Festo is a worldwide leader in automation technology headquartered in Germany. We provide inspiration worldwide with our intelligent solutions for industrial automation. And we offer a high degree of flexibility to our employees. We offer you excellent prospects for turning your ideas into reality - because innovation requires freedom and security. We need you. Apply now and keep the world moving.

Hardware Design Engineer (Electric Drives)

Your job:

  • Hardware design and development of electric drives (power and signal electronics) with power range up to 12 KW in collaboration with other project team members (mechanic engineers, firmware developers, testing, etc.);
  • Development of analog and digital hardware boards/solutions from specification to production release;
  • Layout supervision from first scratch to series production considering EMC conform design;
  • Development, build-up and setup of prototypes as well as coordination and execution of functional tests. Supporting development of testing plans for drive systems. Debugging and testing with a hands-on mentality;
  • Product care of existing product portfolio to ensure long term availability, competitive production cost, quality and producibility;
  • Continuous monitoring of developments and trends in the semiconductor market;
  • Active collaboration in comprehensive committees along the development process (project teams, FMEA teams, etc.);


Technical Competencies and Requirements:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Communications or similar field;
  • Excellent written and spoken English, knowledge in German language will be considered as a strong  advantage; 
  • Very good command of MS Office; 
  • Experience with SAP and Windchill will be considered as an advantage;


Professional Competencies and Requirements:

  • Proven practical experience in PCB Design at least 3 years;
  • First experience in control systems engineering and analog electronics;
  • Experience in EMC, CE and UL compliant design and knowledge about main drives standards (i.e. IEC 61800-5-…)  will be considered as serious advantage;  
  • Experience in production environment is a plus;
  • Knowledge of common industrial Ethernet interfaces would be beneficial;
  • Experience with Cadence Allegro will be considered as a strong advantage;


Personal Competencies and Requirements:

  • Capable of making fast decisions and taking the responsibility for the results in dynamic and changing environment;
  • Oriented towards goals achieving and results;
  • Focused on the added value for the internal and/or external clients;
  • Team player, able to work in a multicultural working environment;
  • Thinking out of the box, creativity and continuous improvement attitude;
  • Flexible, adaptable, open to meet the change and acquire new knowledge and skills.


You can expect the following from us:

  • Motivating compensation and social benefits package;
  • Opportunity to work on a diversity of projects in the fields of industrial automation;
  • Professional development and learning opportunities in high technology and production environment.


In case your professional qualification corresponds to the above requirements and you wish to join our growing team, please send us your CV and a cover letter. 


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Your documents and personal data will be treated as confidential and will be protected according to Bulgarian Data Protection Legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).


HR contact person: Aleksandar Antonov Angelov, careersbgproduction@festo.com

Reference code: 11483

Company:  Festo Production EOOD

BG, 5300

We look forward to your application!