EE23093 Development Specialist - Power Magnetics

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Southeast US, Texas, Washington, Roanoke VA preferred, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 4/11/2024
Closing Date: 4/26/2024
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE23093 
Job Title Development Specialist – Power Magnetics
Office Location Southeast US, Texas, Washington, Roanoke VA Preferred
Business Function/Department Technology/Product Development
Sales Territory, if applicableN/A
General Role Description
Provide technical leadership and direction for the application, design, and manufacturing of high-power transformers and magnetics primarily in the renewable energy market
Role Accountabilities
  • Analyze the magnetics market to identify potential new transformer vendors
  • Create and execute supplier audit practices for magnetics purchases
  • Provide technical input to the sourcing department to reduce cost of magnetics
  • Lead design reviews with vendors to identify design weakness or cost savings opportunities
  • Provide supplier quality audit reports for the qualification of potential vendors and on-going audits of existing vendors
  • Provide technical oversight to field activities involving magnetics including review of processes, execution of system changes, maintenance, or repairs
  • Provide technical oversight and input into the management of the Company’s suppliers of transformers and inductors
  • Provide root cause analysis reports with respect to field issues for Company management, suppliers, and clients
  • Prepare and communicate specifications to ensure vendors have necessary information to provide accurate cost quotations
  • Prepare documentation for clients which articulates the benefits of the Company’s solution and propose competitive options applicable to the clients’ individual needs
  • Promote consistent application engineering practices and improved response times by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and productive communication with parent company personnel
  • Present the Company’s technical solutions to management, employees, clients and others at technical meetings, conferences and via technical articles or professional society publications
  • Lead technical discussions with parent company design teams during the product specification and development process
  • Provide technical consulting, coaching, and training to company and vendor engineering team members to transfer knowledge of the Company’s process and product solutions and ensure successful project execution, as directed by management

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of science degree in power systems, electrical, mechanical, or related engineering field or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • 5 years’ experience in large transformer and inductor design, application, and manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated experience in transformer procurement, service and repair.
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools as well as programming and modeling experience
  • Availability to travel domestically, approximately 20%, and internationally, approximately 10%, often with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master of science degree in power systems, electrical, mechanical, or related engineering field
  • Proficiency in computer modeling techniques, such as, but not limited to, Altair Magsoft
  • Demonstrated experience in MV transformer design for solar applications.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of oil cooled transformer design methods.
  • Demonstrated experience in procurement of magnetics with a major utility
  • Demonstrated experience with custom MW scale power magnetics for industrial applications.
  • Relationships with vendors of magnetic products.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with power conversion technology and applications
  • Demonstrated experience in the research and application of new technologies for client solutions
Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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