Power Electronics Test Engineer

£35 - £37 per hour
16 Apr 2012
14 May 2012
Jonathan Martin
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has an urgent requirement for an engineer with strong previous experience in testing of Power Supply Units. You must have previously tested and written plans for testing of power supplies

Our client is looking for an engineer with a strong PSU background (SMPS) that can aid in the development, test and verification of SMPS units.

The role is mostly lab based and will involve qualification and re-engineering of sub-contract manufactured PSU's. Hence the ideal engineer will have a mix of SMPS design, test and verification experience.

Skills / Knowledge required:
* A formal electronics engineering qualification (HNC, HND, Degree or similar)
* Suitable ability with test development and practical lab based verification work
* An understanding of SMPS topology and ideally design
* Electronics test and verification skills
* Good report writing and communications skills
* Knowledge of EMC, thermal and environmental testing of PSU's would be ideal
* Hardware skills enabling the safe build/modification of PSU's and creation test fixtures

Job description:
Primary Functions
* Write Electrical PSU Test Plans
* Test PSU's
* Write PSU Test Reports
* Design/Build/Document PSU Test Jigs
* Perform rudimentary PSU FA from time to time

Secondary Functions
* Safety Test (Hi-POT/Earth Bond) and label, any PSU that has been opened/modified by Development
* With Guidance: Design/Build/Document instrumented Test PSU's
* Write Test Method, as required
* Any other Power Supply duties as required

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

Power Electronics
Power Electronics

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.