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Job Description
We have an immediate opportunity for a 2nd Shift Machine Repair Electrician ​​to join us at our diverse team in Freeport, IL.  Must be a team player responsible for performing mid to expert level repairs, preventative maintenance (PM), fabrication, rearrangement and installation of equipment and systems. Danfoss is offering a $2500.00 sign-on bonus for new Machinist. 1/2 paid after 90 days (about 3 months) and the other 1/2 after 6 months!

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

Observing devices in operation to diagnose the root cause of a problem, disassembling devices to gain access to and replace defective parts, examining parts to detect failure modes, adjustment of assemblies and controls.
Perform tests and repair of electrical circuitry and controls utilizing schematics, manuals, and written documentation. Identifies and assists in sourcing of repair parts. Complies with all Safety and 5S requirements.
Situational awareness and ability to identify unsafe conditions and behaviors. Updates all records and workorder history.
Aids lower-level technicians. Completes on the job and technical training for career development. Ability to work alone or on a cross functional team.
Leads small teams in root cause problem solving activities. Must be able to work overtime as required.
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.

High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) equivalent. 3-5 years’ experience. Knowledge of Hydraulics & Pneumatic and Machine Repair is necessary.  Equivalent experience and education will be considered.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret blueprints and schematics.   Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, customers & service technicians is required.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume are required.  The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry is required.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in trouble shooting situations where only limited information exists.
Employee Benefits
We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

Bonus system
Paid vacation
Pension plan
Personal insurance
Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
Employee Referral Program
This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.
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.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the United states without company sponsorship.

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.

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.

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