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Sr. Engineering Technician

Requisition ID:  19755
Job Location(s): 

Hopkinsville, KY, US

Job Description

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? Danfoss’ newest business unit – White Drives Motors & Steering is a standalone business that consists of three locations -- Hopkinsville, Kentucky, U.S.; Wroclaw, Poland; and Parchim, Germany. As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics, White Drives Motors & Steering will be divested from Danfoss by the end of 3Q 2021 to ensure all regulatory approvals are met.
 
This position is expected to remain with White Drives Motors & Steering. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Danfoss’ plans, programs and practices. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Danfoss when the transaction closes, the new owner of White Drive Motors & Steering will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

Danfoss is looking for a Sr. Engineering Technician
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

Job Responsibilities

•    Develop new processes and documentation to improve capacities and productivity, provide plans, schedules, and execution of projects
•    Support safety, quality, delivery, cost, and labor targets by implementing process improvements through productivity, perishable tooling savings, and scrap reduction initiatives
•    Work across engineering functions to improve the quality/cost of existing products and launch new products/processes on the shop floor 
•    Utilize advanced quality tools and lean manufacturing concepts to ensure production departments are equipped with the proper process flow, tooling, equipment, and standard work to meet local demands
•    Support / Train operations in the fabrication process of components and the assembly motor build process 
•    Support and promote the Root Cause Problem Solving process, facilitate and guide MIFA/Value Stream Analysis, Kaizen and SMED activities
•    Ensure project tasks incorporate the use of advanced quality tools (FMEA, Control Plans, Flow Charts, Capability Study) and updating as products and processes change
•    Collaborate with Engineering, Operations, Quality, Procurement, Supply Chain and Sales as it pertains to release to production processes
 

Background & Skills

•    AA or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school; at least 6 months related experience and / or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
•    CNC Programming and machining experience preferred
•    Understanding of hydraulic and electrical schematics
•    Experience with hydraulic and electrical components and systems
•    Knowledge/Experience with data acquisition systems
•    A high degree of technical aptitude with mechanical devices
•    Ability to troubleshoot electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components and systems
•    Knowledge/Experience with of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other related software
•    Excellent communication, interpersonal, and team building skills

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.

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 

Want a new experience with unlimited growth opportunity? As part of the announced acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics Danfoss signed an agreement to sell the stand-alone business, White Drive Motors & Steering, to Interpump Group S.p.A., headquartered in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia) in Italy.

This position will remain with White Drive Motors & Steering. 

Interpump Group S.p.A. is the world’s largest producer of professional high-pressure piston pumps, as well as one of the global players in the market of hydraulic components. The Interpump Group was founded by Fulvio Montipò in 1977 in S.Ilario (near Reggio Emilia, in Italy). Thanks to his technical improvements, including the use of innovative materials, the company was immediately able to produce high-pressure pumps that were smaller and easier to operate compared to competing products.The Hydraulics division was established in 1997 and currently supplies a wide variety of components, accounting for approximately two thirds of total sales. The company is listed at the Milan Stock Exchange with ticker IP.M.

 


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