Senior Technical Engineer - Electric Motors

Location: China
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Energy
Reference: TA-STE/ELECMTR1_1584986984
Salary: Up to £1 per annum + Excellent Salary for the right experience
Job Published: March 23, 2020 06:09

Key Job Requirement:

  • Technical experience in electric motors.
  • Good English and communication skill
  • Willing to travel (approximate 100 days per year)
  • Chinese experience/language skills


  • General five or more years of experience with design, construction and dimensioning of electric motors.
  • Design and development of AC motors: Squirrel cage induction motors etc.
  • Motor parameters like: Torque, Current, Efficiency, Temperature, Power factor
  • Medium Voltage AC motor design and specification, 2 kV to 13 kV
  • Energy Efficiency in rotating motors IE4 / IE3 / IE2
  • Temperature classes
  • Motor test: load test, no load test, etc.
  • Engineering standards: IEC…

Motor knowledge:

  • AC motors and Hazardous Area motors (IECEx and ATEX)
  • Brake attachment
  • External ventilation
  • Attachment of shaft encoder
  • Installation of special temperature probes or vibration sensors
  • Design of mechanical constructions
  • Design calculations with e.g. Motor CAD
  • Mechanical idea and concept development


  • Bachelor or Master
  • Preferable electrical engineer, but also fine if marine, mechanical or other relevant

General description

  • Experienced engineer in the design, construction and dimensioning of electric motors.
  • In general, you will work with specification of electric induction motors and implementation of the specifications at suppliers. Therefore, travel activity is to be expected.
  • Your key focus will be IEC Low voltage asynchronous motors and different kinds of motor applications. For example, VFD solutions.
  • If in special cases technical assistance is needed you will participate in sales meetings with customers, where you will provide technical support and knowledge of motors used in customer applications.

In addition

  • IECEx and ATEX Certification and Chinese Ex-product certification
  • Participation in projects with technical complexity or potential
  • Maintenance and development of knowledge in the team, training etc.
  • Technical support - from specific customer requirements to solutions
  • Support in English
  • If you have experience with dimensioning and application of other electric motor types, it will be an advantage.


  • You are extrovert and have good communication skills with a high-level English, and you are able and willing to obtain new knowledge about new product types. Collaboration skills and capabilities in both internal and external work groups is a must.

We offer:

  • Reputable company
  • Good teamwork between all staff
  • Good employee relations
  • A versatile position with great opportunities