Rotordynamics & Controls Engineer

Calnetix is a growing engineering and manufacturing company located in Southern California.  We are making a positive contribution to society and the environment by helping to change the way the world harvests and utilizes energy.  We enable OEMs across a wide range of industries to enhance and differentiate their current products and to innovate toward creating new products and markets.  In partnership with OEMs, we utilize our innovative, high-speed motor generator technologies to help meet industry demand for more energy-efficient products that reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and enhance energy security.

We are currently seeking a Rotordynamics & Controls Engineer whose responsibilities include controls and rotordynamics functions with secondary responsibility magnetic actuator design.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform rotordynamic modelling
  • Use Matlab to analyze stability and performance of magnetic bearing control system loops
  • Conduct final magnetic bearing tuning
  • Participate in design of new magnetic bearing systems for new applications/machines.
  • Become familiar with C/C++ Digital Signal Processing (DSP) based magnetic bearing control code
  • Develop and conduct training sessions to field service engineers, test engineers, and technicians
  • Interface with internal and external customers, where required, for field service/ applications/ product support

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Master’s Degree required in mechanical engineering or in related discipline
  • Ability to work with rotordynamics
  • Ability to work with magnetic actuator design
  •  Ability to work with magnetic bearing controller hardware components
  • Understanding of magnetic bearing principles and applications
  • Ability to work with PWM switching power amplifier design
  • Ability to work with machine-level magnetic bearing system testing and troubleshooting

Work Environment / Physical Demands:

This position is very much hands-on and in a shop atmosphere most of the time.  Personal protective equipment may be required in some work areas.

Application Process:  Mail resumes to:

Calnetix Technologies, LLC

Human Resources

16323 Shoemaker Avenue

Cerritos, CA 90703