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PER International Electronics Recruitment

Power Electronics Specialist


Our clients are looking to recruit 4 power electronics specialists to expand their engineering team.  Their preference is for permanent employees, but would also consider contractors. They are also prepared to consider strong junior engineers.



  • Design and development of motor controllers and supporting peripheral devices (e.g. DCDCs) for automotive and industrial electric vehicles
  • Working with sales, marketing, customers and engineering to define product specifications
  • Interpret product specifications to produce hardware functional specifications
  • Hardware system design and documentation.
  • Circuit design and analysis, testing and debugging.
  • Management of type testing.
  • Work to company quality and national / international standards


Skills Required

Must have experience and skills in ALL of these areas below:-

  • Motor controllers design and development
  • IGBT and MOSFETs and gate driver design
  • Support PCB layouts


Desirable experience and skills:-

  • EMC
  • Functional safety analysis, design and validation to standards such as ISO26262, IEC61508, D0178B or similar.
  • Automotive product development
  • Understanding of motor control techniques.
  • Analysis skills; FMEAs, tolerance analysis, thermal analysis, etc.
  • Development to relevant standards such as REG10, REG100, ISO16750, Cispr 25, EN61800
  • Mass production (>10k units per annum)
  • Experience with CASE tools (Mentor Graphics (DX Designer, Expedition), SPICE, COMSOL, etc)
  • Common microcontroller architectures, (Infineon Aurix or XMC family)


Personal attributes:-

  • Excellent communication skills and able to deal with all levels of the organisation
  • Must able to work alone with minimum guidance, but also be able to operate effectively as part of a team.
  • Structured individual with good problem solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and keen approach to learning, etc.
  • Flexibility to travel in UK and overseas


Qualifications required :-

  • BEng (Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years relevant professional experience


United Kingdom


2nd June 2017


Jacqui Grimwood

+44 (0)1728 685991

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