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Electrification Systems Engineer

Company: American Axle and Manufacturing
Location: Detroit
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.At AAM, we're looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We---re growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!Job Posting TitleElectrification Systems EngineerJob Description SummaryThe Electrification Systems Engineer --- Motor/Inverter Calibration will provide technical leadership and subject matter expertise within the Innovation team for inverter and motor calibration and testing support. The position will require knowledge of motor controls and inverter systems to test and calibrate new and existing systems. Additionally, with the right candidate, this position could also incorporate development of new motor control algorithms and embedded systems development.Job Description

  • Calibrate motor/inverter systems determining optimal performance and efficiency operating points
  • Debug and correct system performance issues based on calibration refinement
  • Create solutions to issues discovered while testing and calibrating
  • Compare system performance to model expectations
  • Develop motor control requirements for vehicle traction applications, analyze through simulation, and then define controls architecture and overall design
  • Understand vehicle system components and functions that interface to the power electronics and controls subsystem
  • Develop advanced control strategies and software for tractions motors
  • Create software models to implement motor control algorithms
  • Enable and create controls within a model-based control software platform
  • Work with other engineering competencies, suppliers, and partners to ensure proper development, execution and verification of power electronics and controls products
  • Document and share best-practicesRequired Skills and Education
    • BS Electrical Engineering required
    • Motor calibration experience with both induction and permanent magnet motors
    • Experience and understanding of dynamometer systems for traction drives
    • Software design experience preferred
    • Electric motor control theory and methods knowledge and experience preferred
    • Knowledge of embedded control software and software development
    • Experience in specifying, mechanizing, integrating, and testing of DC to AC inverter motor drives and controls
    • Minimum 5 years experience required in some combination of the following areas:
      • Motor/Inverter calibration
      • Automotive electronics
      • Power Electronics for traction drives
      • Modeling, simulating, and testing of inverter drives
      • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills (Shainin or Six Sigma training a plus)
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Works under limited supervision
      • Ability to solve problems efficiently and effectively About American Axle & ManufacturingFor over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline and metal forming technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We---ve earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership. AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 21,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM. AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail TalentAcquisition@aam.com . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters--Please note that as per AAM policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that AAM will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.?

Keywords: American Axle and Manufacturing, Detroit , Electrification Systems Engineer, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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