R&D Product / Application Engineer - Medium Voltage Drives

Siemens   •  

New Kensington, PA

Less than 5 years

Posted 304 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Overview

Electrical Engineer for medium-voltage drives reporting to the Manager of System Engineering.  Responsible to coordinate and lead design projects in order to meet product requirements, cost targets and product features, while ensuring a high quality design is release on-time to support project milestone and project budget.  



  •  Lead design activities to support cost targets, feature development, design validation, type testing for 3rd party compliance and system packaging.
  • Develop large AC drive, Power Supply and other Power Electronics technologies; introduce new features and design-to-cost measures to enhance existing product line(s).

  • Design, analyze and implement power electronics circuits, magnetic components and control strategies for large AC drives and power supplies.

  • Analyze effects of complete system operation including AC drive, input power system, output motor and load.

  • Provide technical expertise for failure mode and root cause analysis.

  • Interface, communicate, transact and/or lead such projects with other business functions including both internal and external customers.

  • Strong leadership, documentation, project management, and writing skills.


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

  • Minimum BS degree with 2-5 years of related experience in Product Engineering and/or Power Electronics

  • Experience in design, analysis, development and testing of IGBT based converters  required.

  • Product engineer experience in R&D environment preferred.

  • Experience with Siemens software tools (TeamCenter, SAP) preferred.

  • Required travel 5-10%.

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

  • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments.   

  • Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.

  • Typically 2-5 years of successful experience in related field. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.


Requisition Number: 223466