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Principal Power Electronics Engineer

Ref no. BHN555681
Location West Midlands, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

An exciting contact role Outside IR35 for an experienced Power Electronics Engineer to work for a leading Automotive company developing Power Management Systems. Proven Power Electronics Design experience in the Automotive/ EV Domain.

Key skills required for this role

Power Electronics, Power Management Systems, Storage, Charging, Electric Vehicle, Automotive


Power Electronics, Power Management Systems, Storage, Charging, Electric Vehicle, Automotive

Job description

Outside IR35

Hybrid working (2-3 days on site)

Principal Power Electronics Engineer

The future is electric, but only if it is better - for businesses, consumers, and the planet. We bring electrification to the next level, to enable and sustain a cleaner planet.

We design power management systems that use less but do more. From electric vehicle drivetrains and ultrafast charging to stationary energy storage and grid efficiencies, we develop a clean energy ecosystem of proprietary technology designed to go faster, perform stronger, travel farther, and last longer.

About the Role:
As a Principal Power Electronics Engineer, you will be involved at all stages of the design and development process. You will liaise directly with internal customers, and our otherengineering teams, to support the delivery of effective engineering solutions. Support from inception, development, and release of power electronic system designs across a broad range of company projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support the design of power electronic units and/or systems incorporating low level analog, digital, high speed circuits, as well high power MOSFETs including Silicon Carbide FETs
  • Support the generation of detailed electronic design schematics and PCB design layouts
  • Support the generation of design verification documents to confirm compliance with national and international standards
  • Support the creation of project documentation in accordance with company processes and procedures
  • Support the delivery of unit and system FMEA and other electronics design validation activities
  • Support project level engineering change control activities
  • Support the delivery of engineering tasks in line with project milestones
  • Support prototype builds and provide electronic support for system test and integration
  • Support company engineering standards to ensure necessary levels of design quality
  • Support product development through full design lifecycle to fully validated and production ready maturation levels
  • Support functional safety compliance for safety critical systems at a hardware level
  • Support of electronic validation activities
  • Work closely with other engineering teams to develop state-of-the-art innovative and practical solutions

Required Education & Experience:

  • Degree qualified in Power Electronics Engineering or similar
  • Electronic hardware design experience


  • High-performance, high-reliability Industry experience, for example Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace product development desirable
  • Understanding of electronic design requirements
  • High voltage and high power electronic system design experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated and enjoy working within a team environment.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and challenges required to achieve company goals and objectives.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • A self-starter and self-motivated
  • Good presentation, report writing and communication skills

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