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Engineering Technician

Requisition ID:  20805
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

The Engineering Technician role includes a variety of duties that help product engineers design, develop, evaluate, and problem solve to accomplish engineering project goals.  The job duties include assisting engineers with planning, scheduling, test hardware management, test lab activities, administrative tasks, documentation, and general engineering related support activities.  The Engineering Technician works as part of a team in office, lab, and workshop environments, so a commitment to safety and compliance with regulations is essential.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

  • Demonstrate a commitment to a safe, clean, and orderly work area.  Follow safety regulations and actively contribute to workplace safety.
  • Coordinate and lead activities for a wide variety of project tasks in support of several engineers.
  • Assist engineers with planning and scheduling engineering tasks.
  • Coordinate with in-house personnel and internal and external suppliers to produce prototype hardware and meet project objectives.
  • Assist engineers with test lab activities including hardware preparation, post-test hardware analysis, disposition, and documentation.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Apply creative approaches and ideas to solve problems maximizing effective use of appropriate resources.
  • Organize and prioritize work assignments to complete on time, with quality, and anticipate problem areas in advance.
  • Cooperate and communicate clearly with other functional areas (Operations, Procurement, Quality, etc…).
  • Actively participate in meetings and speak effectively to groups of people within Danfoss.
  • Read, interpret, and comprehend technical documents and write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Procure, read, and understand engineering drawings and bill of materials. 
  • Perform administrative and general engineering related support activities.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned.

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

  • AA or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school
  • Experience with Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SAP
  • Must be self driven and curious with strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • A customer focused mentality and superior communication skills would be a big plus
  • An ideal candidate would be analytical and have the confidence to be able to make decisions  

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 advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines