Control Engineer C

Control Engineer C - Study Yaskawa drive control algorithms. Organize and maintain existing documentation and create block diagrams as necessary for any undocumented functionality; perform computer simulations using control modeling to understand drive response and performance expectations; share and discuss simulation results, field experiences, lab testing with Yaskawa Japan and other subsidiaries; perform control and performance testing of competitive products and generate comparison reports; provide support and training to other departments on control related topics as necessary; research, document, and recommend solutions for product control limitations; generate control and software based proposals that can be applied to new target applications; act as control/performance primary technical liaison with Yaskawa Japan and other subsidiaries. Regularly advocate for recommended proposals and solutions; and act as primary engineering liaison for software and control intellectual property. Perform basic patent investigations for newly proposed Yaskawa software and control algorithms.

Requirements - Bachelors or foreign degree equivalent in electrical engineering or related field and 3 years of experience in the job offered or 3 years of engineering experience with variable frequency drive systems, including control of both induction and permanent magnet motors. Special skills - 3 years of experience with control theory and control system design principles, including practical experience with reading, writing and interpreting control block diagrams; 3 years of experience with experience with simulation tools including Matlab/Simulink and Simplorer; 3 years of experience with C or C++ programming languages; 3 years of experience with reading and comprehension of electrical schematics; and 3 years of experience using electrical test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, chart recorders, logic analyzers.

Employer and Worksite: Yaskawa America, Inc., 2121 Norman Drive South, Waukegan, IL  60085.

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Ms. Patty Chybowski 
Senior HR Generalist 
Yaskawa America, Inc 
2121 Norman Drive South
Waukegan, IL  60085