Director, Product Testing (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  25740
Job Location(s): 

Nordborg, DK Kolding, DK Hamburg, DE

Job Description

Danfoss Climate Solutions is looking for a development-oriented and driven Director, Product Testing who is ready to take on an exciting and challenging position where you will be taking Product testing to the next level.

 

In this role, you will be part of the Danfoss Refrigeration & Air Conditioning (RAC) Engineering organization reporting to Vice President, R&D and Engineering in RAC. You will be leading a diverse team of highly qualified team leaders and specialist and be responsible for our labs in Denmark, India, China and Poland.

 

Danfoss RAC is the leading technology partner for our customers, and the key enablers and our foundation are the people. Take a closer look at Danfoss RAC

 

We need your dedicated contribution to reach our ambitions for strengthening Research & Development in our regions. You will be part of our journey towards Agile transformation and Business Model Disruption (Innovative Portfolio for Growth and Differentiation). As Director, Product Testing, one of your key focus areas will be to adopt digitalization and simulation within product and application testing, and bringing us to next level within automation.

Job Responsibilities

Your primary job responsibilities will include:

 

  • Lead and develop the global RD&E Product Testing organization with a clear focus on fast and efficient test execution, documented reliable test setup and zero-defect mindset
  • Build-up critical size and competencies to boost innovation, new product development, value engineering and engineering
  • Change management towards a new way of working and creating a culture for growth and innovation
  • Develop the strategy for virtual testing and IoT in Labs and drive strategy implementation

 

 

For this position, the central success criteria are:

  • Create a best in class team, that is engaged and empowered with a culture for growth
  • Execute and deliver the communicated ambitious goals for the Product Testing Labs
  • A new way of working and culture that enables accelerated time to market far-below expected timelines
  • Continuous development of managers and teams including succession planning

 

You should expect around 20 days of travel pr. year.

Background & Skills

We are seeking a driven and visionary leader who can build growth and innovation and has a creative mindset and an executional and structured approach.

 

To be considered for this position, you should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electronic or Mechanical Engineering or similar education, combined with a min. of 5 years of experience in Lab Management with a proven track record from a similar role in a global B2B business. Based on this, you have gained a good engineering aptitude.

 

Experience working in a matrix environment is an advantage, and you are experienced and confident in leading cross functional teams in multiple locations. You should also have experience collaborating with external partners and off-shoring of verification and testing activities

 

Other requirements include:

  • Practical experience with verification and validation of mechanical/electro-mechanical control product
  • Experience with design, simulation, verification and validation of solutions is considered an advantage
  • Proven record of utilizing quality tools to manage capability of test equipment
  • Fluent and comprehensive English

 

 

As a leader, you lead by example, and you motivate people to follow you by using your well-developed leadership, communication, and coaching skills. You are confident leading your teams in change, with the ability to inspire, engage and support team members in adopting new ways of working.

 

Please apply at your earliest convenience. We do not have an application deadline but accept applications as long as the job is posted. The position will be closed once we have found the right candidate. For further information, please contact: apply@danfoss.com.

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.