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Project Manager

Requisition ID:  14374
Job Location(s): 

Waynesboro, US

Job Description

This role will be part of the Global RAC RD&E organization in Danfoss and will have local reporting to the Head of R&D, IRF control system and functional reporting to the head of Global RAC RD&E NPD and will lead and manage cross functional product development projects within Industrial Refrigeration controllers and electronic systems.

 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

•    Work and coordinate within a team of ultimately 5-10 specialists.
•    Develop and maintain critical competences within design and development of controllers for the industrial refrigeration business.
•    Facilitate global collaboration with colleagues from different functions in the Danfoss RAC organisation and at the same time be a part of the local Danfoss AAIM organization.
•    Take responsibility and lead cross functional projects within the industrial refrigeration control business area. 
•    Create clear and attainable project objectives based on business case
•    Facilitate teamwork and cross functional mindset with use of agile / scrum approaches
•    Manage time, cost and quality according to business case
•    Prepare and maintain project schedules with focus in on-time completion of new product development
•    Communicate with customers, management and stakeholders about progress, deviations and deliveries (Milestone meetings and weekly updates)
•    Plan and execute team meetings and workshops according to Danfoss Business System guidelines (PDP)
•    Set goal and track/report progress
•    Plan and prepare risk mitigation 
•    Facilitate structured problem solving

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills:

  • Bachelor or similar education with a technical background within electronics.
  • 5 years or more in project management 
  • Practical experience with product development (Electronics/Mechatronics)
  • Fluent and comprehensive English
  • Strong leadership and networking skills
  • Energized
  • Drive for performance
  • Team player
  • Positive and open minded (good listener)
  • Persistent
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience with cross cultural teams in multiple locations
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


Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia