Job Description

Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer - Automotive Power Electronics / Alternative Energy
Duration: 6+ month contract
Location: Fairview, OR


We are looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Energy Systems Product Development team in this role. This position plays an important role in creating, modifying, and implementing designs to address customer needs. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization, including marketing, manufacturing, procurement, and test, to ensure that we deliver quality forklift trucks. Join our team as we take forklift designs to the next level.

Develop, design, release, test and follow up development activities to ensure that the engineering outputs meet the quality, reliability, performance, and cost expectations of the customer, for the following systems:
=> Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Subsystems
=> Li-Ion Battery and Battery Subsystems
=> Power Management Control Systems.
=> Power Electronics.
=> Provide support to the Manufacturing and Sourcing groups engaged in the project.
=> Develop system and component level requirements from truck level requirements.
=> Support development testing to ensure design robustness to requirements.
=> Develop and execute test plans (DVP&R, validation, etc.) for complete vehicle, system, and components
=> Analyze data and communicate test results both verbally and through written reports
=> Provide product/process specification documents, detailed drawings, test engineering reports, sales and product information data and test plans.
=> Develop and manage the engineering plan/schedule for the project
=> Work with suppliers to deliver system performance
=> Work with electronic systems and component suppliers

=> Formal education with a minimum BS in Electrical / Electronic Engineering. Focus on Power Electronics or Alternative Energies preferred.
=> Minimum 8+ years industry experience.
=> Knowledge of Schematic Capture tools, ProE, or other 3D CAD software preferred.
=> Knowledge/skill in Matlab / Simulink preferred.
=> Specialized knowledge/skill in engineer test procedures.
=> Specialized knowledge/skill in vehicle / automotive technology required.
=> Specialized knowledge in Fuel Cell / Li-Ion technology preferred.
=> Specialized knowledge in Electric Motor Control preferred.
=> Knowledge/skill in design, manufacturing technology.
=> Knowledge/skill in industry regulations.
=> Knowledge/skill in project management and planning preferred.
=> Experienced in Power Electronic System Design for Hybrid Power Systems preferred.
=> Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving.
=> Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Attention to Quality: Follow established procedures and be attentive to details to ensure accuracy in design and documentation.

Decision Making: Exhibit good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; demonstrate ability to take decisive actions to develop product.

Systematic Problem solving: Demonstrate ability to apply basic principles and methods to resolve product issues.

Teamwork and Flexibility:
Function well in a team environment by working well with other employees and other departments. Work with cross-functional engineers to develop efficient, cost-effective solutions which meet or exceed customer expectations

Application Instructions

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