Power Engineer

Recruiter
Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EB5301: Power Engineer (s)

Salary: Competitive

Location: Rugeley, South Staffordshire

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

We currently have opportunities for Power Engineer(S) to support the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense static converters and motors. The Power Engineer (s) will be responsible for delivering robust and cost-effective power electronic solutions to a range of niche applications such as submarine power systems, high integrity power supplies, naval propulsion and specialist industrial drive systems. There will be involvement in all stages of the engineering lifecycle; from concept through to verification and validation of production systems.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To perform a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery
  • To plan and conduct engineering tasks requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of designs or design techniques to meet the agreed requirements
  • To be accountable for the technical performance of the product
  • To work closely with senior team members to plan and co-ordinate the project
  • To coordinate technical activities within the team
  • To be the primary technical point of contact with the customer
  • To contribute to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports
  • To keep up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature
  • Support other activities in the business such as business improvement initiatives

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in electrical engineering or a related discipline
  • Experience using design/simulation tools such as MATLAB and Simulink
  • Skills and experience in the field of power electronics
  • A proven track record of product design and test in a relevant environment
  • Broad knowledge of other areas of engineering (e.g. systems, mechanical, motors, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews etc.
  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations
  • Skills and experience in the ‘live’ testing of low voltage (i.e.
  • Roles are subject to security clearance without restrictions

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

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