Power Electronics Design Engineer

Recruiter
MCorp
Location
Tyne and Wear
Posted
11 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Due to winning several large contracts my client is currently looking for a Power Electronics Design Engineer to join their team in their international headquarters based in the North East. They are international market leaders who specialise in the design and manufacture of a wide range of electrical machines and power electronic products for multiple applications.

The main duties of the role are to;

  • Support in the design, development and testing of hardware / software solutions, working alongside a Principle Project Engineer & Project Manager.
  • Assist with the development, analysis, and validation of design solutions to meet the project requirements using prototyping, simulation and validation by test techniques.
  • Generate functional, component, manufacturing, test and validation specifications and contribute to the delivery of accurate project documentation.
  • Support related activities such as drawing and printed circuit board development.
  • Liaise with test and production departments during product introduction process, including design of test rigs.
  • Support with the installation and commissioning of equipment at the customers premises.
  • You will also be required to assist the Principal Engineer in the planning, test set-up and operation of qualification tests as necessary, including tests conducted off site. The production of accurate qualification test reports.
  • Prepare materials for design reviews.
  • Provide advice on all aspects of design and engineering to management and staff to ensure effective decision making.
  • Participate in, and where requested, lead risk mitigation activities including DFMEA and Hazard analysis.

The ideal candidate must have experience in the following;

  • Design and test experience of Power Electronic Converters (AC:AC, DC:DC, DC:AC) and/or Motor Drives.
  • Be able to demonstrate experience in using simulation tools including Matlab/Simulink.
  • Knowledge of Power Electronics Design,
  • Analogue and Systems Engineering,
  • Digital Electronics,
  • System Simulation,
  • Semiconductor Switching devices and thermal design,
  • specification of electromagnetic assemblies.
  • Knowledge of EMC and mitigation through design.
  • Awareness of Embedded Systems and Control Engineering

The candidate must possess a degree in Electronics Engineering (BEng 2:1 or higher) with disciplines in Power

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