Chemometrician - Development Engineer

17. oktober 2016
16. november 2016
Hanne Winning - Tlf. 2534 1081

Chemometrician - Development Engineer for Application Development

Do you want to develop your skills in a highly specialised team in FOSS R&D?

FOSS is known throughout the world for innovative analytical instruments that help to improve both food quality and safety in the global food market. FOSS R&D is now looking for a new employee for a challenging position in our dedicated Chemometric Development Team, Data & Algorithms (DnA). Linking chemometric data analysis with instrument software, hardware and application is the DNA of FOSS. This position is a unique opportunity to develop your professional skills within spectroscopy in a highly specialised team and help make a difference in food quality and safety.

The job
Your responsibility will be to plan together with Sales & Marketing and Customer & Sales Support and develop calibrations for all our different instruments across technologies and platforms. Based in Data & Algorithms (DnA), you will be working closely with senior chemometricians and play a central role in the development of prediction models for new applications as well as in maintenance of the existing model portfolio. You will be working in the interface between comprehensive databases, modelling tools and massive expert knowledge about the field of the individual applications in close collaboration with our colleagues in R&D.

Your primary tasks will be:

  • Chemometric application development and maintenance
  • Data analysis/chemometrics in multidisciplinary development projects involving internal and external partners
  • Data analytical troubleshooting in advanced customer and production support tasks
  • Ad hoc chemometric tasks


  • Master of Science in engineering or related area (analytical chemistry, informatics, signal processing, food science etc.)
  • Familiar with the following techniques: Principal Component Analysis (PCA), Partial Least Squares (PLS) regression, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Strong knowledge of food analysis and spectroscopic methods, like IR, NIR and X-ray.
  • Good English skills

Personal skills
The right person for the position is focused and systematic with the ability to execute tasks. You have a positive work attitude and personal drive and thrive with responsibility. Furthermore, you have good social and communicational skills.

We offer
We offer a challenging job in strong team and with cross-functional projects. FOSS is an international and innovative workplace that is a world leader in its field. You will get the opportunity to work with the most advanced technology, together with competent and specialised colleagues driven by curiosity, focused on being first with new innovations and in new markets, now and in upcoming years. We hope you will thrive on the possibility of making your contribution!

Send your application by using the link below. Note that we only receive applications via the link. We conduct interviews on an ongoing basis. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact People Manager, Hanne Winning at +45 2534 1081 or

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.

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