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  • Job reference: RMS0122989

Design Engineer - Hybrid Machines - 23926

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/06/2013
  • Time left:
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    (10/06/13)
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
Position Description:
Development of electric machines and their power inverters/converters for Hybrids & EVs. Sizing and simulation of prototype drives to performace specification and packaging requirements. Use of machine design and inverter design tools for the design of new drives and evaluation of supplier proposals. Comparison of competing drive technologies on a performance & cost basis.

Skills Required:
Electric machine design and modelling (electromagnetic, thermal and stress analysis). Specification of e-machine mechanical constrcution details, incl. frame, cooling, bearings. . Must be conversant with machine design tools as well as drive (machine+inverter) modelling tools. Knowledge of power inverter/converter topologies & function.

Skills Preferred:
Power inverter & converter design

Experience Required:
At least 3 years experience in a machine design & development role incl. electromagnetic design, mechanical specification drawings, prototype build and testing

Experience Preferred:
Experience in power converter design, specification, build and testing

Education Required:
MSc or PhD in a related field
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