Power Electronic Design Engineer
Regal-Beloit - Fort Wayne, IN

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Seeking passionate individual to be part of variable speed motor development team. This team will be responsible for the design, development and production of variable speed motors for various applications and markets. Applications include operating voltages up to 600VAC and operating power levels up to 5hp.

This position will be responsible for the specification, design, development and qualification of electronic circuits related to high variable speed drives (PMSM and VSIM). Circuits include power conversion, protection, switch mode power supplies and motor drive circuitry. This position will interact with other areas of expertise within the company to take projects from the development phase to the production phase.

Required Qualifications:
Over ten years experience in the design of industrial power conversion equipment such as PM or VSIM drives, industrial drives, etc.

Design expertise developing power electronic circuits and components such as IGBTs, MOSFETs, diodes, capacitors and high frequency magnetic components.

Proficiency and understanding of the architecture, specification, and hardware design of 120 ¡V 600VAC industrial power conversion equipment.

Demonstrated proficiency in the use of simulation tools, i.e. Matlab/Simulink, Simplorer, PSPICE and design analysis.

Solid understanding of EMI noise reduction techniques, PCB layout, gate drive design, thermal design, voltage and current sensing techniques and protection circuitry.

Experience with agency approval requirements and design for regulatory compliance (UL, CE).

Demonstrated expertise with laboratory testing and experience with test equipment including oscilloscope, power meters, data acquisition equipment, spectrum analyzers, etc.

Candidate must be detail oriented and possess good organizational and communication skills.

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.

Knowledge of industrial drives and/or motion control technology and industry trends.

Understanding of motor control techniques and algorithms such as vector control and their implementation on high microprocessors or DSPs.

Understanding of thermal management for power electronics and machine is a plus.

BSEE/MSEE/PhD required.

Desired Qualifications:
Self-motivated, strong customer focused behavior

Strong team player with demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team to deliver common goals

Ability to work effectively as a member of a global team

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Six Sigma, Green Belt trained and certified

DFSS & DFR trained and certified

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