Baker and Baker Recruitment are representing a client in the Warwickshire region of the UK who are looking for a Senior Engineer (Power Electronics) to join their team on a permanent basis
Senior Engineer (Power Electronics) – Electrified Powertrain
£35k-£55k (Depending on Experience)
1. Designed/Developed from design to production
2. Power Electronics – Inverters/Actuators
3. Running of project/programs
Define and review electrified powertrain system requirements and architectures for customer and internal programs in automotive, aero, and off-highway applications for ASIL C/D applications.
Create detailed designs for high power (>150kW, 300-800V) traction inverters and associated digital and mixed-signal control and interface circuits, actuators, and sensors.
Microcontroller hardware implementation (ideally Infineon AurixTM automotive family).
Schematic capture and PCB layout using Altium Designer. Understanding of creepage and clearance requirements for HV circuit design (LV123, HV3 level). BOM generation and coordinating with contract PCBA manufacturers.
Create detailed design documentation showing worst-case calculations, circuit and thermal simulations, component selection, costed BoMs, test requirements, and validation test reports.
Work with EP mechanical engineers to develop integrated electronic/mechanical/thermal design concepts.
Define and review test plans and DVPRs for Electrified Powertrain systems and components (LV124 etc), from traction inverters to fully integrated electric drive units (EDUs).
Safe use of high power, high voltage development, and test equipment such as high power battery emulators, PSUs, power analysers, loads, motor test dynos, etc within a dedicated high voltage development lab and EDU test facility, up to ~1MW and 800Vdc.
Familiar with digital motor control schemes for a variety of motor technologies (IPM, SPM, ASM, SR, etc) – FOC, field weakened operation, overmodulation, harmonic current injection for NVH, fault and protection schemes, etc.
Designing to meet EMC requirements for EDU components (ISO7637 etc) at subsystem level.
Ability to generate and develop subsystem DFMEA and HARA from program initiation.
Provide accurate project timing, resource, and cost planning information to support Program Management and Business Development activities.
Work with EP control software engineers to test and develop inverter and motor control software and test electronics hardware.
Where appropriate, undertake Project Lead role - leading a small/medium project team to deliver a successful project outcome from both a technical and commercial perspective
Contribute to and deliver technical conference and white papers
Be fully aware of and actively comply with company policies and procedures
Exhibit a passion for learning and facing new challenges
Understand and follow company values, professional standards, and technical best practices project management, quality, communication, etc.
Actively undertake continued professional and personal development
Participate in activities to share technical knowledge and know-how across the business Potential for worldwide, short and long-haul travel
EXPERIENCE / BACKGROUND
A degree (2:1 or above) in electrical or electronic engineering or a related subject OR equivalent demonstrable experience
Engineering experience relevant to a supplier, technical consulting, or engineering services environment
Be a natural collaborator, able to build and manage effective working relationships with your direct team, colleagues, and customers
A good understanding of power electronics and electric motor fundamentals
Effectively communicate complex ideas and information to a range of audiences and stakeholders
A “can do” attitude with high levels of commitment, enthusiasm, and motivation
Open and honest with high professional standards and ethics
Passionate about developing your own knowledge, experience, and skills
Innovative thinker and problem solver
Mathematical aptitude coupled with strong practical skills
Accuracy and attention to details
Self-motivated and driven to achieve results
Strong project management
Ability to take innovative designs from design concept through to delivery to a diverse variety of global customers
Reference ID: 278107
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