Danfoss Postgraduate Program

Danfoss postgraduate team

As a new participant in the Danfoss Postgraduate Program, you have the opportunity to kick-start your career. You won’t be stashed away, but take an active role in four business-critical project assignments and gain experience abroad. We do business all over the world, so you can receive exciting on-the-job-training in various countries.

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Challenge today and become tomorrow’s changemaker

At Danfoss, we turn words into action. We create connected, intelligent, electrified, and energy efficient solutions for a more sustainable tomorrow. Now, it is time to leave your mark by contributing to the green transformation of our world.

The Danfoss Postgraduate program opens the door to career opportunities around the world – during and after the program. Here, you get to work on business-critical projects, providing you with great professional experience and powerful personal growth.

We are looking for ambitious, young talents who want to take part in creating a better tomorrow with Danfoss. Graduates with new ideas and the initiative to bring about change.


Your journey

This two-year program gives you the opportunity to play a vital part in four different projects, each of six months’ duration. The first project will be ready and waiting for you from day one. You then select the subsequent projects together with your mentor, based on your profile and learning needs. In each project, the project owner provides coaching and guidance on a daily basis. At least one and preferably more of these projects will be completed outside your home country.

A Personal Mentor

You will be matched with a personal mentor from Danfoss senior management to help drive your professional and personal development. The mentor will work with you all the way through the program.

Three LearningHubs

Your journey in Danfoss starts off with a one-week graduate boot camp. We will have an intro to Danfoss, workshops and team-building while making new friends. There are two more learningHubs in international locations during the program.

Postgraduate Buddy

You will be part of the postgraduate community and paired up with one of the postgraduates who are one year ahead of you. Your buddy will be able to assist you with Danfoss knowledge, network and practical know-how, as well as experience of being in the program

Choose your path

The Danfoss Postgraduate Program is tailored to suit your background, interests and personal development needs. The four program tracks below are currently available in Danfoss and are built to develop the leaders and specialists of tomorrow.
Expand the drop-downs below to read more about the individual tracks.

The Innovation track is for engineers and IT profiles alike. If you are excited by topics such as IoT, AI, Big Data, Robotics, modeling & simulation, electrification and VR & AR - this track is for you. Both our products and processes are becoming increasingly digital. Come be a part of rapidly transforming our business with new technology.

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The Sales & Marketing track is for backgrounds related to business administration, marketing, business development. Bringing great customer focus, an analytical mindset and determination to take our customer journeys, product marketing and sales processes to the next level with a new digital-first mindset.

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The Finance track is for graduates from a financial background. Bringing the perspective from finance, where your analytical skills and ability to not only find, but also convey complex insights is vital. Through business partnering, controlling and management accounting – you will find new ways of working in order to directly benefit our business.

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The Supply Chain track is for graduates with supply chain, logistics or manufacturing backgrounds. Graduates with a holistic approach, who can think and work in cross-functional environments. Someone who can see the potential in new technology, analytics, robotics and power Danfoss to become an Industry 4.0 leader.

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What you will gain

  • Flexibility to choose business-critical projects to lead worldwide
  • Program tailored to your personal development needs and interest
  • Endless learning opportunities with focus on innovation and sustainability
  • Valuable network of skilled specialists across geographical and cultural borders
  • Personal mentor that will guide for your personal and professional development

What we’re looking for

  • Motivated and ambitious graduates
  • A wish to continuously grow and challenge yourself
  • An international mindset
  • Self-driven and proactive mindset
  • Courage to challenge status quo
  • Open and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and engaging
  • Master’s degree finished before September 2020
  • Excellent academic results and high proficiency in English
  • No more than 2 years of work experience

Application process

The Danfoss Graduate Program tracks will open for recruitment in the end of November. The standard Danfoss Graduate Program recruitment follows the below steps, but we are flexible in our method to best meet the candidate.
We have no deadline for the applications – we evaluate candidates continuously and fill the positions when we have found the right match. 

Application process

Get to know our postgraduates

Watch the videos below to hear about the program from our current postgraduates. For example, you will meet Lars Tveen. Lars started as a PGP and now is the president of the Heating segment with 4900 employees.