R&D Manager

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Privacy Policy for processing and protecting personal data

This data protection policy applies to OnRobot.

The purpose of the policy is to ensure and document that OnRobot protects personal data in accordance with the rules for processing of personal data. The policy will also contribute to OnRobot providing information about its processing and use of registered personal data.

The policy will be reviewed each year.

Record of the processing of personal data

OnRobot processes personal data about:

  • Employees

  • Customers

  • Suppliers

  • Applicants

OnRobot has prepared a record of the processing of personal data. The record provides an overview of the processing for which OnRobot is responsible.

The personal data must be provided in order for OnRobot to enter into employment, customer and supplier contracts.

Purpose and lawfulness of the processing

Personal data are processed and archived in connection with:

  • HR management, including recruitment, hiring, dismissal and payment of salary

  • Master data for customers as well as orders and sales

  • Master data for suppliers as well as requisition forms and purchases

  • Contracts

Processing is legal by the authority specified in the appended record.

OnRobot does not use the personal data for purposes other than those listed. OnRobot does not collect more personal data than necessary to meet the purpose. 

Storage and erasure

OnRobot has introduced the following overall guidelines for storage and erasure of personal data:

  • Personal data are stored in physical folders.

  • Personal data are stored in IT systems and on server drives.

  • Personal data are not stored for longer than necessary to meet the purpose of the processing.

  • Personal data for employees are erased five years after employment has ended, and personal data about applicants are erased after six months.

Data security

Based on the appended risk assessment, OnRobot has implemented security measures to protect personal data:

  • Only employees with a work-related need to access the registered personal data have access to the data, either physically or via IT systems with rights management.

  • All computers are password protected and employees may not disclose their passwords to others.

  • Computers must have firewall and antivirus software installed, which must be updated regularly.

  • Personal data are erased securely in connection with phasing-out and repair of IT equipment.

  • USB flash drives, external hard disks, etc. containing personal data must be stored in a locked drawer or cabinet.

  • Physical folders are placed in a locked office or in locked cabinets.

  • Personal data in physical folders are erased by shredding.

  • All employees must be instructed in what to do with personal data and how to protect personal data.


Website and Cookie

  • The Personal Data Regulation allows you to treat personal data only legally for the purpose for which they have been collected. If you want to use data for purposes other than the original, you must always have the consent of the registrant.

  • Upon receipt of a business card from a customer you have his consent. If you write his information you need his signature on this paper to have a formal requirement for consent if you want to use his information. Then the customer allows OnRobot to use his data for purposes other than communication, upcoming promotions, product updates or further news including upcoming promotions, product updates and further news.

  • According to the Cookie Act, OnRobot must have the user’s consent to use this software on the user’s equipment. On The company’s intranet or similar closed group, the rules in the E-data protection directive do not apply.


Personal data about employees may be disclosed to public authorities such as the Danish Customs and Tax Administration and pension companies.


OnRobot only uses processors if they are able to provide the required guarantees that they will implement appropriate technical and organisational security measures to comply with personal data law. All processors must sign a processor agreement before processing commences.


OnRobot safeguards the rights of data subjects, including the right to access, withdrawal of consent, rectification and erasure and will inform the data subjects of OnRobot’s processing of personal data. Data subjects are also entitled to appeal to the Danish Data Protection Agency.

Personal data breach

In case of personal data breach, OnRobot will report the breach to the Danish Data Protection Agency as soon as possible and within 72 hours. The manager is responsible for this reporting taking place. The report will outline the breach, the groups of persons affected and the impact the breach may have on these persons and how OnRobot has remedied or intends to remedy the breach. If the breach entails a high risk for the persons about whom OnRobot processes personal data, OnRobot will also notify these persons. OnRobot s will document any personal data breach on an access-controlled drive.

Erasure of data

The customer should assess when personal data need to be erased by asking the question:

When is it no longer necessary to store the personal data?

OnRobot follows the practice of the Danish Data Protection Agency:

Applications Are erased after 6 months in connection with job interviews. Unsolicited applications are erased immediately.
Employee data Are erased 5 years after termination of employment.
CCTV surveillance Is erased after 30 days.
Telephone conversations Are erased immediately or after up to 3 months.
Accounting records Must be stored for 5 years from the end of the financial year.


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Job description

Are you strong in Management and Product Development?

OnRobot, an innovative and fast-growing international robotics company in Odense, is looking for a skilled R&D manager. The company highly values motivated and purpose-driven employees, providing you with the opportunity to develop professionally and influence your future line of work.

Your role and responsibilities:

As R&D manager, you will lead the development of the future generation of products within OnRobot by managing and cooperating with a team of 30 dedicated engineers. The R&D manager is a new position, where you will report to the CTO and take over some of the daily tasks and responsibilities. You will execute the future product roadmaps with respect to planning, allocation of resources and identification of risks. A high pace and a close and continuous follow-up on execution are primary KPI’s for the success of this position.

Your primary tasks and responsibilities are defined as:

  • Daily management of the R&D teams in Odense and Aalborg.
  • Lead and optimize the development process in close corporation with the team.
  • Ensure an effective development process by securing a fast progress and an efficient decision-making process.
  • Being a sparring partner for the top management team.

Your place of work is the headquarter in Odense and partly the department in Aalborg. There will be limited travelling activities connected to this role – maximum 20 days in connection with customer meetings, fairs etc.

Your professional skills:

  • Technical education and excellent technical insight, possibly with a commercial add on.
  • Experienced manager of a team of technical staff with specialist knowledge.
  • Experience with product roadmaps including planning of sub projects and resource allocation.
  • A skilled project manager with proven results in planning: breaking overall plans into subtasks, making schedules, setting up deadlines and not at least meeting the deadlines.
  • You have worked with planning tools and has used development models such as Stage Gate, Scrum etc.
  • High proficiency in English, written as well as oral. Danish is not a requisite. 

The ideal candidate has a broad experience within product development and project management of technical development projects with multiple engineering disciplines.

Your personal profile:

You are able to motivate employees and have a natural curiosity for people and technical solutions. You are expected to take responsibility for the total team results and helping team members to perform. You can get things done in a fast-changing world through honest and direct communication. You are result-oriented and wants to walk the extra mile to meet a deadline.


The position will be closed as soon as possible, so do not hesitate to send your application. Please always feel welcome to contact us for further details.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Company profile:

OnRobot is a global company based in Odense (the central part of Denmark), also known as ”the robot capital”. The company delivers innovative Plug & Produce grippers, enabling the clients to fully benefit from the advantages of collaborative robots. OnRobot offers technologies – hardware as well as software – used for solutions involving collaborating robots, cobots. In addition to the head office in Denmark, OnRobot has also production and R&D in Hungary and USA and sales offices in Germany, China, USA, Spain, Malaysia, and Hungary, total more than 100 employees.


Please note that we will not receive applications/resumes via mail according to GDPR.