China. Our key responsibilities are product management, training of our service engineers globally and supporting our customer and service engineers with technical issues. Being part of the Product Management team at FOSS, means that you will be working with super knowledgeable colleagues in a great team atmosphere, and where we strive to be and act as one team – regardless of location, background and roles.

FOSS is a world leading and Family-owned company with a dynamic work environment with 1500 skilled colleagues around the globe of which 360 are in Service, to which function Product Management belong.

 

Application

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

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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