Field Application Engineer Power / High Power (m/f)

For the European Sales team OF Avnet Silica we are looking for you!
Preferred Location is one of the Avnet Silica Offices in Central europe



  • In this role as a Field Application Engineer you are responsible for the technical relationship and demand creation at our customers in the area of power electronics. You maximize the business for our power solutions optimize revenue and sales gross profit for Avnet Silica in your area of responsibility
  • You will be the technical interface between customer and supplier. 
  • You have a good understanding about customer requirements, target customers, market trends and competitive landscape for Power Standards, Regulations & Technologies (e.g. Silicon Carbide (SiC), MOSFET, Gallium Nitride (GaN), power modules, power supplies, etc.
  • Provide Industry and Technology Know-How to respective teams internally
  • Support field teams with technical expertise and active Engagement in key customers and projects across area of responsibility                          
  • Inform management of market conditions and competitive activities that might affect sales or provide sales opportunities
  • Gather and communicate customer requirements and trends regarding applications to the respective Vertical Marketing Teams and support the optimisation of the value proposition                                                     
  • Develop a successful and long-lasting business relationship with customers by providing technical support , technical consulting and   active support in developing product for production                             
  • Support the Avnet Silica Field Sales and Applications Teams in the     area of Power / HighPower                                                      
  • Help to generate, implement and support demand creation programmes in the Power / High Power domain. This includes, but is not limited to, identifying new potential customers, new applications, new use cases and the monitoring of the technical solution until it reaches final product status
  • Reporting results and progress on a regular basis. This is achieved by using a variety of tools (e.g. Project database, MS Visio, Excel) and procedures (e.g. project reviews internally and externally)


  • Engineering Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • +5 years’ experience in power electronics working as an engineer in the electronics or semiconductor industry.
  • Candidates working as R&D engineers of power electronics are highly appreciated.
  • First experience in a technical sales and development driven environment would be helpful.
  • Experienced in the selection of power switches, e.g. Mosfets, IGBT, Power Modules or Intelligent Power Modules and Gate Drivers
  • Semiconductors product knowledge
  • Good understanding of the Analog Power Domain (Power Management, ADC/DAC, Signal Integrity, amplifiers, voltage supply, and/or signalling path )                               
  • Strong relationship attitude at all levels
  • Good facilitation abilities (presentations, meetings, workshops, etc.)
  • Very good verbal and written English and German                             
  • Skilled in using MS Office and SAP based design registration module                                                 
  • Very good communication skils                              
  • Willingness to travel (driver license)
  • Valid work permit for EU required

If teamwork and enjoyment at work, a large number of social benefits and a flexible work scheme are important to you, if you value independence and responsibility, and if you are searching for diversified tasks in an international company you are exactly the right person for our team! Performance-related compensation is available. Please send your complete application to Nadine Hoppe (HR) E-Mail: