Senior Development Engineer - Electric Motors



  • Create systematic and module based analysis of customer requirements.
  • Concept design of a family concept for electric Motors for automotive applications (some kW range).
  • Selection of cost optimal and scalable motor technologies according to different use-cases.
  • Electro-magnetic design of electric Motors, Field simulation and verification with prototypes.
  • Structural and rotodynamic calculation, Thermal calculation of electric Motors.
  • Managing of suppliers for motor parts or managing of complete motor manufacturing.
  • Build up a knowledge base for part costs and manufacturing costs (tooling).
  • Have close contact to different universities according to their knowledge, monitor the technology trends.
  • Perform systematic best practise analysis and concepts for VAVE activities.
  • Involvement in integration testing and evaluation of prototype e-Motors.




  • Graduated as minimum BSc (MSc or PhD preferred) electrical engineer or physics with studies and experience on the field of electric motor simulations and design
  • Min. 3, but ideally 5+ years experience on the field of electric motor development / manufacturing
  • Experienced with FEM tools
  • Proven knowledge in industrial environment on the filed of electric motor design and/or manufacturing
  • Practical knowledge about motor BoM and manufacturing costs
  • A good team player
  • Fluent English knowledge in oral and written form (German is an advantage but not a must)

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