Principal Modelling Engineer – R&D

Full Time Permanent

South Wales Jobs

Nexperia is a global semiconductor manufacturer with over 14,000 employees worldwide. We are at the heart of power semiconductors worldwide and are a driving force in the delivery of technical solutions that strive for NET Zero. Nexperia deliver over 10% of the world’s semiconductor product, delivering 100 billion devices per annum. We are driving the efficient conversion of electricity in applications as diverse as Electric Vehicles and Mobile Phones.

About the role

We are now in the exciting process of building a new Research and Development Team based in the UKs largest semiconductor manufacturing site. As a result of this we have an opportunity for a talented Modelling Engineer to help us develop new world leading power semiconductor products. This role will be based in our new Design Centre based in Newport South Wales, a short drive from cosmopolitan Cardiff and close to beaches and mountains for weekend adventures!

If you want to be part of a future that changes the way, we live and provides deep technical challenges in a great team environment – be part of a new era

What you will do

As a Principal Modelling Engineer working within the R+D and Process technology teams you will develop new world leading power products. You would be responsible for the execution of the modelling strategy, delivery of technology modelling in TCAD, delivery of behaviour heat and stress reliability models along with leading best practice and interaction both internally and externally. Your role will also give you the chance to lead a modelling team to deliver models and strategies in line with product development.

Your key responsibilities will include:

* Strong vision of next generation Modelling strategy whilst using your skills in MOSFET Si/SiC and GaN technologies

* Linking with external organisations to ensure best practice is delivered

* Driving Modelling across sites nationally and internationally

* Understanding industry trends and directions

* Innovative and Patent creating

* Developing concepts by working on feasibility and development of next generation methodologies and influencing Nexperia’s position.

* Being a subject matter expert by using this knowledge to support business critical engineering activities across the community and offering expert advice.

What you will need

We are looking to recruit talent for this role on a worldwide basis and can offer sponsorship to any successful candidate.

Essential skills:

* Degree/MSc/PhD

* Understnding of Silicon, Silcon Carbide, Gallium Nitride technologies (MOS/GaN/SiC)

* 10 years experience (for principal level roles)

* Understanding of how to model device characteristics in TCAD

* Strong leader and communicator

Desirable skills

* Ideally 7+ years in a semiconductor environment

* Understanding critical applications

* Read and Amber flag communication

* Support Risk analaysis

* Have understanding of Package technology

Why work for us?

Working for a worldwide organisation undergoing huge expansion whilst being based in the UKs largest fabrication facility is certainly an exciting prospect. Here at Nexperia we value input and are open to change. This particular role offers a fantastic opportunity to help us work towards a great outcome (Net Zero).

We offer some fantastic benefits to our employees including:

* Competitive salary based on skills and experience

* Hybrid working

* Funded education and upskilling opportunities

* Up to 24% annual bonus scheme

* Bupa medical care for you and your family

* Dental cover

* Life assurance

* Free employee assistance programme

* On site fitness suite

* Retail and sports discounts

* On site restaurant and outdoor gardens

* Free on site parking​

About the team

When you join our company, you join our team. As part of TeamNexperia, you are part of a global network of colleagues who support you and challenge you to grow. TeamNexperia works together to get things done efficiently, with energy and passion, encouragement and collaboration. We listen to each other, and we work with our customers, partners and local communities to meet the ever-increasing expectations we constantly push the boundaries. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to achieve world-class results. At the heart of this success, we are more than 14,000 individuals, working as one—TeamNexperia


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