Principal Engineer - Motor Controllers Researches and carries out complex or innovative engineering assignments requiring the development of new or improved methods, techniques, and procedures. Contributes to and has responsibility for the completion of significant assignments with broad product, technology, customer, and strategic business impact.
Education and Experience Bachelors degree (BS) in mechanical, aerospace, electronic, or systems engineering or a related technical discipline. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through ten or more years of related experience. MS preferred. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Advanced knowledge of mechanical, electronic, packaging, and/or optics engineering principles, theories, concepts, techniques, industry practices, regulations, and policies. Comprehensive knowledge of, and ability to lead and implement, continuous improvement principles and techniques. Ability to use standard business applications software and specialized data analysis, design, and project management tools. Ability to apply comprehensive knowledge of other related engineering areas or from other technical experts to own area of expertise. Ability to plan and conduct complex assignments where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables and/or complete data; understand problems from a broad, long-term perspective. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex policies and recommend major changes to procedures. Ability to respond to significant inquiries or complaints from division leadership, external customers, other divisions, and top management on complex and critical matters. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to exercise independent judgement in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Ability to lead technology projects or work of others. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities. Main Requirements: 1. Heavy experience (7-10 years) working with Motor Controllers/Motor Controls 2. Electrification knowledge 3. Product development from concept to launch, not just R&D 4. Utilization of Matlab, Simulink, and Simscape software 5. Some C code ability
- Develops new or refined equipment, materials, processes, products, concepts and/or scientific methods by applying advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes for assigned area. Evaluates costs, available resources, time limitations, company planning, and other technical and economic factors. - Provides expert technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties, and process advantages and limitations which affect long range plant and product engineering planning by carefully analyzing and applying advanced engineering principles. - Communicates and coordinates with other technical resources to provide technical recommendations, lessons learned, methods for problem-solving, analysis methodology, etc. to maximize contribution to multiple projects or programs.