IGBT Product Test and Ratings Engineer

Closing date: 30.06.17
Research and Development: Semiconductors
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint a IGBT Product Test and Ratings Engineer within our Research and Development Centre. The successful candidate will work primarily on the characterisation of high power IGBT devices from 650V up to 6.5kV. This will involve the submission of data sheets, application notes and the supporting documentation for transfer to production. Previous experience of testing high power electronic components and circuits is desired. Some working knowledge of the underlying semiconductor physics would also be advantageous. A degree in electrical/electronic engineering, Physics or similar discipline is desirable but may be relaxed for relevant industrial experience.

Dynex Semiconductor Limited manufactures a wide variety of high power semiconductor devices and assemblies which improve the reliability and control of electrical energy in applications such as power transmissions and distribution systems, marine and railway propulsion, renewable power generation schemes and industrial motor drives.

We currently have over 330 employees and are seeking to appoint an IGBT Product Test and Ratings Engineer within our Research and Development Centre. The main tasks and responsibilities will be to perform and report on standard electrical testing of IGBT products, perform datasheet generation of IGBT based products and assist with customer IGBT technical queries. You will also be working with and contributing towards key projects that may involve teams of specialists and non-specialst within the R&D Centre of Lincoln and Zhuzhou.

To be successful in this role you will have at least 2 years of relevent industrial experience in test, you must be familar and comfortable with high voltage testing on power semiconductors and have experience with Microsoft software packages. You will be an effective communicator with specialists and non-specialist colleagues, ability to work well independently and as part of a wider team and hold good time management skills.

Suitable candidates will have the following aptitude/abilities:

Minimum Skills/Experience:

Bachelors degree in one of the following; physics, power electronics, electrical and electronic engineering.

At least 2 years relevent industrial experience in test

Experience of Microsoft software packages

Familar and comfortable with high voltage testing on power semiconductors

Familiarity with MOS power semiconductors - preferably silicon IGBT

Awareness of performance limitations of MOS power semiconductors

Key Duties / Responsibilities

Perform and report on standard electrical testing of IGBT Products

Perform datasheet generation of IGBT based products

Perform extraordinary IGBT product testing

Assist with customer IGBT technical enquiries

Assist with IGBT product qualification tests

Assist with transfer to production of new products

Benefits Include:

24 days holiday plus public/bank holidays

Bupa

Free on site car parking

Subsidised canteen

Pension

Life assurance

Hours of work:

Office Days:

8.30 - 17.00   Monday - Thursday

8.30 - 16.30   Friday

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