Senior Engineer – Power Electronics.

  • Barnstaple, Devon
  • Negotiable

Senior Engineer – Power Electronics

  • Barnstaple, Devon
  • Negotiable
  • Posted March 7, 2023

Job Title: Senior Engineer Engineer – Power Electronics
Location: Barnstaple
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, Monday to Thursday 7.15am to 5.30pm or Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm/Friday 8am to 1pm

The Recruitment Co are currently seeking a senior engineer for our prestigious electronic manufacturing client based in Barnstaple, Devon.

The Role:
You will be responsible for aspects of electrical design, development and testing of power converters and power management products along with new power electronics technologies, aligned with the company’s strategy in support of future more electric and all electric aircraft platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Technical responsibility for development of allocated power conversion and power management products and technologies
  • Review customer specifications to establish feasibility and possible conceptual solutions.
  • Identification and development of new technologies to improve products
  • Determine optimal power converter topologies and product overall electrical design, including product compliance with electrical requirements, including electrical environmental requirements such as EMI.
  • Develop, review and approve the electrical sections of proposals, including time/cost estimation of tasks and hardware.
  • Ownership of compliance matrix responses relating to electrical and electromagnetic compatibility in the final product
  • Develop and maintain mathematical models and simulations of electrical power converters
  • Develop test plans and procedures for design assurance testing and qualification testing.
  • Support electrical testing during development process
  • Review and interpret test results.
  • Investigations relating to power product failures.
  • Involvement in safety analysis tasks such as FMEA and FMECA
  • Continued personal, professional and technical development to maintain up-to-date knowledge in the domain
  • Recording and analysis of product failures/faults
  • Develop good working relationships with customers, supplier and academic partners

Essential candidate skills and experience:

  • Relevant power converter and / or power management design experience
  • Good knowledge of multiple topologies and understanding of selection criteria
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Schematic Capture Experience (Preferred; Altium)
  • Production level mil or aerospace PCB design experience (Preferred; Altium)
  • Development Testing Experience
  • Awareness of industry appropriate design standards

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum: Degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering
  • Significant, relevant industry experience
  • Able to qualify for UK security clearance

Advantageous Technical Experience:

  • Qualification of aerospace Line Replaceable Units
  • Worked on grant funding R&D projects
  • Programming of FPGAs
  • Familiarity with safety critical software development
  • Experience of DO-254, DO-160, Mil-STD-810, Mil-HDBK-217
  • Understanding of production processes used in power electronics

What is in it for you:

  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Life assurance
  • Fresh fruit and hot drinks
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company share-save scheme (eligible after a qualifying period)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Medical Cover
  • Performance related Incentive Bonus Scheme
  • Free Parking

If you feel you could be a great Senior Engineer then apply now!
The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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