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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.

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 an Instrument Technician to join our friendly and fast-paced R&D department.

The job
The Instrument Technician is hands-on in the NPD project(s) and an integral part of the Program team. As Instrument Technician you will work closely with the project team members to ensure that all instruments are functioning properly and that any issues are addressed in a timely manner to ensure that the project progresses as planned.   


  • Build and update test setups and instruments (functional models and prototypes).  
  • Perform software updates and ensure that test setups and instruments are up to date with the latest firmware and software versions. 
  • Troubleshoot issues with instruments and related equipment to identify and address problems in a timely manner and get an understanding of the system performance in practice. 
  • Create technical drawings of cables and other components used in the instrumentation. 
  • Assist with mechanical drawings and electronics schematics.  
  • Perform various tests as needed and test the instruments during development to ensure that they are functioning properly and meeting performance specifications. 
  • Prepare instruments and documentation for REL (Reliability, Environmental, Legal) testing.  
  • Participate in field testing of instruments at customer sites to gather feedback and identify any issues that may arise. 
  • Provide an overview of the status of instruments, including updates and any issues that have been identified. 
  • Follow all safety protocols and maintain a safe work environment at all times.  
  • Support lead mechanics on various activities related to new product introduction (design tasks, BOM list, documentation, assembly etc). 
  • Other responsibilities may come if agreed due to interest, for instance Health and Safety responsibility in our Laboratory etc.

Apply now if you can subscribe to the following qualifications:

  • Background in Electronics, Mechanics, or another related field. 
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics. 
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. 
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain accurate records. 
  • Familiarity with safety protocols and best practices in a laboratory setting. 

Personal skills
You are an open and pro-active person who thrives in teamwork and a practical problem solver. You have a keen interest in technology, learning new skills and known for being a hands-on generalist that gets the job done.

We offer
A challenging job, in an international and innovative company, that is small enough for you to get high influence in the job, and big enough for complex projects and career development. We have a flat and informal company culture and an open-minded and collegial spirit. The size of our company allows for independent, dynamic, and fast decisions, and you will have the opportunity for constant learning through new projects, technologies, teams, and market opportunities.

FOSS have a solid record of continued business growth and a strong business strategy for an exciting future journey. We anticipate increased software development so there are plenty of opportunities for personal growth. At FOSS we believe that innovation, creativity, and collaboration come when people meet face to face. We are extremely proud of our modern Innovation Centre creating a highly motivating work environment.  

Send us your application via the link below. We screen applications as they come in, so apply now - better today than tomorrow! Any questions can be directed to Magnus Tunklev, R&D Program Director, Grain & Feed Programs, at

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.

Today, more than 8 billion people around the world are dependent on nutritional food. Tons of food being produced in a million different ways and under varying conditions, creating challenges all the way from field to fork. One of them, obviously, being the effects it has on climate change. 

FOSS helps the world’s 100 biggest food companies and more than 40,000 others around the world navigate exactly that with intelligent, data-driven and innovative analytical solutions. We are making sustainability a better business and we’re doing so as global market leader in our field – improving food quality, minimizing food waste, ensuring food safety, and securing fair payment.

Join a pioneering and innovative company in the food and agriculture industry. A company on a mission, with offices all around the world and 1,700 talented colleagues from more than 32 different countries.

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