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Title:  Senior Field Applications Engineer (FAE)

Requisition ID:  38547
Department:  EU Analog Promotion Department

Duesseldorf, DE Munich, DE Stuttgart, DE

Job Function:  Field Applications Engineer

Senior Field Application Engineer - Automotive Power Products

Based out of our Duesseldorf or Stuttgart or Munich office in Germany.





What to expect:

As (Senior) Field Application Engineer you will drive the design-in activities of automotive power products like IGBT, FRD, SiC, PMOS, GDU and IPD in the EMEA, across all sales channels and according to the business development programs agreed with management. You will also play a key role in the definition of the next generation of Renesas Automotive Products working closely to the customer engineering teams and to Renesas application engineering and marketing teams.


In your new role you will:

•    Drive the design-in activities of automotive power products like IGBT, FRD, SiC, PMOS, GDU and IPD in the EMEA
•    Define new products in close cooperation with our innovative customers and our internal technical marketing and applications teams
•    Act as a technical interface and consult our customers in the field of Automotive Power Electronics e.g. Motor Drives, Traction Inverters, On-Board Chargers, DC/DC converters, e-compressors, heaters and blowers
•    Derive customer requirements and market trends to develop system value propositions together with internal interfaces (Marketing, Application, System Engineering)
•    Actively manage projects together with the Sales and Marketing departments to achieve design-in targets
•    Establish and maintain excellent relationships with the customer engineering departments 
•    Perform measurements in our laboratory within the scope of actual customer projects
•    Support our distribution partners during FAE trainings or end customer seminars
•    Maximize the future business for all Renesas products across all sales channels

Your Profile:

You actively listen to your business partners and enjoy building trustful relationships. You set yourself ambitious goals, make use of the knowledge of your team members and share your know-how. Furthermore, you keep profitability in mind and are able to prioritize your technical activities from a commercial point of view.


You are best equipped for this task if you have:

•    A degree in Electrical Engineering or similar field of studies
•    At least 6 years of professional experience as an (Field) Application Engineer or Design Engineer in the area of Automotive Power Electronics
•    Experience in the selection and design of suitable power switches (IGBT, SiC and Power MOSFET) in xEV applications like Traction Inverter, DCDC or OBC as well as their control and protection circuits (Gate Driver Units)
•    Experience in the selection and design of suitable intelligent power switches (IPD) in power distribution applications like BCM, PDC or Zone Controllers as well as their control and protection circuits (Gate Driver Units)
•    Solid understanding of power electronics device physics (IGBT/Diode, SiC and Power MOSFET), electrical parameters, interconnect technologies, module parasitics and quality aspects 
•    Understanding of ISO26262 design process is preferred
•    Practical experience in the lab, thermal or EMC design, layout and simulations
•    Working experience at FAE/AE system application area preferred
•    Understand customer system technical requirements and propose optimized products and solution
•    Motivated to initiate and drive projects to completion
•    Good communication skill in technical discussion
•    Fluent German and English communication skills


Why Renesas

To Make Our Lives Easier
Renesas culture: "Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, Entrepreneurial." 

At Renesas we continuously strive to drive innovation with a comprehensive portfolio of microcontrollers, analog and power devices. Our mission is to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world by providing intelligence to our four focus growth segments: Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, and IoT that are all vital to our daily lives, meaning our products and solutions are embedded everywhere.



Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. A leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.


Renesas respects all types of diversity and values, and actively works to improve our work environment and foster a corporate culture that accepts and is inclusive of one another. We believe our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and our initiatives are the source of innovative products and services that support our sustainable business growth. For more information, please read through our Diversity & Inclusion Statement.