Power Electronics System Lead Engineer

Valencia, Spain Permanent


  • Design and tune control loops
  • Onboarding and training new Hardware Engineers
  • Identify design optimization’s or cost reduction opportunities
  • Lead problem solving and redesign activities: hardware issues, customer claims and PCNs among others.
  • Technical support on site during Functional, EE and EMC test setup and testing
  • Contribution ideas and design concepts for mechatronics integration
  • Power Electronics design justification and test plan definition
  • Strong and frictionless cooperation with other Hardware and Power Electronics Engineers of the department
  • Power Electronics architecture definition to fulfill the product and system requirements
  • Power Electronics design justification and test plan definition
  • Tasks delegation and process monitoring
  • Power Electronics detailed design, simulation and commissioning of prototypes
  • Technical interface with the customer and production plant
  • Power Electronics component selection and magnetics specification.


  • Degree in Physics / Electronics / Telecommunication Engineering or similar.
  • 5-10 years of experience developing Power Electronics for On Board Charges, HV/LV DC/DC converters or Traction Inverters for automotive applications.
  • Background in functional, electrical, EMC, and thermal technologies for electronic design validation.
  • Knowledge of standard electronic design analysis and verification (Derating analysis, Worst Case Analysis, Reliability calculation, FMEDA).
  • Interacting with clients and negotiation skills.
  • Experience coordinating a HW development team.
  • Languages: English and Spanish, German is a plus
  • Knowledge of functional safety (ISO26262) is a plus.
  • Inter-personal communication and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of electronic schematics, e-Layout, mechanical design, 3D models, 2D drawings, bill of materials, validation plans, validation methods, and automotive quality deliverables.
  • Knowledge of Automotive ASPICE processes
  • Technical background in automotive power electronics design and implementation:
  • Circuit simulation with LTSpice or PSIM.
  • Analog, digital and power circuits design.
  • Deep knowledge of PFC and LLC-Resonant power stages.
  • Capability to design and tune control loops.
  • Losses calculation for semiconductors, inductors, transformers, CMCs, capacitors, PCB tracks, busbars and cables.
  • Thermal stack-up design.
  • Power electronics integration in mechanical assemblies (mechatronics integration).
  • Knowledge of EMC design rules.
  • Mission profile calculation for electrolytic capacitors.
  • Problem solving techniques like 8D and FTA

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    Alfie Palmer
    Consultant - E-Mobility

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