Senior Product Engineer, Industrial Hydraulics

Requisition ID:  27731
Job Location(s): 

Havant, GB

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions in Havant, UK is looking to fill a position of Senior Product Engineer, Industrial Hydraulics to design and maintain electro-hydraulic components and systems together with the team.

This position may require some travel to locations within Europe, Asia and the USA to provide engineering support to customers and participate in other inter-site company activities.

A candidate with experience in hydraulics and testing or other similar fields with high tolerance parts would be a good fit for the team.  Most important is that you show front-line passion and are willing to learn and develop your skills as well as those around you.

Job Responsibilities

As our new Senior Product Engineer, Industrial Hydraulics, you'll apply analytical and problem-solving skills to the design of electro-hydraulic components and systems, with the ability to think across product design boundaries and help less experienced engineers to likewise. You'll work within a team on the design of new hydraulic valves and systems to meet customer requirements, and bring them to production in a timely and cost effective manner. Part of the job is to contribute to and lead design improvements and cost reductions, from concept through design review, approval, and entry into market. You will also provide technical support and guidance on issues relating to the design, production, and application of hydraulic valves within the motion controls product range. Additionally, you will ensure hydraulic test rigs and test equipment are kept current and maintained correctly as part of your tasks.  In more details, your areas of responsibility are the following:

  • Design new and modified valves using 3D CAD (ProE experience an advantage) 
  • Able to appraise drawings, reports, change requests (ECOs) and BOMs for clarity, completeness and conformity to standards, procedures and specifications
  • Involvement in cost reduction programs for new and existing products to ensure the best cost-effective solutions are achieved through the application of Lean principles
  • Create written test plans and test reports for products under test
  • Update and maintain the departments procedures and working practice documents 
  • Provide engineering support to manufacturing, to facilitate effective production of products and problem solve issues with parts in manufacture
  • Work with and lead existing staff to introduce new products and updates to existing products
  • Preparation and operation of test rigs for functional performance, endurance and fatigue testing
  • Data acquisition and storage from units under test (experience of Lab View software an advantage)
  • Maintain laboratory equipment and support improvements to the laboratory test facility
  • Awareness of health, safety and environmental procedures and UK and EU regulations
  • Provide technical support to Sales and marketing
  • Undertake additional duties and/or projects as designated by management within the job holders agreed capabilities

Background & Skills

For you to be successful in this position, we expect you to have related engineering degree and possibly some experience from the testing perspective. The most important thing will be your attitude and willingness to learn about hydraulics. You should like hands-on work be able to communicate openly with the team both locally and globally.

 

You are welcome to apply and co-create our sustainable future. We continuously assess candidates, so please don’t hesitate to send in your application at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted.

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.