Power Electronics Engineer

about 1 year ago
Full time role
Harwell, England, GB... more
Harwell, England, GB... more

Job Description

META is seeking a Power Electronics Engineer for our facility in Harwell, UK to support the PLASMAfusion® team in developing a novel, ultra-high throughput vacuum deposition technology with applications in batteries, optical metasurfaces and more.

What You'll Do:

The Power Electronics Engineer will design and develop a high voltage, high power pulsed generator to deploy into an upcoming vacuum deposition pilot manufacturing line.

Some of the typical responsibilities will include:

  • Optimize a high voltage, high current, pulsed power generator driving a proprietary plasma deposition system
  • Analyse and optimize the current driving circuitry ensuring improvement in throughput, reliability, repeatability and traceability
  • Drive the entire life cycle of the product from working prototype to certification
  • Manage procurement and delivery of all the components required for a new build
  • Ensure process documentation is up-to-date and readily available on the informatic system
  • Assist partners and collaborators in the UK, US, Canada or anywhere necessary in scaling-up the technology
  • Travel to partners and collaborators sites when needed and on short notice

Minimum qualifications:

  • Electronics Engineering related Diploma or Degree
  • Three years experience as an Electronics Engineer
  • Three years hands-on experience working with high voltage (10kV) power systems from conception to production 
  • Rapid prototyping  
  • Design for manufacturing


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master or PhD in Electronics Engineering related to High Voltage Power systems
  • Five years experience as an Electronics Engineer
  • Experience in designing of high voltage/high current systems
  • Experience collaborating with large customers and partners
  • Experience with product certification of high voltage, high current systems 

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply! 

What You’ll Love About Us:  

META is a fast-growing company with a positive and committed work culture and a phenomenally talented workforce. Our employees are inspired to do exceptional and innovative work, are proud to contribute to the success of the company and are our greatest asset.  

META attracts people from many countries and cultures, with over 25 spoken languages represented across our teams. META believes that diversity drives creativity and innovation. We welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented populations; Aboriginal peoples, racialized persons, people living with disabilities (including invisible and episodic disabilities) and members of the LGBTQ2 community. 

Our Benefits:  

  • META (MMAT) Equity 
  • Retirement Savings Matching  
  • Company provided Group Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision).  
  • Competitive paid time off policy; vacation, paid sick leave; personal days; time off between Christmas day and New Year’s day 
  • Casual dress 

About Us: 

Meta Materials Inc. “META®” (NASDAQ: MMAT) is a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites. META® delivers previously unachievable performance, across a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing sustainable, highly functional materials. Our broad electromagnetic technology platforms enable leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive, and clean energy. Our nano-optic technology provides anti-counterfeiting security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named a Lux Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. Learn more at www.metamaterial.com 

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