CONTRACT POWER ELECTRONICS ENGINEER - STAFFORDSHIRE

Recruiter
Stream
Location
Stafford
Salary
£30.00 - £35.00/hour
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
CONTRACT POWER ELECTRONICS ENGINEER - STAFFORDSHIRE - £30-£35 p/h - SIX MONTH CONTRACT

An opportunity for a Contract Power Electronics Engineer has arisen to work for a well-established Technology business based in Staffordshire.

The successful candidate will have the following key skills;
In-depth Power Electronics and High Voltage knowledge (such as HVDC and FACTs applications, Variable-speed drives)
Power electronic components (IGBTs, thyristors, passive components)
Proven ability in product design, validation and industrialisation
Thermal Design (loss calculations, heatsink specification)
Power Electronic control & protection
Design for excellence (DFX) (e.g. manufacturing, cost, size, weight, efficiency, performance, test, maintenance)
Simulation tools such as MatLab-Simulink, PSCAD-EMTDC
Specification & report writing and reviewing
Design & type testing programmes
Ability to interact with other engineering disciplines and good at sharing knowledge
EHS compliance ability

Key Responsibilities
Design, validation and industrialisation of Power Electronic Converter modules for HVDC & FACTs
Circuit simulation for design and testing
Specification of key Power Electronics components
Electronics and thermal design integration
Compile DFMEA and design document and know how to apply PFMEA
Decisive in addressing technical hurdles and maintaining performance
Review and approve the drawings and design documentation when required
Ability to undertake deep technical reviews of technology with engineering experts
Implement and perform validation tests and design-proving tests
Innovation on new technical ideas for patent applications
Work closely with supply chain for Power Electronics components
Integration with other departments (engineering, manufacturing, S&P, SQA) for product development and support tendering and project delivery
Familiarity with REACH compliance and environmental impact of their work.

Due to the nature of the role, you maybe required to travel across the EU.

CONTRACT POWER ELECTRONICS ENGINEER - STAFFORDSHIRE - £30-£35 p/h - SIX MONTH CONTRACT

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy