Senior Power Electronics Engineer - Motor Drive

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    Automation & controls, General engineering & manufacturing

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    Market related

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    Paul Robson

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    01384 446117

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    about 2 months ago

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Senior Power Electronics Engineer – Motor Drive – Wiltshire - £ Highly Competitive DOE

Our client is a high-profile technology and product leader and is now seeking a talented Senior Power Electronics Engineer to design the next generation of power electronic motor drive systems. The successful applicant will join a world-leading Technical Research Team and will apply innovative thinking and creativity to develop the next generation of products for the global market.

As Senior Power Electronics Engineer – Motor Drive – You will be required to

  • Evaluate the design of motor inverters and control for brushed and brushless DC, servo and stepper motors.
  • Develop power system concept, prove key technologies and demonstrate system feasibility.
  • Produce clear, well written documentation prior to handover to the development teams.
  • Demonstrate designs are safe, robust, cost effective and fit for purpose for a high volume manufacture environment, through detailed laboratory testing, simulation and analysis.
  • Working with different product teams to gain an in-depth product understanding, while using knowledge of the latest technologies to create innovative power electronics systems and solutions.
  • Ensuring designs can comply with relevant EMC/EMI standards and modifying design where needed to ensure this is the case.
  • Thermal management and safety requirement design of power electronics systems.
  • Use of electronic simulation tools to gain detailed understanding of circuit behaviour.
  • Creating electronics schematics and PCB layouts that meet product requirements and provide functional product prototypes.
  • Strong lab skills to build and test prototypes with minimal supervision

As Senior Power Electronics Engineer – Motor Drive – You will be

  • BEng/MEng degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Experience in motor inverter design and motor control, particularly brushless DC motors, servo or stepper motors
  • General knowledge of power electronic devices, including silicon based IGBTs and MOSFETs and wide bandgap technologies
  • Understanding of device characteristics and issues with switching behaviour in real circuits as well as power switch driver design
  • Circuit simulation and design tolerance analysis
  • PCB layout – size/cost minimisation while achieving layouts for inherently good EMC compliance and thermal design.
  • Excellent team working and presentation skills.

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

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.

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