Senior Electrical Motor Design Engineer

Ingersoll Rand Minneapolis , MN 55420

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Ingersoll Rand we're passionate about inspiring progress around the world. We advance the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brandsincluding Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King, Trane, American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning and ARO - work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. We are a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit

Ingersoll Rand is a diverse and inclusive environment. We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce; including individuals with disabilities and United States qualified protected veterans.

This Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible to lead electrical motor and generator development projects for use in Thermo King and FrigoBlock global transport refrigeration products. This is a very exciting time to be an electrical engineer in a company with a great sustainability purpose. Thermo King is developing new electric and hybrid drive solutions for the next generation transport refrigeration systems. This role will be a critical part of the electrification of Thermo King and FrigoBlock product platforms, shaping the future of electrified system offerings. This position will be located with the technology team in Minneapolis and will report to the North American Electrification Center of Excellence Leader.

CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (others may be added):

  • Lead electrical motor and generator module projects and their integration into electrical subsystems for new TK product developments. These modules will be sized in the range of 1 to 30KW.

  • Definition of component design and interface requirements distilled down from marketing and system level product requirements. Explains design based on customer need and required function, leading to a physical solution.

  • Perform in-depth analysis, model based simulation, and design of electromechanical rotational machines, using analytical tools available in the industry to predict required application performance in the system.

  • Identify and design to meet relevant electrical industry standards and regulations.

  • Invent new solutions that give our products technological differentiation to satisfy customers unmet needs.

  • Author lab test plans, conduct testing, analyze and interpret results and execute design updates based on the results.

  • Strategic in creating inputs to technical and capability growth roadmaps and tactical focus in delivering specific projects.

  • Develop project plans, prioritize tasks, and write clear technical requirements in collaboration with product development teams and suppliers, and present materials in formal and informal environments.

  • Maintain orderly project records. Analyze, condense and present data results and recommendations.

  • Provide guidance and leadership to designers, lab technicians and other team members.

  • Manage projects as a Lead Engineer and Project Manager.

  • Drive project execution and achieve project milestones.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology and at least 5 years of electrical product design experience is required.

  • Master's Degree or PhD is strongly preferred.


  • System integration experience in a variety of motor and generator topologies (Synchronous and non-synchronous induction, PN, brushed and brushless DC).

  • Very good knowledge of physical motor attributes when paired with power electronic drives.

  • Ability to perform detailed calculations to compute and establish electrification standards and specifications.

  • Rotor Dynamics understanding for the determination of limits of rotating components such as shafts and bearings.

  • Understanding of relevant motor manufacturing processes including wire winding, die casting, machining, extrusions.

  • Application understanding in industrial and consumer transportation, transport refrigeration, off road agricultural, construction equipment, or HVAC engineering experience desired but not required.

  • Demonstrated history of innovation can point to and explain product features (and patents).

  • Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with cross-functional teams, (program manager, product engineering, manufacturing, service, training, supply management, product management, sales, suppliers, etc.)

  • Strong proficiency with verbal and written communication skills, analytical problem solving, and creativity.

  • Experience in simulation using Mathworks tools (Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow) preferred.

  • Proven problem-solving ability, experience with standard analysis and reporting tools (A3, 8D, DFMEA, Fishbone/5-whys etc.) preferred.

We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.

If you share our passion for inspiring progressfor bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operatethen you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you!


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