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Power Systems Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI 48310

Posted: 03/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 39748

Job Description

Position Description   
The Power System Engineer duties include the development of Power Systems. Power Systems include generation, storage, distribution, and management. Compose product fabrication requirements and test plans/reports. Support lab testing and on vehicle trouble shooting and issue resolution. They shall ensure the design has been fully defined, traceable, and validated during testing down to the components and software. They shall ensure all of their tasks and quality products are completed on-time. Their roles and responsibilities include:

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Develop/design intelligent electrical power distribution and management systems for military vehicles.
  • Support development, design, and build of electrical power distribution and management hardware components.
  • Model and simulate power distribution and management systems.
  • Write electrical power system design requirements and associated interface control documents.
  • Write electrical power hardware component development and/or design requirements and product fabrication documents.
  • Write test requirements, test plans, and test procedures.
  • Perform tests in the laboratory and in vehicles as required for power distribution and management systems and their associated power distribution hardware components, and provide detailed test reports as required.
  • Support vehicle integration of power distribution and management systems and associated hardware.
  • Troubleshoot vehicle electrical power system problems.
  • Troubleshoot electrical power system hardware problems.
  • Gather technical information, analyze technical problems, develop technical solutions, and implement technical solutions.
  • Conduct and/or participate in peer reviews of schematics and other drawings, specifications/requirements, interface control documents, I/O matrices, etc, as required.
  • Participate in various trade studies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements  
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 -7 years in a related role is desired.
  • Experience with electrical power systems (power generation, power distribution, power management, energy storage) on automotive or military vehicles, including the specification, development, design, testing, integration, and troubleshooting of vehicle electrical power systems and their associated hardware components is required.
  • Familiarity with various communication busses, especially experience with CAN bus, along with the ability to troubleshoot CAN bus related issues associated with hardware components of electrical power systems, is required.
  • Experience in Analog and Digital Circuit Design of high power (28, 270, 600 Vdc) switching components/electronics, DC/DC converters, inverters, and motor controllers is desired.
  • Familiarity with many of the following required: power generation, power distribution, power management, batteries/energy storage, power switching devices, power control devices, motor control devices, high power electronics, serial data busses (especially CAN bus), microprocessors, single board computers, digital I/O cards, analog I/O cards, and embedded systems.
  • Must be able to use engineering development and test tools independently is required.
  • Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to handle task conflict and ambiguity and work with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to travel up to 20% to other facilities and military installations if needed.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite

Additional Information / Desired Experience
  • This position will require eligibility to obtain a US security clearance. (Non-US Citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance)
  • Previous experience working on ground combat Vehicles desired.
  • This position may require the candidate to be able to climb on/off, work in, and work around military vehicles is desired. Must be able to pass ASR test (Anthropometric Size Requirement for confined space)
  • Work environment will consist of prototype shop, laboratory, manufacturing and office.
  • Able to bring continuous improvement processes and methodologies to the position. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills is required. Works well in team and individually
  • Must be able to work occasional evening and/or weekend overtime as required

Meet Your Recruiter

John Sabbagh
Recruiting Manager

John Sabbagh has over 10 years of recruiting experience. Starting his career as an Entry Level Recruiter at Panther, our candidates find him genuine and great resource to their career search!

Fun Fact: John is a sports fanatic, he plays in horseshoe and cornhole leagues and loves fantasy football.

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