Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Coventry £ 50,000 - £60,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 012326

A global leader in future automotive technology is currently looking for a Senior/ Principle Power Electronics Engineer to be involved in all stages of the design and development process of power electronic products. You will liaise directly with a range of stakeholders to provide and deliver effective engineering solutions. Responsible for the inception, development and release of electronic system designs across a broad range of company projects.


Commutable From: Warwick, Leamington, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Birmingham,

Salary: £ 50,000 p.a. - £ 60,000 p.a.


The Role

As the Power Electronics Engineer you will;
Provide technical delivery of development activities to meet timescale and cost targets for R&D products and customer projects
Have technical ownership of power electronic circuits, through concept, development and validation
Support the planning of power electronics related activities
Interface with suppliers and partners with technical requirements and feedback for existing and new designs
Work closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. embedded SW, PCB layout, mechanical design etc.) to develop complete systems
Support system integration by providing debugging capability and validation support


The Candidate

The Power Electronics Engineer will be;
Degree qualified in an Engineering with a minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience
Experience in the design and analysis of DCDC converters and inverters, up to and above 20kW and >60V using MOSFET, IGBT and wide bandgap technologies
Strong knowledge of a broad range of isolated and non-isolated topologies
Use of schematic capture and PCB layout tools (preferably Altium Designer)
Experience in mathematical modelling and simulation of circuits and systems, e.g. SPICE, PLECS
Use of reliability, risk or safety analysis tools for the analysis of hardware, e.g. FTA, DFMEA
Qualification of systems to automotive standards, including EMC and environmental testing
An understanding of functional safety analysis, design, and validation to standards such as ISO26262 or similar
Experience of either developing or supporting converter control software is an advantage


For more information or to apply for this role, please forward you CV to Sam Harrington by applying online.

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