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NPD Project Manager for R&D Programs

Published: 2023-01-25
Department
R&D
Nils Foss Allé 1
3400  Hillerød

Contact
Bo Jespersgaard


Country
Denmark

 

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.

We are looking for a New Product Development (NPD) Project manager to lead the development of the next Innovative food-analysis solution.

The Job

As NPD Project manager in R&D Programs you will be responsible for NPD projects that develop new instruments and solutions for food analysis that are fast, dedicated and easy-to-use. The projects involve, e.g., hardware and software development, digital integration, prototyping, product certification and production setup.

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

You will be involved in the entire NPD process from the early concept phase, through instrument development and 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 market implementation

Qualifications

As NPD Project manager you will be working across the organization, tying together R&D, Sales & Marketing, Service and Production & Supply Chain, 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 larger complex organizations and projects
  • Strong technical/scientific background as Engineer or MSc.
  • Business acumen
  • Strong facilitator skills and 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 food analysis work. 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 Bo Jespersgaard, Program Director, RMT Programs, at bjg@foss.dk.

FOSS is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. You can help us sustain an unbiased recruitment process by not including photo or age in your application.

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 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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