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Metal Specialist

Engineer Metal Specialist to the VELUX Group

Would you like to work with development and specification of metal for roof windows? Do you enjoy working with issues on both a theoretical and a practical level? In addition, do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a practical approach to your tasks? Then we may have the challenges you are looking for.

Your challenges

You will be part of our dedicated technology development team in Østbirk focusing on generating new ideas and possibilities of using new technologies. We work cross-functionally with metal, processes and construction parts for current and future windows.
As our new colleague, your main tasks will be to:

  • Spot new applications for the use of metals in product line
  • Support the manufacturing sites in defining processes for metal forming
  • Test the metals impact on the products and ensure they meet the specified standards and quality demands
  • Scout metal substitutes
  • Be the anchor person in development projects
  • Communicate results and findings to steering groups and management
  • Identify relevant external business partners, scientific partners and suppliers

The position entails collaboration with both internal and external parties abroad, therefore it requires that you communicate fluently in English, both orally and in writing. You must expect approx. 30-50 travel days per year.

Your qualifications

We imagine that you have a background as engineer or material specialist in metal/aluminium including several years of experience from a similar position. It is essential that you have excellent technical skills and flair for mechanics (processes and test configuration). Knowledge of aluminium surfaces and aluminium in general as well as knowledge of the metal trade/insight from manufacturing will be a strong asset.
You have a practical, methodical and analytical approach to task solving, and you take pride in obtaining knowledge and documenting your working procedures. You truly enjoy working in a knowledge intensive team, characterised by highly professional proficiencies and cross-functional knowledge sharing.
People often describe you as a person with an open and forthcoming manner – someone who collaborates and communicates with ease across professional, national and cultural boundaries. Energy and drive describes your approach and you have the courage of your convictions to stand by your decisions.

Your opportunities

We offer a challenging position with tasks that will develop you professionally as well as personally. We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference. If you have the ability and the drive, we give you the chance to develop within your area of expertise.
We have an informal and dynamic working environment where mutual respect and commitment are among our core values. Even though the working days are busy, we emphasise the importance of a good balance between work and family life. We focus on structured, facts driven improvement activities, where the people dimension is important, and where we want short-term changes with long-term benefits.
You will be part of an international company where commitment and mutual respect are among our core values. Teamwork and professionalism is essential to the way we work. We work as one team to achieve ambitious results, and we need your good spirit and commitment to meet our objectives.

Application and contact

The application process is handled by Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S. For further information about this position, please contact Team Leader, Mikkel Kristiansen on +45 2936 8824.

We are looking forward to receiving your cover letter and CV (in one document) as soon as possible. Your application will be treated confidentially.

Hays Denmark is part of Hays Plc, which is listed on London Stock Exchange (FTSE 250). Hays Plc is the world's leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled work.

We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments. We are market leaders in the UK and Australia, and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe. As of September 2011, the Group employed 7,600 staff operating from 255 offices in 31 countries across 20 specialisms.

Our combination of deep expertise across a wide spectrum of specialised industries and professions makes us unparalleled recruiters in the world of work.

Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S has operated in Denmark since 2008. We specialise in following areas of specialism: Accountancy & Finance, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, HR, Insurance, IT, Legal, Logistics, Life Sciences and Sales & Marketing. For more information see

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