Power Electronics Engineer at EnerSys Delaware Inc.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description:

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

Job Purpose

The Systems and Electronics design group is growing and looking for talent in the field of power electronics and product development. This position requires creativity and innovation to propose, prototype, and deliver new concepts and designs related to battery charging and grid tied inverters. Initial projects include high efficiency DC/DC converters, fanless cooling topologies, and wireless power transfer. Experience in hardware design, component selection, simulation, prototype assembly, testing and control is desired.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Power Electronics Engineer will be required to demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise in the following areas:

Optimal selection of common power electronic components including switching devices, gate drivers, and magnetics

Understanding of standard modulation techniques and control methods for power electronics

Experience with power circuit simulation utilizing tools such as Spice, PLECS, Matlab/Simulink

Understanding of basic thermal management and heat sink selection for power electronics

Hands on design and testing experience with kW level power electronic designs and products (DC/DC and AC/DC)

Responsibilities include:

Innovation and promotion of ideas and concepts that can be leveraged into new products

Power Converter System Modeling, Simulation, and Design

Component selection and capability surveys to aid in down selection of new technologies

Prototype testing in an industrial lab setting involving voltage ranges of 600Vac and 1500Vdc

Documentation and report generation for all design phases and verification test results

Schematic capture and modification to support new and existing PCB drawings and designs

Ability to work efficiently and safely in an industrial development environment

Work Collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team to generate optimal system solutions for new products

Assist Sr. Level designers in the completion of NPI projects


Applicants must have the following minimum education, skills, and work experience:

Masters in Electrical Engineering with exposure to Power Electronics and Power Engineering

Good engineering communications and documentation skills

Strong computer skills to leverage modern CAD tools and simulation packages

Ability to multitask and prioritize to support a collaborative team environment

The ability to learn new concepts quickly and apply them to new designs

Travel Required:


General Job Requirements
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time
- Risk of electrical shock.
- Must be able to differentiate colors.

EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. EEO/M/F/Vets/Disabled

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