Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Job Number: 
Y & F
Position Description:

The successful candidate will lead the development of the company’s next generation industrial motor drives for high reliability applications.  The individual must understand and be able to develop motor controllers using various topologies and techniques to achieve an efficient, reliable, EMI/EMC compliant design.  The candidate will be expected to thrive in a small company atmosphere where he/she will be involved with proposing solutions to customer applications and leading the hardware design, development, testing and certification of motor drives for brushless motors.

This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.


Key Position Requirements:

  • Experience with the design and layout of power electronics, including PCB & schematic design

  • Experience in all phases of the product development cycle which includes requirements definition, design and development, verification and transfer to production

  • Experience in circuit analysis and simulation to ensure design margin and reliability

  • Knowledge of mechanical/thermal/packaging design for industrial electronics

  • Knowledge of electrical safety standards, EMI and hazardous location compliance

Specific Responsibilities:

·         Develop internal specifications for the next generation of industrial motor drives

·         Design circuit schematics

·         Design and layout of PCBs

·         Design and packaging of PCBs in mechanical enclosure

·         Selection, development and oversight of PCB supplier

·         Specify and lead the development testing of motor drives

·         Verify through validation testing that the system meets requirements



·         BSEE degree, MSEE preferred

·         10 + years of experience

·         Willingness to travel on a limited basis