Power Electronics Engineer

Job Description

Power Electronics Engineer

Position Overview

Electrical Engineer for medium-voltage drives reporting to the Manager of Power and Advanced Development. Responsible to develop, coordinate, lead moderately complex designs for power electronics circuits, magnetic components and control strategies.


· Develop large AC drive, Power Supply and other Power Electronic technologies; introduce new features to enhance existing product line.

· Design, analyze and implement power electronics circuits, magnetic components, and control strategies for large AC drives and power supplies. Analyze effects of complete system operation including AC drive, input power system, output motor and load.

· Develop test methods for design qualification; assist with the product development process from initial design testing to final quality testing; troubleshoot large AC drive failures; evaluate and implement improvement methods.

· Provide technical expertise for failure mode and root cause analysis.

· Interface, communicate and transact and/or lead such projects with other operations, including its foreign contacts, on common development projects.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

· Minimum BS degree with 6 years’ experience of related experience, Master’s Degree with 4 years’ experience or PhD Degree with 2 years’ experience (desirable) in Power Electronics and Control, Electrical Engineering

· Experience in design, analysis and development of IGBT based converters, associated control circuits, ac motor control algorithms and magnetics required.

· Experience in control, circuit and system simulators such as Simplorer, Spice and Matlab required.

· Use of FEA Electromagnetic and Thermal/Mechanical design tools such as ANSYS Maxwell 2D/3D a plus.

· Project lead or some supervisory experience a plus.

* Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.



Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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