Senior Power Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Power Engineer

Due to my clients continued growth and success, an exciting opportunity exists for a talented self-starter to join the growing Controller Research and Development Team in Wales. This role will be key to integrating their technology into a range of diverse applications, and you will work with the Lead Power Engineer to design, implement, test and document their controller power hardware.

The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated engineer with a demonstrated ability of development in a fast-paced environment. Practical experience is preferred as the post will involve significant hands-on work in the laboratory.
Key responsibilities will include:
* Supporting the inverter and converter power concept development and contributing to specification and circuit reviews
* Supporting the functional safety case (ISO 26262) of the system
* Interfacing with vendors, subcontractors and being part of the selection discussions
* Design and validation of high power inverters for automotive applications
* Simulation and evaluation of thermal models
* PCB layout design and manufacturing support
* Evaluating component lifetime, limits and derating
* Supporting EMC testing and the development of technical files.

The ideal candidate will have:

- Degree or equivalent in electrical engineering with at least 7 years' experience
- Knowledge of ECAD tools, EMC testing and automotive inverter systems would be advantageous
- Flexible in their approach to work and with the desire to thrive in a dynamic and exciting fast moving
working environment within a small company
- Creative problem solver, with a logical approach to implementing solutions
- Confident with customers and suppliers
- Good verbal and written communication skills.

Orion Electrotech Ltd acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency and complies with the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations Act 2003.

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