Vacancies at FOSS

Student Analyst – Production & Supply Chain Excellence

Published: 2022-10-25
Production and Supply Chain
Slangerupgade 69
3400  Hillerød

Srdjan Gluhovic
+45 60216980


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 the demand. We want to come up with smarter ways to make the best use of agricultural resources, and to help eliminate food waste.

We provide you with the opportunity to put your theory and analytical skills to good use in a global and exciting company with deep roots in high-technology instruments by investing your spare time in a dynamic and transformational work environment in Production & Supply Chain (P&SC) at FOSS.

We are looking for a Student Assistant to join our Production & Supply Chain department in Hillerød. We have global responsibility for the operational supply chain in FOSS from procurement and production to logistics and distribution consisting of daily operations and both local and cross-functional projects. The job offers the opportunity to relate theory to practice in creating transparency in the supply chain through routine tasks such as updating KPIs, maintaining documentation and ad hoc analysis and assignments

Primary tasks

You will be reporting to the Manager of P&SC Excellence, but will have close collaboration with the other Student Assistants within P&SC.

Several of the following will be your primary task depending on your profile and interest:

  • KPI reporting on a weekly & monthly basis.
  • Data extraction, analysis and simulation related to one or more areas of P&SC.
  • Maintaining material & system settings.
  • Analysis on daily operations and as input to P&SC projects.
  • Maintain & improve the P&SC SharePoint site.
  • Revise Standard Operating Procedures in the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Performing various administrative routine and service tasks.
  • Ad hoc analysis and assignments from Logistics, Procurement, NPI, Production and Warehouse.

We strive for you to be part of one or more projects, and you will be given the opportunity to engage in tasks like: value stream mapping, practical problem solving, documentation of existing or developed processes, providing input from theory/studies etc.


The ideal candidate is studying within the field Operations Management, Production, Supply Chain Management, at CBS, DTU, IT University or similar. You have minimum 1.5 years left before graduating. You are used to working with MS Office and MS Excel. VBA programming is an advantage, and knowledge of LEAN, Six Sigma tools and MS Visio is a plus. Fluency in Danish and English is mandatory.

Personal skills

To be successful in this position, you have a positive and easy-going personality, and enjoy interactions with colleagues across the organization. You are described as someone who naturally connects and establishes trust. You are good at listening, want to understand the problems and you take pride in paving the way so your colleagues can deliver the results.

 People knowing you would recognize the following characteristics:

  • Well-developed analytical skills & a structured approach to work and problem solving.
  • Robust, reliable, and self-driven while executing well and within deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Are open-minded, self-motivated, and friendly, with a sense of humor.
  • Willing to learn, reflect on feedback and try to improve.



We offer

As a Student Assistant in FOSS, we expect you to work approx. 60 hours per month. We offer flexible working hours at the factory site. You will be joining a dynamic and ambitious team, working to improve our Production and Supply Chain. We aspire to offer a fun and rewarding working environment, where you can expect to work together with highly motivated and skilled colleagues.

We offer a small but solid community for P&SC Student Assistants for both professional and social sparring and activities. It is a challenging job in an innovative company that is a world leader in its field, and we are very proud of the solutions we provide for our customers.


If you are interested in the position, please send your application and CV by using the link below. Note that we only receive applications via the link. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. For further information, please contact Srdjan Gluhovic:

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.


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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