Tag Archives: Motor Drives

RF & Power Supply Design Engineer – Contract

BSEE. Very broad RF and power electronics design experience: Military and programmable power supplies, ballasts, induction motor drivers, multi-kW AC/DC & DC/DC, UPS, radar and communications applications. Strong sustaining engineering talent, project planning, EMI testing, technical bid process, and is tech support “go-to” for manufacturing and production management. Has all relevant design tools skillset & advanced PSpice. Contract Only. $65/Hr. 06112015.5

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer – Motor Drives

MSEE. Multi-talented design engineer working with:

  • Power Electronics: Power conversion, DC & permanent magnetic synchronous motor controls, variable frequency drives, inverters, H-bridge topology
  • Embedded Software: C, C++, DSP, FPGA, VHDL, ARM, microcontrollers
  • Performs: Worst case analysis, modeling, simulation, lab test, verification, customer support and works through product lifecycle

Applies to automotive/HEV, appliances, oil & gas, nuclear industries. Uses Verilog, MATLAB, Cadence, Simulink, Ansys, Eagle, LabView, AutoCAD, Keil. <10 Years. 95K. 06102015.11

Sr Power Electronics Applications Engineer – Contract

MSEE. Designs converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC – all topologies), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, PFC, sensors, instrumentation, controllers (MOSFET, IGBT, FPGA) with embedded controls interface/debug talent.

  • Performs modeling, validation, characterization, analysis, system integration.
  • Translates customer requirements into specifications/technical documentation & user guides. Supports all design reviews/customer reporting.
  • Ensures EMI compliance, strong component level expertise.

Applies to rugged environments, MIL-STDs, and industrial, aerospace, solar, IT. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, MathCAD, LT/PSpice, PSim. Contract or Direct. 130K. 06092015.01

Field Service Applications Engineer – Utility/Hydro

Provides field service/application engineering onsite expertise for hydro power/industrial facilities, working with motor drives, rotary/pump systems, PLC, breakers, high voltage distribution equipment. Specialty in clean water technologies. Interacts with government and end users, trains technicians and sales force. Specifies equipment solutions, approves/releases manufacturing drawing documentation, solves warranty issues. Automotive controls background. Varied Master’s degree. Uses Pro-E, AutoCAD 3D. <15 Years. 80K. 06042015.4

Sr Power Electronics Design Engineer

MSEE. Power electronics design and test leader working with motor drives, electrical control panels, various topologies converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC), inverters, battery test systems & chargers, magnetics, filters, gate drive circuitry. Strong in oil & gas industry (plus rig energy efficiency/storage) and renewable energy. Has quality focus and performs customer & product support. Uses AutoCAD, MATLAB, Cadence, Xilinx, LabView, Altium, Visio, IQS, 90K. 06032015.3

Principal Engineer – Embedded Controls / FPGA, DSP

Ph.D-EE/CS. Performs architectural S/W design for DSP & FPGA embedded controls: Real time operating systems, robotics, motor drives, motion control, DC & AC conversion with various topologies, inverters, UPS, processors. Generates custom specifications, develops complex algorithms, designs data acquisition, and performs troubleshooting, simulation. Optimizes for quick turnaround. Works with CAN, MATLAB, Simulink, LTSpice, Code Composer, OrCAD, C, Assembly, uC/OS, RS-232/422/485, EtherCAT, Actel. Patents/Pubs. >15 Years. 150K. 06012015.5

Field Service Engineer – Drives & Motors

BSEE. Performs installation, commissioning, start-up, and repair of variable frequency drives (VFD), low and medium voltage solid sate motor starters, soft starters, and industrial DC motors. Exceptional experience in both in-house engineering staff and onsite customer training on product operation, demonstrations, resulting in strong outside sales. 10 Years. 70K. 05292015.6

Principal Power Supply/Motor Controls Engineer

Ph.D-EE. Specializes in power electronics design to include: Various power supply types, converters, inverters with various topologies, motors/drives (wound, rotor induction, magnetic, servo DC, stepper), DC /DC, PFC, “black boxes”, optoelectronics, fluid measurement/motion control. Expert at signal processing, analysis, measurement and control algorithms. Strong embedded skill working with C, CAN Open, ARM, DSP, FPGA and implementing GUI.  Background includes DO-178B and FAA standards. Awards, patents, pubs. MATLAB, Simulink, Vienna. 125K. 05212015.01

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics & Systems

Ph.D/MS-EE. Hands-on & “Go-To” Electromechanical power systems design scientist: Motion control/robotics, Space Station power generation systems, thermal sciences, AC/DC conversion, avionics such as actuation, electric vehicle systems/drives.

  • Mentorship/training, has authored design manuals, process improvements, simulation and design tool development, and components/system feasibility
  • Expertise defining customer requirements, bid process risk avoidance, multi-site/international design review with high level client relationship development
  • Review/approval stop-gap. Drives product development/Intellectual Property

Patents, pubs, awards. Call us for more details! 05192015.01

Mechanical Engineering Manager – RotorDynamics

MSME. Manager and manufacturing mechanical engineering leader working with industrial and aerospace turbines, related turbomachinery, rotor dynamics and rotation components. Strong oil bearing experience and some magnetics with winding motors, actuation. Skilled at planning, vibration test, modeling, troubleshooting, failure analysis, and expert at geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T). Uses ANSYS, SolidWorks, Catia, CAD, SAP. Patents/pubs. 170K. >15 Years. 05182015.6

Sr R&D Electrical and Power Electronics Engineer

BSEE. Varied technical design background: Power conversion, motor control systems, next-generation solar inverters, propulsion drives, rotating machinery, analog power systems and hybrid marine/shipboard systems applications. Develops drive control algorithms and is often onsite installation and integration technical lead. Background in utility voltage regulation and control, and PFC. Designs to varied standards (NEC, UL, IEEE etc). Uses VxWorks, MATLAB. 15 Years. 05112015.5

Regional Sales Manager – Automotive Components/Systems

BSEE. Brings technical hand to sales revenue development involving gyros, timing devices, capacitive touch, wireless access, motor drivers, transceivers, encryption solutions for applications such as brakes, airbags, and various controls. Primarily automotive, but also industrial and appliance/consumer industries. Develops sales initiatives, provides product training and manages direct and indirect sales teams made up of: Manufacturer’s reps, inside sales, field applications engineers, etc. 130K. 05042015.2

Mechanical Engineer -Contract/Avionics, RF, Space

BSME/Aero. Designs high rel mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, mechanisms and components such as antenna drives and inflatable systems, RF packaging, gear motors, aircraft struts, fasteners, latch systems, and power transmission. Performs product development/qualification, test, failure diagnostics, troubleshooting, re-designs and integration. Experienced with machining, casting, forging, welding, and sheet metal assembly. Prepares technical specs/procedures and conducts presentations. 100K. 03052015.7

Controls and Communications Engineer

MSEE. Strong embedded microcontroller designer applying to UPS and modems for GPS tracking systems. Embedded products are variable stepper motor drives, rectifiers (6 pulse full bridge), battery chargers, and IGBT boost/buck converters. Skillsets: LCD/memory and GPS module interfacing, serial communications (i2C, SPI, RS232, Modbus, and TCP/IP. Performs complex calculations, simulations and generates technical documentation. Uses Code Composer Studio, Keil, C, Verilog, VHDL, Linux, AutoCAD, and Cadian for TI, Picolo, 8051, Cypress. 5 Years. 70K. 03032015.4

Controls Engineer, Solar Inverters

Ph.D-EE. Designs control algorithms for grid-tied solar inverters/microinverters, hardware and software applying to Smart photovoltaic string combiners, and DSP-based current monitoring systems. Has DSP embedded design experience. Performs simulation, modeling, component selection, thermal analysis and power efficiency calculations. Uses Altium, MATLAB, Simulink, PLECS, PSCAD, Spice series, MathCAD, Protel, and C, Code Composer Studio. Extensive publications. <10 Years. 95K. 03032015.3

Principal Power Electronics Engineer – Space, Power/Hi Rel

MSEE, C.P.E. Leads design and development of high reliability, rad-hard multiple output DC/DC converters and motor drives.

  • Modeling, simulation and significant troubleshooting and system-specific, special test support.
  • Complex analysis (worst case, component stress, radiation, mode & effect).
  • Owns resolution of anomalies.

Uses MathCAD, ICAP IV Spice, Blueprint. 155K. 02272015.3

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

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics / Controllers

BSEE/>20 Years. An executive level engineering and product development leader for power electronics to include, in part: Energy storage, converters (100kW and up), inverters, amplifiers, analog circuitry, embedded firmware, FPGA, DSP, thermal systems, variable frequency/servo drives, and servomotors – applying to aerospace, military/defense, automotive and industrial.

Prior to current role, has held roles as general manager, engineering manager, and has founded small startups.

Identifies, develops and defines product specifications based on market and other global studies. Excels in startup environment to “hatch” engineering groups, and setup processes, control systems and functions (DFMEA, modeling, simulation, 3D PCB and layout). Creates strategic partnerships and joint ventures. Builds large, remote technical teams.

This is the type of candidate that companies build development groups around.

Uses Verilog, C, Embedded Coder, MATLAB, Simulink, PSIM, Altera, Lattice and more. Multiple publications and patents.

Contact us for more details!  02032015.6

Analog/Digital & Embedded F/W Engineer-Contract

BSEE. Designs wide variety of power controls and embedded firmware to include:

  • Embedded OEM microcontrollers, amplifiers, filters, converters (F/V, V/F, A/D, D/A, various topologies, MOSFET), detectors, switches and multiplexers, linear/switch mode regulators/controllers (magnetics), drivers (LVDT, RVDT, resolver), motor drivers/controllers (H-bridge, 3PH, w/6-step inverters, 28V-200A), rectifiers.
  • Circuitry for hybrid sample data control systems (electromechanical/hydraulic) with analysis and modeling at system level.

Industries: Military/defense, avionics, commercial. Extensive lab test equipment, OrCAD, PSpice, MathCAD and C. Designs to stringent regulatory standards & EMI – MIL 461 RE/CE102, 704/1275. 120K. 02032015.2

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

Embedded Flight Systems Engineering Scientist

Ph.D-EE/15 Years. Leads large teams in the development of unmanned aerial vehicular and autonomous systems for aerospace and avionics with robotics, motor controls and computer systems integration and development, system capability upgrades, and long term research projects which transition from concept to sales revenue. Captures project funding. Manages corporate projects planning, scheduling, tasking. Develops voluminous bid proposals. Oversees and guides global suppliers and generates SOWs for vision and adaptive systems, algorithms and virtual technology. Has established, led and maintained multi-disciplinary vehicular collaborative systems laboratories involving testbed design, embedded processor / microcontroller hardware integration / programming, and mission and control software development. 130-140K. 02022015.1

Design and Test Engineer – Power Supplies / Motors / Semiconductor

MSEE/>20 Years. Has good mix of product design and test experience involving digital / analog circuitry, power management ICs, power supplies, various topologies, transformers, converters, switch mode, motor drives, rectifiers, regulators, propulsion systems, and real time operating systems (RTOS). Performs simulations, characterizations, troubleshooting, complex and various analysis, generates BOMs, specifications, schematics capture and provides customer support. Has a very strong alternate role to develop test benches and custom test equipment, providing EMI test/analysis and reporting. Industries: Avionics, satellites, space program. Fluent: Zuken, MathCad, LabView, PSpice and more. Has formal recognition. 125-135K. 01142015.7

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Ph.D.-EE/<5 Years. A highly educated power electronics engineer with a massive variety of products involved. A few are: Converters, inverters, power supplies, switch mode, topologies, instrumentation, MOSFET, power management ICs, DSP, ballasts, LED lighting, motor drives, energy storage, fuel cells, and renewable energy systems. Provides design, simulation, modeling, verification, debug, plus generates technical documentation, manages regulatory issues for team, works closely with suppliers and others, and FMEA. Has strong test skillset to develop plans and procedures, provide reliability and qualification testing plus variety of environmental tests. Very prolific technical author. Uses Matlab, Simulink, PSpice, DSPACE, Simplorer and much more. 80-90K. 01142015.1

Senior Design Engineer – Motors

BSEE/>20 Years. Concentrated experience in design of various types of motors / motor drives / controls, generators, rectifiers, inverters, converters, topologies, controls, magnetics, sensors, transducers, MOSFET, PCB and other test fixtures / equipment. Performs re-designs. Applications vary from avionics, pump systems, HVAC to elevator systems, CNC / manufacturing systems. Has SMT / CNC expertise. Uses AutoCAD, Procom Plus, Labview and more. 130K. 01132015.12

Power Electronics Engineer

MSEE/7 Years. Has talent for both design and very complex analysis for various power electronics. Performs modeling, simulations, testing, algorithms and provides innovative architectural solutions, technical documentation, customer technical support and presentations. Products involve motor drives, induction motors, generators, transformers, converters, rectifiers, AC/DC, DC/AC, analog, and wide variety of components. Is a high level researcher and problem solver. Fluent: Java, Matlab, Simulink, EMTP, PSIM. 90K. 01132015.6

Contract Design Engineer – Motors, Magnetics

BSEE (plus)/15 Years. A well-developed engineering contract / consulting professional, working with aerospace and military/defense for design, test and simulation. Also performs PCB board and component level layout/development. Has considerable test technology: Develops bench fixtures, tooling and equipment. Performs evaluations and qualifications and monitors EMI. Circuitry, magnetics and power electronics include: Filters, DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC, converters, inverters, analog, digital, MOSFET, multiplexers, motor drives/controllers, FPGA, battery chargers, power supplies, topologies, and current protection technologies. Has product packaging background. Uses Spice family, OrCAD, Cadence and more. 170-190K. 01072015.11

Hardware Engineering Manager – Embedded Systems / Power Electronics

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. A high level product design and redesign architect with extensive engineering management experience. Various end uses but primarily defense, avionics / payload / aircraft, RF. Also lasers, IT / networking, telecommunications and medical. Products specifically include analog, mixed signal, embedded systems, DSP, power supplies / UPS, converters, battery management, motor drives / controls, switch mode, sensors, MOSFET, AC/DC, RS232/422/485, encoders, FPGA, and light metrology. Extensive root cause determination talent and substantial support of complex proposal responses. Is project oriented and driven. Fluent: Spice family, PADS, Agile, Orcad, Solidworks, Xilinx and more. Awards, patents, publications. Six Sigma. 135-145K. 01062015.14

Lead Electrical Engineer – Power Electronics

BSEE/10 Years. Has a varied engineering management background in lifecycle power electronics projects applicable to: Embedded systems, variable frequency drives (VFD), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, battery management systems, test software / tools / equipment, sensors, generators, wind turbines, microprocessors, mixed signal, PCB layout and components, plus prototypes. Performs high level design reviews, firmware and software development, failure analysis and resolution, comprehensive field service management – including internationally, equipment repair / integration, and schematic capture.  Applies to aerospace, energy and military. Uses Altium, OrCAD, LTspice, Ethernet, Python and more. 100-110K. 01052015.12

Consultant – Power Electronics / Energy Sciences

MBA, BSEE, PE/10 Years. A high level business consultant for power electronics and energy technology to drive business development, sales, product management, bid processes, engineering / manufacturing / operations supervision, processes improvement, design management, complex strategies and studies and especially all facets of project management (technical specifications, resources, accounting, Gantt, reporting, scheduling). Varied applications involve power generation / demand, power distribution, systems software, utility substations, Smart Grid, high voltage, generators, switchgear, automation, motor controls / drives, pumps, photovoltaics and lighting. Develops SCRUM process, load flow analysis. Has electrical forensic legal experience. 75-85K. 01052015.8

Lead Electrical Engineer – Power Electronics

MSEE/10 Years. Strong power electronics leader working with inverters, filters, gate drivers, control circuitry, inductors, resistors, protection and control, DC/DC, power supplies, motor drives and more. Provides design and supervision, verifications, simulations, substantial test technology, debugging. Also experienced in complex calculations, drives manufacturing process efficiency, works to RoHS, EMC, thermal sciences, PCB layouts, prototypes and has strong topologies skillset. Patents. 130-140K. 01052015.5

Mechanical Engineer / Fluid Dynamics – Power Electronics

BSME-Honors/<5 Years. Drives computational fluid dynamics sales revenue: Supports marketing and sales, performs training / workshops, develops technical solutions and performs onsite customer demonstrations. Also has electro-mechanical power electronics background for solar, wind, commercial, automotive and military applications. Designs packaging, performs failure studies, thermal testing and optimization. Products: UPS, inverters, motor controllers, conductors, inductors, semiconductors. Uses Pro-Engineer, Creo, Solidworks, Matlab and more. 70-80K. 12052014.10

Chief Engineer – Power Electronics / Grid

Ph.D-EE/>20 Years. A high level engineering professional for solar grid / power plant electrical systems architecture. Provides plant design, validation, modelling, load profiling, reliability reviews, new product innovation, intellectual property management, project/program management, customer design reviews, engineering team management, funding/grant wins, technical proposal generation, first article builds, cost modelling, reliability studies and allocation of resources. Products / technologies: Smart Grid, DC/DC, DC/AC, converters, topologies, inverters, UPS, generators, controls, motor drives, analog, power protection, battery management / chargers, switch mode, MOSFET, stabilizers, excitations systems, magnetics, RF, SoC, power systems software and more. An excellent consultancy candidate. Collaborates with industry leaders. Multiple patents, publications and presentations. 200K. 12052014.3

Electrical Engineering Consultant – Motors

MSEE/>20 Years. A highly innovative engineering professional for consultancy relating to magnetics, electric motors, electronic pump systems, analysis equipment, robotics, automation systems and IT/semiconductor. Develops and implements new generation 3D modeling, testing programs and software designs. Has extensive experience with designing for oil and gas industry. Large amount of patent activity, publications and presentations. Very well travelled. 200K. 12042014.16

Embedded Software and Hardware Lead Engineer

MSEE/15 Years. A strong hardware and software lead engineer involving embedded design, verification, simulation, synthesis, troubleshooting, test and integration for aerospace, defense, IT. Performs varied technical PCB work including layout, schematic capture, cell characterization, takes new product development to production, performs component selection / placement / routing, uses high level analytical lab tools and testbench. Also works with motor drives, processors, ASIC design, FPGA, VHDL, GUI. Uses Verilog, JTAG, Xilinx, Matlab, Simulink, PowerSim, Orcad, RS-232/485/422 and more. 100K. 12042014.15

Power Electronics Design Engineer – Grid

Ph.D-EE/<10 Years. A power electronics design / modelling / simulations specialist with focus expertise on converters with various topologies, motor drives and energy storage systems. Also power supplies,  solar grid, Smart Grid, inverters, magnetics, digital signal processing, microcontrollers, FPGA, electric vehicle systems, GaN FETs, facilities infrastructures and networking (TCP/IP, VOIP). Industries are utility, solar and oil and gas. Interacts with manufacturers / suppliers on specifications. Uses Simulink, Python, MATLAB, OrCAD, PLECS and more. Vast amount of publications and presentations. 85-95K. 12042014.9

Senior Systems and Power Electronics Design Engineer

BSCE/>10 Years. A well-rounded engineering professional working with aircraft / automotive systems, and power electronics for various applications. Systems work includes actuators, various control systems, processors, PCB and more. Electronics products and technologies include power supplies, DC motors, analog, high voltage, motor drivers, DC/DC, MOSFETs, battery chargers. Performs design, redesign, process improvements for standards, verification, extensive proprietary test engineering and documentation, Mfg contract liaison, assembly cost reductions, components evaluation and procurement. Specializes in passing environmental standards. Fluent: MathCAD, MATLAB, Verilog, Altera, PSPICE, ITAR, RS232/485, JTAG and more. Patent activity. Multiple awards. 100-120K. 12042014.3

Principal Engineer – Electric Vehicles

BSEE, CE/<10 Years. Has concentrated experience with prototype electric vehicle industry for systems design, integration and optimization to stringent industry standards. Expertise also includes engineering management, patent / trademark intellectual property, establishes joint venture relationships, extensive on site technical support / troubleshooting, reverse engineering, data analysis, reliability and performance tests. Subsystems include: Battery systems / high voltage energy storage, embedded systems, vehicular telephony, inverters, motor controllers, GUI and more. A lithium ion battery expert. Uses Matlab, Simulink, CANoe, CANalyzer, PHP, Objective-C and more. Well travelled. 130-150K. 12032014.15



Senior Power Electronics Engineer / Contract

MS-Inst Engrg, BSEE/15 Years. A high performing architectural engineer for power electronics, magnetics, prototypes and also IT systems for avionics, aerospace, utilities, wind farms, telecommunications and consumer electronics. Varied product lines including power supplies, UPS, inverters, converters, rectifiers, microcontrollers, FPGA, various controllers, motor drives, batteries, AC/DC, embedded technology, mixed signal, analog and digital circuitry, and turbine systems. Has specialized in audio for telecommunications and PC systems plus EMI/noise concerns. Works to stringent standards, including FAA. Performs high level technical tasks such as writing code, simulations, verification, complex PCB layout/implementing design rules, components characterizations, synthesis / placement / routing and more. Fluent: LabView, MATLAB, MathWorks, VHDL, JTAG, Flying Probe, DOORS, Cadence and much more. 100K. 12032014.6

Lead Design Engineer / Project Manager

MBA, MSEE/>20 Years. Provides full lifecycle research, design, development, testing and post-production support for a variety of product lines/technologies: Medical devices, consumer electronics, controls, automation, automotive electronics, instrument systems, analog / digital, motor controls, PCBs, LCDs, wireless, FPGA, CPLD, ASIC, power supply battery systems and more. Leads prototype teams as project manager, supports manufacturing process, manages engineering staff, provides vendor interaction, delivers design reviews, manages regulatory compliance and test, provides simulations / PCB layouts. Expert at packaging, 3rd party fabrication, ROHS compliance. Uses Altera, Xilinx, VHDL and more. 90-100K. 12012014.17

Regional Power Systems Manager

BSEE (plus)/20 Years. A sales professional working with companies having multi-million and billion $ sales revenues and a global reach for variety of industries including utilities, government, military, industrial, commercial, residential, medical and more. Power management, automation, protection and control units involve also motor controls and variety of motor drives, transformers, GIS, switchgear, metering, AC/DC, turbines and more. Conducts both sales and marketing for new business development, using value add solutions, substantial specifications abilities, service sales development. Expert in regulatory code and safety. Brings technical expertise to customer interaction and has program management background. 110-130K. 11252014.13