Garrett Motion – Junior Motor Control Engineer


  • Torrance, CA, US
  • Brno, BM, Czech Republic
  • Thaon-Les-Vosges, 88, France

Job Description

As a Junior Motor Control Engineer in COE – Electrification, you will have ownership of control algorithm and calibration of high-speed AC machine drive. A strong knowledge of Vector Control & AC machine drive is essential for this job. And you are also required to have a good knowledge of power electronics, its hardware and system for proper design of control algorithm and HWIO (a.k.a HAL).

Besides them, understanding of control theory both in continuous- and discrete-time domain will help you to perform your daily activities. Also, knowledge and experience to implement simulation model of whole AC machine drive system in time-domain will be highly evaluated. Coding skill in C also will help you because you will work closely with embedded software engineers.

Impact Statements & Responsibilities

  • Motor control algorithm design, calibration & validation support
  • Documentation creation & management: requirements, design choices justification.
  • Support to develop and maintain the simulation platform related to the motor control software modules.
  • Closely working with embedded software engineer for algorithm implementation & testing
  • Supporting & trouble-shooting various test benches for system validation.

You must have:

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering & PhD in electric motor controls preferred
  • 2+ years+ experience in motor control algorithm development including Sensorless, Space Vector Modulation, Field Oriented controls.
  • Simulation tool proficiency (Matlab, LABVIEW…)
  • Experimental test proficiency (Canape, INCA, Canalyser…)
  • Good communication and global/multi-cultural team spirit
  • Fluent English.

We are offering

  • Integrating a high technology, collaborative & passionate team
  • Discovering high paced Automotive product development together with exciting and innovative technologies
  • Close contact with major OEM and suppliers
  • Career opportunities and dynamic and international work environment

About Us

This is an exciting time to join Garrett Motion! Garrett is one of the automotive industry’s most iconic brands, supplying cutting-edge technology solutions to nearly every major automaker and truck manufacturer in the world. Recognized for more than 65 years for its ground-breaking turbochargers, Garrett is today leading the breakthrough of new electric boosting applications and software solutions that will continue to make vehicles safer, more connected, efficient and environmentally friendly.

About the Team

Part of the Garrett Engineering organization, the Electrification Centre of Excellence team is responsible for developing a differentiated product portfolio of e-boosting solutions that enables our customers to set new benchmarks in vehicle efficiency. From Garrett’s Two-Stage Hydrogen Fuel Cell Compressor launched back in 2016 to the Electric Turbo expected on the road as early as 2021, our Electrification Centre of Excellence teams have been setting the stage for new exciting products. Integrating state-of-the art ultra-high-speed electric motor/generators, power electronics, control electronics, and advance control software, our Engineers are leading innovations for a safer, cleaner and more efficient world on the move.

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