21 days old

Product Development Specialist

Austin, Texas
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Product Development Specialist for the Electrical Markets Division located in Austin, Texas.  At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter.  Here, you go.


Job Summary:

The person hired for the position of Product Development Specialist will develop and commercialize new material technologies for electric vehicle drives and motors.


Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Designs and builds model electric drives and motors for materials testing,
  • Develops and implements electric machine performance tests, including specification and procurement of necessary instrumentation.
  • Characterizes the performance benefits enabled by new materials for propulsion of electric vehicles and other electrical transportation.


Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum of three (3) years of combined academic and/or work experience in the design and performance testing of electric drives and motors


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience setting up an electric drive and motor test bed
  • Experience in developing electric drives and motors for electric vehicles or other electrical transportation
  • Has demonstrated effective collaboration and communications skills
  • Strong network of technical colleagues in the fields of electrical machinery and electric vehicles


Location: Austin, Texas

Travel: May include up to 15% travel, domestic and international

Relocation Benefits: Are authorized for this position


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