The Electrical Engineer will support Hybrid powerpack development and vehicle integration programs at RENK America. It will also support the design and development of a Propulsion Power Controller (PPC) for the transmission, drive by wire and hybrid controls including motor and inverter controls. The Electrical Engineer will be the lead electrical engineer for the hybrid power-pack. Other responsibilities will include customer interfacing, technical approach & execution, budgeting, and scheduling.

Location: Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense
Essential Functions:

● Serve as the primary customer interface for assigned program(s).
● Support hybrid powerpack electrical requirements capture and decomposition into sub-systems and
components requirements in order to meet customer requirements.
● Support the hybrid powerpack electrical architecture with emphasis on high voltage power management,
power conversion and power regulation, including isolation, shielding, routing, connectors, etc.
● Perform detailed studies and design of the electric and/or hybrid powertrain system (including the physical,
electrical, and controls architecture & integration aspects) with emphasis on safety, quality, and cost. Lead
and/or participate in system, subsystem and/or vehicle level DFMEA. Develop design guidelines for hybrid
● Support the design and release of hybrid powerpack power electronics, generator, gearbox, charging
system and thermal management system. Support dynamometer and vehicle level testing.
● Review and approve detailed drawings for technical content.
● Develop, review and approve test plans and test reports to validate new designs.
● Lead the preparation and delivery of internal and external engineering reports & presentations.
● Perform / assess failure investigations.


Bold skills and certification are required, along with Hybrid powerpack experience & Drive by wire and hybrid controls experience

● Bachelor of Science (BS) in Electrical Engineering or related field from an accredited university and a minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience. ● In-depth understanding of various Hybrid and/or Electric vehicle architectures, including subsystems and components design or selection for high voltage and high current applications. ● Experience in motors, inverters, DC-DC power conversions, and associated power electronics. ● High power EMI / EMC expertise. ● Experience with thermal management for power electronics and batteries components. ● Ability to manage and organize multiple project tasks to meet established deadlines. ● Must be capable of obtaining a DOD security clearance. ● Good written and verbal communications. ● Must be available for domestic and foreign travel (less than 10%). ● Preferred Additional Skills: ● PhD or MS Degree majoring in power electronics from an accredited institution. ● Minimum five (5) years hands on experience with Electric Vehicle (EV) or Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) powertrains, specializing in power electronics architectures, control/software development. ● Minimum three (3) years’ experience in developing electrical hardware, including DC-DC converters, permanent magnet machine controls or motor controls. ● Minimum two (2) years’ experience in inverter systems or electric vehicle AC and DC charging technologies, power electronics standards and regulation including but not limited to ISO 26262. ● Experience conducting electrical, thermal and EMC analysis on DC-DC, inverter or integrated power electronics system and subsystems.
Security Clearance Required: No
Visa Candidate Considered: No

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