Innovation Expert - Control
R&D
Full Time
Anderson, Sc
2021-12-10

SUMMARY

Develop control algorithms for domestic refrigerators following model based design approach. Electrolux-NA is a high volume manufacture of domestic and international refrigerators, consisting of Top mount, Side by Side, Bottom Mount, Freezers and some commercial applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop control algorithms for domestic refrigerators following model based design approach (Model in Loop, Rapid Control Prototyping and Automatic Code Generation).
  • Integrate refrigeration system components directed by the global technology domain team into North American product.
  • Support test execution and all validation phases.
  • Create all necessary documentation, testing and approval guidelines.
  • Support the development of the technology road map for algorithm development.
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to existing algorithms/products.
  • Initiate and develop ideas that result in system performance improvements.
  • Acquire and process test data, analyze the results and provide useful engineering interpretations.
  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems. Interface with vendors and other departments.
  • Contribute to a cross-functional team as required to support the development of feature projects.

 

Minimum Qualification

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s Degree (BS) in Mechatronics Engineering, Control Engineering, Software Engineering or related field of study with minimum of 4 years of experience or Master’s degree
  • Strong knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Strong knowledge of control theory.
  • Understanding of good programming practices.
  • Experience with common sensors and instrumentation such as encoders, digital oscilloscopes, accelerometers, strain gauges, pressure transducers, thermocouples and other sensor technologies.
  • Experience with real-time data acquisition and instrument control.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
  • Knowledge in VBA programming.
  • Highly motivated individual that has a strong drive for results; communicates effectively both in written and verbal communication formats, holds people accountable for goal attainment and coordinates all project actions and design details to deliver on team and project commitments.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in C/C++ programming.
  • Experience with laboratory experimental analysis.
  • Experience with data analysis and simulation.
  • Experience with refrigeration systems, consumer goods, and/or appliance industry.
  • Related international experience a plus (Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific).
  • Creative, personally committed, resourceful problem solver capable of leading a project from inception through project implementation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to operate computer keyboard and telephone.  The employee frequently is required to drive, walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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