Utilize product return data to identify, design, validate and implement quality enhancements for AC Servo Drives.
Identify and implement cost saving design opportunities for AC Servo Drives.
Analyze electrical, electro-mechanical circuit or system anomalies, identify root cause and implement subsequent design solutions.
Coordinate all aspects of prototype evaluation testing and product qualification testing.
Provide electrical engineering support to ensure that Rockwell Automation's AC Servo Drives achieve their intended product lifecycle by managing component obsolescence and agency certification updates.
Provide electrical engineering support to Rockwell Automation's global manufacturing facilities for AC Servo Drives. Implement product changes to drive manufacturing efficiency and lower cost manufacturing.
Coordinate engineering changes across global locations that include the phase in and phase out of components.
Work in a team environment and interface with other functional groups such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Marketing, Purchasing and outside suppliers.
Demonstrate organizational, communication, and documentation skills in order to clearly convey status updates, technical issues, design alternatives, etc.
Create and manage a project activity list that includes estimated activity duration and required resources.
Demonstrate hardware design experience in digital AC Servo Drive design targeting highly dynamic positioning applications.
BSEE is highly preferred
Minimum of 2 years of experience in hardware design in a New Product Development or Continuation/Sustaining Engineering environment.
Knowledge of electrical and electro-mechanical circuits and systems in all three disciplines of analog, digital, and power.
Ability to manage PCB layouts and perform design verification including analysis of design margin.
Must be capable of using computer simulation before prototyping i.e. PSPICE, Matlab/Simulink, Simplorer, Hyperlinks, etc.
Must have a solid understanding of EMC guidelines, standards and design mitigation techniques.
Experienced with agency approval requirements and designing for codes such as UL, CE, IEC, etc.
Design expertise in developing power electronic circuits and components such as IGBTs, MOSFETs, diodes, capacitors and high frequency magnetic components.
Understanding of gate drive design, thermal management, voltage and current sensing techniques and protection circuitry.
MSEE or coursework towards a master's degree in Electrical Engineering.
Familiar with Allen-Bradley AC Servo Drives and AC Servo Motors.
Familiarity with Allen-Bradley ControlLogix/CompactLogix PLC architecture and connected components.
Experience with safety certification compliant with IEC-61508.
Experience with incremental and absolute encoders.
Experience with embedded firmware (C/C++) at a peripheral/device driver level.
Knowledge of advanced embedded system peripherals (ie. LCD, DDR, FPGA, SPI, UART, PWM, A/D, Ethernet, CAN).
Processor Experience: PowerPC, TMS320, PIC.
Proficiency with Mentor for schematic entry.
Familiar with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Six Sigma tools and techniques.
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