Senior Engineer - Power Electronics

2-5 years
3 months ago 3 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

As a constantly growing company, Danfoss is looking for motivated employees who want to work with us on our success. We are looking for a Lead - Power Electronics Engineer to join our diverse team.

Job Responsibilities

Your role is being envisaged Engineer within Power Electronics team of Variable Frequency Drives and Harmonics Solutions that would be required to deliver PMD-India Projects.

Key tasks

. Design and Develop Power converters/ Inverters for High Power Drives (HPD) and Power quality solutions
. Model, Simulate, analyze the sub system/ system to evaluate product and design concepts
. Design, selection, specification, and validation of critical power components (e.g. IGBTs, SCR's, Diodes, capacitors, inductors, contactors, fuses, Contactors, disconnects etc.)
. Perform Power circuit protection and coordination studies, circuit design, and component selection within HPD products
. Develop and perform subsystems/product Engineering tests during prototype development stage
. Support Testing Personals during the Product testing as per IEC/UL/marine standards
. Participate in FMEA and risk assessment activities
. Provide technical clarification of designs with suppliers and manufacturing
. Work with a multi-disciplinary engineering development team that includes application engineering, controls engineering, mechanical design,control hardware design, and test / validation
. Work with supply chain teams and qualify components and assemblies during prototype development and resolve issues as needed to maintain product and project quality, cost and deliverables

Success Criteria's

Agreed Objectives Vs. Deliverables & Results (Quality, Time and Cost)

Important aspects, with impact on the job

Since the job is in R&D

The candidate has to acquire knowledge/skills continuously on latest trends and technologies within Power Electronics and Drives
The candidate should have willingness to travel within India and overseas if required for training / competency building / prototype testing

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills.

B.E (EEE/ECE/Power Electronics) and ME /M.Tech on Power Electronics and Drives

Minimum requirements to working experience
Experience of 2 to 5 years


Familiarity with simulation and Analysis tools such as Dynamic system simulators (Saber, MATLAB, and SPICE)
Familiarity with Analog design, Design Process, Industry Standards, Converters/Inverters, Magnetics, Power Components, Sensing
Familiarity with Instrumentation and measurement of power converters
Working knowledge of power electronics, power distribution and control systems
Demonstrated ability to meet goals and objectives
Effective technical documentation skills
Familiarity with Electric machines modeling and control
Familiarity with IEC, UL, and CSA regulatory standards.


Experience in using Cadence for PCB Board layout, PCB fabrication, assembly and testing
EMI/EMC design, EMI/EMC test/debug, reliability test and system integration

Danfoss - Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder's mindset action speaks louder than words, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.



risk assessment activities
PCB fabrication
Industry Standards
subsystems/product Engineering tests
qualify components
Power Components
controls engineering
control hardware design
technical clarification
latest trends
EMI/EMC design
test / validation
PMD-India Projects
prototype testing
IEC/UL/marine standards
EMI/EMC test/debug
coordination studies
multi-disciplinary engineering development team
High Power Drives
PCB Board layout
supply chain teams
CSA regulatory standards
Design Process
prototype development stage
prototype development
Electric machines modeling
Dynamic system simulators
Power circuit protection
Job Source:

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification. Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.

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