Hardware Development Engineer, Power Electronics
The Hardware Development Engineer is responsible for the research, specification, design, analysis, test, and integration of power electronic and digital/analog hardware of motion control servo drive products. The candidate must have a solid foundation in power electronic circuit design, excellent documentation and communication skills, strong analytical capabilities and solid troubleshooting ability. The position will have design responsibility in all aspects of the new product development process including concept generation, detailed design and analysis, verification testing, cross functional reviews, and manufacturing release.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent experience required.
2 years' experience in power electronics development in the area of motion control systems and/or industrial power conversion equipment or equivalent graduate level course study.
Demonstrated knowledge of fundamental EE concepts (circuit analysis, control theory, and EM).
Design experience developing power electronic circuits.
Component analysis experience and device characterization of IGBTs, MOSFETs, and high frequency capacitors.
Demonstrated proficiency in the use of modeling tools, i.e. Matlab/Simulink, Simplorer, LTSpice, Maxwell, etc.
Understanding of EMI noise reduction techniques, PCB layout, gate drive design, thermal management, voltage and current sensing techniques and protection circuitry.
Detailed oriented in the organization of documentation related to design concepts, validation, and product release requirements.
Demonstrated expertise in laboratory testing and experience with test equipment including oscilloscopes, data acquisition equipment, spectrum analyzers, etc.
Proficiency and understanding of the architecture, specification and hardware design in the area of motion control systems or industrial power conversion equipment (servo drives, industrial drives, UPS, and traction drives).
Experience with off-line and DC/DC power supply design.
Experience with analog design of signal conditioning and filter circuitry.
Understanding of statistical methods (DfSS) and design analysis (Monte Carlo, DFMEA, etc) in a product development environment.
Experience with agency approval requirements and design for regulatory compliance (UL, CE).
Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering
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Mequon - Wisconsin
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