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General Electric Electric Propulsion Systems Engineer in Garching, Germany

Job Description Summary

The Lead Engineer Electric Propulsion system will be a key member of the Hybrid Electric team within GE Aviation. He/she will contribute to the development of new technology for aviation application.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Perform the electric analysis for electric propulsion system.

  • Lead/support the electric propulsion system design.

  • Collaborate with the electric machine and power converter experts.

  • Support the electric system concept development for hybrid applications.

Required Qualifications

  • MS in electrical engineering

  • At least 5 years of experience on electrical propulsion systems and their components (electric machine, power converter, cables, energy storage, switchgear, filters, …)

  • Electric system design experience, preferably in the hybrid electric space.

  • Strong technical background in transient/dynamic electric system theory and analysis.

  • Proven expertise in time domain electric system analysis tools, preferably PLECS.

  • Proven expertise in Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) and Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) of electric propulsion systems.

  • Proven expertise in Python.

  • Proven expertise in Matlab/Simulink.

  • Experience in validating electric propulsion systems through prototyping and laboratory testing.

  • Experience with Hardware in the Loop (HiL) tools.

  • Experience in power converter / electric machine integration.

  • Experience in electric machine control.

  • Familiarity with impact of altitude on electric system components.

  • Familiarity with classical controls systems.

  • Familiarity or tuning of basic control loops – current, voltage, speed

  • Proven system thinker with ability to work in multidisciplinary teams.

Desired Characteristics

  • Ph.D. in electrical engineering

  • Excellent team player. Experience in working in a global team.

  • Passion for technical excellence and technology advancement

  • Ability to self-manage workload across a number of projects, self–directed and motivated

  • Industrial Experience


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