R&D Test Intern (Summer 2024)

Requisition ID:  34393
Job Location(s): 

Durham, NC, US

Job Description

Are you passionate about engineering for tomorrow? Do you want to intern at an industry leader in sustainability?  Would you like to gain practical experience in the design and testing of very high-power electrical motor drives and grid converters? ​Danfoss is looking for a R&D Test Intern for Summer 2024 to join our product development team in Research Triangle Park, NC. As an intern at Danfoss Drives, you will become an active part of a passionate and driven team and be given the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally.  We offer an ambitious and passionate working atmosphere with highly skilled and experienced colleagues in a global work environment.  Danfoss Drives is a global leader in AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion, as well as variable speed control for electric motors. With the world’s largest portfolio of power converters, VACON® drives and VLT® drives, our journey to a better future is only just beginning. We focus on energy efficiency, sustainability and quality in our products, and inclusion and diversity in our work environment.  

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Preparing test equipment and setting up products, incl. instrumentation, for testing
  • Product, sub-system and PCBA validation testing
  • Working on printed circuit board testers and the associated test software (Labview)

Background & Skills

At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering, with at least 2 years of studies completed
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronics systems
  • Passion for engineering
  • Ability to be a team player who can take initiative
  • Eagerness to develop your skills, professionally and personally

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 42.000 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 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh