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Senior Power Electronics Engineer

  • Location: Royal Leamington Spa
  • Salary: Market related per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

Senior Power Electronics Engineer – Leamington Spa - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits

A Senior Power Electronics Engineer is required for an expanding, high-technology engineering company. The successful candidate will deliver the design, build and test of power electronic systems for innovative automotive electrification applications; and will play a key part in ensuring future success within this rapidly expanding industry sector. The successful candidate will work within a highly-regarded, multi-disciplinary and growing engineering team.

As Senior Power Electronics Engineer you will

  • Be responsible for technical ownership of power electronic circuits, through concept, development and validation.
  • Provide technical delivery of development activities to meet timescales and cost targets for R&D products and customer projects.
  • Support the planning of power electronics related activities.
  • Interface with suppliers and partners with technical requirements and feedback for existing and new designs.
  • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (e.g. embedded SW, PCB layout, mechanical design etc.) to develop complete systems.
  • Support system integration by providing debugging capability and validation support.

As Senior Power Electronics Engineer you will have

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience, successfully supporting development projects in an automotive engineering environment.
  • Be experienced in the design and analysis of DC-DC converters and inverters (DC-AC), up to and above 20 kW and high input voltage range 200V- 1kV using MOSFET, IGBT, SiC and GaN technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of a broad range of isolated and non-isolated topologies, including magnetics (inductors, transformers) design.
  • Use of schematic capture and PCB layout tools.
  • Experience in mathematical modelling and simulation of circuits and systems, e.g. SPICE, PLECS.
  • Use of reliability, risk or safety analysis tools for the analysis of hardware, e.g. FTA, DFMEA.
  • Qualification of systems to automotive standards, including EMC and environmental testing.
  • An understanding of functional safety analysis, design, and validation to standards such as ISO26262 or similar.
  • An appreciation of rotating machine design and motor principles.
  • Writing technical documentation. e.g. Worst Case Analysis.

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 to

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.