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Lead Power Electronics Engineer

Summary

Salary
£Comepetitive
Team
Motors and Power Systems, Electronics
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

Dyson has an opportunity for power electronics engineers to join the Power Electronics & Energy Storage group.  Opportunities are available all levels depending on experience. 

The Power Electronics & Energy Storage group is a multidisciplinary team responsible for the development of Dyson Digital Motors and Lithium Ion batteries.  Dyson Digital Motors are small and light, yet extremely powerful; they power the next generation of handheld vacuum cleaners as well as the Supersonic and Air Wrap which are revolutionising hair care.  As part of this group, we are looking to expand our Power Electronics capability.

At Dyson we are encouraged to think differently, challenge convention and be unafraid to make mistakes. We’re creative, collaborative, practical and enthusiastic, but most of all we’re hugely passionate about what we do.  We are looking for individuals who wish to invent, design and develop leading products for the global market.  By working in our world class Research Design and Development department, these individuals have the opportunity to work alongside other leading technical specialists and highly motivated creative people, to develop products which fulfil our ambition of being truly different and better than our competitors.



Accountabilities

Role and responsibilities

  • Ensure the safety and reliability of Dyson products
  • Take technical responsibility for the power electronic content of a number of projects across a different product categories ensuring their successful delivery.
  • Actively identify technical risks within projects and drive their resolution.
  • Challenge where appropriate and develop best practice and process improvement across the business.
  • Act as a subject matter expert across the business and multiple projects
  • Develop and train others either within their own or the wider team.
  • Opportunity for line management responsibilities

Skills

Skills and experience

  • Degree or equivalent experience in electronic engineering or comparable discipline alongside significant industrial experience.
  • In depth knowledge and experience in the design and development of motor drives / inverters / SMPS / power electronics products.
  • Detailed understanding of device characteristics specifically IGBTs, MOSFETs and emerging technologies in in real-world applications.
  • Comprehensive experience of designing safety systems for Li-Ion Batteries.
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to communicate to a wide range of audiences including senior management.
  • Circuit simulation and analysis expertise (e.g. SiMetrix, SPICE or Matlab)
  • Experience with PCB/schematic tools.
  • Proven ability to design products for compliance with worldwide EMC/EMI standards.
  • Knowledge and experience of thermal management.
  • Able to provide technical direction.

Benefits

27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays

Pension scheme

Performance related bonus

Life assurance

Sport centre

Free on-site parking

Subsidised café and restaurants

Discounts on Dyson machines