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Power Electronics Engineer / Senior Engineer

  • Location

    Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Paul Robson

  • Contact email:

    paul.robson@jonlee.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    50000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH46198

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-07-05

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    #

Power Electronics Engineer / Senior Engineer - Leamington - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits

A Power Electronics Engineer is required for a thriving automotive engineering consultancy at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle design and development. The successful candidate will lead the engineering of innovative powertrain applications over a wide and successful product range.

As Power Electronics Engineer - you will be required to

Design and deliver motor control power electronics for a variety of customer applications.

Capture and manage inverter hardware requirements, developing into specifications; schematics; PCB layouts and drawings, ensuring alignment between internal team(s), suppliers and the customer.

Design and develop inverter hardware, including gate drivers; control boards; DC link components and selection and characterisation of power modules. Use intelligent design to deliver modular and scalable solutions; often based on internal inverter platform development.

Management and definition of inverter mechanical interfaces and requirements, to include thermal system.

Develop customer inverter components to the agreed requirements and processes, from concept level through to production.

Contribute to system and lead inverter-level safety case development, and follow industry standard techniques to ensure a robust design, e.g. FMEA.

Manage interfaces between the inverter and the rest of the e-powertrain system.

As Power Electronics Engineer - you will need

Degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Science related discipline.

Demonstrable power electronics design experience in an automotive or similar engineering environment.

Experience of developing inverters for production applications and understanding their interfaces and integration into the powertrain system(s) and vehicle.

Knowledge of inverter Specification; Requirements Capture/Management.

Strong background and knowledge of power electronics, analogue and digital circuits and schematic capture and development. Familiar with IGBT and future power switching technologies.

Solid understanding of asynchronous and synchronous motor control theory, and motor position sensing technologies.

Suitably qualified and experienced Power Electronics Engineers should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter .