Rockwell Automation – Sr Motor Hardware Engineer

  • Lead electromagnetic design of servo motors for new product development.
  • Lead servo motor technology assessment to support the development of motor product roadmap.
  • Support motor product certification requirements and the creation of design guidance to facilitate certifications.
  • Create engineering evaluation test plan to validate motor prototypes.
  • Conduct design reviews and peer reviews as needed to ensure that the products meet the intended design specifications.
  • Assess products and processes for their ability to meet customer requirements including capability, reliability, and robustness.

Skills You Have


  • Knowledge of Motor electromagnetic design.
  • Experience with 2D and 3D FEA, Ansys Maxwell, or similar electromagnetic analysis software.
  • Basic knowledge of power electronics and servo drives.
  • Knowledge of motor insulation system.
  • Knowledge of motor thermal modeling.
  • Knowledge of motor control theory/algorithm.
  • Experience utilizing Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of design for motor manufacturing.
  • Experience working in a lab testing environment including use of oscilloscope and data acquisition equipment and writing technical reports.


  • The ability to effectively collaborate with and lead a broader team including Product Management, vendors, testers, and Operations.
  • The ability to contribute to strategic product direction by keeping others aware of relevant technology.


  • Excellent communication, reporting/presentation skills and influence. Demonstrated competency working across business unit lines with an integrated team to achieve positive objectives.


  • Prioritizes engineering tasks consistent with the overall motion business strategy.
  • Ensures thorough familiarity with policies and procedures relating to standards of business conduct, and demonstrates full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering or related Engineering degree.
  • Travel 5% of time

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience in servo motor product development
  • Master’s, PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechatronics Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of robotics, AGV, linear motors and Independent Cart Technology.
  • Knowledge of Industrial Automation application including motion application.
  • Familiarity with principles of Design for Six Sigma and comfortable working with statistics.
  • Experience with 3D modeling (Creo and Solidworks)
  • Experience working with certifying bodies such as UL, CSA, TUV, etc.—Minnesota/Sr-Motor-Hardware-Engineer_R21-12616