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Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Job Title: Senior Power Electronics Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnham
Industry:
Salary: £40-60k + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DW3878
Contact Name: David Watts
Contact Email: Davidw@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: March 27, 2018 14:32

Job Description

This position would appeal to Power Electronic Engineers who are interested in working for an expanding automotive engineering company involved in electric vehicle solutions.  If you enjoy working within a multicultural and multi-skilled team of engineers then you will thrive in this environment. 
 
With the focus on new product development, you’ll be involved in everything from concept generation, feasibility studies, test, development, validation & prototyping. 
 
Power electronics currently in use are:
PSU / SMPS design (e.g. 12V, 24V flyback)
Inverter design (e.g. LV but typically 10kW to 100kW)
 
If you are interested in applying, then you will need:
A Technical Degree – ideally electronics related
Project experience involving SMPS, PSU or inverter design and development 
Schematic design capture and simulation and circuit design (Use of tools such as Mentor Graphics DX Designer and PADS or similar)
Able to write technical specifications and reports
Able to support hands-on prototype development, test and validation in the lab
Passionate about automotive electronics  & the future of electric vehicle systems 
 
Desirable: 
Motor drive inverter design
Sub 50W isolating multi-rail PSU/SMPS design experience
Experienced in design of feedback and driver circuits design within an inverter, familiarity of inverters for EV, HEV applications.
Knowledge of automotive and LV standards would be useful
Experience of power electronic design gained in other industries are welcomed 
 
Benefits
Discretionary bonus - up to15%
37.5 hour week with core hours from 10:00-16:00 Monday to Friday
Life assurance at 4x salary
Pension - Up to 7%
Private healthcare
Employee share options scheme