All posts by Magnetics

Applications Engineering Manager – LED/Fiber Optics

Leads customer requirements definition for custom LED (optical & lighting), magnetics, fiber optics, cabling, and enclosures design. Multi-tasks with all departments to ensure quality delivery. Substantial customer interface and business development. Drives bid process, allocates technical resources, issues drawings, specifications, application notes, training and marketing materials. Follows customer complaints to resolution with solution presentation. Well-versed in regulatory standards. Design background in switching power supplies, IT. 85K. 06112015.6

Sr Regional Technical Sales Manager – Transformers

BSEE. Brings principal engineering design background to global sales management talent for transformer sales and service / utility voltage regulation. Includes related test equipment, and also breakers, relays, controls, substation monitoring equipment. Works routinely with OEMs and closely with clients/end users providing tech support, problem resolution and training in an applications role. Contract or Direct. 135K. 06112015.01

Consulting Engineer – Power Electronics, Lighting

MS-Physics. Strong electronics and magnetics designer fluently skilled in switchmode power conversion & topologies, low/high voltage power supplies, lighting devices (LED drivers, ballasts, controls), analog and digital circuitry, laser drive products. UL, CSA, FCC and ANSI standards for high volume production. Solves various problems such as reliability issues, EMI, harmonics, and thermal management. Uses MathCAD, PSpice, SwitcherCAD, PADS, Altium. CONTRACT ONLY. Multiple patents. $50/hr. 06102015.7

Sr Transformer Design Engineer

BSEE. Consistent experience designing transformers for UPS and inverter products, working with single and 3 phase, switchmode, ferro-resonance, high voltage & frequency – up to 3000KVA, and next-generation custom applications. Routinely provides redesign and streamlining of design process, test equipment, and component sourcing, resulting in up to 40% in cost reductions. Applies to industrial, oil & gas, utility and nuclear markets. 115K. 06102015.4

President/Engineering Director-Renewable Energy/PM Motors

BS-Physics. Leads corporations in many engineering disciplines, including: Mechanical, electrical, electronics, and structural for: Renewables/wind, turbines, marine propulsion, generators, permanent magnet motors/magnetic bearings, stators, HEV/automotive, and fluid dynamics electronics (i.e. LNG). Builds exceptional technical teams for innovation and resulting in sole source gains. Consultant or direct hire. Multiple patents, pubs and presentations. Please contact us for more details! 06082015.2

ElectroMagnetic Design Engineer – PM Motors

Ph.D-EE. An electromagnetics specialist working with permanent magnetic motors, DC inverters, IGBT DC/AC converters, sensors, actuators and components for turbochargers, combustion engines. Provides calculations, analysis, control system setup, characterization. Resolves current loss/winding. Uses JMAG, Maxwell, Flux, MATLAB, AutoCAD, Simulink, Agilent, FEKO, Spice, PiSnoop. Publications. 95K. 06032015.5

Oil-Filled Transformer Design Engineering Manager

BSEE/MS-Honors. Hands-on electromagnetics design and staff manager working with oil-filled (up to 700MVA), phase shifting and HVDC conversion transformers, switchgear, reactors, and high voltage insulation. Has developed mobile transformer units. Strong training professional, drives technology transfer, and performs re-engineering projects. TQM. Long list of publications. 140K. 05212015.3

Sr Transformer Design Engineer / Oil-Filled

BSEE. Liquid-filled, medium power, large transformer design engineer to 10MVA, with expertise in design improvements as to wound/stack core construction, components (fins, etc) re-design, and specialty in innovative 3 & 4-winding transformer design for wind/solar. Works to ANSI, CSA standards, and ease of manufacturability. Strong test application developer, production line problem resolution. Has excellent electromechanical background (drilling, plating), variable frequency drives, power electronics, PCB manufacturing. 10 Years. 75K. 05192015.5

Design & Manufacturing Engineer – Transformers

BSEE. Transformer design engineer (mineral and ester fluid-filled and core) for power distribution. Designs for manufacturability and product manages components such as conductors, bushing, connectors, tap changers. Performs significant safety and quality improvements for high $ cost savings. Has multi-million $ project management experience with customer support, and motor protection systems experience for oil & gas industry. Uses SolidWorks, MATLAB, Math/AutoCAD, ETAP, EasyPower. 90K. 05192015.2

Medium/High Voltage Dry/Oil Transformer Design Engineer

BSEE, BSME. Uses both electrical and mechanical engineering talent to design, re-design, repair and retrofit various oil and dry-type utility transformers up to 12500KVA/3750KVA, respectively, to include: Power distribution, step-up, phase shifting, motor starting, grounding, encapsulated. Also works with drives, rectifiers, and load tap changers. Uses AutoCAD. Bilingual. 15 Years. 85K. 05182015.5

Sr Mechanical Engineer – Contract or Direct

MSME. Has designed and re-designed a variety of products for medical/imaging, industrial and commercial, to include: Machinery, electro-mechanical equipment, fiber optics, scanners, test fixtures, control cabinets, ion beam systems components, tooling, and cryogenics. Performs GD&T, extensive thermal, structural, and gas flow analysis. Interacts with all levels of technical engineering and clients. Uses SolidWorks, MiniTab, Pro/Engineer Wildfire, Cosmos, AutoCAD, MicroStation. Lean, Six Sigma. 15 Years. 100K. 05152015.3

Transformer Design and Applications Engineer

BSEE. Designs air-cooled, encapsulated, single/3 phase dry type transformers from 1KVA to 1000 kVA for OEM, industrial and power applications. Performs applications functions such as: Quote/pricing preparation, technical support for reps and end users, product management participation, and sales presentations and training. Has circuit analysis experience. Uses AutoCAD, OPS, Visio. <5 Years. 60K. 05112015.7

Engineering and Mechanical Design Manager – Transformers

MBA/BSEE-ME. A medium and large core transformer engineering and mechanical design team leader for multi-million $ manufacturers. Also applies management skills to operations, manufacturing and sales/marketing with additional focus on supply chain quality and cost saving projects. Substantial customer interaction with design reviews, technical meetings, and has developed special product management teams for high quality level utility customer support. 15 Years. 140K. 05112015.4

Plant Manager – Dry Transformer Production/Manufacturing

BSEE/IE. Seasoned production and manufacturing facility/plant management specialist, primarily for dry-type transformers, electrical components and electro-magnetic equipment for military, commercial and industrial. Wealth of process experience such as winding, vacuum, arc welding, crimping, wave machine soldering and more. Implements manufacturing cells, oversees materiel & purchasing, and maintains master schedule. Supervises 50+ and reduces costs via strategic staff management and resource planning. ISO9001 Manager and applies Kaizen, Lean. 120K. 05052015.2

Electrical Design and Test Engineer – Transformers

MSEE. Engineering design professional working with dry and oil-filled transformers, controls, transducers, monitoring equipment, breakers and fiber optics for solar and wind grid applications. Performs huge variety of testing methods, customer technical support, failure analysis, troubleshooting, calibration, and generates diagrams and test documentation. Works to IEEE/ANSI, CSA, NEMA and NEC standards. Strong quality focus. ETAP, PS CAD. 5 Years. 75K. 04232015.01

Power Electronics / Embedded Controls Design Engineer

MSEE. Designs low to high power electronics: Converters (DC/DC, DC/AC, AC/DC), embedded FPGA, embedded ARM and MSP430 microcontrollers, planar transformers, switching power supplies, inverters, IR/capacitive sensors, PFC rectifiers. Work with virtually all converter topologies plus variety of types: Bidirectional, LLC resonant, soft-switching. Troubleshoots, designs schematics and PCBs, and works to comply to EMC standards. Uses Altium, PCAD, PSpice, Diptrace. Extensive honors and awards. <5 Years. 80K. 04202015.6

High Voltage UPS/Power Supply Engineer – Contract

BSEE/Physics. Strong background designing and developing power electronics – especially high voltage power supplies (AC/DC, DC/DC, DC/AC), UPS, capacitors, transformers, amplifiers, plus precision calibration and test equipment for military, telecommunications and OEM applications. Includes directing life cycle through production, hardware/software engineer training, customer specifications development, and regulatory approvals. Patents. Contract Only. 100K. 04172015.01

Magnetics/Transformer Design Engineer

MSIE & EE. Strong transformer designer for applying to power supplies for military, avionics (commercial and DoD), and appliances. Types include core, coil, data bus, planar, pulse, small form factor, linear/lamination, ferroresonant, and switch mode. Also designs chokes, inductors, EMI filters, and DC/DC converters with buck/boost topologies. Skilled at reverse engineering, re-designs, creating test procedures, and designs to MIL-STDs, UL, IEC, CSA, ISO. Uses AutoCAD, MATLAB, PSpice, C. 15 Years. 75K. 04092015.2

Sr Electro-Mechanical/Electro-Magnetics Designer – Contract

Provides design concept, fabrication, and configuration for prototype power distribution/transmission grid systems and equipment: Evaluation sensors, pole transformers, generators, cable racks, conductors, connectors. Designs mobile electrical power supplies to UL standards consisting of transformers, electrical cabinets, undercarriage, circuit panels, breakers and switches. Monitors transformer performance and measures current, voltage and temperature in the field. Provides 3D modeling, mechanical layout drawings. Background in RF, avionics and solar energy. Uses Icepack, Solidworks, Orcad, Cypress, PSpice. Contract or Direct. Patents. 100K. 04062015.3

Power Electronics & Magnetics Design Engineer

Ph.D-EE/BSEE-Honors. Specializes in design, research and testing of various power electronics for oil & gas industry: Custom DC/DC converters, motor drivers, transformers, inductors, switch mode power supplies plus semiconductor devices and modules. Performs design, test, characterization, validation, simulation, analysis, schematic capture and PCB layout. Designs to reliability and form factor concerns. Uses PSCAD, MATLAB, Simulink. 5 Years. 100K. 04062015.2

Algorithm and Software Development Engineer/Scientist

Ph.D-ME. A computational algorithm, thermodynamics and software “guru” for a variety of optical and imaging technologies (high end photography lenses, night vision). Works with highly precisioned surfaces, performs applications of probabilistic and statistical analysis for quality control. Systems FEA for impedance matching, interferometry, metrology. Automotive and DoD/military industries. Uses C/C#, Unix, MATLAB, MathCAD, MAGNET, Ansys, etc. Multiple technical pubs, patents. Contract or direct hire. 120K. 03112015.5

Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer – Magnetics

BSEE. Seasoned RF components/magnetics design engineer working with engine controls/sensors, telephony, and power supply components. Is applications engineering minded with technical training presentations. Performs parametric and component evaluation, test, root cause determinations, PCB interconnectivity, and creative problem solving. Collaborates with suppliers. Very strong quality focus (DFSS, TOPS 8D, ESD concerns) with continuous improvement principles. 120K. 03242015.6

VP, Product Development Engineering – Avionics

Ph.D-Physics. Leads with a “large” programs management style for electro-optical and power electronics engineering for avionics/commercial, aerospace, military/DoD. Systems include power supplies, converters, rectifiers, instrumentation, and optical/photonics networking.

  • Manages projects requiring oversee of electrical, mechanical, software engineering
  • Develops customer requirements and has talent capturing sole source business
  • Develops custom software programs for business development wins, for contract management, and for technical design cost reduction

Has telecommunications/VOIP background, embedded DSP/FPGA. 135K. 03232015.01

Lead Power Supply Design & Reliability Engineer

MSEE. Leads large engineering design teams  for energy conversion, power distribution and magnetics equipment to include:

  • Switchmode power supplies, UPS, transformers, inverters, converters, and battery management systems/chargers.
  • Develops, trains and manages seasoned/high performing engineers, develops communication protocols for new product development, and implements high $ cost-saving changes to supply chain and processes.
  • Very strong quality and reliability focus as C.R.E. (5S, TQM, Six Sigma, ISO). Has won ISO facility certification.

Industries: Aerospace, defense, commercial, green energy, data centers. Contract or Direct. 145K. 03162015.3

Power Electronics Engineer – Lighting/Magnetics

BSEE. Performs design, simulation, circuit analysis, and PCB layout for lighting power electronics.

  • AC/DC/AC power supplies, PFC inductors, LC/resonant switching, transformers, ballast power protection, and embedded microcontrollers.
  • Schematics, magnetic design templates and various product development activities to prepare for manufacturing (test procedures, BOM development, SMT setup), with follow-on guidance through product cycle.

Has harsh environment products (sensors, measurement) design experience. Uses MathCAD, MultiSim, SaWin, C; all manner of test lab tooling; is skilled in SPI, 12C communication protocols; and works to UL and IEC compliance. 7 Years. 70K. 03132015.7

Project Manager, Transformers/Electronic Enclosures – Military/DoD

Professional project manager from bid stage to contract closeout, working on various types of custom, hi-rel transformers, magnetic components and electronic/power enclosures, supplying power to “systems of systems”. End applications are DoD/military and foreign government classified programs dealing with shipboard/undersea transportation, electronic/airborne/ground warfare equipment, radar systems, electronic countermeasures and intelligence collection. Concentrates on initial design wins, project costing/budgets, subcontractor management/quality and on-time deliverables. ISO. 15 Years. 85K. 03132015.5

Lead Electromagnetics/RF Design and Test Scientist

BSEE, BS-Phys Sci. Provides electromagnetics engineering, test and project leadership for space, aircraft, RF/satellite and electronic warfare large programs at scientist level.

  • Electrophysics Subject Matter Expert regarding many platforms.
  • HEMP, radiated field, link-up, EMP/EMI/EMC and environmental analysis (survivability, lightning, robustness)
  • Recognized expert in large RF test laboratory design and build with processes, stage gate and plans/procedures development.

Conducts top tier customer presentations/design reviews. MIL-STD, NASA, FAA, DO, UL, FCC compliance. Prolific author. Contract or direct hire. 140K. 03102015.3


Magnetic Bearing Mechatronics Development Engineer

MSME. Mechatronics Engineer and rotordynamics and vibrations specialist, applying to innovative motors and generators for conventional and magnetic bearing systems. Performs design, modeling, testing, characterization, commissioning, and failure analysis.

  • Dynamic systems simulation and modeling
  • Component level (interference fits, radial/axial clearances)
  • Designs control algorithms, tunes controllers, enhances GUI
  • Troubleshooting prototype machines and dynamic test rigs in the field

Uses SolidWorks, MATLAB, Simulink, AutoCAD, LabView. 5 Years. 105K. 03052015.4

Mechanical Engineer – Magnetic Bearings, Rotordynamics, Turbomachinery

MSME (Top Tier Univ)/>5 Years. Creates concepts for energy storage flywheel and rotor product design with concentration on performance improvement and cost reduction. Design activities involve complex analysis and studies: Stress, root cause and failure, thermal, rotordynamics and magnetics. Performs magnetic bearing characterization, rotor trip balancing, bearing controller firmware logic changes and verification testing. Provides production and field support for various troubleshooting (vacuum, bearing, vibration). Has a specialized background in fluid mechanics for high end MRI (medical) and dynamic systems simulation applications involving extreme ultra violet. 90-100K. 02192015.3

Custom Magnetics Engineering Manager – Consultant

BSEE-Honors/>15 Years. Has wealth of experience with magnetic devices and components/PCB level for imaging applications, involving current sensors and high frequency current/high isolation testing transformers. Is an operational leader, having served many roles in this industry such as: Engineering management, R&D/product development, design and troubleshoot, domestic and international sales/marketing with presentations and literature development, quality assurance for components and outgoing product and ISO cert maintenance. Background also includes downhole oil/natural gas well surveying and electronic component obsolescence program developer. An excellent contract or consultant candidate. 80-100K. 02112015.2

Senior Design Engineer – Power Supplies

MSEE. Designs power supplies (switchmode, pulsed 4kW, 300V, 45A), motor drives, planar transformers, converters / inverters (UCD3138), battery chargers, and drivers.

  • Is resonant PFC circuitry and various topologies expert (LLC, interleaved bridgeless, half bridge, phase shift ZVS, buck, flyback).
  • Mathematical modeling, simulation and designs to EMI and thermal management concerns.

Uses MATLAB, PSpice, OrCAD, LabView, Eagle, Altium, Simulink, Visio. Skilled in majority of lab test tools. 100K. 02042015.5

Analog / Digital and Embedded Software Design Engineer

MBA, BSEE/20 Years. Has a variety of design skillsets involving shipboard sonar systems/transmitters, amplifiers (with FPGA, microcontrollers, VHDL control code), high slew rate amplifiers, high voltage off-line PWM switching amplifiers, switching power supplies, converters, servo and other actuators, motors (DC, stepper), AC and DC motor drives, and assembly line machinery. Circuitry experience includes embedded real-time control, DSP and more for communications, device controls, data acquisition, signal processing, display applications, client-servers and internet. Performs and develops custom ATE and often installs/integrates the various sonar/amplifier sets with customer training on site.  Industries include space program, military, aerospace, medical, oceanic systems and industrial. Available for contract or direct hire. Uses Pspice, LabView, VxWorks. 170-180K. 02022015.7

Senior Transformer / Magnetics Design Engineer

MS in EE, Communications Engrg., S/W Engrg./10 Years. A comprehensive design engineering leader with deep knowledge of various types of transformers up to 200 MVA. These types include: Units up to 5 windings, multiple combinations of voltage regulation, phase-shifting, mobile hybrids, NOMEX insulated, explosion proof, generators, rectifiers, and dry-type. End usage applies to traction, mining, earthing, furnaces and marine use. Performs complex calculations, overseeing manufacturing, and has substantial customer interaction relating to bid processes, negotiations, design reviews, and more. 110K. 01262015.3

Director of Engineering / Magnetics, Power Electronics

BSEE/>20 Years. Executive level engineering manager for military, avionics, medical, industrial and consumer electronics applications. Large array of products. A few are: Power supplies, switch mode, transformers (wire wound, core, planar), inductors, converters / ASIC, logic/control circuits, EMI filters, thermals, chargers (Li-Ion, NiMH). A topologies expert. Performs research, design, development, qualification and component selection for SMT, alternate sourcing, drives low cost/high volume manufacturing principles and streamlining, responsible for NRE budgets, overseas factory production, technical proposals. Strong focus on reliability, plus highly specialized / innovative designs which value-adds business development. 175-185K. 01142015.5

Senior Quality Engineer and Manager – Avionics

MSME-Honors/18 Years. Solid quality management for hydraulic/fuel systems and precision machine components, turbine engines, and substantial magnetics; for avionics, space program, aerospace, military/defense industries. Drives ISO, AS9100, Lean principles QX-plus, 5S, Pull, Kaizen programs. Skillsets: Managing supply chain, production schedule/resource allocation, involved with MRP, MRB, applies “one piece flow”, internal/external party inspections and creates formal plans, internal/supplier/government audits, customer returns investigations/resolution, control plans, measurements analysis, approves prints and flow charts, and participates in product planning. Performs as DSQR and other roles. Also designs/3D models test fixtures/jigs. Proactive. Contract candidate. 110-130K. 01142015.3

VP, Operations – Electronic Systems / Communications / Power Electronics

BSIE-Honors/>20 Years. Executive level operations and manufacturing professional for domestic and international concerns in aerospace, avionics, defense/military and commercial industries. Applies cost controls, provides supply chain / configuration / resource management, inventory / production control, strategic business goals, high level customer problem resolution, multi million $ profit / loss / margin / budgets and customer returns program responsibilities. Has grown expansion division startups, overseen multiple locations, and implemented vast cost reduction programs. A significant additional role in quality management. Multiple professional certifications. APICS, Kanban, TQM, Lean, ISO. 200K. 01132015.14

Technical Sales Engineer – Magnetics

ASET-Honors/>20 Years. A strong technical design and sales background in magnetics for commercial and military industries with substantial customer interface, Brings multiple skillsets to proven sales revenue growth such as implementing costing systems, delivery tracking program, production and manufacturing process improvements with new software packages. Very involved in new product development. Past design engineering involved magnetic components, prototypes, product lifecycle for battery chargers, transformers, inductors. Strong ISO and lean principles. Safety representative and standards expert. Fluent: Visual manufacturing, Macola. 70K. 01132015.3

Global Technical Sales Manager – Networking / Measurement Systems

BSEE/>20 Years. A varied sales professional with technical design experience to bring for multi million $ accounts / revenue growth and substantial on site customer interaction / equipment demonstrations. Dual role at product management with definition, roadmaps and more for components, semiconductor, IT / networking, magnetics and measurement systems products. Brings expert industry knowledge with applications engineering expertise for IT, entertainment, aerospace and petrochemicals industries among others. Extremely well traveled. Is magnetics expert. 90-100K. 01072015.6

Mechanical Engineering Manager – Product / Processes

BSME/>20 Years. A concentrated mechanical engineering background involving variety of managerial platforms to include: Substantial process improvements, product qualification and prototypes, design reliability / analysis, packaging, leads and directs large engineering groups, tooling implementation, production costs reductions, and facility automation. Has experience designing various electronics and ATE. Product lines involve electronics, magnetics and subsystems for aerospace, satellite, space program and electrical industries. Vast array of professional certifications: Taguchi, Six Sigma Black Belt, TRIZ and more. Fluent: Pro-Engineer, Pro-Mechanica, FloTherm, Patran, ANSYS, MatLab, Minitab, MathCAD and more. 140-160K. 12102014.5

Engineering Design Manager – Transformers

BSEE/>20 Years. Specializes in engineering management / team development for custom, prototype and variety of transformers and other power electronic magnetics to include: inductors and chokes. Wide applications from power converters to satellites, space program, military and solar. Skillsets include substantial onsite customer / supplier / internal technical support, product management, manufacturing process improvements, technical documentation generation and management, and extensive product design qualification.  90-100K. 12102014.4