- Sector: Electronics & embedded
- Function: Embedded Systems & Electronics
- Contact: Paul Robson
- Contact Email: email@example.com
- Contact Phone: 01384 446117
- Client: Dyson
- Expiry Date: 22 October 2021
- Job Ref: 59052
Research Manager (Power Electronics) - Wiltshire - £ Highly Competitive DOE
Our client is a high-profile technology and product leader and is now seeking a talented and experienced Research Manager to join an expanding Electronic Systems Research Team. You will be working at the cutting-edge of drive technology, leading the development of innovative and world-leading products for the global market. You will lead a team working to generate new ideas and technologies to enable specific product features, as well as researching into future technologies.
Research Manager (Power Electronics) – You will be required to
Demonstrate designs are robust and viable for use in product through laboratory testing and driving the team to develop simulations to optimise designs.
Hardware design review activities (schematic reviews and pre/post PCB layout reviews).
Ensure electronic requirements and architecture details are documented by the team.
Managing technical risks in a project through FMEAs.
Produce and present review packs which typically include concept specifications, requirements and specification documentation, risk registers, FMEAs and design guides when needed.
Researching into new and emerging technologies through visiting conferences, trade shows, meeting suppliers, reading papers and patents.
Identify emerging IP and ensure inventions are submitted to the IP team.
Ensuring the team generates suitable test specifications to ensure product reliability, safety and robustness. This includes the development of test environments including simulation, emulation and hardware/test equipment interactions.
As Research Manager (Power Electroncis) – You will have
Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors - as well as experience of power converter design.
General knowledge of power electronic devices and modules, including silicon based IGBTs, MOSFETs and wide bandgap technologies.
Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits, as well as power switch driver design.
Thermal management approaches for surface mount and through hole devices.
PCB layout - size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design.
Device selection - Interpretation of datasheets and knowledge of design methods to confidently select the optimum device based on design criteria.
An ability to demonstrate research and innovation skills, as well as being a key contributor to strengthening the culture of innovation within a team and wider department.
Suitably qualified and experienced candidates should apply today by contacting Paul Robson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446146 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.