Cummins Inc. Power Electronics Controls Engineer - Technical Specialist in Columbus, Indiana
Power Electronics Controls Engineer - Technical Specialist
We are looking for a talented Power Electronics Controls Engineer - Technical Specialist to join our team specializing in Engineering for our Corporate Research & Technology Development Group in Columbus, IN / your remote home office.
In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:
Develop motor controls, including high and low-fidelity simulation models, for various electric machines including permanent magnet (IPM/SPM), synchronous reluctance, and induction machines
Collaborate with power electronics, electric machines, and software team to develop electric solutions for commercial vehicles. Help develop application-level power electronics firmware and software to validate hardware operation.
Develop hardware-in-the-loop test benches for power electronics, motors, and controls
Design and implement control loops for inverters, converters, and electric motor drives
Integrate, test, and troubleshoot power electronics in electric- and hybrid-electric powertrains
Use system-level software and tools to optimize power electronics controls for powertrain solutions
To be successful in this role you will need the following:
Master’s or PhD degree in electrical engineering with specialization in power electronics, electric motors, and their controls, and electric drives systems
3-5 years of experience in developing power electronics controls for powertrain applications
Knowledge of field-oriented space vector controls for PM machines, machine position sensors, PWM strategies for power electronics controls, embedded software principles, fault diagnostics and system
Strong theoretical knowledge of different control techniques including vector controls, model predictive controls, robust control methods, adaptive control, machine learning and other advanced controls
Experience with high power inverter and motor-dyno test activities (preparing plans, executing the tests, etc.)
Good knowledge of power electronics circuits, systems, and controls.
Strong understanding of different motor architectures and winding theory. Knowledge of various motor topologies and their control strategies.
Ability in building and modeling different electric machines and their controls
Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Cummins Tech Center
Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office
Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced
Job Posting Sep 17, 2021, 9:20:13 AM
Unposting Date Ongoing
Req ID: 21000661