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Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Salary: £0

Location: West Midlands

Job type: Permanent

Category: Electronics

Work with a global leader in new generation of green and efficient power unit. With its unique expertise and technology, the company is pioneering efforts to bring this breakthrough solution to volume production. We are looking to recruit an experienced Senior Power Engineer to support and develop the current generation of AFE and VMI power electronics modules, and to lead the design and development of the next generation AFE & VMI products. Key Responsibilities; Responsible for maintaining and continuously improving the current generation designs of Active Front End (AFE) and Voltage Mode Inverter (VMI) power modules. Lead the investigation and resolution of any failures seen on the power electronics modules Be the design authority for the AFE and VMI modules, support the nominated electronics manufacturing partner to successfully transition these products from low volume batch builds into full volume production Actively contribute to the ongoing system level integration and testing activities, and to the design proving of the individual power modules and of the complete electrical system Deliver the agreed program of design simplification, design for manufacture, design for test, and design cost-reduction activities to ensure electronics delivers on the agreed product cost roadmap Support Advanced Engineering activity by contributing knowledge and experience of power electronics design & development towards the review, selection and development of future product concepts Lead detailed design and industrialisation of future product concepts, to create the next generation AFE and VMI power modules Skills /Experience; Degree in electrical & electronic engineering, with subsequent specialism in power electronics Significant experience in design and development of power electronics designs, including three phase drives for high speed machines, and single phase 230V ac inverters at the 10-20kW level Experienced in design of high power switching circuits using IGBTs and Mosfets. Ideally also bringing experience in design of high efficiency, high frequency switching circuits using silicon carbide component technologies Trained and experienced in high voltage (+400V DC) testing of power electronics modules, including test and development of solutions for Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) Able to work with minimum supervision and maximum responsibility, and to operate all equipment in a safe and effective manner. Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc. Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application


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