Senior/Principal Power Engineer

£45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits package
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Marc Temple
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our client is a world leader in the provision of high-technology power conversion and control solutions, signature management systems, underwater measurement ranges and high integrity sensors for a wide range of defence applications.

They are looking for a Senior/Principal Power Engineer to be based out of their site in Staffordshire.

The Senior/Principal Power Engineer will support the design, manufacture and supply novel power dense static converters and motors and is responsible for delivering robust and cost effective power electronic solutions to a range of niche applications such as submarine power systems, high integrity power supplies, naval propulsion and specialist industrial drive systems. You will become involved in all stages of the engineering lifecycle; from concept through to verification and validation of production systems. As part of a team, you will develop power electronic solutions that successfully meet the overall objectives of the project.

Key responsibilities will include:
Performing a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery
Planning and conducting engineering tasks requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of designs or design techniques to meet the agreed requirements
Accountability for the technical performance of the product
Working closely with senior team members to plan and co-ordinate the project
Co-ordination of technical activities within the team
Acting as primary technical point of contact with the customer
Contributing to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports
Keeping up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature
Supporting other activities in the business such as business improvement initiatives

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Electrical Engineering (or a related discipline), with experience using design/simulation tools such as MATLAB and Simulink and skills and experience in the field of power electronics.

You will have a proven track record of product design and test in a relevant environment, plus broad knowledge of other areas of engineering (e.g. systems, mechanical, motors, etc.). You will have extensive knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews etc., as well as Skills and experience in the 'live' testing of low voltage (i.e. <1000) electronic or electrical equipment.

You will have the confidence and professional character to work well with customers and will be willing and able to make presentations.


Senior/Principal Power Engineer
£45-55k per annum plus benefits

Key Skills: Power Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Power, Electrical Power, Design, Simulation, Matlab, Simulink, Converters, Power Supplies, Motors, Power Systems, Power Electronics

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a PERMANENT position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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