Power Electronics Engineer – Power Supply Hardware Design

June 01, 2023
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Power Electronics Engineer – Power Supply Hardware Design Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing

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As an R&D (Research and development) Engineer, you will be contributing significantly to technology and product development projects by identifying and implementing innovative solutions. In this role, you will be responsible for designing power supply products for telecommunications, high end computing, datacenter and industrial applications, leading the product development process from concept through introduction into high volume production. Besides New Product Introduction (NPI), other projects will include Direct Material Productivity, assist design and Quality Assurance (QA) teams in resolving customer issues and sustaining existing products. In addition, this position is expected to be involved in design reviews with global R&D teams for NPI (New Product Introductions) projects and customer issue discussions.

This position reports to

R&D/Technology Manager

Your responsibilities
  • This is a position that calls for strong academic and practical technical skills. With guidance by a team of senior design engineers, this position involves following the product design and development process which includes design analysis, electrical modeling and simulations, magnetics design and optimization, schematic/bill of materials (BOM) generation and PCB (Printed Circuit Board​) layout with emphasis on high density. Also responsible for Design for Manufacturing (DFM), prototype development, electrical characterization, design validations, qualification, safety/reliability certifications and successful introduction into high volume production
  • As a Power Electronics Engineer, you will assist in evaluating product requirements
  • Build and optimize designs with an eye toward efficiency, density and cost
  • Create schematics, bills of material, and supervise PCB layouts
  • Perform hands on lab work building and debugging of prototypes
  • Perform electrical characterization per checklists, design validation and qualification
  • Lead concept & design reviews; take schedule direction from the Project Manager
  • Analyze designs including control loops using Mathcad, modeling and simulation
  • Collaborate with (i) a firmware engineer to implement control and protection functions; (ii) a magnetics expert to design, configure and optimize the power magnetics; and (iii) a mechanical engineer to optimize thermal and mechanical performance
  • Introduce products into high volume production
  • Support and assist in sustaining product long lifecycle assisting and identifying alternate component attributes critical to maintaining product performance
  • Work with component, safety, test and manufacturing engineers to ensure products are viable
  • Follow prescribed design processes while identifying opportunities to accelerate
  • Provide technical support for production and field issues
  • Consult senior engineers for technical guidance as required
  • Your background
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering/Power Electronics from an accredited university or college with minimum of 2 years of engineering design experience in power supply converters
  • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering / Power Electronics preferred
  • Developing power supplies using digital control
  • Understanding of power semiconductor parameters and limitations
  • Understanding of magnetics design for power conversion
  • Experience with advanced test and laboratory analysis tools for power electronics
  • Perform feedback loop analysis and compensation
  • Understanding of design for EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) / EMC (Electromagnetic compatibility​) compliance
  • Power supply circuit simulation experience (example. PSPICE / SIMPLIS/ SIMetrix)
  • Worst case analysis
  • Ability to prioritize and communicate in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to drive projects to completion
  • Self motivated, detail oriented, strong team player
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
  • Benefits
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Wellbeing program
  • More about us

    In ABB's Power Conversion division, our customers require reliable and efficient power that supports their growing infrastructure, ensuring that data flows 24x7, while optimizing their footprint, energy costs and operations. They rely on us to provide the latest industry insights and technology to develop solutions needed to meet their evolving challenges. We are a customer- first provider of innovative critical power solutions that are designed for high reliability and performance. Our culture is one of quality and operational excellence which is fueled and supported by our talented people, tools and processes, and our “know how.” We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www. abb.com. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: https: // www. eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOCKnowYourRightsscreenreader1020.pdf https: // www. dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay- transp%20EnglishformattedESQA508c.pdf As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to [email protected]. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Hybrid

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