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Electrical Engineer NPD/Sustaining

Job Title: Electrical Engineer NPD/Sustaining
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 94078
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Anne Marie Fox
Telephone: 087 2197421

Electrical Engineer NPD/Sustaining
Our client, a manufacturing company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer NPD/Sustaining for their site.

  • Design and development of Electrical / Electronic solutions for Thermo King Transport Refrigeration products, working in conjunction with internal Subject Matter Experts (SME) and external experts, delivering solutions that meet all project scope requirements, including Design for Manufacture (DFM) and Design for Service.
  • Development, implementation and coordination of component/module/system validation plans in R&D test facilities in conjunction with the Test and Reliability teams, using systematic methodology, such as DFMEA and performance modelling.
  • Create detailed documentation of Electrical / Electronic components, including detailed specification drawings and Application Specification Documents.
  • Co-ordination of any required regulatory testing of Electrical / Electronic solutions at external agencies, including HALT (Highly Accelerated Life Test), EMC (Electro Magnetic Compatibility) testing, as required per regulatory standards.
  • Knowledge and ability to work within New Product Development (NPD) Process, with innate understanding of documented prerequisites and Milestone deliverables. Plan, schedule and report on design projects in a professional manner, using Project Management tools to coordinate strict deadlines.
  • Collaborate with Controls and Software Development groups to develop software specifications and Controls Algorithms for Transport Refrigeration Units.
  • Develop and manage supplier partnerships with TK’s current and prospective new suppliers, working closely with vendors to develop and deliver solutions.
  • Knowledge of relevant electrical safety standards and protocols applicable to mobile rotating electrical equipment, and mobile AC transmission systems.
  • Act as a change agent, thinking “outside the box” to bring about change and innovation. Identify new design / innovative ideas for current and future Transport Refrigeration Unit design architectures.
  • Identify industry trends and standards in the automotive industry specifically related to electric motors and generators, hybrid drive systems and electrical actuation systems

Qualifications & Key Competencies:
  • Degree in an Electrical / Electronic / Electro-Mechanical / Electromagnetics Engineering discipline
  • Background in design and manufacturing in the aerospace, industrial, or automotive industry desired.
  • Hybrid electric vehicle motor experience helpful.
  • Experience in design and debug of embedded microprocessor control systems desired.
  • Experience in Induction Motor and Permanent Magnet Generator technology, with materials background in magnet and magnetic properties an advantage.
  • Prior Experience of component qualification programs and new product development in an automotive/ machinery environment is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in high power switching devices such as Solid State Switches, Insulated Gate Bi-Polar Transistors (IGBT), Silicon Carbide (SiC) semiconductor switches, an advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of control systems and software testing and debug an advantage. Ability to manage critical product cost and new product development projects with team members and partners spread across global locations.
  • Capable of developing and executing test plans, interpreting test data, and developing and driving relevant corrective measures where necessary.
  • Previous experience in New Product Development (NPD) process, DFMEA, 6 Sigma, is desirable.

For further information on this Electrical Engineer NPD/Sustaining role in Galway please contact Anne Marie Fox on 087 2197421 /

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