Systems Engineer

Requisition ID:  27322
Job Location(s): 

Edinburgh, GB

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions are proud to be at the forefront of driving a global transformation in digital and electric solutions that increase productivity and energy efficiency.  We are truly passionate about investment, and innovation, as we continue to support our customers' journey towards a greener and lower-carbon future.  To continue that process, we are now recruiting for a new Systems Engineer, currently based in Loanhead, Edinburgh, UK, shortly to moving to our brand new low-carbon innovation centre on Shawfair Business Park, Edinburgh, UK.

 

The Systems Engineer role is an integral part of the Digital Displacement Business within Danfoss Power Solutions’ Incubation Division. Digital Displacement represents truly ground-breaking technology for the hydraulics industry, and we are at the beginning of an amazing journey; more details can be found at www.digitaldisplacement.com. The digital nature of the technology lends itself to deep and novel system integration. To extract benefits, it is necessary to think how the digital machines can be integrated among all systems of the applications. The applicant will therefore need to be eager to develop in several domains including hydraulic systems, control systems, mechanical design, and data analysis. This role will be a great opportunity for a mechanical or control engineer looking to make a meaningful impact across a diverse range of projects and develop their knowledge in a variety of topics. 

 

This Engineer will be exposed to many facets of the application of Digital Displacement in diverse applications including off-highway machinery and industrial equipment. The Engineer will work with customers and other teams to analyse systems, identify and resolve problems, and generate descriptive information, through a practical approach of test and measurement. They will use the outcomes of their analysis to develop novel technical solutions, and test these solutions for function and endurance to verify the benefit to our customers. The Engineer will report to a Senior Systems Engineer and work with them across a broad range of mechanical and systems engineering topics with potential to specialise into one of several areas in the future, within the diverse DD organisation.

Job Responsibilities

The Systems Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Work with our customers to develop hydraulic system solutions for their applications
  • Record and analyze system data to identify and resolve problems, and generate useful content for the rest of the organization
  • Model hydraulic systems to estimate energy savings and design technical solutions
  • Commission and test first-of-a-kind vehicles and systems
  • Run and support endurance testing of hydraulic systems
  • Determine requirements for new or modified products to better suit customer demands
  • Engage and coordinate with our product team to turn customer data and test results into tools and guidelines for the whole organization and develop new solutions
  • Occasionally travel offsite for customer support and testing

Background & Skills

The successful Systems Engineer will demonstrate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.  Alternatively, extensive industry experience will be considered.
  • Experience in Matlab and Simulink (or equivalent) and Excel for mathematical modelling and data analysis, and model-based control development
  • Experience working with data acquisition systems, eg setting up sensors and measurement of data, would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of or exposure to embedded software development or coding would be beneficial
  • Some experience with hydraulics, mechanical equipment, vehicle mechanics, or basic electronic circuitry
  • Capable of engaging in hands-on work requiring problem solving across multiple technical disciplines
  • Must be able to work flexibly and adapt to changing problems and requirements.
  • Can take initiative to generate solutions from a loose problem specification
  • Must be able to work in a team atmosphere and communicate complex concepts to colleagues from different backgrounds
  • Proactive and pragmatic approach to problem solving

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.