Mechanical Thermal Engineer

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Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd., is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Talheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, government, and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 7 business enterprise in South Korea.

Our mission is to provide affordable and smart energy solutions through technology and innovation to create a sustainable future for the planet. We are expanding our business by offering revolutionary energy systems to residential customers including ESS, MLPE (power optimizers, micro-inverters), EV charging solutions, and Smart IoT with world-class solutions.
POSITION OVERVIEW
Future Energy Technology Center (FETC) is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to work on cooling solutions for low and high-power electronics. You will work on analyzing thermal problems, proposing and designing cooling solutions, performing testing to validate all solutions, and support from design concept to hand off to production.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Analyze and design thermal management solutions for power electronics devices and other power electronics elements (inductors, capacitors, etc.)
  • Perform thermal and fluid simulations of cooling solutions in Ansys or similar FEA software
  • Validate concepts and solutions with experiments in the lab for thermal design
  • Design to meet all cost and cooling targets
  • Generating mechanical CAD files

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or higher Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in power electronics thermal design
  • Experience with CAD systems (Solidworks or similar software)
  • Good knowledge of 3D modeling
  • Proficient experience in thermal design using FEA software including Icepak, Comsol or SW flow simulation
  • Extensive knowledge of heatsinks, fans, TIM, cold plate and heat exchanger design
  • Proficient Experience with natural convection, forced air convection and liquid cooling projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience in a similar power electronics field in powers ranging from hundreds of Watts to 1MW
  • Experience in areas of PV (solar) inverters, EV chargers, battery storage, or similar technologies
  • Experience in low and high-volume production
  • Experience with static and dynamic mechanical simulations