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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 Senior Power Electronics Engineer to join their team.

The role

As a Senior Power 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)

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

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

  • 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

  • F1 or high-performance motor sport design experience would be advantageous  

  • 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: Ashley Magor (

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