Schaffner Job Details



Start Date 01.07.2019

Hardware Development Engineer Power Electronics

To strengthen our team at the office in Luterbach (Switzerland) we are looking for a/an
Hardware Development Engineer Power Electronics

Your tasks

  • Drive innovation for new Power Electronic products and technologies
  • Responsible for converting requirements into a product
  • Development and realization of Power Electronic devices (e.g. inverters, filters, power supplies) from concept phase to acceptance test
  • Simulation of power electronic circuits and related controls
  • Technical responsibility in all phase of development (i.e. concept, specification, implementation testing and product introduction)
  • Work with cross functional team to understand and capture hardware requirements
  • Type testing and qualification (e.g. CE, UL) as well as creating and maintaining test specifications
  • Supporting maintenance of existing products
  • Acting as a technical interface with other internal teams, customers and suppliers
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation

Your profile

  • University or equivalent degree in electrical engineering in the field of power electronics
  • Proven experience in development and design of power electronic devices and systems
  • Knowledge in control of power inverters
  • Solid knowledge of design flow and product development processes
  • Proven experience in testing, simulation and validation
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems
  • International work experience
  • Very good communication skills in English, German is an asset
  • Willingness to travel within Europe and intercontinentally (ca. 20%)

What we offer

We offer a challenging position in dynamic and international organization. You will profit from the professional advantages of an environment that supports your personal development and recognizes your achievements. We strive to continue offering a competitive benefits package (e.g. 6 weeks holiday) and great working conditions in a modern work ambience.


Would you like to create your future with us?

We are looking forward to receive your application until 31.05.2019.

Please send your application to:

Chiara Keller (working days TU/WE/TH -applications can be submitted in German or English)
 0041 32 681 6600
Schaffner EMV AG

Nordstrasse 11

4542 Luterbach

Schaffner is a leader in the development and production of solutions that assure the efficient and reliable operation of high-performance electronic systems. The product range includes EMC components, upper harmonic filters and magnetic components for the growth markets of energy efficiency, automotive electronics, renewable energies and industrial applications.


Our employees are the key to our success. In a dynamic, international environment, we offer our 2600 or so employees attractive recruitment terms with plenty of scope for individual career path planning. At our location in Luterbach, in Switzerland, on the slope of the southern Jura mountains, you will find a great quality of life with plenty of recreational areas in the vicinity and great transport links to all the cities and regions of Switzerland