Electrical Engineer Power Electronics for Traction Systems

Recruiter
Location
Turgi,Aargau,Switzerland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Jul 2016
Closes
06 Jan 2017
Ref
CH57014325_E2
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a committed engineer, preferably with expertise in power electronics and rail engineering, to strengthen our motivated team at the competence center in Turgi. The Electrical Engineering team takes charge of the power electronic design of new traction converters. The products are used worldwide in railroad engines, trainsets, trams, and other rail vehicles.

Tasks:
- Support the sales department in the concept and tender phase
- Design the power electronics for new auxiliary and traction converter solutions
- Specify components and define technical requirements with suppliers
- Perform commissioning and type tests (partly on the vehicle)
- Support the repair and test department
- Prepare technical documentation
- Act as contact person for our customers in all technical matters
- With appropriate qualification, assume technical project lead of customer projects

Requirements:
- Degree in electrical engineering (Bachelor or Master)
- Experience in the design of power electronics circuits
- Knowledge of traction technology and familiarity with the electrical equipment of rail vehicles desirable
- Good command of German and English
- Quick perception as well as an independent, structured, and proactive work style
- Team player with strong communication skills
- Willingness to travel occasionally