Apply for this job now

Subject matter expert - Power Electronics

Warwick, Warwickshire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Are you an Expert in the field of Power Electronics? If you are, we would be delighted to hear from you. Our market leading client, based in Warwick, has an exciting opening for an experienced Subject Matter Expert Power Electronics. The role is considered on either a permanent or contractual basis working 4 days a week in the office and 1 from home. This position offers highly competitive remuneration and opportunity to be part of a front-line team in new and exciting EV initiatives and development. Please note for the right candidate, sponsorship may also be considered. Responsibilities: Responsible for the development of power electronics products for electric and hybrid vehicles. Perform the role of in-house power electronics expert. Create and evolve a development roadmap for high voltage products (including inverters, DCDC converters and On-Board Chargers) to ensure that using the latest developments and optimised in a way to support world leading vehicle developments from the group. Explore possibilities for marginal gains, to push the limits of what is technically possible. Identify and develop IP that can be leveraged to create innovative products. Develop optimal solutions for projects and translate these into requirement specifications that can be presented to suppliers and partners. Interpret vehicle level requirements to translate into relevant technologies that should be exploited to create specific IP Ensure that the technical strategy and vision of the solution is translated to relevant stakeholders, including Project Engineers who will be instrumental in delivering the technical solution. Support of Project Engineers throughout the project lifecycle, which will include periods of taking responsibility for development activities during the programme. Maintain technical oversight of all programmes to ensure that key components (e.g., structure, controllers, heat exchangers) are correctly located and packaged in accordance with vehicle requirements. Act as the authority in system review, verification & validation activities including leading FMEAs, DVP planning and ISO26262 compliance. The Person: Significant experience of power electronics within an automotive engineering environment. Demonstrable understanding of HV electronics systems within an automotive environment, including power modules, immersed cooling, switching frequencies, current ripple, and heat generation. Ability to confidently communicate concepts such as pin fin cooling, bus bar design, creepage and clearance and electrical noise generation. Experience of development engineering with Tier 1 suppliers, preparation of project documentation and reports. Risk management, mitigation, and recovery planning. Working knowledge of associated systems such as batteries, cooling systems and charging infrastructure. Experience of system/component delivery within an APQP, six sigma or similar framework (FMEA, DVP, quality planning, PPAP etc) and full product lifecycle activities. Ability to communicate the requirements of the vehicle programme to a supplier and manage the cost/benefit/compromise when adapting and enhancing existing and new technologies. Inspiring, articulate, self-motivated, and able to work well on own initiative. Able to influence and align stakeholders to our aspirations and vision moving forwards. Possession of an Electrical, Control Systems, Automotive or similar honours engineering degree. Post graduate qualifications are essential. Other recognised engineering qualifications combined with relevant significant experience will be considered. Full driving licence is essential. To register your interest please send your CV highlighting your relevant skills and experience as soon as possible
Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 707262897-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Contechs Consulting - Warwick
    Contechs Consulting - Warwick
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent