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Senior Power Electronics Design Engineer - SMPS

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Recruiter
IC 3E LLP
Posted
06 May 2012
Closes
03 June 2012
Ref
J17050
Contact
Sam Sandhu
Location
North East England
Job Function
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Hours
Salary
£40000 - £50000 per annum

Further information

Based in the North, the Senior Power Electronics Design Engineer will work with a market leader in controllers for Electric Vehicles. As a supplier and manufacturer of Electronic Controls for vehicles ranging from on road cars, electric motor bikes and buses to mining vehicles, two tractors and other commercial/plant machinery. This is a position for those interested in making a change within in organisation that undergoing considerable growth and expansion.

Responsibilities will include designing/developing power conversion products, Switching Power Supplies (SMPS), battery chargers and DC-DC converters. It will also include designing and developing Power Electronic Controls including Motor Controllers, product design from concept to production, magnetic component design, supervision of junior members and work to ISO/EMC standards.

The ideal candidate will be degree educated (2:1 or above) in Electrical / Electronic Engineering (or related) and will have a proven track record in the following areas:

Essential:-

- Design and development of off-line mains voltage Switching Power Supplies (SMPS) at power level of 100w or more.
- Design and test of switching power supplies to EMC standards
- Thermal design of electronic equipment rated at more than 100W
- Familiarity with requirements of UL and CE marking
- Familiarity with use of CAD tools such as SPICE and familiarity with design methods such as FMEA

Desirable:-

- Design and development of power factor correction (PFC) circuits for off line mains voltage switching power supplies
- Design and development of DC/DC converters at power levels of 500W or more
- Planar Magnetics
- Design and development of AC motor controllers
- Microprocessor control
- Design for high volume manufacture ( over 10,000 per year )

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to deal with all levels of the organisation. He/she must show good team player ethos and be able to work with minimum guidance. A likely background will be from Power Electronics, Power Supplies/Battery Chargers, Motor Control, Computer Power Supplies etc.

In return for your hard work, you will be offered an excellent salary package, pension scheme, life insurance and a vibrant working environment to flourish within. Other incentives include flexi-time, early Fridays and 25 days paid holiday per annum.

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