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Power Electronics Engineer | Oxford | £40-£45 per hour

Posted on Dec 12, 2018 by Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd

Oxford, Oxfordshire United Kingdom
16 Dec 2018
£40 - £45 Hourly
Power Electronics Engineer | Oxford | £40-£45 per hour

As a Power Electronics Engineer you will design and develop power electronics (Component selection, circuit design, simulation, debug and Test). Day to day you will review and approval of schematics, layouts, robustness analysis, test plans as well as plan Thermal management and packaging strategies for power electronics. You will also coordinate with external development partners and provide Technical support to our system and software development teams

Essential Skills:
  • Engineering Degree qualified in Electronics
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the design and development of traction inverters for motor vehicles slated for series production
  • Knowledge of power electronics (converters, HV components, semiconductors, EMC) and electrical machines
  • Power electronics design using IGBT/MOSFET devices and their associated control technologies for DC voltages in excess of 400V
  • Device selection, thermal management and packaging of power electronics
  • Design and development of Printed Circuit Boards, including component selection, schematics entry and providing PCB layout direction
  • Power Circuit simulation
  • Prototype debugging and fault finding
  • A strong appreciation of all aspects of analogue electronics
  • Experience of electronics development through complete life cycle
  • Experience in Design For Manufacture (DFM) and Design For Test (DFT)
  • Experience in Design of safety related systems and an awareness of ISO 26262 safety standard
You should be self-motivated and able to work unassisted, with strong interpersonal skills and a flexible approach suitable for working in a small team

The rate is £40-£45 per hour and the client can interview ASAP. Please pass this along to any colleagues or friends who may be interested.

Please apply within or email me.

Reference: 597360159