Application Engineer

Requisition ID:  25087
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Would you like to apply your engineering expertise to help customers design their machines?  Then you might be interested in joining our Application Engineering (AE) team at Danfoss Power Solutions (DPS).  We are a world-class provider of mobile hydraulics, power electronic controls and electric machine systems serving the construction, agriculture and other off-highway vehicle markets.

What Danfoss offers you

If you want to engineer solutions that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less, Danfoss is where you’ll make a real impact. Open yourself to exceptional development – both personally and professionally. As an Application Engineer you are the primary technical representative to the customer for Danfoss Power Solutions. Taking ownership on providing technical assistance to the customer you will contribute to developing engineering solutions, making a sustainable difference to people's lives around the globe. 
 

Job Responsibilities

Your typical day will include

•    Developing strong mobile machine expertise through research, testing and analyzing agricultural, construction, material handling, turf and specialty machines.
•    Working with the technical sales team to evaluate customer specifications, contributing to technical proposals that lead to new business, responding to technical requests, providing technical training, evaluating product applications and documenting these activities.
•    Selecting and specifying DPS products, with a specific emphasis on ensuring conformance to component application requirements and machine performance expectations.  
•    Designing system control architecture, logic and parameters to meet safety, performance and life requirements.
•    Researching, developing, analyzing and testing alternate machine system designs for feasibility, cost, operation and performance in the mobile machine market.
•    Investigating machine problems or component failures and recommending remedial actions, system design changes or alternate components or features.
•    Identifying and recommending product design improvements to the DPS component engineering teams.

Background & Skills

What we look for
•    Bachelor's degree (B.S.) preferred in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Agricultural Engineering.
•    1 or more years of relevant experience -OR- candidates with degree and applicable internship experience will be considered
•    Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
•    Machine testing experience a plus
•    Technical writing skills/experience preferred

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.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines