Senior power electronics Engineer in Montbonnot Saint Martin, France

Eaton Corporation

Eaton Corporation is a diversified energy management company that achieved a revenue of $22.3 billion in 2023. With energy-efficient solutions, we support our customers in more effective, safer, more efficient, and more sustainable management of electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical energy. Eaton is committed to improving quality of life and protecting the environment using our energy management technologies and services. The company employs approximately 92,000 people and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

For our Electrical Services organization we are looking for a Senior Prower Electronics engineer who will be based in Montbonnot-Saint-Martin EATON site.

The Senior Power Electronics Engineer will support multiple new product development projects in high-power single-phase UPS’s as a power electronics subject matter expert (SME).

What you’ll do:

• Design and build hardware of power electronics converters for use in Eaton products.

• End to end ownership of hardware – from specification to design, prototype reliability validation and high-volume manufacturing.

• Collaborate with electronics, mechanical, and firmware engineering teams to design, validate and manufacture power converters.

• Collaborate on architecture and modeling of existing and new power converter topologies that achieve better performance.

• Report periodically to the Project Manager / Team Manager

• Engage in the Eaton Quality Process


• Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent; Masters or PhD preferred.

• 10+ years of relevant hands-on hardware experience in power converter design (AC/DC, DC/DC & DC/AC)

• Experience with high voltage power semiconductor selection (Si/SiC/GaN MOSFET’s, Diodes), gate drive and protection circuit design.

• Experience with UL and/or CE electrical safety requirements and certification, and EMC requirements relevant to the design of power converters.

• Experience with design of analog/digital circuits and micro-processors.

• Experience in supervision of PCB layout for minimal stray inductance and capacitance, placement strategies for better manufacturability, power/signal plane definition and EMC optimization.

• Experience in modeling power converters and power systems using simulation tools (example: MATLAB/Simulink, PLECS, Simplorer, PSIM and/or PSCAD)


• Excellent understanding of power electronics topologies (AC/DC, DC/DC & DC/AC).

• Excellent understanding of switching waveforms, semi-conductor losses and experience with loss modeling.

• Excellent understanding of the theory and application of magnetics (inductors, transformers) and capacitors (Electrolytic, film and Ceramic) used for power conversion.

• Familiar with schematic capture and power converter circuit simulation tools.

• Proficiency with basic EE tools (Oscilloscopes, Network analyzers, Signal Generators etc.).

• Understanding of how thermal management affects the overall performance of the system, appreciation for the trade-offs necessary to achieve designs that meet performance requirements and cost objective solutions.

• Creativity for technical solution design

• Ability to expand and deepen area of expertise

• Autonomous, have ease in learning, good teammate, communication and problem-solving skills.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • We make your aspirations matter – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

  • We make your growth matter – We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

  • We make your contributions matter – reliability, safety, efficiency, and sustainability are at the core of our dedication to improving people’s lives and the environment through power management technologies.

  • We make your wellbeing matter – We put your health and safety first. Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.


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