Description The Component Engineer is responsible for ensuring the availability of suitable components required to manufacture Systems and Solutions products.
This role will work with design and manufacturing engineers to analyze form-fit-function of components and to select qualifying / compatible components from various sources per design specifications.
The Component Engineer will also oversee implementation and maintenance of the component, monitoring obsolescence and identifying alternative components based on the requirements and critical parameters.
Advises Design Authority on component costs, quality, lead times, obsolescence, replacements and multiple source issues while interfacing with internal stakeholders and contract manufacturers
Reviews and analyzes components used in current product and / or proposed for new product development; determines current availability, expected lifecycle and alternate source options when available.
Ensures components are selected in accordance with global sourcing strategies, including cost, life-cycle, quality, and overall supply chain risk
Updates master component database with environmental and regulatory data for components (RoHS or equivalent), component substance compositions (REACH)
Identifies and provides initial qualification for second and third sources for components that are currently single sourced.
Develops qualification test plan for approval of any alternate sources; conducts component level testing and maintains test records of all qualification results (Pass / Fail)
Provides detailed analysis of differences between first / second / third source data sheets
Monitors product bill of materials for end of life parts, targeting for earliest possible communication to the Design Authority
Participate in audits intended to track component Quality during the course of the life cycle of the component, either at Vendor site, distribution site, and / or manufacturing site.
Bachelor of Science Electrical / Electronics Engineering
Minimum 4 years of related work experience in Components Engineering or Hardware Engineering
Ability to work with component level EOL alert and change notification tools such as Silicon Expert
Preferred Experience : Worked in supply chain within a manufacturing environment Design or Test experience for component qualification and product applications Working knowledge of test equipment / programming tools required to verify components
Demonstrated strong communication skills with ability to relay technical information in English (verbal, written, and interpersonal)
Analytical ability to determine and develop solutions to moderately complex problems
Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and / or changing priorities
Experience of working (either by telephone, e-mail or directly) with people in multiple countries and cultures, exchanging information
Willingness to travel to Design Authority site, manufacturing site, or vendor site for face to face meetings, training, and audits
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