Vacancies at FOSS

CAD Project Manager

Published: 2022-09-14
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Jesper Bergstrøm
+45 42718160


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.


The job

FOSS is growing and we see efficient global collaboration as a key element for R&D to develop more great solutions even faster. In the new position as CAD Project Manager, you will play an important role in implementation of our new PLM/PDM system including cloud collaboration with external suppliers and consultants. Focus is to collaborate creating data rather than handing over data. This is to be done through one united virtual model.

Your main responsibility will be to collect Business needs from R&D Engineers, Production, Procurement, Service etc. and work closely together with IT to find the right solutions. Project Management skills are important to ensure solid stakeholder management and successful implementation according to user needs.  

You will become part of R&D Hardware Mechanics in Denmark, a team of highly skilled Mechanical Engineers focused on creating Platform Designs and improving the development process. The position is full time and the need for traveling is expected to be less than 10 days/year.


Primary tasks

Your primary task will be to ease and optimize the development tools for multidiscipline R&D development, by collecting pain points and implement improvements. 

Your main stakeholders are from R&D and involves disciplines form Mechanics, Electronics, Simulation, Test and Verification and Laboratory Chemistry. However, stakeholders from remaining parts of the organization and even outside the organization must be included also. Ultimately faster delivery to end customer is the overall goal. Therefore an important part of your work is updating own knowledge within new R&D development technologies. 



You hold a degree in mechanical engineering and must be fluent in English and Danish. The preferred candidate will have minimum 5 years working experience in majority of below areas:

  •  Autodesk Inventor setup
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 tools
  • PDM/PLM setup
  • Collect, understand, and prioritize needs/pain points from the Business
  • Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge about CAD configuration and Modules/Platforms is considered an advantage, but not a must.


Personal skills

You love to improve the tools around mechanical product development and you are not afraid to challenge AS-IS. At the same time, you involve all stakeholders and make decisions based on facts and data even when it points in a different direction than you are heading.

As a person, you are communicative, well structured, ambitious and a strong team player. We expect you have a positive mindset even when things challenge you and deadlines are tight. Finally, you must share our values and passion for product development.


We offer

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 people across different fields of expertise, and you will be working with new technologies to make a real difference for R&D development.

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. Furthermore, we value work life balance and flexibility.

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.

For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact: People Manager Jesper Bergstrøm, e-mail or phone +45 42 71 81 60.



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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