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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus: e-motor design engineer for electric trucks

Kanagawa, Japan

Company description:
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is an integral part of Daimler Trucks, the world’s largest truck manufacturer. With our FUSO brand, we make up approximately 40% of the Daimler Trucks sales volume with a presence in more than 160 markets worldwide. Since our first bus, we have aspired to bring society and our customers the highest quality of products and services. By Combining Japanese tradition and the global power of Daimler, Mitsubishi Fuso provides unparalleled experience in a world leading company. This means that you will associate with global business partners every single day.

Description of R&D:
Series development of the electric light-duty truck, eCanter, is the main focus within the emobility department. High voltage components as well as control software development is a core competency. The electric drivetrain team has the responsibility for the e-drive relevant parts, such as e-motor or inverter. Within development, the team has to handle challenges as project-related requirements, physical limitations or boundary as functional (ISO26262) and high voltage safe development.

We are looking for an engineer who is willing to develop the next gen e-motor by covering global Daimler trucks harmonization as well as hardware related optimization.

Your role and tasks:
- Defining e-motor performance and design (mechanic, magnetic, electric and thermal/cooling) out of vehicle targets;
- Requirement engineering and specification book creation;
- Technical evaluation of market solutions and support of supplier selection;
- Safety concept, FMEA and test plan creation;
- Steering supplier tests, execution of in-house testing, support of vehicle implementation and entire vehicle testing as well as backtracking;
- Project management: development schedule, change management, budget and fault elimination process;
- Support of production, after sales and procurement department;
- Research for future technologies with different partners like suppliers, Universities and Daimler internally with Mercedes Benz Cars, Trucks, Vans and Buses;

Practical knowledge and experiences preferred:
- High knowledges of e-motors/electric drives, electromechanical, high voltage and high current applications;
- Familiar with sub-components as electric and permanent magnets, bearings and sealings, bus bars and HV connectors as well as resolver and positioning sensors;
- Design experiences on housing, thermal management/cooling, vibrations, EMC, functional safety and high voltage safety;
- High knowledges of electric vehicle development process and years of experiences on product development;

Personal skills required:
- Passionate about future technologies and electrification.
- Interested in the needs of employees and customers.
- High motivation for establishment of good relationship with other colleagues, and leading them to achieve the target.

Practical knowledge and experiences required:
- Electrical or mechanical engineer Masters degree or Bachelor degree with three years of experience.
- Regular office work and appropriate computer skills are required.

Language skills:
- English: Advanced (C1 level) mandatory
- Japanese: Preferred but not mandatory

The following tool skills are preferred:
o Siemens NX
o CANoe/CANalyzer or simular
o Matlab/Simulink
o Pspice or simular electronic circuit simulation

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