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Regal Beloit Corporation Design Engineer III, Hardware/Power Electronics in Fort Wayne,, Indiana


Position Summary:

Responsibility within the HVAC business segment for electronic hardware and software design, associated documentation, software design/maintenance of motor control functions, validation and testing, production and quality support.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Design hardware electronics for high voltage (115Vac, 230Vac & 460Vac) electronic controllers for electric machines

  • Simulate mixed analog and digital electronic circuits

  • Select and assess suitability and reliability of electronic components

  • Design, debug, and test embedded software for motor control applications.

  • Develop software architecture for new features and technologies related to control of electric machines

  • Maintain product documentation

  • Interact with Application, Software, and other Electronic Engineers to meet customer/system requirements

  • Prototype electronic circuits and document measurements and results

  • Review and approve electrical documentation (schematics, assembly drawings, BOM, PCB layouts, etc.)

  • Perform failure analysis of electronic circuits. Issue report on findings as well as recommendations on opportunities for continuous improvement

  • Interface with circuit board contract manufacturer


Required Education / Experience / Skills:

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical or Computer engineering

  • 7 years relevant experience

  • Experience designing 3 phase inverters for electric machines

  • Experience designing mixed analog and digital circuits

  • Experience designing switch mode power supplies (buck and flyback configurations)

  • Experience designing analog electronic functions (isolated RS-232, RS-485, NFC antennas)

  • Experience with circuit schematic capture and layout

  • Experience with circuit simulation software

  • Experience testing and troubleshooting high voltage electronics up to 650Vdc

  • Experience with evaluating reliability of electronic circuits

  • Experience developing embedded software for control of electric machine (assembly and C)

  • Experience with motor control peripherals (ADC, PWM timers, DAC)

  • Experience with communication peripherals (UART, I2C, SPI)

  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Experience providing customer support and dealing with customer issues.

  • Skilled in organizing, prioritizing and coordinating working relationships with all levels of personnel within and outside of the organization.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Familiar with RoHS and EHS guidelines.

  • Familiar with test procedures for EMI, hipot, 6kV transient, ESD.

  • Familiar with agency testing (e.g. UL)

  • Experience simulating and designing magnetics for EMI filters and switch mode power supplies

  • Experience simulating and designing EMI filters

  • Experience testing and troubleshooting high voltage electronics up to 650Vdc

  • Experience with laboratory equipment used in the testing of electric machines (high voltage electronic power supplies, dynamometers)

  • Experience developing software meeting agency requirements (e.g. UL 60730)

  • Understanding of control of induction and permanent magnet motors

  • Strong innovation skills

  • Six Sigma Training/Certification (Green Belt / DFLSS)

Travel: Some domestic and international travel to plants, test facilities, and/or customer facilities required.

Language: English