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Senior Engineer - Controls

Job Description
Danfoss is a global leader of solutions that save energy, reduce costs, and reduce carbon emissions. We offer a broad portfolio of innovative technologies that help meet the world's growing challenges in: infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency, and climate-friendly solutions. That's how we are Engineering Tomorrow.
Engineering Tomorrow doesn't just happen. It starts with your commitment to excellence and your determination to delve deeply into complex challenges.
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.
Danfoss Drives is unique in that it is 100% focused on developing, manufacturing 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.
We are seeking a self-driven and strategic Sr. Engineer Controls for our Loves Park, IL site.
Responsibilities:
Prepare designs, specifications, analysis and recommendations for development of new products.
Responsible for the development of control architectures, algorithms, and requirements for high power energy conversion systems.
Provide controls engineering technical leadership.
Maintain records pertinent to each project in the form of time, sketches, drawings specifications, etc.
Render technical advice and assistance to other product development personnel as to designs, specifications, information sources and testing procedures.
Oversee the operations involved in the construction 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 through the use of texts, technical papers, journals, and periodicals.
Qualifications:
Master's degree (M.S.) in Engineering. Advanced course work in areas relevant to product development is preferable.
Five years of design and development work experience required within areas of control engineering, power electronics, electric machines, power systems and embedded software development.
Design experience with control of power conversion systems including motor control algorithms (V/Hz, High Performance Vector Control, etc)
Ability to read, write and verbally communicate in English along with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Extensive knowledge of MatLab/Simulink and Computer aided engineering design tools. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of Model Based Design and embedded code generation.
Basic Knowledge of reading and programming C and C++ code.
Ability to make tests (unit, system, lab, field)
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.
Preferred Qualifications:
Able to contribute as a member of an organized project team of engineers.
Ability to provide leadership within functional area of control engineering
Knowledge of High Performance AC motor drives
Previous experience with power electronics control, various motor types, including Induction motor, Permanent Magnet motor, and Synchronous Reluctance motor machines.
Experience with advanced Pulse Width Modulation including different modulation types.
Experience with grid control (Active front end, microgrid converter), modelling electrical motors, power electronics and grid.
Experience with Model Based Development and embedded code generation using MathWorks tools.
Working knowledge of SimPowerSystems and Plecs simulation software.
Knowledgeable and well informed on new developments in research and engineering fields.
Strong analytical and technical skills.
The application process will remain open until the position has been filled.
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 manufacturing 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/.
Company Profile
Watch how Danfoss is Engineering tomorrow, here.
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.
Employment Type
Full-Time



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