Senior Design Engineer, Motors

Design/Development Engineering
221151 Requisition #

Moog Inc. designs and manufactures high-end technical components on a global scale. Some of the amazing products we produce include actuators, slip rings, fiber optic rotary joints, CT Scans, medical devices, and countless other products. The work we do matters here in Blacksburg, VA, as does every single person who works with us. 

Here's what you’ll be working on day to day:

The candidate will be responsible for being a primary technical resource for the design and development of brushless DC motors and generators for the Blacksburg, Va. operations of Moog Space & Defense Group.  Will provide technical and design leadership through the entire development process:  responses to initial RFI’s, specification reviews and proposals, motor design development, design reviews, technical support to manufacturing during prototype build and test, and technical support for customers and vendors.  The candidate will also be looked to for innovative ideas to improve the existing product lines, along with expansion into adjacent products and technologies.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering required.

  • 15 years of experience in motor design or related experience.

  • The candidate shall have an advanced ability to analyze and optimize motor electromagnetic design to determine both electrical and mechanical performance. 

  • A knowledge of FEA analytical methods for motor performance modelling and simulation is required, with a preference for experience with ANSYS or Speed. 

  • Strong team building skills and the ability to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing are required.  Must have ability to communicate technical topics to non-technical personnel. 

  • Must have ability to manage and prioritize multiple simultaneous projects.

  • This position requires access to United States Export Controlled information.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the defense and/or aerospace markets is highly desirable.

  • Brushless DC Motors and Brush motors preferred


What’s in it for you? 

  • Flexible Planned Vacation

  • Outstanding Health Benefits

  • Generous 401K company contribution and match


  EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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