Senior Specialist – Electrical Motors & Actuators (m/f/d) – Danfoss – Nordborg

Job Description

The Danfoss Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Controls (RAC), R&D Global Specialists team is looking for a Senior Specialist – Electrical Motors and Actuators for Nordborg (DK), Kolding (DK) or Hamburg (DE).

As a member of the R&D New Product Development (NPD) organization, you will be joining a journey of growing and renewing our broad product portfolio; and you will be the key player in ensuring that products are matching customer requirements with respect to performance, cost and quality. Furthermore, you will be the core expert in all matters related to electrical motors (e.g. stepper motors) and actuators (e.g. solenoids) used in our range of control valves for refrigeration.

Job Responsibilities

The Global Specialist team is a small group of highly dedicated specialists covering critical technology areas and you will be the go-to person in all matters related to actuator technology. You will be supporting broadly across our R&D function, including the NPD teams in 6 global sites, our technology innovation teams and the engineering teams supporting the product portfolio. You will be partnering closely with our system controls team, which is responsible for the internal development of controllers and software driving our electromechanical components. Externally, we expect you to utilize your network to bring in critical new insights and support in solving your tasks. You can expect approximately 20 days of travel per year – primarily to customers, laboratories, partners and suppliers.

You will have three focus areas of applying your deep knowledge and bringing it to use for our global organization. First, is the support of our organization from fostering new ideas, implementing actual products through development projects on to supporting our engineering across the market lifecycle. Second, is to gather and build our knowledge base across our product’s individual life cycles to know relevant loads, requirements and mission profiles for motors and actuators. Third, is to maintain a long-term perspective on future technology development and possibilities we can exploit in our products

Background & Skills

To be considered for this position, you must have a master’s degree in electrical engineering or similar educations combined with a technical aptitude, as well as strong communication and collaboration skills. We expect you to document:

  • Min. 5 years’ experience of working with electrical motors and actuators – preferably stepper motors.
  • Have both a theoretical and a practical approach.
  • Experience with Electromagnetic simulations 2D/3D would be an advantage.
  • Dynamic modelling in simulink or similar software would be an advantage.
  • Experience with quality tools as FMEA or design for Six Sigma.
  • Collaboration and network within relevant industrial or academic environments.
  • Experience with cross cultural teams in multiple locations.
  • Fluent and comprehensive in English.
  • On a personal level we expect: 

  • Your curiosity will push you to explore technology opportunities.
  • Your eagerness for knowledge will drive you in investigating customer experiences and issues.
  • Your fact-based and quality-oriented mindset will ensure you to create valid conclusions.
  • Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

    At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

    Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

    Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

    For further information about the position, please contact Senior Manager, R&D Global Specialists, Detlef Matzen on +45 41 56 89 78.

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