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Product Lead Engineer: Sensors (Hybrid)

Danbury, CT, US, 06810

Belimo is the global market leader in the development, production, and marketing of field devices for the energy-efficient control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Damper actuators, control valves, sensors, meters, and gas monitors make up the company's core business. Founded in 1975, Belimo employs approximately 2,000 people in over 80 countries and is listed on the Swiss Exchange (SIX) since 1995.


The Product Lead Engineer: Sensors is responsible for product engineering and product lifecycle management activities at the Danbury site. They will work within a project-oriented, hands-on, team environment, interfacing closely with Danbury Product Management and Production as well as their counterpart of Switzerland Product Lead Engineers.


The objectives of this position are fully integrated to the objectives of the Company’s Mission and Values. It is the responsibility of all employees to perform their duties in accordance with Company Policy.


The Product Lead Engineer: Sensors report solid line to the Head of Product Engineering, Americas. 


  • Participation in the development and expansion of our sensor competencies in the Americas
  • Product responsibility (product engineering) for primarily gas detection, monitors and sensor types
  • Ownership of product-related SAP-PLM data
  • Support in technical, product-related issues for market organization, customizing and production
  • Coordination of activities between various global stakeholder such as Belimo colleagues in the US, Canada, Switzerland, product management, purchasing, quality and production
  • Coordination & lead of product Q-cases
  • Carrying out feasibility studies
  • Coordination with suppliers and external partners within the Americas
  • Possibility to lead and support global projects including project coordination, budget, schedule and risk monitoring


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  • Bachelors or Masters degree in an Engineering discipline, e.g. Electrical or Mechanical engineering, or in technical sciences
  • Good technical knowledge, primarily in electronics, ideally experience in sensor or measurement technology
  • Independent way of working, high personal responsibility, own initiative and uncomplicated dealings with colleagues, openness to new things
  • Ability to quickly acquire new knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and support multiple projects
  • A proactive, reliable, empathic, responsive and solution-oriented mindset with a positive attitude
  • Travel will be required, US and Europe



  • Knowledge of HVAC applications
  • Knowledge of sensor technologies and applications
  • Knowledge of field bus communication (e.g. BACnet/Modbus)
  • Knowledge of SAP and PLM Software
  • Strong project management, organizational and presentation skills
  • Working with International cultures 

Why employees choose Belimo?

  • Health - Top of the line medical, dental and vision options for employees and their families
  • Fantastic employee culture – Belimo employees bleed orange and truly live our company mantra “Together to the top!”
  • Financials – On top of a competitive salary, employees at every level of the organization are eligible for an annual bonus and regular performance reviews. We also encourage all employees to participate in our employee stock plan, offering a 30% discount.
  • Save for retirement – Belimo offers a competitive 6% company match on 401K contributions, which is immediately vested.
  • Flexibility – Belimo offers a hybrid schedule for professional-office positions, allowing you more flexibility to spend time with your loved ones.
  • Time Off – Belimo provides all employees vacation time, personal/sick time, and generous holiday offerings. 
  • Continuous Learning – Belimo pushes our employees to never stop learning. We offer tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Diversity – Work with colleagues around the globe from Switzerland to Brazil to Shanghai.
  • Professional Development – Belimo offers trainings throughout the year to further develop yourself personally and professionally, including a Trainee Program specifically geared towards recent graduates. 
  • Growth – Belimo is experiencing record growth! Many of our employees grow their careers with Belimo through internal advancement and choose to retire with us.
  • Wellness – We offer all Danbury employees free access to our on-site fitness center effective their first day. We also offer a $300 annual incentive for meeting wellness-based goals.
  • Give back – Belimo cares about local and global issues! We fundraise annually with an employer-match and coordinate paid volunteer days to support our local community.
  • More Perks include quarterly employee-focused events, transparency with leadership, a newly constructed state-of-the-art facility which offers a full cafeteria, sit/stand desks, and all the free cappuccinos you can want!





At Belimo, we take pride in making our company a rewarding place to work. Our leaders are passionate, and embrace new ideas. Through collaboration our employees don’t just create amazing products; they are revolutionizing the HVAC industry. Investing in employees is at the core of Belimo’s approach to recruiting and retaining diverse creative talent, to continue to grow an industry leading business. The success of our company brand is connected to the expertise and dedication of our employees.

Join Belimo, and help improve the world around us.

Nearest Major Market: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury