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Work with application engineering and electrical engineering teams to develop, implement, test and validate electronics hardware and electrical solutions for electromechanical products including BLDC motor controllers, actuator modules, and other subsystem ECUs for automotive powertrain applications.
1. Support design, development and application of hardware elements of electronic control modules for automotive powertrain electric pumps. 2. Act as the primary technical interface to the Hardware Development team and MPT internal and external customers ensuring alignment of objectives, programs, products, and platforms. 3. Review and interpret customer requirements and specifications for electrical system interface, connectivity, control circuitry and electrical performance. 4. Support development and implementation of hardware validation plan for electronic modules and systems. 5. Specify and lead hardware related test activities in full assembly product applications. 6. Implement, optimize and troubleshoot electronic controller applications for electric motors and actuators. 7. Develop specifications, functional diagrams, schematics and both engineering and user documentation for hardware applications. 8. Perform necessary calculations and analysis for electronic circuit designs. 9. Communicate directly with customer system-level engineering and test/validation engineers on hardware/application related items. 10. Support customer on-site as needed. 11. Develop hardware solutions for advanced and R&D product applications for trial and customer demonstration including aiding selection of control strategy, processing related devices and circuit topology. 12. Support ECU/PCB design and layout strategies for signal integrity, EMC performance, thermal management, mechanical packaging, reliability and high-volume industrialization. 13. Select and evaluate electronic components and work directly with component suppliers on engineering level. 14. Conduct and/or lead detailed failure analysis at circuit and component level and prepare comprehensive reports. 15. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Knowledge and Education
1. Bachelor’s Degree in computer science / Electronics with focus on HW development / Mechatronics or equivalent 2. Minimum 2-3 years’ work experience in a related field, preferably in automotive focused on electrical/electronic systems 3. Completed technical training and/or work experience in (mechatronics / electronics / communications engineering, automation technology, industrial electronics, etc.). 4. Advanced experience with use of elab equipment and tools (oscilloscope, measuring devices and meters, hand soldering) 5. Demonstrated circuit-level analysis and troubleshooting skills 6. Understanding of fundamental electric machine principals and applications (motors and electromagnetic actuators) 7. Applied experience in schematic development and PCB design (Altium or similar CAD experience) 8. Working knowledge of HW layer related to communication and controls. 9. Experience in HIL testing in the automotive industry - particularly for powertrain systems - is beneficial. 10. Knowledge of control engineering is beneficial. 11. Experience in BLDC Actuator design and development, methods and processes would be preferred. 12.Software and controls experience an asset.
Office environment; Frequent travel as required. While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to from time to time machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by the manufacturing process.