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Mechatronic Control engineers have a wide range of job opportunities. The knowledge you gain during the study programme qualifies you to work in project engineering, research, development and management in Danish and international industries or public institutions.

Your work tasks may include:

  • Integration and operation of wind turbines
  • Development and control of test facilities for the wind power industry
  • Design of test facilities
  • Hydraulic wave energy systems
  • Energy efficiency of mechatronic systems
  • Development of new energy technologies
  • Researching new energy resources
  • Consulting
  • Teaching
  • Assessing the sustainability of different forms of energy
  • Energy efficiency in energy production and consumption.

Examples of possible employers:

  • Danfoss in relation to control and development of hydraulic systems and components
  • Vestas and Siemens Wind Power in relation to control, machines and hydraulic systems in wind turbines
  • Wave energy industry
  • Grundfos in relation to designing and controlling pumps
  • Danfoss Drives for developing controllers
  • Ørsted
  • Maersk Olie og Gas
  • ABB
  • R&D
  • Siemens
  • Volvo.

Graduates now have jobs at:

  • Bosch Rexroth - Application Engineer
  • Vestas Wind Solutions - Control Solutions Manager
  • Siemens Wind Power - Control Engineer
  • SerEnergy - Senior System Engineer
  • MAN Diesel & Turbo - Mechanical Engineer
  • Hydac - Principal Engineer
  • R&D - Project Engineer
  • Robert Bosch Gmbh - Product Manager
  • Danfoss Power Solutions - Advanced Systems Engineer
  • DTU Wind Energy - PhD Fellow
  • Kamstrup - Development Engineer
  • Maersk Oil - Maintenance Coordinator
  • Ørsted - SCADA Control Engineer
  • AAU, Fluid Power & Mechatronic Systems - Professor
  • Serman & Tipsmark - Technical Manager.


Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage