Principal Electromagnetics Engineer

CorePower Magnetics
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
$100,000 - $130,000 a year - Full-time

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  • $100,000 - $130,000 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

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  • Monday to Friday


Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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CorePower Magnetics is pioneering advanced magnetic technologies and components for sustainable power applications spanning electric vehicles, renewable energy infrastructure, and the modernized grid. We are establishing a new 10,000 ton per year domestic manufacturing facility for transformer, inductor, and motor alloys in conjunction with a major Department of Energy grant.

We are seeking an exceptional and experienced Principal Electromagnetics Engineer to lead our advanced design and optimization efforts with a focus on electrical machines. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving innovation in modeling and simulation techniques, establishing best practices in testing and validation, and providing technical leadership to our engineering team, all while embodying our Core Values.


  • Lead the development, standardization, and application of advanced modeling and simulation techniques to design and optimize components, including enhancements to underlying physics and methods, while prioritizing safety and well-being.
  • Establish, standardize, and oversee the implementation of testing procedures to validate components and access necessary information as required to improve fidelity of design tools, maintaining the highest level of integrity.
  • Analyze design results from models and testing results from prototypes to make strategic recommendations for design modifications and improvements, fostering open communication within the team.
  • Forge and maintain strong collaborations with university and industry stakeholders to further develop and enhance design tools, build relationships with development partners and potential hires, and lead technology transfer activities to strengthen company IP position.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to internal design engineers working on customer and external product design engagements throughout design and modelling processes to effectively meet needs of customer specified applications, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality solutions.
  • Oversee and coordinate with internal engineers, suppliers, and all other stakeholders to effectively build, characterize, and validate components based upon optimized designs.
  • Drive continuous improvement of modeling and design tools used in component and system level design based upon experimental feedback from prototypes, scientific literature, and learnings from collaborative engagements with external partners.
  • Manage and execute high-level tasks according to agreed upon deadlines while exceeding expectations on quality of work, delivering results that align with the company's values.
  • Author and review technical reports of completed work for internal and external purposes, including white papers and funded work proposals
  • Represent CorePower Magnetics as a subject matter expert in professional technical conferences and other venues, in the form of attendance and delivery of approved presentation materials.
  • Provide technical leadership and perform all other duties as required
  • Take ownership and responsibility for safety, supporting a proactive safety culture that results in their safety and the safety of others.
  • Consistently lead in demonstrating and promoting CorePower Magnetics' Core Values.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field, with a strong commitment to safety and well-being.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in electromechanical design, electric machine design, or a related field, with at least 5 years in a leadership role, demonstrating integrity and open communication.
  • Deep expertise in electromagnetic theory, thermal management, and mechanical design principles.
  • Mastery of simulation software such as ANSYS, COMSOL, or similar tools, ensuring the delivery of high-quality results.
  • Extensive experience with advanced design optimization techniques and methodologies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of testing procedures and validation methods for electric machines and components, maintaining the highest standards of safety and integrity.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Proven track record of successful project management and meeting deadlines, consistently delivering results that align with the company's values.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technical information to diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor teams in a collaborative environment, empowering and elevating team members to reach their full potential.
  • Proactive approach to safety and commitment to CorePower Magnetics' CoreValues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience with electric vehicle powertrains or renewable energy systems, with a focus on delivering innovative solutions that prioritize safety and well-being.
  • In-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management, maintaining integrity and open communication with all stakeholders.
  • Extensive experience with intellectual property management and technology transfer
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, demonstrating a commitment to continuous learning and professional development.
  • Record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, promoting open communication and knowledge sharing within the scientific community.

If you share our Core Values and this opportunity excites you, we welcome you to apply!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $130,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa?

Ability to Relocate:

  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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