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Role Summary/Purpose -
The engineer will be responsible for the design & development of hydrogen fuel cells for use in heavy duty applications, specifically locomotive and mining. The engineer will establish verification and validation plans for fuel cells to meet stringent demands for these severe duty applications and provide an option for the end customer to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
The engineer should have demonstrated expertise in the integration of fuel cells into mobile applications, and component level development necessary to meet application specific requirements… including the need to understand ambient conditions and duty cycle effects on reliability and overall life cycle cost. A broad understanding of fuel cell types, benefits, drawbacks, and future trends for each. Accepted degrees include electrical and mechanical engineering.
Essential Responsibilities –
Desired Characteristics -
Expertise in fuel cell technologies… including vehicle system integration, packaging, control and thermal management.
Experience in designing components for heavy industry, specifically off-road applications (locomotive, mining, etc…)
Ability to formulate design and validation strategies with senior engineering leaders, Principle Engineers & Sub-system managers.
Proven track record of delivering results and leading teams in a dynamic business environment
Proven record of working cross-functionally with Sourcing, Manufacturing & Quality organizations.
Prior exposure to a manufacturing environment
Strong project management skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Effective team player and facilitator
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