Project Manager - New Product Development

Requisition ID:  26613
Job Location(s): 

Minneapolis, MN, US

Job Description

Can you transform promising Product business cases into products on the marketplace? You will lead a cross-functional team within one of the most interesting and promising business areas within Danfoss. If this sounds interesting, then you could be our next Project Manager in Connect and Control Solutions. 

 

Job Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
Reporting to the Director of Project Office, you will be heading a cross functional team in developing new products containing Mechanical, Electronic and software for Hydraulic application – this could be Joysticks, Displays, Controllers and similar components for on and off-road applications.

We execute projects in accordance with Danfoss Product Development Process (PDP), Trusted Process and Agile methods.

Other key tasks are:
•    Support to Business case creation and maintenance
•    Ensure Project objectives are met on time and within budget
•    Stakeholder management within CCS and Danfoss as well with suppliers and Customers.
•    Ensure strong cooperation within cross functional and global team.
•    Strong communication skills as well as high motivation and commitment.
•    Ability to succeed within Danfoss matrix organization.

As this is a global position, some travelling is to be expected. (20-30 days/year)

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills:

•    You are an experienced project manager and have backed your experience with a relevant BS or MS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience/education.
•    Your track record shows successful project management experience developing and implementing new products within an international organization. 
•    Previous experience with structured Project Management and Agile methods is an advantage. 
•    Moreover, you possess the drive and the communication skills to lead and create results. You are characterized by entrepreneurial spirit, an analytical approach and a global holistic mindset. You excel in maintaining strong relationships on every level and have profound English skills. 
•    Last but not least, you thrive in a role motivating and guiding others to be up to speed and perform at their best.

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.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis