Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Process Industries and Drives - New Kensington, PA facility is looking for talent! One of the core businesses of Siemens, we provide future-proof automation, drive technology, industrial software, and services based on best-in-class technology platforms like Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) or Integrated Drive Systems (IDS). Join us in empowering businesses to work harder, smarter, and faster. We’re on a journey to find a Power Electronics Engineer!

Primary Responsibilities
  • Perform sophisticated technical design activities and develop components for AC Variable Frequency drives, Power Supplies and other Power Electronics technologies
  • Design, analyze and simulate power electronics circuits, magnetic components and control strategies for AC Variable Frequency drives and power supplies.
  • Interface, communicate, transact and/or lead projects with multi-functional teams on global development projects.
  • Provide technical expertise for failure mode and root cause analysis, fix failures and implement improvement methods.
  • Perform technical analysis for type test (component and system level) to qualify the prototype design and release to production.
  • Interpret power components specifications, electrical drawings, and product requirement specifications.
  • Minimum BS degree with 10 years’ experience of related experience, Master’s Degree or PhD may be substituted for required experience.
  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with experience in power electronics.
  • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately sophisticated assignments.
  • Successfully applies sophisticated knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of area of specialization.
  • Required travel 5%.
  • 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.
  • Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons
Preferred Experience/Knowledge
  • Hands-on experience in the design, development and test of Medium Voltage AC Variable Frequency Drives
  • Proven understanding of converter topologies and basic control schemes/algorithms.
  • Familiarity with vector-based motor control.
  • Experience through a complete product lifecycle (requirements, design, build, test, manufacture, service).
  • Experience as a contributor to a global, multi-functional technical project team.
  • Solid understanding on commonly used simulation software such as Maxwell, ANSYS, Matlab or similar.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision and dental benefits.




Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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