Power & Controls Engineering

Senior Motor Design Engineer

at Arrivo in Los Angeles

Date Posted: 2017-08-17

Responsibilities:
  • Use of analytic tools (Excel, Matlab, SPEED) for first principles motor design
  • Electromagnetic analysis of various motors (both linear and rotating machinery)
  • Analysis and verification of preliminary and detail designs with FEA (Maxwell and JMAG) in both 2D and 3D as well as other techniques (FRM)
  • Optimization of motor winding topology, magnetic circuit, and electrical loading for system top level priorities
  • Top-level motor topology tradeoff studies
  • Selection of motor materials including magnet grades, magnetic steels, insulation materials and insulation system layout, electrical connection processes (welding/brazing)
  • Review FEA models produced by the broader team
  • Contribute to custom toolsets for motor and electromagnetic analyses (Matlab and Python)
  • Working with internal teams and external vendors to ensure timely completion of functional hardware
 
Requirements:
   
  • B.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 7+ years OR M.S. in Engineering or related discipline and 5+ years experience
        Minimum 5 years experience with exposure to all of the following:
  • Linear PM motors
  • Axial flux air-core motors
  • IPM motor for traction applications
  • SynRel or PM assisted SynRel motors
  • Insulation systems at medium voltage ( > 4 kV)
  • Detailed knowledge of motor drive architectures and motor control algorithms