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Development Engineer

Does the idea of putting your footprint from Product concept to final product implementation fascinate you? Would you like to be part of a team developing the future VELUX roof light accessories? In addition, would you thrive on working in a company that leads the market in sustainable indoor living? Then this position as development engineer could be the next step in your career.

You will be located in Skjern together with 450 highly engaged and motivated colleagues.

Your challenges

You will be part of one of our NPL teams (New Product Launch), which is part of our Innovation Center. You will play a vital role with development of our internal and external accessories to VELUX roof light windows - such as curtains, blinds and roller shutters of many types to provide indoor comfort and design.

Our team consists of 10 dedicated colleagues working in cross-organisational teams.

Through our State Gate process, you will be involved in product concept to final implementation in our production.

Your tasks cover development of innovative products to existing and new business areas. In addition, you will also be involved in analysis, compile test documentation, verification of product performance and specification material.

In collaborating with our prototyping workshop, you will have the opportunity to produce physical models and prototypes making you able to construct the product according to requirements related to functionality and quality.

You will be participating in relevant seminars and fairs nationally as well as internationally.

Your qualifications

We expect you to be a mechanical engineer or maybe you have a background as a machine technician supported by solid practical construction experience. Furthermore, you have some years of experience from working with FEM strength/rigidity and CFD flow simulation.

Experience with plastic construction will definitely be a great advantage and knowledge of working with development in 3D CAD as well as experience with development of consumer products will be a plus.

You have a creative head and the ability to turn ideas into realisable solutions. It is essential, that you are truly motivated by being involved in all project phases and that you thrive working in a project culture characterised by highly professional proficiencies and cross-functional knowledge sharing.

You have a practical and analytical approach to task solving, and you take pride in being thorough and detail oriented in your work allowing you to plan your tasks and ensuring progress. 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. Therefore competencies such as strong communication and collaboration skills are some of your strong qualities.

On a personal level, you have a good sense of humor and you contribute to the collaboration with an open and forthcoming nature.

As you will engage with stakeholders throughout our organisation, you must be fluent in Danish and 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.

We offer an exciting job in an ambitious development environment, and the chance to work with colleagues at a high professional level.

This is also a great opportunity for you to grow in a leading and global company where your ambitions will be matched and developed and where your input is always valued.

The international setting is in our DNA, and we work as one team to reach our ambitious results.

We believe in empowering people, and we support this through sharing knowledge, delegating responsibility and investing in people who strive to make a difference.

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

Application and contact

If you have any questions regarding the position please contact Martin A. Mortensen at +45 97 35 35 11 or mobile +45 61 61 07 58. We look forward to receiving your application in Danish or English as soon as possible and no later than 6 November 2016.

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Martin A. Mortensen

Telephone: +45 97 35 35 11, Mobile: +45 61 61 07 58

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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