Senior Power Electronics Engineer, Automotive-UK

Senior Power Electronics Engineer, Automotive-UK

United Kingdom
Posted 3 years ago

We are recruiting for a Senior Power Electronics Engineer within the Automotive sector.

Responsibilities for this role include, although are not limited to the following:

  • Inverter design and development
  • Simulation, calculation and circuit design
  • Writing design specifications and reports
  • Leading validation and verification activities
  • Leading design reviews
  • Verification, characterisation and validation testing of electronics
  • Writing characterisation and validations test specifications and test reports
  • Building and maintaining relationships with leading suppliers of power electronics components to ensure good knowledge of relevant technology developments

Relevant Knowledge & Experience:

  • Masters degree in Power Electronic Engineering or similar
  • Extensive experience in design and analysis of inverters for electric motors
  • Test and evaluation of power electronics systems
  • Electrical and thermal modelling and simulation
  • Design for EMC
  • Design for Manufacture


  • Experience in an automotive OEM or Tier 1 supplier
  • Familiarity with relevant automotive legislation, standards and guidelines
  • 10kW to 100kW, 200 to 800V inverter design and the ability to work from a blank page
  • Expert in component stress and de-rating and reliability estimation
  • Design for functional safety to ISO26262
  • Using and applying DFMEA
  • Understanding of automotive powertrain components

If you are interested in this opportunity and fulfil the criteria, please make an application to:

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Job CategoryAutomotive, Electric Vehicle

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