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REQ ID: 86801
JOB TITLE: Senior Power Electronic Design Engineer
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/06/2022
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.




As a Senior Power Electronic Design Engineer, you will be working within the Advanced Engineering team and be responsible for technically leading the power electronic research & development activities for high performance traction inverters.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


As a Senior Power Electronic Design Engineer your key accountabilities and responsibilities will include the design, development and implementation of power electronics commodities and their key technologies such as power modules, semiconductors, gate drivers and DC link capacitors from concept to industrialisation. You will also support links with Suppliers, Universities, Research institutions and Technology Innovation Centres on power electronic technologies and applications.




The ideal candidate will be a proactive engineer seeking to develop full lifecycle experience in automotive power electronic products. Strong people skills and the ability to work individually and in a cross functional team. You will have an organised and committed approach to deliver complex work packages concurrently and be an effective communicator.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience




  • Power Electronic related engineering Degree or PhD

  • Strong background in power electronic topologies and power semiconductor technologies

  • Automotive Power Electronic development lifecycle, especially Traction Inverters and/or DCDC converters and OBCs.

  • Product design based on IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs

  • Power Module Design, Verification and Validation.

  • Electronic devices and circuits and their application, including power devices, microcontrollers, programmable logic, switch mode power supplies, analogue and digital circuits, design for EMC, printed circuit board design and manufacturing processes.

  • Reliability analysis including component tolerancing, worst-case analysis, derating, EMC and thermal simulation.

  • Working knowledge of problem resolution techniques such as 8D.

  • The role will require inter-site travel therefore, it is essential that candidates hold a valid UK Drivers licence.




  • Understanding of failure mode avoidance techniques and their application in product development.

  • FMEDA, FTA, diagnostic coverage analysis, DFMEA, DRBFM, reliability analysis.

  • Experience in the automotive industry.



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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