Power Electronics Design Engineer Specialist

Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Posted: 11/15/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Electrical Engineer Job Number: 3493272

US Citizen

5-7 Years Experience required.

The Advanced Products & Technology (APT) High Voltage and Energy Storage Laboratory Team is responsible for the design, build, control and integration of new hardware for the generation, conversion, distribution and storage of vehicle, low and high voltage, and electrical power.

-Work within a small team to design, build and test vehicle electrical power hardware, from card level to power-stage to enclosure.

-Support the testing and control development of power electronic hardware (DC/DC, AC/DC and AC/DC converters) and electrical machines (i.E. HV and LV generators and motors)-Support the development, control and testing of high voltage vehicle power systems

-Expand the capabilities of the Lab, to include:

1) Improving component testing.

2) Evolving the Vehicle Power Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) test-beds- Investigate new technologies for the advancement of the vehicles electrical powertrain and on-board power system.

-Experience with circuit design and build, with focus on power electronics hardware

-Experience with Electrical Machines and Drives Control, Theory and Implementation

-Experience with Voltage Conversion Control, Theory and Implementation

-Experience with Model and Simulation (e.G., Spice, MatLab, etc.)

-Experience with PCB Design layout (Altium, Mentor Graphics, ORCAD, Eagle etc.)

-Ability to occasionally travel, including to Canada

Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering required, Masters preferred with a minimum of six years of applicable experience.

(Fewer years will be considered with an advanced degree.)

Rich Kirk
Vice President, Engineering Delivery

Rich Kirk has been part of The Panther Group for 6 years. He has worked his way up from an entry level recruiter to the Director of Operations for the Engineering Division.

Fun Fact: A native of England, Rich is an avid soccer fan and plays just like David Beckham

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