GE Appliances, a Haier company Principal Power Electronics Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky
USA, Louisville, KY
Job Posting Title
Principal Power Electronics Engineer
This position is a part of the Power Electronics team. The role will be responsible for looking at new electronic control boards for the next generation of power electronics for our Air conditioning, dish washer, laundry and, refrigeration products. The controls will be used in highly efficient and reliable appliances with superior performance for GE Appliances. The position will closely interact with other engineers along with manufacturing and commercial teams to understand all consumer queues in an effort to design and produce new and innovative products that lead the market as well as integrate into a strategic multi-generation product plan. The use of skilled engineering analysis and judgment with a strong desire to exceed customer expectations in every way is paramount to the position success.
What you will Do
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and schedules
Demonstrate feasibility of concepts via prototyping of control systems
Complete detailed design reviews on the electronic controls, including both hardware and software
Coordinate Software architecture and design
Develop and maintain comprehensive requirements specifications hardware and software for the controls
Synchronize control design efforts with other sub-system design leaders to ensure successful project execution
Coordinate control fabrication and qualification with the selected contract manufacturer
Manage co-development efforts with global engineering resources
Prepare and present project status to engineering management
Up to 20% Travel required including domestic and foreign locations.
Develop, mentor, and teach engineers
BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
Minimum 10 years of experience working on embedded controls.
Proven project management track record on several development projects.
Strong electronic hardware design experience and good understanding of firmware/software development processes.
Strong project planning and project leadership skills and experience.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain relationships with co-workers.
Excellent analytical skills.
Demonstrated initiative, leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
What you need to Succeed
Masters in Electrical or Electronics Engineering
Six Sigma certified Green Belt or Black Belt.
Experience in working with global design teams.
Experience in meeting domestic regulatory requirements (UL/FCC/etc – particularly UL60730 and/or UL1998).
Experience in meeting international regulatory requirements (IEC/CISPR/etc).
GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.