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Jens Gormsen Vu


Hello, my name is Jens, and I am the owner of Gormsen Vu Consulting. Here is a little bit about the work I do, and a few sentences that describe who I am as a person.

Year of birth: 1970
Civil status: Married, same partner through 30 years. Has two daughters of 14 and 23 years.

Languages: Danish, English, German
Leisure interest: Long-distance running

As a person I am outgoing, and have a positive approach to things. I am used to taking responsibility and gladly taking the role as the leader. Conversely, I love working together with others and think it’s great when the whole project team works together to achieve a common goal.

Key qualifications

Mechanical engineer with more than 20 years experience performing mechanical engineering and piping design. Experience within Civil work as well. Have a detailed knowledge within project management and construction management.


Engineer technician with speciality in construction.


Other knowledge

 In-depth knowledge about project management and construction management


OWNER / CONSULTANT | Gormsen vu COnsulting

Gormsen Vu Consulting APS, Holbæk | 2014 – Current

Consulting services within project management, construction management and engineering.
Project management and construction management is executed on interdisciplinary projects, which include mechanical, electrical and civil work. Engineering tasks are mainly executed within the mechanical area. 

Commissioning Manager| MI Support A/S

Project: Warp Speed Projects 1T| 2023 – Current

  • Troubleshooting – Systematic problem-solving used to find and correct issues in the process plant
  • Work permits on systems registered as Installation completed – Physical works and tests
  • Lock out Tag out
  • Pressure Test
  • Flushing
  • Decontamination

Mechanical LEAD/Piping lead| MI Support A/S

Project: Warp Speed Projects 1T| 2022 – 2023

Mechanical and Piping Lead in the basic and detail design phase. Determining design concepts and follow-up on mechanical design work performed in the project group and by subcontractors.

Utility Lead| MI Support A/S

Project: NovoZymes Dietary Ingredient Kalundborg | 2022 – 2022 (3-month job)

Utility Lead in the conceptual design phase. Prepares the conceptual design for all utility systems in building BC-BD-BE. The project was executed to secure compliance with Food and Feed GMP quality level. The Conceptual design was described in design notes prepared in power point and as part of the task a cost estimate was drawn up.

Construction Manager/Commissioning manager/Piping Designer | NNE A/S

LEO Pharma A/S, Leo Far Ballerup | 2020 – 2022

First part of the project: Piping Engineer.

Working within the distribution team, and prepare piping design of process and utility piping in the software plant 3D. Furthermore, execution of design review meetings together with the client. During these design review meetings were all the design requirements verified. During a period, responsible for daily coordination meetings which were executed to catch up delayed activities and secure relevant isometrics to be released according to the defined deadlines.  

 Last part of the project: Construction Manager/Commissioning Manager.

Responsible for all construction activities in the Fermentation area. Execute daily coordination meetings to secure safety, good working environment and the required progress. Furthermore, in charge off the commissioning team which were preparing the process equipment for wet test. The commissioning activities were controlled with 2 daily white board meetings. Participate in flushing and decontamination activities, and were responsible for all work permits.


DS Flexhal, Albertslund | 2018 – 2020

Managing the design process, and furthermore supporting, understanding and advising the client as to the necessary requirements. Encouraging and inspiring the designers to produce the best possible technical solutions in a cost-effective way. Ensuring design information is of the right quality and keeps pace with project timescales; and secure to eliminate health and safety risks in the design and financial risks during construction.


Chr. Hansen A/S, Avedøre | 2015 – 2018

Working within the department global engineering. Execute project management and construction management on interdisciplinary projects and furthermore engineering within the mechanical area.


Statoil Refining Denmark A/S, Kalundborg | 2013 – 2015

Department for modifications – Early phase studies.
Project manager working in the department for modifications. Execute projects a line with Statoil’s project execution model “ARIS”. Work out documentation defining the projects and lead the project team through the project phases. Identify risks and develop strategies to manage them. Work out project descriptions, technical proposals, cost estimates, involvement matrixs, schedules and plans. Defining installation methods and secure compliance with health and safety law (HSE).
Project sizes up till 50 mil. DKK.


Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2013

Shut Down – May 2013.
Work out a constructability plan and time schedule for a 4 weeks shut down. Execute daily coordination meetings, and work out catch up plans for delayed construction tasks.


Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2013

Freeze-dryer plant / New Vessel T246.
Detail design of process- and utility piping for a plant extension on site Roskilde.
Prepare furthermore material for CR cases. Define the layout regarding new vessel T246, and draw up a 3D Model in AutoCAD.


Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2012 – 2013

Stability in infant powder.
Expansion of existing process plant. Determine the layout, and perform detail design within the piping discipline. Furthermore estimation of budget prices.

Construction manager | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, NNE Pharmaplan A/S, Hillerød | 2011 – 2013

Project: CP HPC Expansion 25K Hillerød.
Define the principle for installation and prepare a constructability plan for a complicated process plant extension. Deliver input to time schedule durations for construction works. Execute design review for constructability and give input to the project execution plan. Execute detailed planning of site arrangement in cooperation with the client. Participate in clarification meetings and conduct site visits for bidders. Coordinate contractor’s mobilisation on site and construction site arrangement including water, sewage and power among these temporary site office. Responsible for safety on site and coordinate work between the different contractors and the client. Secure the ongoing production and work out detailed construction time schedules in compliance with the project A schedule. Maintain construction time schedule with progress and work out catch up plans for delayed construction tasks. Review and approve payment requests from contractors and keep track of all payment requests and change orders from contractors. In charge of weekly construction meeting/safety meeting and prepare the summaries. Participate in relevant meetings with the client and provide information to the PM regarding time and economy for controlling and reporting. Secure the implementation of scope changes and amendment notes. During the installation period where there approx. 40 Workers on Site. The project budget were by final settlement 110 million Dkr.


Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsværd | 2011

Project: Novo Bagsværd – 1S, Gea Westfalia Centrifuge FGF21.
Installation of temporary centrifuge. Defining the organisation chart, working with the time schedule and execution of coordination meetings with the project team. Execute all detail design included in the project and participate furthermore in the qualification work.


Novo Nordisk A/S, Måløv | 2011

Project: Måløv Building B7 – Punch List.
Responsible for the one-year punch List. Determine solutions for technical problems whit in the civil work area. Hereby modification of laboratories and detail design of slide-profile able to occupy building movements. In charge of meetings with the users of the building, during these meetings was the punch list defined.


Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsværd | 2011

Project: Novo Bagsværd – 1T, Preparation for extension.
Installation of sheet piling for 1400 m2 building extension and further more Tie in on existing process plant. Among these removal of Solvent vessel and underground acid vessel. Replacement of filter arrangement for waste water and installation of temporary bridge to retain the safety escape way. Is responsible for the safety and execute safety training courses for all workers on Site. In charge of weekly construction meetings inclusive the agenda and the summary. During the installation period where there approx. 10-12 workers on Site, the work scope include mechanical, electrical and civil work.


NNE Pharmaplan, TEDA/Tianjin, China | 2011

Project: NZNE – Novozymes Blair.
Responsible for preparing process plant modules for transport to Nebraska. Determine the principle for packing and coordinate the task on Site. Have during a period the leadership on Xilun Site and was during this period in charge of handling/approval of the Change orders. Execute supervision at Xilun and Sanan Site, prepare site inspection reports and follow up meetings with the contractors. The task includes furthermore coordination and review of factory acceptance tests (FAT). Have through the task close co-operation with the transport and shipping company. Further more responsible for fabrication work included in change orders, estimation of budget prices, review and modification of existing design. The fabrication work was executed in TEDA and Shanghai area.


NNE Pharmaplan, Tianjin, China | 2010 – 2011

Project: NZCB Capacity Boost Project Phase II.
Responsible for the mechanical, electrical and instrument installation contract, the job includes supervision on Site and technical help to the contractor. In charge of weekly construction meetings and preparing the agenda as well as the summary. During the installation period where there approx. 170 mechanical/electrical workers on Site. Participate in work regarding time schedule, here by secure and check progress by the contractor. Responsible for planning the installation work, here by the detail planning of shutdowns incl. coordination with the production. Included in the position is also factory acceptance tests (FAT) and entry commissioning on main equipment. As part of the installation planning have the drawings from NP and vendors partly been reviewed. Execute welding tests and is responsible for the welding documentation. Participate in the planning and coordination of test.

In charge of utility package | Dong Energy

Dong Energy A/S, Kalundborg | 2008 – 2010

Project: IBUS.
In charge of utility supply to a bioethanol plant. The job include economic responsibility,
Time schedule and determine of concept. Specification of pipe specs, dimension of pipes and pressure drop calculations. Furthermore detail design of cooling water system, superheated/desuperheated steam, condensate and process water. Detail design of 750 meters underground pipe rack. Purchase of major components and equipments, among these titan heat exchangers, sea water pump and filter, water bath desuperheater unit, vessels, valves and instruments. Classification according to pressure equipment directive (PED). Prepare technical documentation regarding CE marking. In charge of site meetings with contractors through the installation period. Participate in test of utility-plants. The budget regarding utility systems were by final settlement approx. 30 million Dkr. Drawings and 3D model made with Microstation and AutoCad.

Piping designer | Dong Energy

Dong Energy A/S, Grenå | 2007 – 2008

Project: SCA steam pipe (1200 M).
Detail design of steam pipe including Steam converter arrangement. Preparing material for licitation, perform calculations and time estimates. Drawings made in AutoCAD.

Senior piping engineer| Aker Kværner

Aker Kværner offshore partner, Stavanger, Norway | 2006 – 2007

Project: Statfjord Late Life (Statoil).
Rebuilding of existing Platform “Statfjord C”, among these modification of plant to oily water treatment System. Perform design tasks within the piping discipline. 3D Modelling in Plant Design Management System (PDMS). The job is executed onshore and offshore.


Novo Nordisk A/S, Kalundborg | 2006

Project: PIA III.
Perform detail design, layout and piping design regarding mixer tank. 3D layout made in AutoCAD and isometrics generated in AutoPLANT.

DESIGNER | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Gentofte | 2006

Project: Rebuilding laminar air flow bench.
Rebuilding of existing design. Perform documentation regarding rebuilding, among these specification of components. Drawings made in AutoCAD.

DESIGNER | Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2005 – 2006

Project: Pill freezer.
In charge of detail design of pill freezer. The design is made in co-operation with the users.
The task includes contact to the coming supplier. All drawings are made in AutoCAD.

DESIGNER / Caseworker | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsværd | 2005 – 2006

Project: 1S Stock Tank.
Perform calculations and time estimates. Determine layout for 50 m3 tank. Detail design of steam reduction, piping duct and waste manifold. Specification and purchase of components. The job includes furthermore pressure test, installation qualification and installation test. Drawings made in AutoCAD.

Piping designer | Pfizer

Pfizer, Strängnäs, Sweden | 2005

Project: Pfizer.
Design of nine pipe lines. The Drawings was made as hand-isometrics, and the task was handed over to a local contractor. The piping design regarding water for injection was made in AutoPLANT.

Tank designer / Piping designer | Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2005

Project: Additive Plant.
Detail design of two pressure vessels, determine layout and preparation of process & instrument diagrams. Prepare the tender material for the two pressure vessels.
All drawings made in AutoCAD.

Piping designer / Supervisor | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsværd | 2005 – 2006

Project: 1S Kill upgrade.
Preparation of process & instrument diagrams and specification of components. Purchase all components regarding the mechanical area and has the leadership on site. During the installation period there were between 4 and 6 pipe-smith on the case.

Supervisor / Caseworker | Geanne

Geanne I/S, Søborg | 2005

Project: Biogen.
Inspection of pressure vessels and supervision on pipe work. Prepare a handling and lifting Plan and generate the missing isometrics from the existing pipe model.

Tank designer | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Kalundborg | 2005

Project: IBP Dual line.
Prepare technical documentation regarding rebuilding of 22 pressure vessels. The project was executed in co-operation with a vessel calculator. Vessels generated in 3D, and placed into the model. Drawings made in AutoCAD.

Piping designer / Tank designer | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Gentofte | 2005

Project: BRA rebuilding.
Specifying components and preparing process & instrument diagrams. Detail design of 15 m3 earth tanks, and furthermore modeling of 3D layout. Isometrics were generated in AutoPLANT.

Piping designer / Tank designer | Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Gentofte | 2004

Project: HAC-FT4.
Preparing material for licitation regarding a larger plant rebuilding. Detail design of water for injection loop, pressure vessels and clean in place stations. Technical supervisor on site during the entire construction period. Supervision at the subcontractors and estimation of prises.

Piping designer | Chr. Hansen

Chr. Hansen A/S, Roskilde | 2003

Project: UHT, Homogenisation, Additive plant.
Establish documentation regarding the expansion of process plant. Perform process flow diagrams and process & instrument diagrams. Prepare a 2D layout in AutoCAD.

designer | CON-X Engineering

CON-X Engineering A/S, Zealand | 2002

Project: Various antenna constructions.
Measuring sites on Zealand and on Funen. Specifying solutions including determination of layout. Participate in the development of a new antenna construction.


Novozymes A/S, Bagsværd | 2002

Project: Rebuilding plant 4C.
Detail design of clean in place plant and modification of existing process plant. Furthermore detail design of crystallization tank and the belonging platform. Develop task regarding dosing system for filter unit. Supervisor on site during the entire construction period.

DESIGNER / Draftsman | NOVO Nordisk

Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsværd | 2001

Project: 1T Launch Plant Rebuilding.
Perform plant layout and detail design of pressure tanks, flow plates and various mechanical equipment. In charge of design basis for rebuilding of existing tanks. Pipe design regarding ethanol plant section was made in 2D. Close contact with smiths – and subcontractors during the entire project.

DESIGNER / Caseworker | Steelcon Chimney

Steelcon Chimney Esbjerg A/S, Jystrup | 2000

Project: “Various”.
Construction of steel chimneys and gas duct arrangement for the industry. A big part of the projects are made according to the customer specifications. The job is relatively comprehensive and includes technical clarification with the customer, preparation of drawings for licitation, drawings for approval and documentation basis for production. The documentation is mainly made in English or German. The Design tasks are solved by using the CAD tool HP ME10.

DESIGNEr | Steelcon Chimney

Steelcon Chimney Esbjerg A/S, Esbjerg | 1994

Project: “Various”.
Prepare technical documentation for the workshop. Participate in various special and development tasks, among these improvements of existing work routines. Prepare requirement specifications for various CAD support programmes. Perform design of support tools for the production, below here detail design of roller bridge with propulsion. Establish under restructure a new department within the company. The Job gives knowledge of various norms and standards concerning construction. The position comprises also supervision and following up in the production. Act furthermore as backup for the assembly department. All drawings made in CAD-system HP ME10.

CAD operator | Carl Bro Byg

Carl Bro Byg A/S, Esbjerg | 1994

Project: Swimming Stadium Denmark.
Layout drawings for Swimming Stadium Denmark, among these revision of drawings regarding VVS installations. The tasks were performed in AutoCAD POINT and with hand-drawings.

Designer | Rambøll

Rambøll Denmark A/S, Esbjerg | 1994

Perform project work within the offshore area, among these preparing documentation of bridge module for Mærsk Oil & Gas A/S. Detail design of walk way, railings and staircases
Drawings made in the CAD system DOGS.

Designer | Rambøll

Rambøll Denmark A/S, Esbjerg | 1994

Detail design of racks for life rafts. The task was made for Nordisk Gummibådsfabrik A/S.
The job includes contact with subcontractors and the customer.
All drawings are made in AutoCAD.

CAD operator | HTH Køkkener

HTH Køkkerner A/S, Ølgod | 1993

Preparing mounting instructions for kitchen assembly and proposal for packing construction.
Establish various line drawings for product catalogue. Drawings made in AutoCAD.

Smith | Fabrikken Asbro

Fabrikken Asbro APS, Esbjerg | 1991

Work within the smith- and engine trades. The Job includes work with plate steel shears, plate bending machine and punching machines.

Smith apprentice | Øsby Smedene

Øsby smedene A/S, Haderslev | 1991

Work within the smith- and mechanic area. Mainly production of large steel constructions but also repairing outboard motors.