Staff Engineer, Electrical – Carrier

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Syracuse

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 10-15+years

Job Description

Date Posted:

United States of America

CANTR: Refrigeration-Syracuse, NY 6304 Thompson Rd, Syracuse, NY, 13221 USA

The Electrical-Mechanical Systems Integration Engineer will be a technical leader as part of our Systems Engineering team to interface with the Electrical and Controls Engineering team and ensure seamless integration and operation of the next generation full electric transport refrigeration units. The position is focused on design, integration and qualification of refrigeration systems which include power supply, power conversion as well as electronic controls systems.

About this role:

Carrier has an exciting opportunity for a Electrical-Mechanical Systems Integration Engineer to join its Carrier Truck & Trailer Engineering team located in Syracuse, NY. Our team is providing game changing solutions to make Carrier’s truck and trailer transportation refrigeration units sustainable and efficient. Our products are undergoing a radical transformation into fully electric, intelligent refrigeration systems that are more efficient and reliable. We design, develop, and support systems with a high degree of interaction between refrigeration and flexible power supply. We are continuously adopting new development technologies and capabilities to deliver advanced solutions for a safe and sustainable cold chain.

Key Responsibilities:
• Work in a team defining and representing the structure of a refrigeration system integrating electrical and control subsystems
• Help defining and documenting the interface between mechanical and structural components and the electrical system
• Help with identifying business requirements (performance, reliability, and cost) and desired outcomes of integrating refrigeration and electrical subsystems. This includes the evaluation of system tradeoffs and integration opportunities
• Specify requirements for operation of a fully electric refrigeration systems including coordination logic between refrigeration and electrical subsystems
• Specify power supply requirements to guarantee adequate and efficient operation of the refrigeration system, including peak loads during transient operation
• Use modeling and design tools, perform analytical calculations, verify, and test on lab prototypes and proof of concepts
• Troubleshoot problems on existing products, engage in root cause analysis activities
• Collaborate effectively with the Electrical and Controls Engineering team
• Drives the research, development, design, and testing of electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks to ensure that business objectives and required specifications are met.
• Represents the organization at conferences, meetings, boards, panels, committees, or working groups to present, explain, or defend findings or recommendations, negotiate compromises or agreements, or exchange information.
• Provides technical training for less experienced engineers to ensure that quality standards are met.
• Analyzes system requirements, capacity, cost, and customer needs to determine feasibility of project and develop system plans.
• Designs electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications.
• Develops implementation schedules and proposes cost budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and within established budgets.
• Directs and coordinates activities concerning manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, operation, or modification of electronic equipment, products, or systems to ensure smooth operations of activities.
• Evaluates operational systems, prototypes and proposals and recommends repair or design modifications, based on factors such as environment, service, cost, and system capabilities to ensure required specifications are met.
• Oversees the implementation of new electronic/electrical equipment designs and modification and maintenance of existing designs/systems to improve operational efficiency.
• Leads sub-system development to ensure business objectives are achieved.

Basic Qualifications:
• 7+ years in electro-mechanical design and demonstrated experience with designing electrified mechanical products (e.g. all electric vehicles)
• 3+ years experience writing and maintaining electrical systems requirements, review, and verify electrical designs and schematics
• 3+ years experience with wiring, connectors, harnessing and integration of electrical components into the mechanical structure

Preferred Qualifications:

Other qualifications you may have that would be beneficial in this role include:
• Experience with refrigeration systems and their operation
• Familiarity with power conversion and storage equipment selection and specification
• Experience in new product design and qualification, design failure mode analysis, system safety
• Proficient in modern experimental and modeling/simulation methods, instrumentation, and measurement systems
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to collaborate in a global team environment
• A proactive individual with demonstrated capability to innovate, propose new ideas, lead by example, show curiosity, and question the status quo
• Self-directed and highly motivated
• Possess analytical thinking, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to learn new tools, methods and technologies as requirements evolve
• Strong communication and organizational skills, demonstrated capability to work across organizational boundaries and across disciplines
• B. Sc. degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with 10+ years of relevant experience
• M. Sc. degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering with 8+ years of relevant experience
• Minimal Travel to customer sites, field locations and other Carrier sites
• Domestic relocation will be considered


Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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