Power Electronics Design Engineer

Tyne and Wear
11 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Contract Type
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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