Job Description
Head of AI Solutions
Application deadline:  02/08/2024
Workplace:  Hybrid Position
Job Location (Short):  Bjerringbro, Midtjylland, Denmark | Aartselaar, Antwerpen, Belgium | Almere, Flevoland, Netherlands | Oslo, Oslo, Norway | Mölndal, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Contract Type:  Full-Time
Employment Type:  Regular

Would you like to steer the development and execution of the AI and data strategy of the company that is aiming to make a positive impact on global water and climate challenges?

Become our new Head of AI Solutions and enable us to unlock the full potential of our IoT data and build an AI powered portfolio!

What is the job about?

As a Head of AI Solutions, you will be at the helm of a Data Engineers and Data Scientists’ team, tasked with deploying data and AI technologies to deliver substantive benefits to the clients of Grundfos Business Divisions. This should be done in close collaboration with stakeholders from business and the other development units in the Global Technology and Innovation organization.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Spearheading the formulation of AI and data policies among Grundfos Business Divisions to achieve a unified approach towards data and AI applications in digital products and solutions;
  • Setting the direction for a team of AI Specialists, Lead data scientists, Chief Data Analysts, and Data Engineers while ensuring prioritization of their tasks;
  • Ensuring that stakeholders are aligned and onboard with the AI strategy and data strategy that has been devised;
  • Facilitating solid collaboration with other R&D functions at Grundfos and establishing effective cooperation in developing new products for AI and data strategies;
  • Ensuring that AI development is protected by filing industry-specific patents - both to secure new applications and to ensure that our development is not in breach of third-party IPR;
  • Establishing efficient data pipelines to effortlessly collect, process, and analyse data, which includes managing data connectors and integrations;
  • Securing real-time and batch data is used effectively to keep our insights up-to-date and accurate;
  • Steering the team in implementing machine learning techniques such as federated learning and transfer learning, as well as supervised, unsupervised, semi-supervised, and self-supervised learning for model training and in-depth data analysis. This includes the exploration of reinforcement learning for optimizing real-time decision-making.;
  • Spearheading efforts to design and supervise digital replicas aimed at modeling and examining multifaceted systems;
  • Making sure that the team makes use of leading technologies like deep neural networks (DNNs), convolutional neural networks (CNNs), and graph neural networks (GNNs) to address complex problems in data domains such as time series data, spatio-temporal data, image data, etc.;
  • Driving the adoption of ML/Ops practices to ensure the efficient deployment and management of AI models throughout its lifecycle.

Your background

We imagine that you have:

  • MSc in computer/data science or other relevant AI-related education.
  • More than 5 years of large-scale, hands-on experience with applied AI.
  • More than 10 years of relevant work experience in business leadership and digital solutions preferably in the water technology industry. 
  • More than 5 years of experience in leading and developing people.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams.
  • Proven experience in project and change management. 
  • Fluent in English verbal and written.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll be an invaluable part of our global leadership team, a diverse network of pioneers guiding others in seeing possibilities, not problems. You’ll be instrumental in spreading our optimistic, can-do attitude to advance global innovation and a clear sense of purpose, embodying our six core values, guiding our colleagues in living them day by day, and making a difference in global projects. We support you in navigating your own career and development path, offering you tools to hone your leadership craft, both within your field and to broaden your interest or expertise in areas such as diversity & inclusion, coaching and culture.


Do you want to learn more?

If this job sounds appealing, please send your resume by clicking “Apply”.


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We look forward to hearing from you.


About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
We believe that the key to a work environment, where employees thrive and grow, is our ability to celebrate and value our differences in background, experiences and perspectives. In our recruitment process we welcome all professional people without consideration of age, colour, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, ethnicity or religion.