Vacancies at FOSS

Project Manager for Research & Development, laboratories

Published: 2022-07-15
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

René Fuhlendorff
+45 27616996


Innovation has always been the foundation of FOSS´ success. A global outlook and a mission for more sustainable use of the world’s food resources is key to more than 300 passionate employees in R&D, located in two innovation hubs.

We have a legacy of developing innovative solutions that sets the standards within food analysis across the globe. We build our solutions on strong technological platforms and deep insights into our customers’ business and processes, and we value strong collaboration with customers throughout the development phase.

For FOSS’ Laboratory segment we need a Project Manager for the next Innovative Analytical Solutions.

The Job

As NPD (New Project Development) Project Manager in R&D Programs you will be responsible for NPD projects involving hardware- and SW development, AI, automation, and digital integration.

You will be working from FOSS’ Innovation Center in Hillerød, in close collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, Laboratory customers, Partners and FOSS’ Sales and Service organizations spread across the globe.

You will be involved in the entire NPD process from the early concept phase, through customer trials to market implementation, and thus be driving the project and the team through:

  • customer requirements, user experience and product specifications
  • scoping, planning gate deliveries, budget- and risk management
  • stakeholder management and communication in an agile setup
  • support product launch and marked implementation


As NPD Project Manager you will be working across the organization, tying together R&D, Sales & Marketing, and Service, including our subsidiaries across the globe. You have a strong feel for stakeholder management, and you know that facilitation and nurturing a good collaboration are absolute prerequisites to succeed.

We expect that you have:

  • Project Manager (3+ years) experience in working across larger complex organizations
  • strong technical/scientific background as Engineer or MSc.
  • business acumen and experience within project management
  • strong facilitator with a desire to nurture good collaborations

Who are you?
As a person you are curios and willing to dig deeply into our customers businesses to find new ways to improve their laboratory operations. You identify problems and optimization areas and create holistic solutions with clear business impact.

We expect you to be self-driven and a structured team player and a “get the job done” attitude. You are confident communicator and talented at building strong relationships, as you will be working with several stakeholders.

Working at FOSS

We offer a challenging job in an international and innovative company that is world leader in its field. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with many talented professionals across different field of expertise, and you will be working with developing advanced technologies to make a real difference for our customers.

Our working culture is based on trust and teamwork, and you can expect to enter a great working place where you can bring your ideas to the table and make a real difference. There will be a fair amount of travel activity to visit our subsidiaries and customers.

Are you interested?
Send your application and relevant documentation, through the link below. Please note that only applications sent through the link will be considered. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis; therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact René Fuhlendorff, Program Director, R&D Programs at

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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