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Principal Engineer - Machines and Drives (101441-1021)

University of Warwick - WMG

Location: Coventry
Salary: £51,799 to £60,022 pa
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 12th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: 1879961

Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2023

You will join the world renowned WMG at the University of Warwick to work in the Power Electronics and Electric Machines Group. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary team with industrial collaborators delivering projects, primarily funded by Innovate UK (IUK) and EU Horizon 2020, related to the latest technological developments in high performance electric machines and power electronics systems. Successful implementation requires hands-on work with the research team, industrial partners, sub-contractors and site owners and operators.

Your role will be in the research and development of wireless charging systems for transport applications, energy conversion from heat to electricity and advanced inverter design. Your work in electrical machines will extend from system engineering aspects to targeted innovation in developing components and materials for improvements in power density, cost and quality. In addition, it is expected you will develop new project directions in these rapidly expanding fields.

You will have a degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar discipline, have a broad experience both of new product introduction and engineering leadership in industry and/or academia, with the drive to make best possible use of the state-of-the-art research facilities and transfer knowledge internally and externally.

In return we will provide you with a great range of benefits which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities.

At WMG we are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Silver Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role can be found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick's jobs pages. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button.

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