Specialist Electrical Engineer – eMobility Jobs in Southfield, MI at Eaton

Title: Specialist Electrical Engineer – eMobility

Company: Eaton

Location: Southfield, MI

Req ID128269

Eaton’s eMobility Group is currently seeking a Specialist Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position can be based in Southfield, MI or Tualatin, OR. Relocation assistance will be provided.At Eaton, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment with power management technologies that are innovative, efficient, reliable and safe. Making Power Electronics work takes the passion and creativity of all our employees around the world. This passion inspired the creation of the new Eaton eMobility segment, combining our deep expertise in vehicle and electric power to deliver a wide range of solutions for on- and off-road electrified vehicles, helping to reduce the environmental impact of transportation around the world

Position OverviewIn this role, the Specialist Electrical Engineer is responsible for conceptualizing, leading the design, development, testing, technical documentation, and production launch of new products for Power Electronics as well as the associated embedded controls.

The Specialist Electrical Engineer work with customers, vendors, other groups within Eaton on conceptualizing Power Electronics Circuits powering hybrid vehicles and EV Vehicles. This requires the understanding of firmware and hardware architectures which are flexible and extensible across a broad scope of products. You will also participate in system-level requirements analysis and cost estimation, design reviews and other team development processes. Success will require keeping abreast of new and emerging technologies, components and materials. Along with utilization of appropriate CAD tools to design and analyze product functionality and integrity in order to facilitate rapid deployment.

In This Function You Will

Realize product requirements in coordination with the eMobility Team, for the design and development new and innovative Power Electronics for the Power Conversion Team products

Investigate and analyze new materials, components, technologies, applications and their appropriate use within our product lines

Conduct testing of all new products in accordance with Eaton and Industry standards and customer requirements

Provide supervision and support to internal and external design resources when appropriate (e.g. PCB layout, software development, other engineers, test laboratories)

Review and conduct analyses (FMEA, simulations, modeling, etc.) on new products to ensure their integrity and use the results to optimize designs

Successfully lead contractors and other resources either co-located or at international locations

Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship with key customers and vendors


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

Minimum seven (7) years’ combined experience in new product development within the automotive/vehicle and/or aerospace industry

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

10 years’ plus experience Electrical/Electronic hardware design for vehicle or aviation industry

Experience with CAD tools: (Altium, Allegro, Mentor, or equivalent PCB design programs, SPICE, MathCAD, Ansys, Simplis, etc. analysis tools)

Experience in new product development in Power Electronics and Power Conversion systems

General knowledge of designing for safety critical …