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R & D Power Electronics Engineer (m/w/d) 1

Job Number:  49848
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  New Products - Sankt Valentin
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular


Group Introduction

Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Role Summary

The Power Electronics Engineer will be responsible for the design of the power electronics in innovative automotive traction inverters. He will be part of the advanced engineering inverter team that works on innovative technologies in the field of power electronics.

  • Design, calculation and simulation of the power electronics for innovative traction inverter
  • Integration of innovative technologies in the field of power electronics into the inverter platform
  • Technology scouting for innovative technologies in the field of power electronics in cooperation with the respective departments and industrial partners
  • Maturity increase of innovative technologies in the field of power electronics
  • Definition and planning of tests for assessing innovative technologies
  • Start-up and carrying out tests of power electronics as well as root cause analysis and corrective measure implementation in case of test failures
  • Execution of feasibility studies in the field of power electronics
  • Modelling of power semiconductors and electronics of inverters
  • Development of scalable tools and methods for the design of automotive traction inverters

Your Profile

  • Higher technical education (university degree in electrical engineering or mechatronics)
  • Knowledge of Power Electronics
  • Experience with simulation and develpment tools e.g. Matlab, Plecs, LTSpice, Altium
  • Problem solving skills ("Getting the things done")
  • self-motivated, structured, analytical
  • Good communication and presentations skills
  • Language skills (English, German)

Additional Information

For this position, a minimum basic salary of EUR 3.542,60 (14 x p.a.) applies, with the willingness to over-pay in line with market conditions, depending on the specific qualifications and professional experience. In addition, Magna Powertrain offers a range of benefits like flexible work-time models, training and continuous professional development, employee profit sharing, childhood care etc.



Lisa Litschauer 
Tel.: +43 664 / 80444 – 1211
Magna Powertrain GmbH & Co KG

Join our team and let´s create the future of mobility, together. Please apply online.

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