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Senior Electrical Engineer

Requisition ID:  21753
Job Location(s): 

Loves Park, IL, US

Job Description

Danfoss, a global leader in Climate & Energy, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Engineer – Electrical to join the Danfoss Drives Product Engineering Center team located in Loves Park, Illinois.  As a member of the Product Engineering Center, the Senior Engineer – Electrical is responsible for contributing to the design and development of product adaptations and quality improvements for existing product lines.  Additional responsibilities include exploring new technologies and processes planned for future products.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare designs, specifications, analysis, and recommendations for improvements of existing products.
  • Maintain records pertinent to each project in the form of time, sketches, drawings, material specifications, etc.
  • Render technical advice and assistance to other product engineering center personnel as to designs, material specifications, information sources and testing procedures.
  • Oversee the operations involved in the construction and testing of prototype products.
  • Keep well informed on new developments in the research and design engineering fields through contacts with educational institutions, professional societies, and organizations, and through the use of texts, technical papers, journals, and periodicals.
  • Other duties as required. 

Background & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Electrical Engineering, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience required in areas related to product design and development and/or engineering research.
  • Knowledge of 3 of the following:  IGBT/power semiconductors, power topologies, analog design/control electronics, and magnetics/filters.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Working knowledge of Computer aided engineering design tools, including MatLab, MathCad and Pspice, as well as PC based computer equipment and peripherals.
  • Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English along with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of variable frequency drives or inverter design, preferred.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Able to contribute as a member of an organized project team of engineers in a global setting
  • Knowledgeable and well informed on new developments in research and engineering fields

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.

 


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