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Engineering Technician

Requisition ID:  19830
Job Location(s): 

Edinburgh, GB

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions is looking for an Engineering Technician to support the introduction of the next generation of hydraulic pumps. This role belongs to the Digital Displacement Business within Danfoss Power Solutions’ Global R&D organization and will be based in Edinburgh. Digital Displacement represents truly ground-breaking technology for the hydraulics industry, and we are at the beginning of an amazing journey for a business that meets the world’s need for energy efficiency (more details can be found at www.digitaldisplacement.com).

Job Responsibilities

This role will be centered around testing and related activities within the engineering lab. Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • The setup and test of various types of hydraulic machine
  • The assembly and maintenance of test rigs and related fixtures 
  • The assembly, disassembly, measurement, and inspection of various mechanical parts and assemblies
  • Maintenance and organisation of testing hardware and instrumentation
  • The support of experimental and more abstract projects when required (including work on various types of off-highway vehicle)
  • Working collaboratively with a multidisciplinary engineering department

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, you should hold a Higher National qualification in a Mechanical (or related) discipline. Relevant experience will be viewed favorably in lieu of any formal qualifications. Furthermore, experience working in/with (or an understanding of) the following areas would be greatly beneficial:

 

  • Hydraulic valves, fittings, pumps, motors, and related hardware
  • Hydraulic schematics and P&ID’s
  • Layout and build of hydraulic circuits
  • The testing of hydraulic/mechanical components
  • Heavy assembly
  • Rotating machinery and drivelines
  • Instrumentation and Data Acquisition
  • Basic computer literacy (Microsoft 365, Teams, etc.)
  • A basic understanding of industrial control (PLC’s, VFD’s, etc.)
  • 5S methodology

 
On a more personal level, you are naturally interested in technology and able to work independently in a team setup. You can operate in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, and can turn your hand to a wide variety of tasks.

 

Please submit your application at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline and will accept applications for as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed once we have found the right candidate.

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.