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Engineering Manager, Joysticks

Requisition ID:  14790
Job Location(s): 

Nordborg, DK

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions is looking for an Engineering Manager, Joysticks to be part of a team of motivated and innovative colleagues located in Nordborg, Denmark. Our key focus is in the development of joysticks for mobile machine applications like construction, agriculture or other markets of off-highway vehicles.

Job Responsibilities

As our new Engineering Manager, Joysticks, you will secure the engineering of new joystick products, new variants and customer adaptions with attention to cost-effective solutions. You will work closely with the product management and sales team to develop specifications for the next generation of joystick products. You will engage with our customers’ engineering teams, defining specifications for specific products.  You will have a unique opportunity for professional and personal development in this position.  Your other areas of responsibility will be:

 

•    Working with Project Management Office to plan and communicate confident project schedules, which the development team will commit to
•    Driving continuous improvement of engineering methods to constantly raise the bar for our capabilities
•    Providing valuable critical feedback on concepts and ideas
•    Securing that we keep to quality and reliability goals and project schedules with confident solutions
•    Assessing the skills of the team members and addressing gaps to fill the needs 
•    Controlling the department budget and expenses within projects

Background & Skills

To be successful in this position, you hold a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical engineering and are experienced working with mechatronic design as well as with developing product specifications with the customers. You have a strong understanding of business in a global industrial supply chain and a proven track record with successful project management. Finally, you have advanced skills in CAE and CAD, preferably Unigraphics NX, and you are experienced with quality tools like PPAP and FMEA. We are looking for a person to be a prospective leader of a group of competent and engaged engineers. You need to have ambition and skill for leading an Engineering team.

 

Your personal drive in process innovation is crucial. You strive to make changes, and you are result-driven. Working in an innovative environment motivates you, and communication and cooperation are among your major strengths. You have a can-do attitude and strong interpersonal skills. 

 

Please leave your application in English 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 down once we have found the right candidate.

 

For further information about the position, please contact Senior Director, New Product Development Joe Schottler on +1 763245 6501.

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 is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com