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QC Lab Technician

Do you want to help improve food and health around the world?

At Oterra, food and health are at the heart of everything we do and every day over 400 million people eat a product with our colors in it. We believe that nature got it right the first time and as a leading manufacturer of colors from natural sources, we are here to make a difference for healthy living and sustainable agriculture. We need the brightest and most passionate people on board to succeed. Want to join us?


The team for you to join

You will be joining the QC team with colleagues working day, evening and nights. We all chip in when and where it is needed, have a flat structure but high standards, enjoy a good laugh and a pragmatic and operational approach to supporting our

agenda. We love to learn and genuinely find our purpose and passion in continuously improving our organization.


What would your role look like?

As a QC technician you should be able to work both in physical/chemical lab as well as microbiology lab. We are a team of 13 persons covering all shifts – day, evening and night shifts. After a full training it would be preferable if you could take part of the evening shifts every fifth week (Monday to Thursday).


Who are we looking for?

A trained lab technician or similar. You can either have a lot of experience within analysis or newly graduated eager to learn. What is important for us is, that you are able to work in a complex environment and that you are able to work with several things at one time.

If you are used to work in SAP it is an advantage but not a must.


We work with some of the following analysis: spectrophotometric analysis, particle sizes, datacolor, HPLC (not much) iso standards in micro etc. We work from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon supporting the production during the process. You take very much part of the standardizing of the products and therefor you need to be able to do standard calculations after you have been trained in them. Our daily language is danish, but we have much global communication in English.


We work with daily board meetings and continuously improvements throughout the organization.


What we offer you?

Salary after your abilities, pension and differentiated workdays.


If you need more information?

For further inquiries about this position, please feel free to contact Anja Lindholm at anja.lindholm@oterra.com


About Oterra

Oterra, an EQT portfolio company, is the largest provider of naturally sourced colors worldwide. Since our first color launch in 1876, we’ve utilized the power of nature’s true colors and championed that natural is best.


We have an unrivalled expertise in colors for food, beverage, dietary supplements, and pet food, and help manufacturers bring appealing products to consumers around the world. We empower our partners to meet the demand for safe, sustainable, and natural food on our journey together towards natural. Every day over 400 million people eat or drink a product with our colors in it.

At Oterra we are on an exciting growth journey where no two days are alike. We are a dedicated team of professionals around the world united in our belief that nature got it right the first time and that no one knows natural colors like us. Our headquarter is in Hoersholm, Denmark, and we have production sites in Europe, Latin America and the US and more than 600 team members in 30 countries worldwide, serving 120 markets globally.

Join us on our journey together towards natural.

Application Deadline: 
Job ID:  682

Avedoere (Color Denmark), DK

Job Posting Function:  Quality / Control / Health & Safety