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Senior Power Systems Engineer

36,072 P.A. ?
Location: Brereton
Company: Ultra Electronics PMES
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We currently have opportunities for Power Engineers to support the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense static converters and motors. Engineers will be 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. There will be involvement in all stages of the engineering life-cycle; from concept through to verification and validation of production systems.

Key responsibilities as a Senior Power Systems Engineer

  • To perform a wide range of engineering work covering all stages of the project from bid to delivery
  • To plan and conduct engineering tasks requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of designs or design techniques to meet the agreed requirements
  • To be accountable for the technical performance of the product
  • To work closely with senior team members to plan and co-ordinate the project
  • To coordinate technical activities within the team
  • To be the primary technical point of contact with the customer
  • To contribute to project meetings and to deliver detailed technical and progress reports
  • To keep up to date with the state of the art in the chosen area by attending seminars and studying the technical literature
  • Support other activities in the business such as business improvement initiatives

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in electrical engineering or a related discipline
  • Experience using design/simulation tools such as MATLAB and Simulink
  • Skills and experience in the field of power electronics
  • A proven track record of product design and test in a relevant environment
  • Broad knowledge of other areas of engineering (e.g. systems, mechanical, motors, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of best practice design life-cycle process; gated design phases, design reviews etc.
  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations
  • Skills and experience in the ‘live’ testing of low voltage (i.e. <1000) electronic or electrical equipment
  • Hold or ability to obtain SC level security clearance

Ultra Electronics values experienced well qualified engineers that relish solving challenging engineering problems in pursuit of delighting our customers. We develop niche solutions for harsh environments across a wide product range, covering electric field sensors for deep ocean exploration to high power electric motors and converters for a range of customers. We work in integrated product teams and expect our engineers to be capable of working from concept to delivery, equally able to formulate a concept solution, conduct the supporting analysis, and support the build through the production phase.

What is working at Ultra like?

Working at Ultra is not all about the technical challenge; it’s also about the people and the environment. Based next toCannock Chase, a former Royal Forest and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, means that we have much opportunity to use the space. The lunch time running club and mountain Biking club make use of this facility, while others stroll in the summer evening. It’s common to find birthday cakes in the canteen, or a charity event taking place to raise money for a local or national charity. If this sounds like the place you would like to work, and you enjoyed trying to solve problems please get in touch.

Here at Ultra we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity. Underpinned by our values, behaviours and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be the best version of yourself. We also believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures will increase our diversity of thinking, ensuring we continue to successfully deliver to our customers

We therefore do not discriminate on the basis of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

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