Test Lead – Kyoto Group

Vi du være med og skape et nytt norsk industrieventyr?

Kyoto Group is currently looking for an experienced Test Lead. As Test Lead in Kyoto, you will have the technical responsibility for our R&D site and to run it together with our skilled R&D team.

Typical /Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the design and construction of lab scale- and prototype systems.
  • You will be responsible for the planning, specification, execution, and reporting of test activities.
  • You will be responsible for HSE and quality on the R&D site.

The position reports to CTO.


  • More than 5 years of experienced within design and testing of mechanical and hydraulic systems that has been implemented in serial production. Specifically experience with pumps, valves, piping, heaters, and heat exchangers are relevant.
  • Experienced in using sensors for monitoring process performance. Specifically experience with level-, temperature-, pressure- and flow sensors are relevant.
  • Have experience with risk mitigation using design- or process FMEA and Risk Assessment (HSE) methodology.
  • Experienced in gathering, analysing, concluding and communicating data in efficient and understandable manner.
  • Experience in working with high temperature systems >500 degree Celsius is an advantage.

MSc within in mechanical engineering, process engineering or similar.

Personal skills

  • You are passionate about driving the renewable transformation and the decarbonization of the industry.
  • You are systematic, self-driven and have a hands-on attitude.
  • You should be fluent in English, both orally and written. Norwegian is a bonus.

Kyoto can offer:

  • A unique opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing company in the «green economy»
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Exciting challenges in an entrepreneurial business environment.

Further information about the position can be obtained from interim CTO Bjarke Buchberg, tel. +47 45845766, or our advisers Trond Sandvik / Per Inge Hjertaker at Headvisor, tel. +47 950 55 233/+47 917 29 682. All inquiries will be treated confidentially. Please send your application and CV no later than 24th of August.

Kyoto launched the «HeatCube» in 2020. «HeatCube» is thermal batteries, enabling industrial consumption of low-cost heat sourced from excess solar and wind energy (excess meaning low priced electricity). Kyoto has developed their own energy management system, Kytopia SCADA to operate the «HeatCube». Kyoto Group has a strong financial position and board members with broad experience from large Norwegian and international companies. Everything is in place to create a new Norwegian industrial adventure.