AUTOMOTIVE POWER ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN

  • onsemi
  • Livonia, MI, USA
  • Sep 09, 2022
Full time Engineering

Job Description

The Automotive Power Solutions group of onsemi seeks a skilled and motivated engineering technician to support the applications engineering team with high quality power electronics laboratory work.  This includes developing test assemblies where electro-mechanical integration is key.  The successful candidate will help conceive, design, fabricate, assemble, operate, and maintain bench-top setups that test the performance of onsemi parts for real-life applications.  The Automotive Power Solutions group is developing state-of-the-art silicon and silicon-carbide power electronic systems to enable vehicle electrification globally.  This position offers the opportunity to develop electro-mechanical hardware, teststand control software, interfaces between digital controllers and the test apparatus, working with high accuracy instrumentation in a power laboratory, while developing 3D CAD modeling and computer simulation skills.  If you are looking for a position where you can work with your hands and your mind while helping to develop new products for the rapidly growing vehicle electrification market, consider applying for this exciting position!

Additional duties will include managing the calibration of laboratory equipment, ensuring good housekeeping, maintaining supply stock, identifying equipment needs, abiding by and enforcing safe operating procedures, and helping maintain ISO certification.

 
Qualifications
Minimum 5 years experience in an electronics or electro-mechanical laboratory environment.

Ability to translate schematics, block diagrams and verbal descriptions into functioning hardware, and willingness to ask questions, seek clarification, and give guidance to senior colleagues when needed.

Skilled with typical electronics lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, LCR meters, waveform generators, current probes, high voltage/high current power supplies, hand held meters, soldering, PCB troubleshooting.

Skilled with workroom tools such as drill press, band saw, benchtop milling machine.

Familiarity with LabView software (or similar graphical programming environments) and digital controllers (such as NI CompactRIO) is preferred

Familiarity with switching power electronic circuits preferred.

Familiarity with concepts of heat transfer, power dissipation, and cooling of test setups,

Ability to manipulate data in Excel or other engineering calculation software (such as Matlab).

Experience with printed circuit board design and/or circuit simulation in tools such as Spice or Simetrix will be a plus.

Associates Degree in related field or equivalent professional experience.

onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a continued focus on the automotive and industrial end-markets, onsemi is accelerating change and driving disruptive innovation towards a sustainable ecosystem in high-growth megatrends such as vehicle electrification, advanced safety, alternative energy and factory automation. With a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, onsemi creates intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way in creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world. Today, the industrial and automotive end-markets are responsible for two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions, providing an immense opportunity for onsemi to do its part in achieving a net-zero economy with its intelligent power and sensing technologies. Climate change presents not only a risk to the environment, but also opportunities for innovative business solutions, and onsemi is committed to applying its research and design expertise and adapting its own operations to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.

 
Equal Employment Opportunity onsemi is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. The Company maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination or harassment against any qualified applicant or employee to the extent prohibited by federal, state and local laws and regulations. By way of example, discrimination on the basis of race (actual or perceived), ethnicity, color, religion (including any terms or conditions that would require a person to violate or forgo a sincerely held practice of their religion, unless it causes a bona fide undue hardship on the conduct of business), ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information (including test results), status as a protected veteran, uniform service member status or discharge status, political affiliation, union membership, gender identity or gender expression, certain arrest or criminal history records, homelessness, use of lawful products outside of work during nonworking hours, protective order status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law is prohibited.