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Design Engineer - Invertors

Southfield, MI
Title: Design Engineer - Power Electronics

Location: Southfield, Michigan

  • Familiarity with Invertor architectures for automotive applications
  • Knowledge of power electronics layout for IGBT and MOSFET inverters
  • Knowledge of designing and architecting the gate drivers for IGBT and MOSFET inverters
  • Knowledge of designing and sizing capacitor bank and signal filters
  • Experience in an OEM or tear-1 supplier industry is advantageous
  • Prepare for and participates in formal and informal design review activities
  • Perform detailed mechanical part and assembly design of high power electronics utilizing 3D CAD
  • Prepare for and participates in formal and informal design review activities
  • Support design engineer for internals
  • Design for Six Sigma tools and approaches, engineering simulation & modeling software, and phase-gate development processes for new products in development.
  • Engage suppliers of existing Y-cap, DC-cap and other components to re-size/redesign based on new packaging
  • Create simulation models to predict structural, fatigue, vibration, thermal, and flow performance of new products in development
  • Conduct detailed analysis of tolerance stacks to ensure efficient assembly and reliable product performance
  • Engage new connector supplier
  • Layout to meet packaging targets
  • Design for manufacturing Integrate Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T),
  • Experience in SPEED, ANSYS and Matlab
  • 3 to 7 years’ experience with Invertor and power electronics design for electrification/hybridization of passenger cars or commercial vehicles
  • BS (REQUIRED) in engineering field. BSEE or MSEE PREFERRED. Electronic Degree may be considered based on invertor development knowledge. 
  • Experience with Invertors and power electronic switching devices
  • Familiarity with Hypermesh, ABAQUS and StarCCM+ is advantageous
  • Familiarity developing a product from concept to production

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