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Job titlePower Electronics & Electronics Engineer
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary80,000 - 95,000 GBP
LocationUK South
Bonus PackageChampionship bonus
Job description

Are you an experienced power electronics engineer looking to develop cutting-edge technologies within motorsport? Our client, world-renowned within the automotive and motorsport markets, is looking for a highly skilled Power Electronics & Electronics Engineer to join their team.  

The role  

As a Power Electronics & Electronics Engineer, you’ll own the specification and development of our client’s industry leading Electrical and Electronic components for a range of powertrain projects and applications. You’ll bring your experience to lead and mentor a dedicated team of engineers through the entire product lifecycle, from design to delivery. 

Other responsibilities include:  

  • Planning resources and activities to suit deliveries  

  • Providing technical mentoring to the power electronics team  

  • Leading design reviews of electronics/software projects  

  • Conducting the testing and verification of power electronics devices and assemblies  

  • Identifying the root of development and quality issues and generating solutions  

  • Co-ordinating engineering changes and maintaining detailed design records  

  • Liaising with suppliers to ensure suitable technical specifications are met  

  • Driving continuous improvement initiatives  

  • Working by processes and safety requirements  

  • Producing technical documentation and specifications 

The requirements  

You’ll have extensive experience of power electronics engineering with a track record of electronic product design, test and failure investigation, as well as: 

  • Degree Educated in Electrical or Electronic Engineering (or equivalent) 

  • Experience of high power (100kW+) and high voltage (up to 1000V) electronics 

  • Strong understanding knowledge of Electrical and Electronic systems used within the Motorsport, Aerospace or Automotive industries 

  • Detailed knowledge of high power inverter design and inverter/motor drive loss, efficiency and cooling 

  • Familiar with motor drive system testing

  • Experience of PCB circuit and layout design 

  • Strategic thinker with outstanding data-gathering and problem solving skills 

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 

  • Proven experience working as part of a small, highly skilled engineering group 

  • Able to take on challenges within a fast-paced, technical environment 

  • Results-orientated and driven  


Important information  

Reference number: 12572 

FMC contact for this role: James B Watson (

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.