Power Electronics Lead Mechanical Engineer

Cupertino, CA 95014
  • Job Code
    200176780
Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 22, 2020

Role Number:200176780

We are seeking a lead mechanical engineer for the power electronics team. They will be responsible for designing power electronics...Summary

Summary

Posted: Jun 22, 2020

Role Number:200176780

We are seeking a lead mechanical engineer for the power electronics team. They will be responsible for designing power electronics modules and products beginning in the concept phase and continuing through volume production. They will be involved in developing and executing the validation plan, but primarily responsible for ensuring the design meets the requirements. This person will work directly with suppliers to bring up tools and assembly equipment and will travel to supplier locations to ensure success. This person will work closely with electrical engineers and other cross functional partners (SW, reliability, testing, DFM, operations) to solve issues that arise in the course of prototyping, verification, and validation.

Key Qualifications

  • Mechanical Engineering background
  • Must have experience designing products or modules with digital and/or analog electronics
  • Experience with high power systems (> 1kW) is preferred but not required
  • Must have the ability to convert a block diagram into a physical design that satisfies the thermal, structural, cost, durability, and manufacturability targets
  • Should have experience designing high volume products
  • Experience designing and building test setups to validate designs is preferred but not required
  • Experience working in a team environment and being self-motivated to close design issues
  • Ability to articulate design issues and path to resolution both verbally and with documentation
  • Experience working with domestic and overseas manufacturers preferred
  • Flexibility and comfort working in a quickly changing environment

Description

Concept generation of power electronics systems
Detailed design of enclosures and mechanical parts, thermal systems, printed circuit board MCO's, and EMC mitigation components
Performing analysis on designs
Sourcing and building low volume prototypes
Creation and documentation of assembly process
Supply chain development and supplier management
Participation in system verification and validation

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering preferred

Additional Requirements

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