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Lead NPI Electrical Systems Engineer

Company: Eaton
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Eaton's Electrical Critical Power & Digital Infrastructure Division is currently seeking a Lead NPI Electrical Systems Engineer to join our team. This position will be a hybrid office/remote role, if you live within 50 miles of our Raleigh, NC facility. Relocation benefits and sponsorship will be provided within the United States only. Position Overview: The Lead NPI Electrical Systems Engineer designing the hardware architecture and implementing it for new product development projects in high-power three-phase UPS's, EV chargers and battery storage. The role includes all aspects of product design life cycle from concept to production as part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team. This person will be the project "go to" power electronics hardware design engineer for day-to-day circuit design and analysis, hardware verification testing and results analysis. If you have a passion for hardware design of power electronics-centric products, this role is for you. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. In this function you will:

  • Successfully launch critical power infrastructure products that meet customer requirements and Eaton safety, quality, reliability, cost and schedule commitments.
  • Work with cross-functional engineering team to define requirements and create detailed system and circuit designs for new products including SiC three-phase UPS's from 500kW to 2.5MW, 150kW to 500kW EV DC fast-chargers and Lithium Ion 1MW and larger energy storage systems.
  • Leverage your skill and experience by giving guidance and leadership to other technical project team members.
  • Work with global product development teams to solve problems related to performance, functionality, safety, reliability, quality and component availability.
  • Participate in project-wide reviews of requirements, system architecture, and detailed design documents.
  • Take ownership of power train circuit simulation, design margin calculations, critical component thermal analysis and stability analysis.
  • Lead product functional and performance verification testing by owning lab station and providing direction to engineers and technicians.
  • Identify opportunities for process, tools, and test methodology improvements, and drive those from concept to implementation.
  • Communicate technical concepts and information to internal staff/peers and stakeholders; strong verbal and written documentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Participate in design reviews working within Eaton's Pro Launch product development structure.
  • Validate official customer product releases as needed to support the target release schedule. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger Qualifications Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical -Engineering from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum of seven (7) years of combined experience in Power Electronics R&D and product development with proven track record of commercial launch of high quality products Preferred qualifications:
      • Master's -degree or Ph. D -in Electrical -Engineering from an accredited institution
      • Minimum of three (3) -years of experience with high power (> 50kW) three-phase 480Vac UPS's, motor drives or similar products
      • Experience in low and medium voltage power conversion and power systems engineering, including creating specifications, defining application space, designing technical solution concepts, and building and testing prototypes to validate models/hypotheses and documenting results. -
      • Experience in the following areas: Medium voltage motor drive technology, drive/converter topologies, high-power electronics; energy storage; grid connected converters.
      • Experience in modeling power converters and power systems using simulation tools (example: MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS, Simplorer, PSIM and/or PSCAD)
      • Understanding of how thermal management affects the overall performance of the system, appreciation for the trade-offs necessary to achieve designs that meet performance requirements and cost objective solutions.
      • Experience with the design and analysis of magnetic components for power electronics circuits-such as high-frequency inductors and transformers-and knowledge of the materials and construction techniques and how they affect their characteristics.
      • Experience with proven track record in new technology development with multiple stakeholders. We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
        • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
        • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
        • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
        • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
        • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
        • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico) #LI-MW1 Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.comEaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power --- today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries. -Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. - Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. - Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above. Job: Engineering
          Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
          Organization: CPDI CPS Critical Power Solutions Division
          Job Level: Individual Contributor
          Schedule: Full-time
          Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes - Hybrid
          Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
          Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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