Senior Field Application Engineer

THOMAS Recruitment
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Field Application Engineer to join a worldwide leader within technology industry.

As a Field Application Engineer (FAE) with our client you will mainly support customers during the evaluation and development of their systems. Furthermore you will work on innovative industrial power applications within a highly motivated European FAE Team. You will get the chance to work on creative solutions and give insight into innovation across the business.

The Role -

  • Be the technical interface for international key industrial power applications (e.g. SMPS and Drives) and home appliance.
  • Focus on Design-In Power Semiconductor, Driver’s, Analog- and Digital IC’s to create system solutions.
  • Work proactively on optimized system solutions for customer’s applications together with the entire European FAE team, application experts from headquarters and the account managers.
  • Be the interface for preparing and executing product and applications training for customers and distribution partners in UK.
  • Validate the application within the in-house laboratory or on-site together with the customer.
  • Lead and drive discussions on innovative application approaches with the development teams of international customers and with experts in HQ.

Person Specification -

  • Operates with the utmost integrity, commitment and highest degree of self-motivation.

  • A confident, professional and excellent communicator in English and desirably in German

  • Able to instil analytical thinking to solve problems

  • Ability to adapt to unexpected situations and environments

  • Credible, reliable, tolerant and determined to deliver

  • A Visionary with the ability to implement ideas

  • Ability to interface with clients with exceptional technical understanding

  • Possesses an understanding of the power industry

  • Open minded with a positive attitude with the ability to lead discussions

  • Modern way of thinking with a strategic mindset

  • Able to work well under time and mental pressure

Qualifications and Experience -

  • A University degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Deep understanding of power semiconductors e.g. Power MOSFETS, IGBTS, HS- and LS-Driver, Power Switches (CoolSET), analogue- digital IC’s.
  • 7 year’s experience in measurement techniques.
  • 7 year’s experience in SMPS design, including magnetic designs, PCB layout, prototyping, circuit technology, knowledge about passive components for SMPS (capacitors).
  • 7 year’s experience in practical design verification and troubleshooting
  • 7 years’ experience in System level simulation (e.g. MathLab, PSpice, etc.)
  • Deep Understanding of the European Industrial SMPS and Lighting market.
  • Willingness to travel internationally


  • Basic Salary - £60,000 upwards (Depending on experience)

  • Yearly success bonus scheme

  • Flexible working policy

  • Competitive car allowance

  • Life insurance and private medical insurance

  • Competitive pension scheme

  • 32 days annual leave

  • Annual performance reviews

  • Market leading support and training