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Industry: Engineering

Company: Daikin Applied

Job Description

Make your mark at the world’s largest HVAC company!

Daikin Applied is a global leader in providing innovative HVAC solutions for commercial and industrial applications. We are currently seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Electrical Engineer II level to join our dynamic Engineering team.

The Role:

  1. Help advance the development of magnetically levitated turbomachinery:
  2. Magnetic Bearing System development (Levitation control analysis, system evaluation testing, etc.)
  3. Electric drives and control hardware development
  4. Motor Drive system development (Custom motor drives, motor etc.)
  5. Advanced Compressor drive system development (Integrated motor and magnetic bearing system control etc.)
  6. Work hands-on with microcontrollers to make things move using C/C++ in our development laboratory.
  7. Work hands-on with industrial control boxes and various industrial control components.
  8. Collaborate within an international team of engineers with a wide skillset / knowledge base, with opportunities to grow in multiple disciplines.
  9. Opportunities to travel domestically and internationally.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Electrical Engineering or Equivalent)
  • 3 – 5 yearsof related experience (Higher level degree can be substituted for years of experience).
  • Experience with the one or more of the following Electrical Power components: Variable Frequency Drives, Induction Motors, Permanent Magnet Motors, Power Transformers
  • Experience with one or more of the following Electrical Control technologies: IM/PM Motor Control, Magnetic Bearing Control, mechanical actuator control
  • Experience with microcontrollers, C/C++, and MATLAB
  • Strong team player with focus on team goals, team objectives, and team deadlines.
  • Ability to work in dynamic environment, communicating effectively, clearly, and logically.
  • Self-motivated detail-oriented
  • Basic knowledge of test data analysis software and tools.
  • Ability to attend a web meeting with Japan, China or EU country in the evening on weekdays.

Work visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree (Electrical Engineering or Equivalent)
  • Skills related to CAD applications.
  • Ability to speak Japanese.
  • Familiarity with global HVAC principles and practices and Mechanical component design standards (ASHRAE, GB, ISO, etc).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates and implements planning for compressor development including:

    • Design and Review milestones

  • Detailed and advanced centrifugal compressor design from each mechanical components to electrical components used in compressors. This includes the complete centrifugal compressor material selection, gear design, bearing design, housing design, rotor dynamic analysis of both single and multi-stage compressors.
  • Evaluates all mechanical aspects to ensure the product designed and developed will meet life cycle requirements. This will include detail stress, vibration, modal, fatigue analysis of all designed components.
  • Detailed involvement in all steps in the product development process/life cycle, from customer requirement, to design, to prototype manufacturing, to product qualification, to final product implementation and product launch.
  • Derive component level requirements from assembly requirements to create part specifications and drawings:

    • Communication with all suppliers and vendors to determine manufacturability.
    • Participate in inspection results to ensure all designed parts are manufactured as specified, within specified tolerances
    • Communicate and instruct designer to create specifications and check part drawings.
    • Apply common manufacturing and inspection capabilities to choose materials and tolerances. Relevant experience with specifying tight tolerances and GD T.

  • Create robust design using DFMEA method during design, analysis, and testing.

    • Create pass/fail criteria of analysis and test results by applying reason and logic to fundamental mechanics.
    • Use simulation tools to simulate design performance and reliability to support DFMEA
    • Plan and develop test programs for prototypes using Design of Experiments as needed for complex problems with many variables
    • Communicate and instruct lab technician to setup test and gather data to meet the test parameters and accuracy requirements.
    • Analyze test data and reports, making clear conclusion if designs meet functional, performance, and safety specifications.
    • Develops parts qualification process/procedure and makes decisions pass/fail from developed criteria.
    • In depth involvement in all aspects of the test phase to validate design. Provides detailed analysis based on the mathematical, finite element analysis and experimental data.

  • Provides accurate and precise product performance results for marketing and sales for product selection.
  • Collaboration and communication with other teams in the product development process/projects to ensure final product meets all objectives and customer requirements in all product areas.
  • Provides documentation, both high level, and detailed documentation, for all projects and tasks throughout the development process.

About Us

Building a more sustainable planet. Creating comfortable, healthy spaces for people to connect, live and work. Perfecting the air we share.

Daikin Applied is not just an HVAC company. We’re part of a global technology powerhouse that uses Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) to transform the world. We’re innovators and leaders. Not only as a business, but as individuals.

We invest in our people, and our people invest in our customers and communities. This mutual commitment is the reason for our dynamic growth. So is an inclusive culture that encourages everyone to come to work as their whole selves and come together as a team that welcomes unique ideas, perspectives and backgrounds.

You see, we’re not just innovating on the outside. We’re innovating on the inside to unlock people’s unlimited potential and bring out the diverse and groundbreaking ideas that will help us solve today’s most pressing challenges.

That’s why Daikin offers more than a job. Here’s where you’ll be heard, be valued, belong — and be able to make your mark.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

It is the policy of Daikin Applied to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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