Application Engineer Intern

Requisition ID:  27373
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

The Application Engineering (AE) Team at Danfoss’ Ames, Iowa facility is seeking a student intern. The AE Engineering Intern will support the Application Engineering team and Application Development Center (ADC) team mainly in the ADC facility; a facility for investigating, testing, proving, and demonstrating transmission and control system solutions on mobile machinery. It includes a workshop and 22 acre test track. Current test vehicles include agricultural, construction, road building, and turf care machinery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, installation, and test of hydraulic transmissions and control systems on demo vehicles.
  • Projects to upgrade and maintain demo vehicle fleet.
  • Organize and support customer visits and vehicle demonstrations.
  • Design and implement projects to maintain and upgrade ADC facility and features.
  • Vehicle, system, and product documentation to support our customers.

Background & Skills

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Agricultural Engineering
  • Demonstrated hands-on mechanical or electrical skills (Example: car or farm equipment service or repair)
  • Key personal attributes: innovative, team-focused, independent, and self-driven
  • Ability to work a minimum of 15 hours per week during the semester
  • Prior experience with the operation of farming, construction equipment, or automobiles is a plus
  • Experience with PLUS+1, LabVIEW, Programmable Logic Controllers, or other machine control software is a plus

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