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G-TECH Services, Inc. Test Engineer Dynamometer in Livonia, Michigan

Position Description:

Are you ready to come join a leading manufacturer of automobiles and automotive products? We are searching for a highly skilled and motivated candidate in the area of electric powertrain testing to support development of current and future hybrid electric and battery electric vehicles in its Electric Drive Dynamometer and Electric Drive Motor Lab. As a phenomenal teammate, you will build impact by collaborating across the Electrified Powertrain Engineering organization and with key work partners throughout the company including with the product, engineering and technology teams. You will: • Test electrical machines or subcomponents and inverter systems • Handle operation of test cells with dynamometers, variable frequency drives, battery simulators, active/passive loads, oil conditioning units, air and coolant chillers, thermal chambers, NVH chambers and data acquisition systems • Operate and interface microcontrollers including control unit tuning and calibration • Configure data acquisition systems to measure temperature, voltage, current, electrical and mechanical power, speed, torque, vibration, pressure, etc. • Operate equipment such as oscilloscopes, power scopes, power analyzers and integrated DAQ systems • Configure and execute manual and automated tests by following test plans, user guides and safety protocols • Follow test lab operation processes and complete test requests from requesting engineers with support of technicians and facility services in the test setups • Operate and build data post processing tools and generate test reports • Work in small or larger scale lab projects for new or upgraded equipment • Develop test processes and procedures, project engineering and work instructions for engineers and technicians • Design fixtures and test setups for standard or custom test methods including interaction with fabrication shops and part vendors • Share and present work to multi-functional teams and leadership

Skills Required:

Understanding the theory of permanent magnet and induction machines and variable frequency drives. Operation of DAQ systems such as power analyzers, oscillscopes, PXI systems and dataloggers.

Skills Preferred:

Experience with CAN/Ethernet/ASAP3 based communications and related API concepts Familiarity with energy control-power lock out, arc flash and high voltage safety training/practices Ability to build and interpret CAD drawings, wiring diagrams and other schematics Knowledge of ISO test equipment calibration requirements/practices and quality standards Knowledge of 5D and FMEA methods Proficient using software and controllers such as Matlab, Scilab, NI LabVIEW/TestStand, AVL Puma/Lynx, IMC Dataworks, Accurate Technologies ATI Vision, Vector, ETAS INCA, Siemens SCADAS/SIMATICS, MS Visual Studio or Sublime Text or other code editor to build applications Excellent teamwork, communication and documentation skills Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks

Experience Required:

• 2+ years of experience with high power motors and/or inverters • 2+ years of experience with test laboratory experience • 2+ years of experience with test data post processing and simulation using a numerical computational tool (e.g. Matlab, Scilab, GNU Octave, etc.) .

Experience Preferred:

• 3+ years of experience with electric machines, motor drives, motor controls and calibration, motor and inverter cooling systems and electromechanical interaction of electric drives • 3+ years of experience related to testing motor drive systems including: design verification testing, thermal testing, durability testing and test automation • 3+ years of experience in diagnostics/solving problems in test lab environment including work with EMI, power circuit sizing, test alarm systems and automated test sequencing • 3+ years of experience with test and measurement equipment such as data acquisition, oscilloscopes, motor controllers, test automation and variable frequency drives

Education Required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

Education Preferred:

Master’s Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Additional Information :

Additional assignments may be added based on experience and skills.

Category Product Engineering

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -062021-115937

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