Power Electronics Engineer- Advanced Technologies

Our Advanced Technologies team who've been responsible for projects such as the Mercedes EQXX battery system are looking to bolster their Electronics team. They're working on equally ground breaking projects.

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Job no: 497501
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Drive Systems

Purpose of the role is to…

Be the Mercedes HPP specialist for the design, validation, testing & operation of our electronics hardware products from concept to the end user, in one (or more) of these areas:

    • Power Electronics inverter design up to 1000Vdc and 350kW
    • Design and optimize WBG power module design, gate drives, and associated HV/LV measurements
    • Interact closely with mechanical, software and performance engineer for system optimization
    •  Own the inverter and motor (PMSM or like) hardware operation.
    • Validation, test and simulation of inverter hardware.
    • Own pioneering solutions from concept to delivery


Be skilled at…

  • Innovation & creativity; able to see solutions that others don’t, work from a blank sheet of paper and consistently start from the beginning
  • Driving productivity and performance without compromising on quality
  • Fault finding and diagnostics

Have experience of…

  • Operating in a challenging electronics engineering environment
  • Power electronics
  • Inverter design with power modules, gate drives, and DC-link capacitor
  • Testing power modules, gate drives, thermal testing, loss measurements
  • Schematic capture and layout (OrCAD/Allegro or similar)
  • Analysing & understanding complex data.
  • Circuit, and system simulation or FE analysis (LTSpice / PLECS / Ansys)
  • Motorsport environment

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Automotive electrical powertrain operation (strong)
  • Electronic hardware design  - analogue & high speed digital (advanced)
  • Signal Integrity and operation in noisy environments – EMC

Hold these qualifications…

  • BEng / BSc Qualified (2:1 minimum) in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • MEng/MSc Qualified in Electrical Engineering or allied discipline


  • Creative and innovative with excellent problem solving skills
  • Flexible & adaptable with excellent time management
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Team player
  • Thorough and tenacious in their approach
  • Self-motivated
  • Demonstrate accountability and credibility 


Success in this role will be if you… (deliverables)

  • Deliver complex, innovative design solutions in an efficient and timely manner
  • Ensure that the products are fully functional at the point of delivery, and also for ensuring that issues and faults are dealt with rapidly
  • Act autonomously, ensuring accountability and ownership for the task in hand
  • Deliver ‘right first time’ solution considering performance, durability, obsolescence, cost & other key programme metrics
  • Design & development of new or existing electronics hardware
  • Identify new performance differentiating technologies and accelerating their development 



  • 36 days holiday (we work bank holidays)
  • 10% company contribution to pension, rising with service to maximum 15%
  • Personal bonus
  • Company collective bonus
  • Reduced cost Mercedes lease scheme
  • Mercedes share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Various company discounts


We recognise that the ideal candidate for this role may not meet every requirement in this advert and understand that some applicants are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  Here at Mercedes AMG HPP our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring are critical to our success. HPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or group or class protected by any local law and we encourage applications from any background.

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