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Power Electronics Engineer

Company: Moog, Inc.
Location: blacksburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Moog Inc. designs and manufactures high-end technical components on a global scale. Some of the amazing products we produce include motors, actuators, slip rings, fiber optic rotary joints, medical devices, and integrated assemblies. The work we do matters here in Blacksburg, VA, as does every single person who works with us. Here is what you can expect in this role: This position is responsible for circuit-level design, simulation, and troubleshooting in support of power delivery, motion control and inverter applications. Applications are highly varied, from low-voltage, low-power Point of Load supplies for the electronics boards embedded in our products to high-power resonant converters for our next generation inverter and Non-Contacting Power Transmission systems. Applications range from 10W to 20kW+.;Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Requires work in a team environment consisting of firmware, PCB, mechanical designers and working closely with project managers. Manage products from concept to production within tight schedule constraints and requires support of products through the complete life cycle. Read and interpret customer specifications and understands how the specification applies to the electronics Uses thermal design skills to select component packages and design appropriate thermal interfaces Circuit design for electro-magnetic interference and susceptibility attenuation Select/analyze/test/document electronic component suitability in support of new product lines and existing product lines Design, Simulate and prepare schematic design of circuitry for electronic system, including Power Electronics, Magnetics design and evaluation (transformers, inductors) Create Work instructions for assembly testing in support of production activities Development of prototype tests and the testing of prototype electronic systems and controls which include (but not limited to): Performance testing to specification Power analysis Reliability testing Noise testing Environmental testing Development of production test equipment for PCB's. Provides technical support for prototype builds. Analyzes failed units from internal manufacturing and in the field. Builds test fixtures for in house and third party use. Interfaces with customers to determine specific testing requirements or to address specific problems. Evaluates customer returns and line rejects to determine the root cause, and the design and development of dedicated test equipment for testing power transfer systems and electronics boards. Defines all aspects of product characteristics to meet specifications. Coordinates, supervises and performs prototyping and testing. Oversees preproduction builds of electronic systems Direct outside activities such as regulatory or other third party testing. Provide field support and visit customers on an as needed basis.Basic Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or similar is required with a minimum of two year of power electronics experience. This position requires access to US Export Controlled InformationIdeal candidate would have experience in the following areas: Schematic generation Circuit/subcircuit analysis Control loop analysis and design Microprocessor Control Magnetics design and evaluation (transformers, inductors) SPICE simulation Analysis and design of DC/DC circuits Analysis and design of power factor correction circuits Ability to document technical information, such as engineering reports MS Word, MS Excel, etc.Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering Regulatory environment (UL, CE) Software Repository usage for code development Qualification of design through regulatory channels (i.e. UL, CE, etc). Qualification of design to objective standards (i.e. DO-160, MIL 417, etc.)What's in it for you? Flexible Planned Vacation - no minimum or maximum number of days off Outstanding Health Benefits Generous 401K company contribution and matchYou can do this!Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trust each other to do the right thing. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

Keywords: Moog, Inc., Blacksburg , Power Electronics Engineer, Other , blacksburg, Virginia

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