Power Electronics Engineering Specialist

Eaton

3.9

(36)

Menomonee Falls, WI

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    Position summary

    eaders and ERL leadership. Ability to communicate complicated technologies in a clear and concise way to a variety of different audiences (business leaders, technical colleagues and lay people). A good blend of technical knowledge and business acumen is required to be successful in this position. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Technology Manager for Power Electronics (PE) group of ERL. This position is either in Menomonee Falls, WL or Southfield, Michigan.

    As a technical leader, create emerging power conversion & power system solutions based on breakthrough technologies for industrial, automotive, truck, and aerospace applications. In this role:

    • Lead and develop technology projects by supporting teams (local and remote resources) and working with external technology resources (Business Divisions, Universities and Customers).

    • Advance state of the art power electronics, power systems, and power converter technologies, as well as identify and develop commercialization opportunities with diverse Eaton businesses.

    • Lead and collaborate with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural globally distributed teams, lead specific task within the scope of work and provide updates to project manager.

    • Identify, analyze, develop and validate advanced technologies in the fields of power conversion and Power Systems.

    • Initiate, lead and support global technology programs utilizing Eaton's technology development processes including Business Reviews, Technology Reviews, and Project Reviews.

    • Participate in technology strategy discussions with Eaton's Businesses and develop technology road maps.

    • Lead and support technology development projects and manage global teams (Eaton Business Divisions, Universities, National Labs and Customers).

    • Create project plans, manage budgets and resources, and deliver results on budget and schedule.

    • Engage with and manage stakeholder relationships - Business Divisions in the US and globally.

    • Lead projects with partners from national labs, universities and other research institutes.

    • Build global organizational capabilities in power conversion and power systems

    Qualifications:

    Basic Required Qualifications:

    • PhD degree in related field from an accredited institution

    • Minimum of 7+ years' industrial or entrepreneurial work experience

    • Experience in low and medium voltage power conversion and power systems engineering, including creating specifications, defining application space, designing technical solution concepts, and building and testing prototypes to validate models/hypotheses and documenting results.

    • Expertise in the following areas: Motor Drive technology, drive/converter topologies, high-power electronics; electric machines and controls; electrification of vehicles, energy storage, and grid connected converters; alternative power generation and distribution.

    • Experience in modeling power converters and power systems using simulation tools (example: MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS, Simplorer, LTSPICE, PSIM and/or PSCAD).

    • Must be willing to relocate to Menomonee Falls W.I Relocation assistance will be provided

    • Sponsorship also provided for this role

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in power electronics electromechanical packaging techniques; understanding of the effects of parasitic capacitance/inductance on circuit performance, familiarity with techniques for the minimization and/or control of parasitics, familiarity with voltage creepage and clearance requirements and various insulation and interconnection techniques; familiarity with various power electronic component cooling techniques, etc.

    • Experience with real time simulators such as DSPACE, OPAL-RT and/or RTDS

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    Skills:

    • Appreciation for the trade-offs necessary to achieve designs that meet performance requirements and cost objective solutions.

    • Experience with real time simulators such as DSPACE, OPAL-RT and/or RTDS.
      Proven track record in new technology development with multiple stakeholders in a matrixed organizations.

    • Good understanding of ML and Deep Learning concepts. (Supervised, Unsupervised, Reinforcement Learning)

    • General Understanding of Optimization theory

    • General experience in training and deploying ML and DL models using various frameworks like pytorch, pytorch lightning, Keras, tensorflow, numpy, pandas, scikit learn etc. (selection of algorithms, hyperparameter tuning, local/cloud-based training etc.)"

    • Good English communication and presentation skills (oral and written)

    • Experience formulating value proposition of new technologies"

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    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 73% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages