Power Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Gerrell & Hard Limited
Location
Southampton
Salary
33-38k
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 Mar 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Power Electronics Engineer
Perm, Salary Circa 35k
Southampton, Hampshire

Job Purpose:
As part of the Electronics & Software engineering team, this role will design and develop hardware solutions, focus on power electronics, for a broad range of laser products. Engineering involvement will include full product lifecycle from design and development, prototyping, verification and validation and transfer to manufacture.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
* Specification, design and development of power electronics and control circuitry from concept through to production
* To include detailed circuit design, simulation, test plans, troubleshooting and manufacturing documentation for the following:-
* Linear diode driver circuitry
* Very high efficiency, low noise, SMPS DC-DC solutions from 100W to 2.5kW
* Control and signal conditioning electronics for power electronics
* Working in a multidisciplinary team developing fiber lasers to grow market share as a laser supplier and to introduce higher performance and lower cost products

Required Experience:
Essential:
* Around 3-5 years experience in power and electronics design
* Experience within the power supply, power amplifier or instrumentation industry
* Familiar with both European and North American regulatory approval processes
* Demonstrable design skills to comply with appropriate Safety and EMC directives
* Good I.T. skills i.e. word, excel or equivalent.

Preferable:
* Familiarity with Fiber Optic or Laser based products

Qualifications:
* Good standard HND or Degree in Electronic Engineering*

Personal Profile:
* Ability to work across multiple tasks methodically and efficiently and meet committed timescales
* Happy to work in a dynamic environment and adaptable to changes in priorities
* Proactive approach to supporting the needs of a development team
* Hands-on with creative approach to problem solving and the ability to translate engineering requests into working solutions
* Ability to identify and use reference material to help execute tasks
* Strong customer focus.
* Ability to travel at short notice within and external to the UK.