Component Specialist


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Updated: May 17, 2017
This is an entry level  position providing day to day support for the Component engineering function. The successful candidate will work closely with Product Development, Compliance, and Manufacturing to ensure component selections meet all regulatory requirements and the supply chain is maintained. Responsibilities will provide exposure across all Product lines and support our Procurement team in our Iroquois manufacturing facility. Working under the guidance of a Senior Component Specialist, you will focus on auditing our component database and introducing new components. The documentation activity will include EU RoHS, China RoHS, REACH, Export controls and conflict minerals.
Duties, Responsibilities, and Accountability:
  • Assist engineering with research and validation of alternate sources of new components
  • Ensure component data is correct and up to date by regular auditing and corrective action
  • Support manufacturing with alternate sourcing of released components, and support the Purchasing department in the sourcing of problem components, and assist in the management of obsolete components
  • Work with Engineering and Purchasing to develop and maintain a preferred supplier list
  • Enable cost reductions through components/fab changes
  • Accurately maintain an up-to-date components library as a resource for design and sustaining engineering
  • Provide support to manufacturing, purchasing and engineering in Regulatory initiatives
  • Perform other related duties as required
Job Requirements:
  • A thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Solid understanding of schematic diagrams, BOMs, assembly and fabrication drawings
  • Experience in design and purchasing issues
  • Good knowledge of electronic, mechanical components, motors, bearings
  • Knowledge of electronic design
  • Diploma or Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Mechanical) – I would put this at the beginning of this section, before the “thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Be capable of interacting in both technical and non-technical scenarios
  • Detail oriented
  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in component engineering, or a combination of work experience and education.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle for occasional travel to Iroquois location
Physical Demands: 
Office Environment
Work Environment:
Office, Moderate Noise