Power Engineer

Power Engineer

Job Title: Power Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugeley, Staffordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894297_1516032720
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2018 16:12

Job Description

Power Engineer - Permanent/Contractor
My client who specialises in developing niche solutions for harsh 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 are looking for experienced Power Engineers on a Permanent and Contract basis.
The position will be to support the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense static converters and motors. You 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.
Key Responsibilities
-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.
Qualifications and Experience
-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 environment
-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
-Power Engineer - Permanent/Contract
-Location - Staffordshire
-Salary/Rate - Negotiable Depending on experience
Key Words - Electrical, Power Electronics, Product Design, EMC, Hyper Drive, Matlab, Simulink, Filtering
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
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