Principal Engineer - Power Electronics

Langham Recruitment
07 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Electronics Engineer – Principal Engineer – Power Electronics - required to lead a multi skilled power electronics design team in the technical execution of rail auxiliary power and batter charging rail projects.


- To support the Business Development and Commercial teams by review of technical proposals and defining project costs.
- Act as a technical interface to customers including visiting customer premises
- Deliver products to customers meeting compliance, cost and timescales
- To define and model products to ensure design meets all requirements in all operating conditions.
- Produce the system functional descriptions for design and disseminate the requirements to the rest of the technical team.
- To define, control and monitor the technical work packages allocated to the project delivery team.
- To review and approve all documentation, component specifications and technical procedures.
- Schedule and chair design reviews of all project sub systems to ensure compliance with the technical requirements, product safety, risk, cost and manufacturability.
- To identify and communicate technical scope growth, specification creep and resulting project variations.
- To lead the generation of safety documentation e.g. Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA).
- Maintain the testing validation plan and ensure that all products are fully compliant prior to dispatch via qualification testing
- To support all quality initiatives

Skills and experience required

- Senior Engineer with experience of power electronics products, requirements, testing and qualification.
- Experience in the design and test of Power Electronic Converters (AC:DC, DC:DC, DC:AC) and/or Motor Drives.
- Simulation tools including Matlab/Simulink.
- Power Electronics experience in the rail sector is ideal, experience of Energy, Defence and/or Industrial Power Products is desirable

Salary / Remuneration

- Salary in the range £52,000 to £60,000 dependent on experience
- 25 days holiday plus public holidays
- Company pension scheme and a range of flexible benefits

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply today!

This Principal Electronics Design Engineer / Lead Engineer vacancy is being handled by Langham Recruitment Ltd. Langham Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales (reg (phone number removed))

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