Hybrid Motor Intern (IN20-009)


Position: Intern at BK
Reports to: Bryan Voris
Department Head: Adam Hohkita (Sr Director)

Job Duties:

  • Participate with Hitachi US & Japan Design Engineering organizations in the original design / existing design improvements / performance validation / production launch, activities of HEV traction motors for various automotive powertrain products applications.
  • Create and / or oversee creation of component and assembly 3-D CAD models, along with related 2-D manufacturing drawings.
  • Facilitate accurate & timely motor program technical communication between Hitachi related facilities and suppliers as necessary.
  • Support defect reduction activities and root cause analysis on the plant floor in coordination with the cross functional team.
  • Support special projects within the motor design department such as teardown analysis, prototype shop, or other activities.
  • Prepare various types of technical data / information documents through the use of industry standard PC based software programs ( ex: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Solid works.


The ideal candidate is required to:

  • Be enrolled as a Incoming Junior or Senior in an accredited BSME program.
  • Possess some skills & experience with one or more widely used automotive industry 3-D CAD programs to have generated full function, multi-part assy 3-D models.
  • Demonstrate fluent English communication, strong initiative / motivation and problem solving skills in a turbulent environment.
  • Demonstrate ability to use various PC based programs to create / modify / present various types of data & information.

The ideal candidate is preferred to:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited MSME program.
  • Have experience interfacing with suppliers and customers to explain technical documents / drawings / information.
  • Have experience at original creation and / or review for revision of a Motor product DFMEA
  • Have experience in motor calculations including JMAG or similar software.
  • Have experience in using ANSYS for FEA calculations or similar software.
  • Fluent in both the English and Japanese languages.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@hitachi-automotive.us