Lead Power Converter Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Electronics
Region:
East Midlands
Location:
Nottingham
Salary:
£60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted:
19/11/2018
Recruiter:
STR
Job Ref:
HQ00099161

Lead Power Converter Engineer
Nottingham
Permanent - Up to �75,000
An innovative global provider of engineered Electronics for performance critical applications, are actively looking to recruit a Lead Power Converter Engineer to join a newly formed team at their brand new Advanced Technology Centre, Nottingham. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this is a new role where you will be responsible for all aspects of the design, development and testing of power converters used in a wide variety of Aerospace products. This role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be part of an exciting new team, servicing top tier customers. As the ATC develops, it will grow to support the organisation globally.

*Please note, that due to the sensitive nature of the products, you must hold or be eligible to get UK Security Clearance*

Responsibilities include:
-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
-Encourage maximum re-use of standard hardware and sub-assemblies
-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
-Lead the design reviews of the power converter aspects of products, including the creation of clear and concise data packs/presentations
-Technical ownership of product integrity and performance. Approve test plans and procedures for design assurance testing and qualification testing. Review and challenge test results
-Develop the power converter design manual through close working with the manufacturing sites
-Lead all investigations relating to power conversion product failures. This involves collecting, analysing, and summarizing information and trends associated with our products
-Responsible for the update of the power converter skills matrix

Required Technical Skills:
-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
-General Production Knowledge

Other Requirements:
-Be able to undertake occasional travel both in the UK and Overseas
-To develop personally and grow within the organization
-Hold current UK security clearance, or capable of obtaining one

If you are interested in this opportunity, please click to apply or call 02392 314 683.

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Details:
STR
Tel: 02392314683
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Aarron Jones
Email:

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