Posted on 
Jun 22

Senior Electrical Propulsion Motor & Controller Engineer

About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Propulsion Motor & Controller Engineer to help design and develop our electric propulsion system, including the electric motors, motor controllers/inverters and variable-pitch propellers. This will be a broad role covering design, analysis and testing.

You will work in the Electric Propulsion Systems department, part of the engineering organization, and take broad responsibility for development, integration, qualification and certification of the electric motor and motor controller/inverter, including the thermal management system.

You will oversee the electrical propulsion system architecture including performance tradeoffs, components selection, cooling system specification and safety requirements compliance. You will define, specify and test all electrical motor and inverter system requirements targeting the compliance with safety, performance and program requirements

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience
- BS or MS in engineering (Electrical/Electronic)
- Minimum 10 years’ experience in electrical propulsion systems and/or electrical machines/power electronics
- Experience with Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and High Voltage applications
- Experience in aeronautical applications is desirable
- Knowledge with aerospace regulations and certification standards is also desirable but not essential
- Practical experience in a lab or test rig environment, including testing knowhow for high-voltage, high-power inverters and/or motors
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
- Eagerness to work with others
- A passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission

The ideal candidate would have
- Knowledge of power electronics components design and other components within the overall electric propulsion system
- Experience in selection, sizing, and design of components for building power electronics converters and inverters
- Working knowledge in manage and release system requirements and specifications
- Experience in managing suppliers and interfaces among stakeholders
- Experience in management of complex electrical and/or mechanical interfaces of distributed systems
- Knowledge in system modeling tools such as Matlab/Simulink are desirable
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide timely, accurate reports and presentations to senior management and functional teams
- Well-organized and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work in international teams
- Willingness to defend and challenge new technical ideas
- Ability to adapt to new challenges and go beyond the original field of expertise

Description

About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Propulsion Motor & Controller Engineer to help design and develop our electric propulsion system, including the electric motors, motor controllers/inverters and variable-pitch propellers. This will be a broad role covering design, analysis and testing.

You will work in the Electric Propulsion Systems department, part of the engineering organization, and take broad responsibility for development, integration, qualification and certification of the electric motor and motor controller/inverter, including the thermal management system.

You will oversee the electrical propulsion system architecture including performance tradeoffs, components selection, cooling system specification and safety requirements compliance. You will define, specify and test all electrical motor and inverter system requirements targeting the compliance with safety, performance and program requirements

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications & Experience
- BS or MS in engineering (Electrical/Electronic)
- Minimum 10 years’ experience in electrical propulsion systems and/or electrical machines/power electronics
- Experience with Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and High Voltage applications
- Experience in aeronautical applications is desirable
- Knowledge with aerospace regulations and certification standards is also desirable but not essential
- Practical experience in a lab or test rig environment, including testing knowhow for high-voltage, high-power inverters and/or motors
- Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English
- Eagerness to work with others
- A passion for aircraft and Heart’s mission

The ideal candidate would have
- Knowledge of power electronics components design and other components within the overall electric propulsion system
- Experience in selection, sizing, and design of components for building power electronics converters and inverters
- Working knowledge in manage and release system requirements and specifications
- Experience in managing suppliers and interfaces among stakeholders
- Experience in management of complex electrical and/or mechanical interfaces of distributed systems
- Knowledge in system modeling tools such as Matlab/Simulink are desirable
- Demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide timely, accurate reports and presentations to senior management and functional teams
- Well-organized and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills to work in international teams
- Willingness to defend and challenge new technical ideas
- Ability to adapt to new challenges and go beyond the original field of expertise

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