Motor Design Engineer

Location:  Grand Rapids, MI

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The Motor Control Engineer role has primary responsibility for:

Research, design, simulation and prototyping of embedded motor control for high performance motors (e.g. induction or permanent magnetic ) applied in our products including analog to digital and digital to analog conversion, Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and hardware/software interfacing.
Develop advanced algorithms for the automatic control of product dynamics, its real-time implementation in fixed-point or floating-point microprocessor architectures and integration with the drive system hardware.
Develop innovative tools such as motor control user interfaces to allow the transfer of new drive system technologies to other technical groups within the company. Provide technical contributions, leadership, consulting and project administration both as an individual contributor and in a team effort.
Investigate the latest embedded control and drive system technologies and communicate the best available throughout the company.

What you will do:
Develop high performance motor control technology for new generation of electromechanical/electrical systems/products
Develop and improve advanced motor control schemes and implement them into embedded boards
Conduct validation and benchmarking of motor control performance
Support the development of new products from concept through production using client’s product development processes.


What you Need to Succeed:
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. degree is more desired.
A strong in-depth understanding of motor technologies and digital motor controls.
Extensive experience in the implementation of AC induction and BPM motors controls based on DSP platform controllers.
Minimum 5 years experience in motor drive development.
Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Experience with Matlab/Simulink tools
Experience with C code implementation for low cost processors
Design knowledge of electronic circuits for signal and power electronics stage

BLDC experience is helpful


Salary level to $125,000 plus bonus, plus

relocation expenses are available

Sponsorship is available.

Multilingual global team

Q115 hire date