Product Owner - Power Electronics (BB-F059E)

Found in: Talent UK

Description Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at ​.We Offer You More Than Just “A Job” Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.The Role:The Power Electronics Centre of Excellence seeks to hire an Electronics Engineer – Product Owner. The primary focus of this Centre of Excellence is to design a range of custom motor drives (variable frequency) to surpass efficiency, usability and reliability requirements for a wide range of water applications. With one of the locations being with a world-class Cambridge-based consultancy, Sentec, we are supported by excellent facilities and superb access to its scientific experience and expertise whilst maintaining our constant focus on the design of motor drives.As an Electronics Engineer working as part of the Power Electronics Centre of Excellence you will be responsible for the design and validation of power electronics (Variable Frequency Drives 1-22KW range) and associated digital control circuitry for a range of next generation, energy efficient Xylem Products. These will be based on core reusable platform architectures, customised for specific applications and environments.As a Product Owner you will take a new product design from initial concept all the way through to testing, validation, and transfer into a CEM for high volume manufacturing. You will use elements from our platform as the basis of your designs, however, you will need to customise and re-calculate the design for specific power levels, develop new form factors or different digital interfaces. You will be the key “go to specialist” for one or several products based on our platform. To help bring to market these new products you will collaborate in an “agile” development team with key Xylem R&D sites in Europe, UK, US and India.To be successful, you will demonstrate initiative in pursuit of technical solutions, have a hands-on approach to problem solving and be able to manage your work against time, budget, and customer expectations.Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities: Design high performance power electronics systems controlled by mixed signal digital microprocessorsRequirement analysis, competitor analysis and vendor evaluationsDesign calculations and simulations, early prototyping, bench testingGeneration of schematic design and circuit board layouts in Altium DesignerDesign for test, design for manufacturing, design for standard complianceUnit testing, system integration testing, type testing, product testing.Generation of Test documentation (both Design Proving and Production Level) for both individual circuit boards and the integrated unit.Transfer into manufacturing at a CEM of choice.Client facing - present project and product development updates, product support.Ability to work closely with colleagues across several disciplines - FW engineers, physicists, mechanical engineers.Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activitiesMinimum Qualifications, Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:Strong academic background (degree level or better with high marks) in a related subjectElectrical, Electronic or Power EngineeringExperience in designing mains connected electronics and associated circuit design.SMPS, EMC filtering, IGBT gate drive and protection (kW power levels), PFCGood knowledge of general-purpose microcontroller and mixed signal designFundamental understanding of analogue/discrete electronicsExperienced in analogue signal chain design and simulation (including SPICE)Proficient in schematic design/layout using a recognised CAD package (e.g. Altium Designer)Hands-on experience building and debugging hardware.Preferred Qualifications, Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/CertificationSome familiarity with embedded firmware development and testingFamiliarity with communication interfaces and protocols (e.g. RS485, Modbus, Ethernet)Strong understanding of signal processing and filtering, both in digital and analogue domainsExperience with other power electronics systems, especially variable frequency invertersPrior experience as design lead or product owner.Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facilityWork Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office or site laboratory settingEstimated 30% travel requirementStandard weekly job hours: 37.5 hours

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