Analytical chemist


Analytical chemist to the QC laboratory at the new Topsoe SOEC (Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell) factory in Herning.


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

Would you like to be part of building up our entirely new factory in Herning? 


About us  

At Topsoe we are leading the way in decarbonization, by supplying technology, catalysts, and services for the worldwide energy transition. It's a journey through science that we began over 80 years ago, with a philosophy to question the limits of possibility and inspire others to think further. Today, we’re a community of over 2,500 problem solvers who are working together to find the answers to the world's biggest challenges. So, whether your expertise is in engineering, operations, or broader business roles, we’re all united by a desire to go solve. 


Topsoe’s Power-to-X unit is a strategic lighthouse on our path to be the leading provider of carbon emission reduction technologies. In Herning, Topsoe will produce electrolyzers that will convert green energy into green fuel. We are now looking for a new colleague to lead the Production Support Team at the SOEC factory in Herning. Our SOEC electrolysis technology will, through its unmatched energy efficiency, play a significant role in the green electrification of the chemical and refinery industry.  


We are headquartered in Denmark and have offices and operations globally. Find out more at, Topsoe A/S SOEC Fabrik Herning, & Topsoe Herning | Facebook 


Who we’re looking for 
You are either Chemical Engineer or Cand Scient in chemistry, with a degree in Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry or similar discipline and with hands on experience on analytical laboratory instruments. 


The factory is in the construction phase, which will give you a chance to be a key person from the start in close collaboration with internal colleagues at Topsoe and project organisation. You will be part of the transfer of analytical methods and be responsible for validation and a deeper understanding of the advanced instruments. You will be trained at the R&D laboratory in Lyngby and at the QC laboratory in Frederikssund. Please expect? some travel days during the first 2 – 3 months of hiring.  


  • You are newly graduated in analytical chemistry or have few years’ experiences from an analytical chemistry laboratory
  • You have a practical approach and are not afraid of using tools to fix a broken instrument according to supplier's instructions
  • You have a good understanding of quality and the value of following protocols 
  • You will become responsible for analytical instruments such as ICP-OES, XRD and Karl Fisher
  • You will plan the validation procedure before releasing method in the new laboratory 
  • You will write instructions to the QC methods (in collaboration with the laboratory technicians)
  • Be part of instrument installation and learn the basic maintenance. 


What you’ll bring 
You are motivated by being part of the journey, building the laboratory to support the new production in Herning. You are self-motivated and can work under pressure as well as taking decisions quickly. You have effective communication skills both written and spoken. By combining your analytical and technical skills with your knowledge of analytical chemistry, you can always find the compromise between best analysis and a fast answer to help the production forward. 


Why join us 
We need you! - Topsoe is on a mission to save the planet – by becoming world leaders in Carbon emission reduction technologies. Topsoe technologies have the potential to make a significant impact from Battery materials over Renewable Diesel and Sustainable Aviation Fuels to Green Hydrogen and Green ammonia.  


By joining us you will be part of building up a completely new factory – for most people, a once in a lifetime experience. 

How you can apply 
Please contact QC Lead, Casper Stoubæk Andersen, phone +45 2646 2311 email:, if you want to know more about the position. 


If you would like to be part of a team of skilled and professional colleagues in an informal organization, please submit your application and resume in English and enclose a copy of your references through our website We will invite for interviews during the application period.