Design Engineer – Electric Machines

CorePower Magnetics
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Work Remotely
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

We are seeking a talented Design Engineer – Electric Machines to join the CorePower Magnetics team. With the underlying inventions awarded the R&D100 and Carnegie Science Awards in 2019, and a broad portfolio of patents in new soft magnetic materials and advanced manufacturing processes, CorePower Magnetics brings to market a step change in magnetic core performance with up to 10x weight reduction, up to 5x volume reduction, and up to 2x loss reduction of engineered magnetic components without the need for rare earth based permanent magnet materials. CorePower Magnetics’ technology can have broad implications across grid modernization efforts and electric vehicles and aviation through its smaller, lighter, more efficient components.

 The Design Engineer – Electric Machines will be responsible for creating and implementing designs for electric motors and power electronic components. Designs will be used as enabling technology for the applications listed above. A specific near-term emphasis will be placed upon design of advanced electric motors using new soft magnetic alloy and manufacturing technologies based upon finite element modeling methods.


  • Collaborate with customers and stakeholders throughout design, modeling, and component building processes to effectively meet needs of customer specified applications for electric machines and power electronics.
  • Translate requirements from the customer into success criteria and specifications of components and materials used to meet those requirements.
  • Use advanced modeling and simulation techniques to design and optimize components.
  • Work closely with internal engineers, suppliers, and all other stakeholders to effectively build electric machines and components based upon optimized designs.
  • Analyze results from models and prototypes to make recommendations for design modifications
  • Perform product and material benchmarking to support customer discovery and marketing
  • Track and advise company leadership on external technology developments related to electric machine and power electronic applications, design tools, and physical testing capabilities.
  • Manage and execute tasks according to agreed upon deadlines while meeting expectations on quality of work.
  • Perform all other duties as required.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree in an engineering field with a strong preference for Electrical Engineering, Controls Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, or similar
  • Minimum 5 years of experience related to the design of electric machines. Additional experience with power electronics design is a plus          
  • High proficiency in using Ansys MotorCAD, Comsol, and other finite element analytic methods
  • Experience with electrical circuit simulation tools such as PSPICE, Matlab-Simulink, etc.
  • Familiarity with multi-objective optimization routines and methods
  • Subject matter expert in electric machines with examples of successful designs used in application
  • Proven dedication to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Capable of engaging with customers and stakeholders to surface needs and translate into actionable design requirements
  • Oriented toward action with motivation derived from solving challenging design problems
  • Capable of coordinating multiple activities at once. Organizes and utilizes time and resources effectively to accomplish goals
  • Must be willing to relocate, flex remote work arrangements possible initially.


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Design Engineer – Electric Machines

CorePower Magnetics
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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