Senior Power Engineer

Due to the growth and success of YASA, an exciting opportunity exists for a talented self-starter to join the growing YASA Controller Research and Development Team, based in either Oxford or Welshpool.

The role will be key to integrating the YASA technology into a range of diverse applications and you will work with the Principal Power Engineer to design, implement, test and document the YASA controller power hardware.

The ideal candidate would be a highly motivated engineer with a demonstrated ability of development in a fast paced environment.   Applicants with practical experience will be preferred as the post will involve significant hands-on work in the laboratory.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the inverter and converter power concept development and contributing to specification and circuit reviews
  • Supporting the functional safety case (ISO 26262) of the system
  • Interfacing with vendors, subcontractors and being part of the selection discussions
  • Design and validation of high power inverters for automotive applications
  • Simulation and evaluation of thermal models
  • PCB layout design and manufacturing support
  • Evaluating component lifetime, limits and derating
  • Supporting EMC testing and the development of technical files.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Degree or equivalent in electrical engineering with at least 7 years’ experience
  • Knowledge of ECAD tools, EMC testing and automotive inverter systems would be advantageous
  • Flexible in their approach to work and with the desire to thrive in a dynamic and exciting fast moving working environment within a small company
  • Creative problem solver, with a logical approach to implementing solutions
  • Confident with customers and suppliers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.



  • 25 days' holiday
  • Pension
  • On-site gym
  • Private medical plan
  • 4 x death in service
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social activities
  • Share scheme


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