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Job titlePrincipal E-Motor Designer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary125,000 - 160,000 USD
LocationNorth America
Bonus PackageAnnual discretionry
Job description

Do you have experience in production motor design or commercial motor design research? Would you like to work for an award-winning transmissions company with a strong reputation in the automotive world? We’re working with a global transmissions consultancy? Who are looking for a Principal E-Motor Designer to join their team. 


The company 

Our client is on a mission to create the future of powertrains. They work on the full lifecycle from strategic planning to testing of powertrain and electrification technologies. They’ve got a rich history in the automotive space, working with major vehicle OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to optimise their products.  

Working towards a more sustainable future, they are operating in the electrification space to advance the development of new, more sustainable technologies.  


The role 

As Principal E-Motor Designer you’ll lead and develop our client’s e-machine design capabilities. You’ll be focused on design and development activities for electric machines across the automotive, commercial, and aerospace sectors. You’ll be a technical expert on electromagnetic, thermal and mechanical design and will apply this knowledge to electric systems to drive the very best in performance. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Leading the design and development activities for electric machines 

  • Achieving best-in-class performance  

  • Researching electric machines and systems to develop state-of-the-art technology and drive innovation 

  • Solving complex problems (including control instability and EMC) 

  • Supervising the building and testing of prototypes 

  • Guiding and mentoring a growing department 

  • Working across the whole product development lifecycle 

  • Executing engineering tasks to the highest level 


The requirements 

You’ll have at 5 years’ experience in production motor design or commercial motor design research. Other requirements include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical engineering, electric drives, or an aligned subject 

  • Understanding on multi-phase synchronous and asynchronous motor design theory 

  • Experience designing and developing electric machines 

  • Track record using electromagnetic and thermal design software 

  • Technically minded 

  • Experience manufacturing machine components  

  • Able to motivate and mentor a team working on a variety of projects 

  • Able to engage with stakeholders at all levels 

  • Able to drive continuous improvement 

  • Focused on value-add and driving exceptional customer experience 

  • Hands on and passionate 

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) 


Important information 

FMC contact for this role: Steph Allen 

Reference number: 9437 

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.