Power Electronics System Lead Engineer

04_Profesionales (técnicos)
BU4 Electronics & Mechatronics

Your Role & Responsibilities


The candidate will join to a very dynamic and passionate development team in the Automotive Power Electronics field. This technical field is the heart of MAHLE e-Mobility strategic plan.

The candidate will be a key contributor to solve existing and new challenges in the current developments and new projects opportunities.


Leads the following tasks related to the HW, Product and System design activities:


  • Power Electronics architecture definition to fulfil the product and system requirements.
  • Power Electronics detailed design, simulation, and commissioning of prototypes.
  • Power electronics component selection and magnetics specification.
  • Design and tune control loops.
  • Power Electronics design justification and test plan definition.
  • Contribution ideas and design concepts for mechatronics integration.
  • Strong and frictionless cooperation with other Hardware and Power Electronics Engineers of the department.
  • Technical support on site during Functional, EE and EMC test setup and testing.
  • Technical interface with the customer and production plant.
  • Lead problem solving and redesign activities: hardware issues, customer claims and PCNs among others.
  • Tasks delegation and progress monitoring.
  • Onboarding and training new Hardware Engineers.
  • Manage 1st escalation level for Electronic HW issues and supports 8D activities.
  • Identify design optimizations or cost reduction opportunities.


Your Skills & Strengths


  • Degree in Physics / Electronics / Telecommunication Engineering or similar.
  • (Critical) 5 - 10 years of experience developing Power Electronics for On Board Charges, HV/LV DC/DC converters or Traction Inverters for automotive applications.
  • (Critical) 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.


  • (Required) Technical background in electronic design validation: functional, electrical, EMC and thermal.
  • (Required) Technical background in electronic design validation: functional, electrical, EMC and thermal.
  • (Required) Knowledge of standard electronic design analysis and verification (Derating analysis, Worst Case Analysis, Reliability calculation, FMEDA).
  • (Required) Inter-personal communication and conflict resolution.
  • (Required) Customer requirements analysis and negotiation.
  • (Required) Interacting with clients and negotiation skills.
  • (Required) Experience in RFI/RFQ offer preparation, cost estimation, risk analysis, and requirements negotiation.
  • (Required) Experience with system/block diagrams, electronics schematics, e-Layout, mechanical design, 3D models, 2D drawings, Bill Of Materials, automotive validations procedures and normative, validation plans and automotive quality deliverables.
  • (Valued) Experience coordinating a HW development team.
  • (Valued) Experience working in a V model development process (ASPICE).
  • (Valued) Knowledge of Automotive SPICE processes.
  • (Valued) Knowledge of functional safety (ISO26262) is a plus.
  • Languages: English C1, Spanish C1, German is a plus. 



In addition to work in a great team, we encourage you to reach your personal potential and through outstanding learning and development opportunities. Exciting assignments and personalized support for your career are available to you.



Datos sobre el trabajo

Nivel de entrada:  Contrataciones con experiencia
Área Funcional:  I + D

Valencia, ES, Valencia

Entidad Legal:  MAHLE Electronics (ES)

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