We are looking for a Manager to our Automation & Electrical department

Are you ready to be part of Topsoe’s carbon emission reduction mission?

Topsoe is a leading technology provider in the areas of clean fuels, chemicals, and clean air technologies with a vision of “To be recognized as the global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024”.

As the only global company, Topsoe possesses both the expertise and technologies needed to convert renewable electricity, biomass, and waste into green hydrogen, green ammonia, eMethanol, and sustainable fuels for zero-emission fuels and chemicals that will power a sustainable future.

We are looking for an experienced manager to our automation/electrical team. The team consists of 12 highly skilled automation and electrical specialists operating out of our office in Denmark. Your aim is to both to lead, inspire, motivate and develop the team but also to manage, create structure, set goals, and follow up.

You become part of the Design & Construction (D&C) Leadership team with 5 experienced managers. 

We focus on designing and delivering electrical systems and PLC-systems to build small and large demonstration-units to first-of-a-kind plants at customer sites. The tasks are primarily related to electrical systems for controlling process plants, equipment and instrumentation. As manager, you will be responsible for the execution and collaboration with project managers in D&C.

Design & Construction has just launched an agile system for creating transparency in how we prioritize and how we link the company goals to individual tasks - and you are expected to join this initiative. We also expect you to establish and maintain relationships with other areas/functions in the company to collaborate towards the common company goals.

Your responsibilities

  • Accountable for all aspects of leading your team of highly skilled technicians and experts
  • Customizes how your team collaborates with the organization
  • Understand and link the company’s strategic direction to your department goals and work with KPIs
  • Coordinate across resource departments in terms of resource management and delegation of work 
  • Proactively establish relationships with both internal and external collaborators
  • Focus on the continuously development of your team.


  • show leadership and set the direction both for the team and for the individual team members
  • make decisions and show commitment to electrical execution 
  • enjoy collaboration and interaction with multiple stakeholders both across the organization as well as outside the organization
  • maintain overview and manage complexity in a large task portfolio 
  • are eager to put your knowledge, learnings, and energy to use in the development of the function and the people
  • are open-minded and communicate in a clear and trustworthy way 
  • lead by example
  • pay close attention to creating a healthy working environment both physically and mentally

You have a background in electrical and/or automation engineering or equivalent. We expect you to have a minimum of 5 years of documented experience working with automation from the process industry.

It is prerequisite that you have relevant experience in leading people. 

We expect excellent communication skills in both Danish and English, oral as well as written.


We are looking forward to your motivated application

Do you have what it takes, and would you like to be part of a team of skilled and professional colleagues in an informal organization, then please submit your application and resume in English and enclose a copy of your references. through our website www.topsoe.com. 

Reach out to R&D Director Kim Gøtø at +45 22754486 or kimg@topsoe.com if you want to know more about the position. 

Application deadline
August 14, 2022. 

Topsoe is a global leader in developing green energy solutions and is heavily engaged in developing solutions for decarbonizing the hard-to-abate sectors, including steel, cement, chemicals, shipping, and aviation. Topsoe’s solutions produce essential renewable energy carriers, fuels, and chemicals of the future, such as green hydrogen, green ammonia, eMethanol, and eFuels. The company is headquartered in Denmark and serve customers around the globe. In 2021, our revenue was approx. DKK 6.2 billion with 2,100 employees. www.topsoe.com.