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Senior Staff Hardware Design Engineer_Electrification

Senior Staff Hardware Design Engineer_Electrification

Job ID:  1640
Location: 

Auburn Hills, US

The Company

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient and affordable. Our Auburn Hills location is seeking a highly self-motivated and detail-oriented  Electronic Platform Designer Electrification Solutions join our team.


Are you ready to shape tomorrow with us?

 

THE POSITION (job duties)

Electronic Platform Designer (Hardware Engineer) in the area of Power Electronics for Vehicle Electrification. This includes the following activities/areas but is not limited to:
 

  • Analysis and design of state-of-the-Art Topologies and Components for Charger solutions converting energy from the AC power grid into charging energy for High Voltage Batteries of vehicles
  • Requirements engineering as baseline for the definition of common solutions for worldwide customers
  • Development of circuit modules for bidirectional charger solutions ( Grid to Vehicle, Vehicle to Grid, Vehicle to Load, Vehicle to Vehicle )
  • Analysis and choice of key electronic components and thermal management to demonstrate optimum solution(s) considering performance, size, weight, manufacturability, testability, lifetime, quality and cost
  • Verification of design solution(s) in High Voltage laboratory
  • Documentation of design solutions as baseline for customer projects integration
  • Technical project lead for specific platform solutions ( e.g. “Power Factor Correction” or “DC/DC converter circuits” )
  • Working in a local platform team cooperating with a worldwide platform team and worldwide customer project teams

 

Hybrid
• For employees who prefer to split work between company location and alternative location

 

 

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY

  • Immediate Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition & Employee Discounts
  • Annual Bonus
  • Employer 401(k) Match
  • And more benefits that come with working for a global industry leader!

 

Job Requirements

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Hardware Design Engineer, Electronics Engineer or similar. Master Degree desirable.
• Either 2 years in the Automotive Development Industry with focus on power electronics or 5 years in any other Development Industry with focus on power electronics
• Strong technical knowledge in power electronics / inverters ( ~22kW ~ 1000V )
  - Power electronic topologies/circuits
  - Deep dive passive and active components ( Transformer, Capacitor, SemiConductor )
  - Thermal Management
  - Closed loop controls
  - Design for Manufacturing

• Good Technical knowledge in small signal electronics ( analog and digital )
• Experience with tools for Requirements Engineering, Design-FMEA, Simulation, Schematic entry, Layout, Worst Case Analysis, Statistical Analysis, Documentation
• English, fluent conversation.
• Good Communication skills
• Project Management skill desirable

 

 

 

Working Time: Full time 

 

Your Contact Partner: Daniel Cable 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient and affordable. The product range includes electric drives, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust-gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2020, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of around 8 billion Euros and employs almost 40,000 people at around 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit