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Development Engineer

Does innovative products fascinate you? Do you have a genuine interest in development and would you like to boost our team with your expertise? In addition, are you forthcoming by nature with a natural high drive? Then this position could be the next step in your career.

We are looking for a new colleague who would like to be part of the process in developing our new generation of best in class roof windows.

Your challenges

You will be part of one of our NPL teams (New Product Launch), which is part of our Innovation Center and you will play a vital role with development of our windows, installations and flashings.

Working closely with a team of colleagues, you will be involved in construction and developing of roof windows through our Stage Gate process.

Additional main tasks will be to:

  • Perform simulation, FEM strength/rigidity and CFD flow simulation
  • 3D construction and product maturing
  • Compile test documentation, verification of product performance and specification material
  • Visualise technical solutions graphical and in physical models
  • Participate in relevant seminars and fairs nationally as well as internationally

Besides collaborating with our production and market organisations, external stakeholders etc. you will also be participating in cross-functional project teams focusing on product construction.

Other tasks will be to participate in project work and to present technical issues at review meetings.

Being part of a global company, you can expect 10-20 days of travel per year.

Your qualifications

Your theoretical background is that of a bachelor of engineering or you have a master of science in engineering or similar. It will be a plus if you have experience with constructive product development and/or knowledge about building construction.

Working with constructive challenges, documentation and verification truly motivates you. Always with a focus on how to create value for the business, you have an operational and structured approach to every task you face.

You see yourself as a self-driven and independent person with a strong drive, getting your energy from working in a knowledge intensive team based on collaboration

As a person, you possess great drive and the desire to move things forward. You have an inquisitive nature with a 'can do' attitude and a good sense of humor.

Competencies such as strong communication skills are 'a must'. You have an open and forthcoming manner and you collaborate easily with people around you. As you will engage with stakeholders throughout our organisation, you must be fluent in Danish as well as in English both orally and in writing.

Your opportunities

The VELUX Innovation Center is responsible for developing and launching relevant innovations by engaging consumers, involving customers, distributors and building intelligence that enables the VELUX Group to maintain leadership in the market and become the industry benchmark for innovation.

The international setting is in our DNA and we have many different nationalities in the VELUX Group. We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference.

You will work together with colleagues at a high professional level who put extra emphasis into working as one team to reach our ambitious results. The team is characterised by an informal tone and respect for each other both as team players and as individuals.

The VELUX Group offers exciting challenges, great opportunities of influencing your own development with competent and committed colleagues where commitment, thoroughness and mutual respect are among the core values.

Application and contact

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Peder Diness Jakobsen, at +45 20443563 or find us online at

We look forward to receiving your application and CV in Danish or in English as soon as possible and no later than 7 October 2016.

Our company

For more than 70 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world. Making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and intelligent home controls. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate. For work and learning. For play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 40 countries and around 10,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by foundations and family.

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