Electrical Engineer

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer at our Rockford, IL site. As a valued member of Danfoss Drives, the Electrical Engineer will help in the preparation of designs for development of new products. The Electrical Engineer will also ensure to lead change in a very dynamic manufacturing environment by driving process improvements through to completion.
If you?re looking to join a dynamic, global company that?s truly making a tremendous impact on the lives of people in our ever-changing world, you?re exactly what Danfoss is looking for.

  • Responsible for the preparation of designs, specifications, analysis and recommendations for development of new products

  • Responsible for the creation of test plans and procedures and for performing the tests related to product development.

  • Maintain records pertinent to each project in the form of time, sketches, drawings, material specifications, and design journals

  • Render technical advice and assistance to other product development personnel as to designs, material specifications, information sources and testing procedures

  • Oversee the operations involved in the building 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 using texts, technical papers, journals, and periodicals.

  • Prepare detailed plans to track project performance and assure timely completion and achievement of quality and savings goals for individual projects.

  • Collaborates with plant Safety, Environmental, Quality, and manufacturing personnel to ensure that manufacturing and facility processes and equipment produce a product that meets all Safety, Environmental, Quality and Engineering standards.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering. Advanced course work in power electronics or areas relevant to product development is preferable.

  • 0-6 years? work experience required in areas related to product design and development and/or engineering research.

  • Preferred knowledge in the following: IGBT/Power semiconductors, Power topologies, SMPS design, Analog Design/control electronics, and Magnetics/filters.

  • Lab Experience with power supplies, oscilloscopes, meters, function generators and experiment setup and measurement.

  • Working knowledge of Computer aided engineering design tools, including MatLab, MathCad and Pspice, as well as PC based computer equipment and peripherals.

  • Ability to work effectively in a high quality, deadline driven environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a team.

  • Global mindset and excellent communication skills to efficiently communicate across all levels in the organization.

  • Good time management and project management skills to organize and plan effectively in developing effective systems and processes.

Authorization to work in the United States required.
The application process will remain open until the position has been filled.
Danfoss Drives is unique in that it is 100% focused on developing, logistics and supplying AC drives. Our portfolio of high-quality, application-optimized products maximizes process performance, saves the most energy and minimizes emissions. We are driven by drives and passionate about providing a competitive edge in key applications across various industries. This passion is clearly visible in many areas of our business. We live and breathe drives.
Learn more about Danfoss Drives here.
If you?re looking to join a dynamic, global company that?s truly making a tremendous impact on the lives of people in our ever-changing world, you?re exactly what Danfoss is looking for.
Join the Danfoss team today! Experience the satisfaction that comes with working for a global company that empowers you to make an impact.
About Danfoss
Danfoss Engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. We meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency, and climate-friendly solutions. We are a privately held global logistics company with:

  • 26,000 people in more than 100 countries

  • Sales growth by more than 10% to EUR 5.8bn

  • Operating profit (EBIT) improved 13% to EUR 645m with an EBIT margin of 11.1%

  • R&D spend growth of 6% to EUR 234m, corresponding to 4.0% of sales

  • Growth across all regions with high impact from North America and China

  • Four segments: Heating, Cooling, Drives and Power Solutions

  • Global Headquarters in Denmark and America Headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland

  • High employee engagement and satisfaction

More details can be found at: https://www.danfoss.com/en/about-danfoss/careers/.
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Danfoss is an EEO 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.

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