Power Design Engineer

Here you'll find the details about the job "Power Design Engineer" in the company Alstom Belgium.

Name Power Design Engineer
Company Alstom Belgium

The Power Design Engineer defines the power schemes and designs electrical components for traction drives or auxiliary converter systems.

Specific responsibilities of the role:

 Methodology
o Uses the design rules for Power
o Uses standard design deliverables for Power
o Uses the standards tools in line with Alstom expectations and rules
o Contributes to define rules and standard design deliverables
o Contributes to write knowledge guidelines
o Contributes to Return of Experience on power schemes and Electrical components

 Tender, product, project or R&D development
o Calculates electrical or thermal constraints related to all components of the power scheme (use MATLAB, SABER, MATHCAD or CITHEL tools) to fulfil all customer and normative requirements. Write corresponding design reports
o Define the interfaces of electrical components with mechanical department
o Specifies the electrical components of the traction drives or auxiliary converters
o Power electronic components (IGBT, diodes, …)
o Switchgear
o Traction motors
o Passive components (inductors, transformers, capacitors, resistors, busbars, …)
o Interface components with control electronics (sensors, gate drives, relays, …)
o Participates in design review with suppliers
o Participates in the business award and components qualification
o Specifies the power requirements to be exported to the control/command engineer (flux law, torque law, PWM strategy, protection thresholds, …)
o Participates in the definition of validation tests of the power scheme with the validation engineer
o Participates in investigation tests
o Contributes to the problem solving
o Prepares the power design reviews in accordance with DFQ system
o Participates in technical core team meetings

Target profiles:
  • Engineering Technology - Electronics (Industrieel Ingenieur)
  • Engineering Technology - Electromechanics (Industrieel Ingenieur)
In industries:
  • Transport
Required special knowledge

Autonomy, analytical mind, team spirit, good communication skills, time management skill; sense of priorities; hands-on approach, ability to take part in a project.

Foreign No
Contact Laura Grillo (Training & Recruitment support officer)