Senior Power Electronics Engineer
Company: Trane Technologies
Posted on: October 12, 2021
At Trane Technologies we
Challenge Possible. Our brands – including Trane® and Thermo King® -
create access to cooling and comfort in buildings and homes,
transport and protect food and perishables, connect customers to
elevated performance with less environmental impact, dramatically
reduce energy demands and carbon emissions, and innovate with a
better world in mind. We boldly challenge what’s possible for
a sustainable world.
The future of transport refrigeration
is electric! Do you want to directly contribute to an organization
committed to reduce its customer carbon footprint by 1 Gigaton of
Carbon Dioxide? This Senior Power Electronics Systems
Engineer will lead development and integration of power
electronic modules and other components for zero-emissions
transport refrigeration products. This position will play a
critical role in the electrification of Thermo King products,
shaping the future of our sustainable product offerings.
Core Job Responsibilities (others may be added):
- Use your knowledge of multiple power electronic module
topologies to develop DCDC converters, AC-DC-AC power conversion
units, and other power electronics devices.
- Perform in-depth analysis, model-based simulation, and design
in the application of electromechanical rotational machines, power
electronics, and control systems by utilizing analytical tools like
Matlab/Simulink, PSIM, and PLECS.
- Translate end-product duty cycles into detailed requirements
for power electronics devices, and use these to model solutions for
thermal management, EMC/EMI compliance, and algorithms for motor
- Use your subject matter expertise to design-in reliability,
durability, performance, and safety. Conduct tradeoff analyses of
requirements, costs, and schedules.
- Manage your own project by developing project plans, creating
clear prioritization. Develop clear technical requirements in
collaboration with product development teams and suppliers, and
present materials in formal and informal reviews.
- B.S. or graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, and at least
7 years of experience.
- Knowledge of multiple power electronic module topologies: DC to
DC, Inverters, Power Conversion Units (AC-DC-AC), etc.
- Embedded controller firmware understanding and the ability to
specify and integrate different modules into a functioning system.
Usage of custom engineering development tools and scripts to
run design verification tests.
- Systems communications. CAN J1939 preferred, experience working
with message databases and analysis tools.
- Application understanding in on-highway and/or off-highway
industries desired but not required.
- Strong proficiency with verbal and written communication
skills, analytical problem solving, and creativity.
- Simulation and modeling skills. MATLAB/SIMULINK, PLECs,
SPICE tools highly desired.
We offer competitive compensation and
comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive
in both their professional and personal lives. We are proud
of our winning culture which is inclusive and respectful at its
core. We share passion for serving customers, caring for
others, and boldly challenging what’s possible for a sustainable
We are committed to achieving
workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an
equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a
protected veteran, or any legally protected status.
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