Power Electronics Design Engineer

Primat recruitment
£40000 - £45000/annum Pension, 25 days PAL, Life Assurance
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Electronics Design Engineer (Power Electronics)

£40-£45,000 (Negotiable upon experience)

Newcastle upon Tyne

We are an established company with over 35 years' experience designing and manufacturing high performance electric motors, generators, drives and power electronics. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne we offer bespoke solutions to a variety of markets including the Transport, Aerospace, Energy, Military and Industrial markets, are customers span the globe.

This pivotal role is to provide detailed design of power electronics products, including auxiliary power supplies, electrical motor drives and grid tied converters. The power electronics design engineer should have knowledge of permanent magnet motors and brushless motors, AC/DC, DC/AC power conversion. You will have demonstrable experience in detailing and delivering power electronic product design through to manufacture in line with customer requirements and commercial objectives. You will also be required to work to a customer agreed schedule, working closely with project managers to define, control and monitor the technical work packages allocated to the delivery team. You will need to schedule and participate in design reviews and ensure product compliance with technical product requirements, relevant industry standards & safety requirements, risk mitigation control plans and cost targets.

Reporting to the Engineering manager, role provides an ideal opportunity for someone to apply their power electronics design engineering experience, knowledge and expertise in a relevant market sector from the design phase through to delivery. You will have detailed knowledge of power electronic systems design including analogue electronics, digital electronics, system simulation, component specification & selection, protection design, product packaging and EMC design. Knowledge of embedded systems, control engineering, microprocessor control, software development, thermal design and electromagnetic assemblies would prove advantageous, but not essential.

The successful Power Electronics Design Engineer candidate will likely be degree qualified or above in Electronic and/or Electrical Engineering and have practical design experience with power converters of greater than 10kW rating, and preferably in a relevant market sector. Consideration will be given to graduates, with degrees, MSc or PhD's in relevant subjects