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LA CROSSE, WI Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 15 January 2020
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Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans.

The Modelling & Simulation Engineer will develop modelling and simulations of electric drives/motors and incorporate into hardware-in-the loop (HIL) systems. This position will involve working in state-of-the-art laboratories with subject matter experts (SMEs) and include opportunities to publish key project findings in conference proceedings and technical journals.

Core Job Responsibilities (others may be added):

  • Multiple areas centered around electric drives and motors, including modelling and simulation, controls, model based code generation, finite element analysis, HIL simulation and validation etc.
  • Hardware design of HIL testbeds for drives testing.
  • Develop automated test scripts.
  • Interface with USA, Finland and India modeling and simulation groups to look for opportunities for common integration.
  • Understand drive motor control algorithm for various motor types
  • Perform in-depth analysis utilizing analytical tools available in the industry.
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge in the areas of electric drives to maximize productivity, quality and drive business growth.
  • Author lab test plans, conduct testing, analyze and interpret results and execute design updates based on the results.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to designers, lab technicians and other team members.
  • Develop project plans, prioritize tasks, and provide regular project updates.
  • Write clear technical reports and present results in formal and informal environments.
  • Maintain/develop software tools to improve development, testing, and trouble shooting.
  • Work with software, mechanical, and reliability engineers across the IR sectors to develop system requirements.
  • Support development of qualification test standards for power electronics.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Power Electronics or Electrical Engineering and at least 1 year of Co-op or Internship work experience is required.
  • Ph.D. in Engineering is a plus.

Essential Skills or Knowledge:
  • Experience with HIL based platforms such as Opal-RT, Speedgoat, RTDS is required.
  • Understanding of control system design including instrumentation and HMIs. Classical control knowledge required (PID control, linear control, digital filtering). Advanced control knowledge preferred (modern control theory and model predictive control).
  • Understanding of optimization techniques is preferred.
  • Experience in variable speed drives, closed loop control methods and motors is preferred.
  • Experience with model based design processes and modeling & simulation of complex systems is required. Proficiency with Mathworks tools such as MATLAB, Simulink, and Stateflow is required. Proficiency in SVN is beneficial.
  • Experience in automating processes via m-scripts and App Designer is preferred.
  • Understanding or working knowledge of FEA based simulation tools such as MotorSolve, MAGNET etc. is desired.
  • Strong background in programming microcontrollers via Embedded C, understanding of peripherals such as ADC, DAC, PWM, Digital I/O, SPI, I2C etc. is required.
  • Experience with MAAB, J-MAAB, IEC 62304 or equivalents are preferred.
  • Self-motivated, willing to take initiative, able to function effectively in independent and team based situations.
  • Ability to work in a laboratory environment for extended duration, author test plans, coordinate testing with lab staff and reviewing results.
  • Must be adept at report writing and presenting technical information to a wide audience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required with good interpersonal skills, able to express concepts and ideas with clarity

We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.

If you share our passion for inspiring progress-for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate-then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you!

LA CROSSE, WI, United States of America
Ingersoll Rand
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1/15/2020 8:33:40 AM

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