Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Recruiter
Russell James Recruitment
Location
Powys, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Sep 2019
Closes
10 Oct 2019
Ref
1159929755
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal Power Electronics Engineer
The Client:
A world leader in industrial automation
The Principal Power Electronics Engineer's main responsibilities will include:
+ Creation of new designs
+ Design of critical power components
+ Design and develop analogue, digital, electronic circuits and systems for power electronics
+ To implement designs, personally, and through other team members, which meet agreed functional design requirements and conforms to international EMC and Safety requirements and regulations
+ Creation of new product specifications and documentation for record keeping
+ Participate in product design reviews.
+ Interface with external suppliers.
+ Managing and facilitating type test meetings plus developing test equipment
Qualifications, Experience and profile:
+ Masters Degree (MEng) in Power electronics with 6 years+ as an Engineer minimum
+ Must have understanding of power electronic devices, topologies and control systems.
+ Have used simulation tools (eg. PLECS, Saber, Simetrix, Pspice or Mathlab Simulink simulators)
+ Ability to build prototypes, experimentation on systems and bench test.
+ Have a working knowledge of planning tools and applies planning theory to his or her work.
+ Have an awareness and desire to explore emerging technology, innovating ways to incorporate that into designs and products.
Desired Characteristics:
+ Modeling, test and application of high power semiconductor and passive components
+ Strong curiosity and interests to explore and develop new technology
+ Thermal, mechanical or EMC for motor drives
+ Electromagnetic & Electrostatic fields simulation and test and motor drive design
+ Converter/inverter/rectifier or power supplies (AC/AC, DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC)
Salary:
Circa £68,000
This position could also be known as; Chief Power Electronics Enigneer, Lead Power Electronics Engineer, Senior Power Electronics Enigneer, Power Electronics Technical Lead

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