Valve Specialist



About the position

In this position you will be part of our newly established global corporate technology and work within the field of Fueling Technology in close cooperation with the Fueling Division Product Development. 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 valve specialist you will work on development of next generation valves for gas distribution systems and compressor heads. We expect you have a in depth knowledge about design, optimization, and verification of valves in close cooperation with suppliers – preferably also using simulations model as part of your daily work.

You build and verify virtual twins to support and improve current system performance. This is most likely driven by your genuine desire and passion for best-practice solutions and challenge the way we work when aiming for the sky in our deliverables to succeed together.

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.



Ideally you hold a bachelor or master’s degree in mechanical engineering or similar.

Required skills and abilities

On top of education we imagine the ideal candidate brings:

  • +10 years’ experience from a hydraulic and / or gas valve component supplier or system integrator.
  • Experience with design and technology development for demanding valve applications.
  • Experience with safety critical and PED certified components.
  • Experience from an internal company / working abroad will be an advantage.
  • Experience with qualification of new suppliers.
  • You are fluent in English, both in writing and verbal.


We bring in whole colleagues, not limited to hardcore skills, so…
As a person, you are openminded and able to interact with colleagues and other stakeholders being customers, partners and/or suppliers and demonstrate great patience and confidence.

You are result oriented but still hold a strong desire to break existing boundaries and explore new technologies. In other words, we aim not only to deliver on targets, but we do it with a lot of passion and dedication. It´s quite okay to have fun and dedication in the way we work.

Wherever you may have worked previously, we are sure you are known for being friendly, outgoing, team-oriented and possess the ability to work with people of various cultural and social backgrounds.



To apply, please send your cover letter and resumé to Feel free to also contact Senior Director Bo Rohde Jensen directly on +4520667034 or by for further information. Applications will be continuously monitored, and the right candidate hired when found. So, do not hesitate to apply.

About Nel

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.

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.

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