Application Technician Intern (Summer 2023)
Loves Park, IL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Application Technician Intern (Summer 2023)
Requisition ID: 31181
Job Location(s):

Loves Park, IL, US

Job Description

Danfoss, a global market leader in Climate and Energy solutions has an excellent opportunity for anApplication Technician Intern (Summer 2023) in the Application Development Centre (ADC) as part of the Danfoss Power Electronics and Drives Division located in Loves Park, IL.TheApplication Technician Intern will work closely with the ADC Manager and the application engineers to install, wire and test a Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) lab in the ADC. They will also be tasked with integrating them into existing VFD's and developing code to operate them over fieldbus.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Install and wire the required PLC's (at least four types) with both analog and digital I/O as well as establish communications to various VFD's located withing the ADC
  • Test and trouble shoot all wiring
  • Create basic test programs for each PLC to demonstrate functionally with each VFD (time permitting)
Background & Skills

At Danfoss, we believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace fosters creativity, innovation, and a broader perspective in decision-making. When you consider this job posting, do you feel like your profile is not a perfect match? Numerous studies have found that women and people of color are more likely to apply only when they meet all requirements listed in the job posting. Even if you do not check all the boxes, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are curious to find out how you can bring new insights to the role or to Danfoss as an organization.

The ideal candidate possesses these skills.

  • Currently pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Ability to effectively use standard electrical test equipment such as multimeters andoscilloscopes
  • Basic Understanding of PLC's and their programming
  • Time management - demonstrate focus and follow through.
  • Ability for team work, ready to learn and ask for help when needed
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.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
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Full Time
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