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Lead Motor Engineer

Application Deadline: 

Bjerringbro, DK, 8850

Contract Type:  Full-Time
Working Hours:  37
Employment Type:  Regular

Are you looking for an opportunity where technological development and new ways of thinking is top of mind? We are looking for a dedicated lead specialist to take our electrical motors into next level in the manufacturing processes. 

As Lead Motor Engineer you will join our global Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) organisation. We are looking for a person with a curious, creative and innovative mindset who can add radical new ideas and ways of thinking to our manufacturing approach.

“You will join a highly international environment and collaborate with colleagues from across the world. Technological development is top of mind at Grundfos – but we have an equally strong focus on people as we know that motivated employees and a good work-life balance is just as important as good processes,” says R&D Manager, Tom Holstein Magnussen.

Managing the development of the production processes for electric motors
As part of our Motor Manufacturing Technology Development department, you will join a team of 25 Engineering Specialists and Project Managers. Together, we develop the production technologies that enables us to produce 17,000,000 sustainable Grundfos motors every year. 

In this role you will take up the lead for technology scouting and idea creation. Your responsibility is to capture and frame the ideas into technology projects and to plan and coordinate activities with product development and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that Grundfos develop state of the art motors. 

Your main responsibilities will cover:

  • Technology scouting 
  • Idea creation (through visits, workshops a.o.)
  • Support technology development road map for motors
  • Support product and production development projects
  • Manage and support technology development projects
  • Manage existing production processes across the organization
  • Build and maintain technical partnerships within and outside the organization (Universities and Technical Institutions)

This position will be located in our HQ in Bjerringbro, Denmark, and you will report to R&D Manager, Tom Holstein Magnussen. In this position, you can expect up to 25 travel days a year to visit production sites, primarily in China, Hungary, USA, Serbia and in Denmark. 

What do you need to apply?
We will be looking for a person with an exceptional innovative mind-set. You have strong collaborative and communications skills and enjoy to be the spider-in-the -web collecting and distributing critical and relevant information across the organization. You are familiar with an international environment and large development organizations. 

Furthermore, you may:

  • hold a Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Electric Engineering or related
  • have  several years of relevant work experience within R&D or similar innovation environment
  • hold a steady hand when mentoring and leading research and technology development projects
  • have knowledge of active materials within the motors
  • be well-founded within industrial processes (Viz. Six Sigma, FMEA & DFM/A)
  • have knowledge of sustainable manufacturing processes
  • speak and write English fluently.

“We are looking for someone who are innovative and can brings a lot of energy and  ideas on the table. You are curious about the latest development and trends on the market. You have an outgoing personality, and you enjoy team work and collaboration with various stakeholders on different levels,” says Tom. 

Why Grundfos
At Grundfos, we commit us to pioneer solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation that we can and dare to take upon us. We go for the long-term commitment and the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can contribute to a true sustainable change in the world.

Additional information
If you have questions or want to know more about the position, please contact R&D Manager, Tom Holstein Magnussen on +45 87 50 62 20 or email

If this job sounds appealing to you, please send your resume and cover letter as soon as possible by clicking on “Apply”. We expect interviews to be held on an ongoing basis.

We look forward to hearing from you
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About Grundfos 
Grundfos is one of the world’s leading water technology companies with more than 19.000 employees in 60+ countries all over the world. Our skills commit us to pioneering solutions to the world’s water and climate challenges and improve the quality of life for people. We dare to do things that others cannot or dare not do, as we believe innovation is not only a business opportunity, but an obligation. And what really matters to us is not short term profit, but the impact we make. By becoming part of our united powerful team, you too can drive this change no matter your role.

An inclusive team
If you like the look of this job and know you can bring your skills to contribute to our purpose, please apply. We need and welcome professional people from all corners – however you identify and whatever your background is.

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