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Lead Innovation Engineer

Requisition ID:  20134
Job Location(s): 

Kolding, DK

Job Description

Danfoss Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Controls (RAC), R&D and Engineering is looking for Lead Innovation Engineer to strengthen our team in Nordborg or Kolding. Through strong, cross functional teamwork in an agile environment, we create innovative solutions, which drive our technology projects for market readiness and concept approval. You will be responsible for mechanical or electronic design and development of the products of tomorrows cooling systems.

 

Conception, selection and dimensioning of systems and products will be one of your core tasks as you need to contribute to the technology and innovation road maps for Danfoss Climate Solutions. Therefore, frequent, and flexible interaction with customers and key stakeholders will be essential to verify products and concepts. 

Job Responsibilities

With several years of experience in design and development you are a specialist skilled in a broad area. Primarily to the design and fabrication of Refrigeration component, functional materials as well as Innovative and smart products for Cooling and Heating.  You will start from concept in very early stage and drive up to the concept validation and prototype testing and take the lead of concept selection.

 

You have already a strong foundation in Engineering and physics, technology, and mechatronics. You bring deeper knowledge of fluid dynamic and two-phase gas and liquid, thermo dynamics, material physics and the fabrication and manufacturing of high-volume products. These subjects enable you to work interdisciplinary in a rapidly changing high-tech world with challenges in different areas.

 

  • Understanding customer needs and finding innovative solutions
  • Developing and maturing concepts from hand sketches down to 3D models  
  • Design to cost and manufacturing with strong commercial focus
  • Use simulation and calculation tools for design improvements
  • Present and drive your ideas through the organization
  • You are familiar with design tools like FMEAs, Pugh Matrix
  • You like to work in an agile environment with multi-disciplinary and international environment   
  • Evaluate your concepts through simulations, and test results and test them into a real system product optimization
  • Develop products with focus on quality, cost, and time with the necessary tools

 

The position reports to the Director, Technology Center in RAC and you can expect approximately 10-20 days of travel per year, primarily to customers and suppliers.

Background & Skills

 

You need to have a Bachelor and/or master’s degree in mechanical/mechatronics or a similar education combined with a technical background, as well as strong communication and collaboration skills. Furthermore, you have:

 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Advanced Engineering, Innovation and/or Technology
  • A demonstrated track record of Technology to Market and business
  • Practical experience with Technology Scouting, Innovation, Development, verification and validation of Mechanical and Electronic product solutions and systems
  • A strong interest in working with universities and partners to boost the future technology in Danfoss
  • Fluent and comprehensive English skills is also a must

 

As a person you are innovative, fact-based, quality and result-oriented, positive, and open-minded. You are a good team player who can interact with others across borders and cultures.

 

For job-specific enquiries, please contact Director - Technology Center, Ali Foulladpour, +45 2159 3853. 

 

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.