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Senior Specialist, Innovation

Requisition ID:  15447
Job Location(s): 

Cambridge, MA, US

Job Description

Do you have a passion for global sustainability and innovation? Are you motivated to realize solutions to our generation’s greatest sustainability challenges by combining new technologies and business models with the resources of multinational industry leader?
Danfoss is a provider of motive power, cooling, heating, and power electronics systems that enable sustainable development and a green restart. Danfoss Innovation Accelerator in Cambridge, MA is searching for a Senior Innovation Specialist to join our team. The role will fuel the future of Danfoss by developing new solutions, growth strategies, and entrepreneurial processes to support our core businesses.
 

Job Responsibilities

•    Develop and maintain a portfolio of technology, partnership, and growth opportunities that support, enhance, and/or evolve the Danfoss capabilities across the globe
•    Lead strategy formation and execution for incubating and scaling new businesses and/or products
•    Engage and develop new talent and technology opportunities across Danfoss to drive increased market share or breakthroughs into new markets
•    Provide strategic guidance and foster value-creation from external technologies in core businesses across the global Danfoss organization
•    Provide guidance and leadership to team members that support their development objectives and contribute to the enhancement of the overall team performance 
•    Engage with industry leaders and corporate partners to increase Danfoss brand recognition, including attracting high performing, diverse individuals who will support the Danfoss Innovation Accelerator mission.   
•    Represent Danfoss in the local community through collaboration with the Danfoss communications and talent acquisition teams
 

Background & Skills

JOB & SKILL REQUIREMENTS
•    MBA Degree and 3 years of relevant experience 
•    Experience demonstrating strong business strategy fundamentals
•    Excellent communication skills with experience working in cross-functional teams
JOB & SKILL PREFERENCES
•    Experience in a B2B business development or marketing role
•    Experience with development of proof-of-concept and scaling of new solutions
•    Accountability for industrial commercialization or corporate entrepreneurship projects
•    Experience in the automation, robotics, electrification, and/or off-highway industries 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 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: Cambridge
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston