Electric Vehicle R & D Design Technician

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    Newburyport, United States

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  • Contact:

    Bill Hurynowicz

  • Published:

    9 months ago

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  • Provide technical information regarding products and standards to customers and client personnel.
  • Initiates and completes testing programs for both our client and competitive product.
  • Expands and improves product Application information for use internally and externally.
  • Support on-going released product for design improvements, cost reductions, and issue resolution.
  • Design, support, and assist the development of machine control systems as needed.
  • Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software.
  • Plans preventative maintenance on prototype and production tooling control systems.
  • Work with EV Global manufacturing plants to detect problems and implement solutions.
  • Manage relationships with vendors for external control system builds.
  • Effectively document all production processes and provide comprehensive manuals.


  • Bachelor of Science, EE/EET, or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a related technical field.
  • Excellent communicator of technical topics and subjects to a technical and non-technical audience.
  • High degree of learning agility to stay abreast of new products, technology, and applications.
  • Highly innovative, out of the box thinker capable of translating field learning to new product ideas.
  • Experience with control systems design software (LabView, MATLAB, etc.)
  • NEC/CEC knowledge and exhibited experience in building electrical systems and design is a plus.
  • Experience in the field of electrical protection (fuses, breakers, relays, etc.) is a plus
  • Ability to work with Standards (UL, CSA, IEC, IEEE, ISO, etc.)
  • Experience in performing load calculations, short-circuit, and coordination studies.
  • Knowledge of power generation and distribution systems is a plus
  • Learning agility to stay abreast of new products, technology, and applications.
  • Ability to communicate technical topics and subjects to a technical and non-technical audience including presentation to peers and customers.
  • Creative, hands-on individual
  • Ability to work in various lab environments (high voltage, low voltage, environmental)
  • Experience with working directly with customers to help identify potential product solutions to meet application needs.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to manufacturing plants and customer facilities globally. Frequency of travel may increase prior to and when launching new products.