Senior Engineer- Motor Design

Grafton, Wisconsin 53024
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Regal Beloit Corporation is a leading manufacturer of electric motors and controls, power generation products and power transmission products serving customers throughout the world. We create a better tomorrow by developing and responsibly producing energy-efficient products and systems.  At the end of fiscal 2019, Regal generated about $3.3B in sales and employed approximately 21,000 employees worldwide.  The company sells its products directly to OEMs, distributors, and end-users.  Regal Beloit Corporation is a Wisconsin corporation with common stock listed on The New York Stock Exchange beginning in 1976.  Regal’s common stock is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index.  Regal was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin.

 Regal is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, marital status, citizenship status (unless required by the applicable law or government contract), disability or protected veteran status or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Regal is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

The Senior Engineer, Motor Design will drive the design of next-generation electromagnetics and motor topologies for cutting edge industrial electric motors as part of Regal’s innovation and growth plan.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop electromagnetic topology for electric motors including permanent magnet, induction, and electronically commutated motors, including lamination design, winding pattern design, and materials selection
  • Perform analysis, simulation, and optimization of motor electromagnetic designs using appropriate modeling or computational tools to deliver high performance, efficiency, and power density
  • Continuously evaluate new technologies and validate existing designs to develop the most power dense, efficient, low cost, and reliable electric motors
  • Design test plans for motors, write development test procedures and reports, execute development tests, and support the test engineering group
  • Ownership of components from concept, design, testing, validation, and production release and support
  • Collaborate with customers, marketing, manufacturing, other engineering functions, and suppliers to define design requirements, selection of new technology, and compliance plan for motors
  • Be proficient with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, power, loads, and data acquisition systems
  • Demonstrate leadership and initiative by independently identifying, assessing, and recommending solutions for technical issues or opportunities
  • Communicate clearly and concisely to team members and leadership
  • Represent Regal externally by engaging with trade associations, standards bodies, and academia, and promote best practices internally, such as WEMPEC and IEEE
  • Coach and mentor junior members of the engineering team
  • Collaborate across the organization to increase speed of development and meet cost, performance and timeline targets



What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of motors magnetic design experience
  • Understanding of motor manufacturing methods and processes
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative setting
  • Strong ability to rapidly research, conceptualize, prototype, and evaluate new technologies
  • Understanding of motor electromagnetic numerical simulation / modeling tools
  • Familiar with relevant agency standards
  • Willingness to work out of our Grafton, Wisconsin office
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestic and international)

Additional Skills We Prefer:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus in electromagnetics
  • 15+ years of motors design experience
  • Six Sigma Training/Certification (Green Belt / DFSS)
  • 80/20 methodology for business


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