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Component Engineer

  • Reference IP31048-DT
  • Salary £40,000 - £55,000
  • Location Farnborough
  • Job type Permanent

A highly experienced Component Engineer is required for one of the fastest growing and innovative companies in Europe. Working closely with the Hardware Design team you will:

• Be responsible throughout the product development lifecycle for the selection and control of components
• Create, release and control subassembly Bill of Materials.
• Develop part acceptance plans and test criteria
• Manage suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure delivery, quality, etc requirements are met and assist in resolving issues
• Maintain an Approved Vendor List
• Manage parts obsolescence, product change notices, and product alerts.
• Coordinate root cause and failure analysis activities on components as required.
• Actively work with supply chain and designers to lower costs, improve lead times, and resolve technical issues.
• Support technical/quality related activities such as Failure Reviews, Preventive and Corrective Actions and Parts, Materials, and Process Controls.

Required Skills and Experience
• 5+ years experience in an equivalent component engineering role
• Experience of developing high reliability systems for aeronautical or automotive applications
• Experience in selection, screening, and qualification of components, including:
• RF components and MMICs
• Digital processors
• Power supplies and analog components
• Passives (resistors, capacitors, magnetics, filters, power dividers)
• Experience managing subcontractors and parts suppliers/vendors.
• Experience with PCB and electronic manufacturing processes and quality conformance.

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