Position title
Engineering QA Manager
Description

ePropelled is the leader in magnetic engineering innovations that dramatically improve electric motor and generator efficiency for propulsion applications such as aviation, aerospace and electric vehicles.

ePropelled is looking for a skilled “hands on” QA Manager to build a team, outfit a lab and create a process appropriate for the qualification testing of ePropelled’s products which include, power supplies, motor controllers and motor/motor generators. Ideal candidate would have experience in the testing of high current power supplies, motor controllers and motor/generators for use in a variety of applications.

Responsibilities
  • Testing propulsion motors and starter generators against marketing requirements and functional specifications.
  • Testing of high-power motor controllers, power supplies, high efficiency AC-DC power converters, DC-DC converters, synchronous rectifiers and battery management solutions. 
  • Testing of motor control systems utilizing embedded processors, DSPs, memory devices, OPAMPs, A/D and D/A converters, as well as other peripheral devices such as RS232, RS485, CAN bus, ModBus, USB interfaces, Ethernet and I2C interfaces as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  • Develop test plans to validate products meet defined marketing requirements.
  • Create technical documentation; hardware and software test plans and technical test reports documenting test results.
  • Familiarity with FCC testing for EMC and EMI as well as safety testing UL. 
  • Creation of automated test suites as appropriate.
  • Robust testing / validation / documentation methodology for system design verification.
  • Support new product introduction to manufacturing and through product lifecycle.
  • Manage and support the QA engineering team.
Qualifications
  • BS Degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing a QA group
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in qualifying motor/motor generators and Analogue/Digital electronics for use in power systems.
  • Knowledge of brushless, sensor-less, open loop and FOC motor drive techniques.  
  • Experience validating propulsion motors and starter generators against marketing requirements and functional specifications.
  • Experience testing high-power motor controllers, power regulators, high efficiency AC-DC power converters, DC-DC converters, synchronous rectifiers and battery management solutions. 
  • Familiarity testing motor control systems utilizing embedded processors, DSPs, memory devices, OPAMPs, A/D and D/A converters, as well as other peripheral devices such as RS232, RS485, CAN bus, ModBus, USB interfaces, Ethernet and I2C interfaces as well as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
  • Experience developing test plans to validate products meet defined marketing requirements.
  • Experience creating technical documentation, hardware and software test plans and technical test reports documenting test results.
  • Familiarity with FCC and safety certification testing. 
  • Robust testing / validation / documentation methodology for system design verification.
  • Experience with basic electronics tools: oscilloscope, data logger, power supplies, active loads.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

 

 

 

Employment Type
Full time
Industry
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Job Location
Lowell, MA, USA
Valid through
December 31, 2019
Base Salary
$ DOE
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Position: Engineering QA Manager

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