BorgWarner is a global product leader in powertrain solutions. We focus on developing leading powertrain Technologies that improve fuel economy, emissions and performance of propulsion systems: Combustion, Hybrid, and Electric
BorgWarner is currently looking for a “dynamic, results driven” individual to join us as a Power Electronics Controls Engineer, at our Kokomo Technical Center located in Kokomo, Indiana.
- Provide technical leadership to a multi-disciplined design team
- Lead the development of motor controls and inverter derating functions for inverter in electric and hybrid vehicle applications.
- Support product development work products such as software requirements documentation in order to develop & document software requirements
- Establish traceability between product verification and requirements
- Work with controls and inverter systems team to integrate and support motor controls and derating algorithms in applicaton.
- Support dynamometer, HIL, PHiL and motor simulation bench testing for algorithm development and verification.
- Perform simulation of inverter control and derating algorithm and inverter systems models in order to develop and adapt various derating algorithms.
- Analyze inverter power loss through test and modeling.
- Integrate electric machine parameterization and controls.
- Communicate project technical status internally and externally
- Some travel and a flexible work schedule on occasion
Education & Experience:
- Masters Degree preferred in EE
- Power electronics inverter controls and modeling experience
- Desire to be part of deeply-skilled team and to engineer automotive power electronics for the next generation of electrified vehicles, while working with some of the world’s top automakers.
- Knowledge of power electronics systems and inverter operation.
- Knowledge of machines or motors and related control concepts for electric and hybrid electric vehicle drive systems, including Field Oriented Vector Control and Space Vector Modulation techniques.
- Knowledge of electric and hybrid electric vehicle drive systems and applications, including inverter loss modeling, optimal inverter operation for torque output based on current and voltage limitations, and inverter modulation techniques.
- Experience with one or more of the following is preferred: system simulation and modeling tools (e.g. Matlab/Simulink), on-board diagnostics, and design approaches to meet functional safety requirements, and structured problem solving techniques.
- Knowledge of automotive microprocessors is preferred
- Familiarity with electric/hybrid vehicles is preferred
- Excellent oral and written communication skills are required
- Learning on the Fly
- Action Oriented
- Functional/Technical Skills
- Decision Quality
This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.
Equal Employer Opportunity Statement
BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.