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Do you want to use your leadership, project management skills and background in electronics to head a team of project managers and run exciting product development projects?

Join a rapidly evolving company dedicated to developing smarter ways to ensure high food quality. Here, you get the freedom to shape our future hardware development together with a highly skilled team.

“You will get a pivotal role as you take the reins on our hardware product development as well as the pipeline and road map in our dairy segment. It is one of our largest and most important segments,” explains Vice President for R&D HW Programs, Christian C. Bürger.

The Job
FOSS is the world’s leading producer of innovative analytical instruments that monitor and control food quality. We provide solutions that improve our customers’ businesses by running a sustainable and profitable operation while helping to deliver high quality products for consumers.

To keep up with demands, we are now looking for a new program manager for our Research & Development Department to work out of our Innovation Center in Hillerød. Here, you will work closely with six other R&D managers each managing their own segment.

Primary Tasks
You will be responsible for overall program management of leading edge instrument projects from system design to successful market launch. You will lead the project managers in charge of the projects, and you will ensure highly ambitious project execution according to quality, time, scope and budget.

You will report to the VP for R&D HW Programs as you:

  • Lead and coach your team of project managers
  • Take strategic responsibility of our electronics group
  • Create clear road maps and pipeline specifications for your team
  • Carry out direct project management of selected individual instrument projects which typically last 1-2 years
  • Make sure that we incorporate commercial aspects and a customer-centric approach in our product development

Qualifications
You thrive working in cross-functional teams and know how to facilitate, inspire and coach your team. Your success will depend on being outstanding in program and project management of integrated product development. Moreover, you:

  • Have strong technical and strategical knowledge with a scientific degree in electronics
  • Have strong communication skills, and probably also commercial experience, and are aware that our key priorities are developing and delivering solutions that cater to the needs of our customers
  • Are fluent in English as well as Danish
  • Have a Danish work permit

Personal skills
As a person you enjoy the possibility of both working with a strategic long-term perspective as well as diving into the technical details guiding, coaching and supporting team members when needed. Your approach is agile and result oriented with an ability to execute.

You are energetic and persistent and like leading cross functional project teams staffed with people who have different skills and views. People enjoy working with you, because you are inspiring, have a positive mindset and are constructive even when you are challenged and deadlines are tight. You have strong communications skills, can motivate your surroundings and probably also have commercial experience.

We offer
At FOSS, you will get to work with the newest and most advanced technologies, and you get ample opportunity to put your mark on the solutions we come up with together.

“We value strong teamwork to create innovative and intelligent solutions, which is why you will be collaborating closely with your highly skilled colleagues from Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Production, Customer & Sales Support and Digital Business. It is very dynamic and you should really look forward to that,” explains Christian.

Application
Send your application through the link below. We would love to hear from you sooner rather than later.

For further information regarding the job, please do not hesitate to contact Vice President for R&D HW Programs Christian C. Bürger at ccb@foss.dk or by phone +45 2761 6938.

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 nationality, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, family status, age, religion or belief.

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