Lead Power Converter Engineer

Lead Power Converter Engineer

Job Title: Lead Power Converter Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895196_1537872775
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 25, 2018 11:52

Job Description

Lead Power Converter Engineer
My client who is looking for an experienced Lead Power Converter Engineer. You would be working together with customers on their toughest electronics challenges, and keep the momentum going - moving products swiftly through engineering, design, development and manufacture.
The Role
Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you would be responsible for all aspects of the design, development and testing of power converters used in a wide variety of Aerospace power converters, this role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of an exciting new team, servicing top tier customers.
-Leadership of a small team of power converter engineers, magnetics engineers, component engineers and technicians
-Technical ownership of all the power conversion and magnetic aspects of our aerospace power conversion products
-Coaching and mentoring of junior power conversion staff and cross discipline mentoring
-Review customer specifications to determine the optimal power converter topology, including full product compliance with the electrical and EMC aspects of the DO-160 environmental requirements
-Approve the electrical sections of customer proposals, taking ownership of all compliance matrix responses relating to electrical and electromagnetic compatibility in the final product
-Lead the technical development of the magnetic components used within the power converter
-Review simulation output reports, schematic drawings and printed wiring board GERBERS
-Technical ownership of product integrity and performance. Approve test plans and procedures for design assurance testing and qualification testing. Review and challenge test results
-Continued personal, professional and technical development including: attending seminars or workshops; review of trade papers and publications; frequent review and comparison of industry standards, DO-160, DO-178, DO-254 etc.; join trade associations; develop good working relationships with customers, suppliers and academics
Skills & Experience
-General Production Power Converter Design Skills
-Strong knowledge of multiple topologies
-Simulation Modelling Experience (Preferred; SABER)
-Schematic Capture Experience (Preferred; Altium)
-Development Testing Experience
-VB/VBA Knowledge
-Requirements Analysis
-Be able to undertake occasional travel both in the UK and Overseas
-Position - Lead Power Converter Engineer - Permanent
-Location - Nottingham
-Salary - £60000 - £70000 depending on experience
Key Words - Power, Electronic, Electrical, Design, Develop, Converters, Simulation, Modelling, Schematic Capture, Aerospace, SABER, Altium, VB, VBA, GERBERS, EMC
Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This is a Permanent Position

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