Hydrogen Compressor Specialist

Lind, Herning, 


Are you passionate about the energy transition? Join us.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store, and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy, and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology. Our roots date back to 1927, and since then, we have had a proud history of development and continuous improvement of hydrogen technologies. Today, our solutions cover the entire value chain: from hydrogen production technologies to hydrogen fueling stations, enabling industries to transition to green hydrogen, and providing fuel cell electric vehicles with the same fast fueling and long range as fossil-fueled vehicles – without the emissions.

About the position

In this position you will be part of our recently established global corporate technology and work within the field of Fueling Technology. Your workplace is Herning albeit in a sound global context across functions in corporate technology and other functions globally.


As our new dedicated and skilled compressor specialist you will work on development of next generation compressors and fundamental technologies for gas compression. We expect you have in depth knowledge about design, optimization and verification of high performing gas compressors from a similar or related industry.

Also, as part of the knowledge you bring into play, you participate in ongoing and new technology and research projects interacting closely with peers from your department and cross functional. In this, you run feasibility studies and generate innovative ideas for new research and define models to establish and support building the technology roadmap and future requirements.

From a mere scouting and external point of view, this role will further develop and even bring in new cooperation with Universities to anchor and secure we always have state of the art competencies, world-class benchmark, and leading knowledge within your area of responsibility.

Overall, we simply expect you to be part of growing our competencies into a cross functional teamwork, which makes us stand out as an expert competence centre.

You bring experience from working with the bigger picture in both research and technology development meaning you effortless support building the technology roadmap and defining future requirements to make the ends meet, this is indeed where magic happens and we bring even more value to the world.

Required skills and abilities


Ideally you hold a bachelor or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar. On top of this we imagine the ideal candidate bring:

  • +10 years’ experience from a technology driven company within the field of gas compression.
  • Experience with mechanical design of piston / diaphragm compressors working at very high pressure / low temperature.
  • Experience with developing reliable systems using methods like DFMEA etc.
  • Experience with safety critical and PED certified components
  • Experience from an international company / working abroad will be an advantage.
  • Experience with qualification of new suppliers
  • You are fluent in English, both in writing and verbal.


Equal opportunity employer

Nel is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to recruitment@nelhydrogen.com

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