- Laboratory experience
- ISO 9001
- Health insurance
- Tuition reimbursement
Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a U.S. corporation, created to provide Automation Solutions and Support to our customers in North America, Central America, and South America. Yaskawa is the world's largest manufacturer of AC Inverter Drives, Servo and Motion Control, and Robotics Automation Systems. Products are marketed through direct sales, partners, representatives, dealers, and distributors. Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a wholly-owned corporation of Yaskawa Electric Corporation of Japan. Since 1915, Yaskawa Electric has served the world needs for products to improve global productivity through Automation. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond.
We are looking for an Electrical Product Engineer in our Oak Creek manufacturing facility to design the power section of cube drives and, when necessary, peripheral components to improve Yaskawa America’s competitive edge in the North and South American Drives marketplace. The Electrical Product Engineer will also have responsibility for leading type test and qualification efforts on local development projects and global efforts.
More specifically, the Electrical Product Engineer will:
Select and qualify new components and develop product designs according to product specification requirements and internal design and quality standards.
Interpret and apply relevant safety standards, particularly UL 508C and UL 61800-5-1, to electrical designs.
Interpret and apply relevant EMC and harmonics standards, e.g. IEC 61800-3-1, IEEE 519, etc. to electrical designs.
Lead and perform type tests to validate designs in meeting product specifications.
Conduct and participate in formal product specification, design, and test report reviews.
Create and maintain development documentation, including, but not limited to, product specifications, design review documents, BOMs, formal schematics, and test plans and reports.
Follow established development processes from product concept to mass production according to internal product development procedures and ISO 9001-2015 requirements. Guide Operations as necessary with prototype build and mass production activities.
Design gate drive circuits, control systems, and peripheral devices to meet the needs of common VFD applications.
Travel to other Yaskawa locations, customers, and vendors as necessary. Up to 25% travel may be required.
The ideal candidate will have a BSEE or a minimum of 10 years of development engineering with field or lab experience with VFDs and their applications, motors, servo controllers and other automation equipment. The successful candidate will have exceptional knowledge of design simulation software with PSice, Simplorer or LTspice as well as experience in selecting, applying and testing power semiconductor devices.
We offer the opportunity to experience the excitement, challenge and rewards of working in an entrepreneurial, fast growing, and industry-leading company where you will be challenged to manage projects and apply your skills to a wide variety of applications. Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan and educational assistance programs offering up to $10,000 a year for graduate courses. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.
If the Electrical Product Engineer role sounds like a fit for your background and career goals, we would love to hear from you!
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