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Power Hardware Engineer (Electrical)

Company: Contract Professionals, Inc.
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

This opportunity will play a critical role in analyzing technical trade-offs, determining primary hardware components, guiding critical enablers and working with product management, customers, and suppliers to help ensure fitness for purpose. - Incumbent will also be responsible for the definition and documentation of requirements, execution of design, analysis, development, and testing of power storage and management hardware, ensuring successful vehicle application of the electrical power subsystem and overall integration.
The ideal candidate will be comfortable working closely with both internal departments and external suppliers. In addition, this position includes a high level of written and oral communication.

  • Assist more senior engineers in the hardware design execution over the electrification and electric power domain to support multiple products.
  • Development and documentation of component and subsystem requirements for the electrical power subsystem.
  • Developing electrical power components to meet key performance and cost targets by working collaboratively with Product Engineering, Systems Engineering, Modeling, Analysis, Cost Engineering, Planning, and Program teams.
  • Participate in component trade studies to select optimized solutions to meet vehicle requirements of range, performance, reliability, and cost.
  • Derive and develop component requirements to meet propulsion system requirements using systems engineering discipline, standard work and analysis / simulation including competitive assessments.
  • Ensure the electrification and electrical power subsystem functions and interfaces are defined and designed in adherence to engineering standard work for the purpose of on-time high quality delivery.
  • Support continuous process improvement, best practices, lessons learned, and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Provide issue resolution and appropriate technical direction for artifacts of responsibility.

    Position Requirements:

    • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
    • 2+ years of experience in electrification systems, embedded controls development, or electrical controls integration (architecture diagrams, designs, and implementation plans)
    • Experience in electric drives / motors / power electronics
    • Knowledge in power electronics theory and principles
    • Knowledge in design, development, and testing of electrical power hardware

      Desired Skills:

      • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering
      • 4+ years of experience in electrification system engineering, embedded controls development, or electrical controls integration (architecture diagrams, designs, and implementation plans)
      • Proven history of troubleshooting capability
      • Knowledge of design, development and test engineering, manufacturing and assembly operations, engineering processes and procedures
      • Technical problem-solving skills and experience to address vehicle level issues
      • Experience with commercial tools for modeling and simulation of power electronics and electric drives
      • Hands-on experience working in high-voltage laboratory and dynamometer environment
      • Experience with high voltage battery related failure modes, design and control mitigation strategies, and root cause analysis.
      • Functional knowledge of electrification and energy storage systems.
      • Competency in writing and comprehending electrical and hardware requirements and understanding of hardware and software design and failure modes in electronic modules.

        This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.
        No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Keywords: Contract Professionals, Inc., Detroit , Power Hardware Engineer (Electrical), Engineering , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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