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Power Electronics Engineer - 38412

  • Location

    Wiltshire, England

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

  • Contact email:

    jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job ref:

    45423

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Power Electronics Engineer - 38412

Salary £35,000-£45,000

Location: South West, Wiltshire

A blue-chip product development company is seeking a power electronics engineer to work as part of a technical research team designing state of the art products for the global market.

The Power Electronics Engineer will work within the battery management team on a variety of different products.

You will:

  • Be involved in the development of battery management systems as well as the assessment of alternative battery management solutions and topologies
  • Ensure battery management systems meet regulatory and company requirements for safety
  • Design motor inverters and control for brushless DC, servo and stepper motors
  • Design power converters
  • Design power electronics systems thermal management devices
  • Design both mains and battery powered electronics to meet global requirements.

You will need:

  • Minimum BEng/MEng degree in Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • General knowledge of power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs and MOSFETs through to emerging GaN based technologies
  • Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits as well as power switch driver design
  • SMPS and linear regulator power supply design for digital and analogue electronic systems ◦Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors desirable
  • Experience of analogue circuit design (e.g. signal amplification and conditioning for feedback signals from power electronic hardware to microcontrollers for example).
  • Desirable: battery charging power electronics, modelling or simulation experience.

Applications:

In order to increase your chances of being short listed please ensure you submit a supporting statement in addition to your CV clearly addressing how you meet the essential & desirable criteria as outlined above, plus details of your current and required package.