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Head of Drives- Turntide


Who Is Turntide & How Are They Changing the World?

Turntide is modernizing the world’s motors and answering the question: how do you make every watt worthwhile?

Their revolutionary Platform for Sustainable Operations drives down energy consumption and operating costs in buildings, agriculture, and electric transport. Half the energy in the world goes into electric motors and Turntide’s patented hardware and intelligent software are revolutionizing the $100 billion electric motor industry.

Their new platform is so efficient, reliable, and adaptable that it reduces energy use by more than half. Their new platform is so efficient, reliable, and adaptable that it reduces energy use by more than half.

How Will I Make An Impact?

A skilled technical leader, you will focus on implementing the electronic hardware and mechanical packaging to meet the controls and product requirements. Your experience creating and implementing strategy to meet key objectives will help lead your team to success. 


Creating an “open kitchen” where your team is aligned with their goals and set up for success is something you put first, and will help you succeed in this collaborative organization that’s focused on sustainability.

How Do I Know If This Is For Me?

  • The success of your team and their ability to reach their goals is your priority and you know how to provide that support. You’re excellent at collaborating with other teams to establish objectives, work through technical challenges, and anything else that may affect your team. You know how to implement strategies for continuous improvement so that you and your team are continually improving.

  • You’re a respected technical expert, using a “first principles” approach. You’re aware of what you know and what you don’t and you’re happy to work with your team to draw out the best collective understanding. You are respectful of traditional solutions and creative in your approach to new technologies and methods. 

  • You’re curious and intelligent and you want to make a real impact on the sustainability of our planet.

Our Ideal Candidate Looks Like:

  • You’re experienced with mechanical packaging, power electronics, and control electronics for motor or generator controllers.

  • You’ve worked with hardware for different motor types.

  • You have an understanding of the key cost and quality drivers as well as key requirements and demonstrating compliance. 

  • You’ve been leading teams for 5+ years and have a history of success with people leadership.

  • It would be great if you had experience across a variety of applications and industries including but not limited to: aerospace, automotive, marine, rail or industrial

We understand, accept, and value the differences between people of different backgrounds, genders, sexual orientations, ages, beliefs, and abilities.  We aim to create an inclusive environment and encourage diverse individuals to apply.

We’d love to hear from you - even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements! Send a note to if you  or someone you know is interested!

Does this sound exciting to you?
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