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Power Systems Engineer

Ref no. BHN566913
Location Rugeley, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Join a reputable business who have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

Key skills required for this role

Power Systems, Power Systems Engineer, Electronics, Electrical, Matlab, Simulink


Power Systems, Power Systems Engineer, Electronics, Electrical, Matlab, Simulink

Job description


We value experienced, well qualified engineers that relish solving challenging engineering problems in pursuit of delighting our customers. We develop niche solutions for environments across a wide product range, covering electric field sensors for deep ocean exploration to high power electric motors and converters for a range of customers.

We work in integrated product teams and expect our engineers to be capable of working from concept to delivery, equally able to formulate a concept solution, conduct the supporting analysis, and support the build through the production phase.

We currently have an opportunity for a Power Engineer to support the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense static converters and motors. Engineers will be responsible for delivering robust and cost-effective power electronic solutions to a range of niche applications such as submarine power systems, high integrity power supplies, naval propulsion, and specialist industrial drive systems. There will be involvement in all stages of the engineering lifecycle; from concept through to verification and validation of production systems.


  • To perform a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery.
  • To plan and conduct engineering tasks requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of designs or design techniques to meet the agreed requirements.
  • To be accountable for the technical performance of the product.
  • To work closely with senior team members to plan and co-ordinate the project.
  • To coordinate technical activities within the team.
  • To be the primary technical point of contact with the customer.
  • To contribute to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports.
  • To keep up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature.
  • Support other activities in the business such as business improvement initiatives.

Experience needed:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in electrical engineering or a related discipline.
  • Experience using design/simulation tools such as MATLAB and Simulink.
  • Skills and experience in the field of power electronics.
  • A proven track record of product design and test in a relevant environments.
  • Broad knowledge of other areas of engineering (e.g. systems, mechanical, motors, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews etc.
  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations.
  • Skills and experience in the 'live' testing of low voltage (i.e. <1000) electronic or electrical equipment.
  • Roles are subject to security clearance without restrictions


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.

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