Aug 23, 2018

Engineering Department :: Electronic Component Engineer

Position Description:

The Electronic Component Engineer will review Bills of Material (BOM) for products and transfer into business system. Will also ensure that all components meet specs, process component related engineering changes and locate alternate sources for components when necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate bills of material (BOM) for new design and locate alternate sources for components.
  • Drive concept savings in new product development in close cooperation with Quality, Purchasing and Development.
  • Ensures that the supplier related risks (cost, quality, and availability) are controlled and mitigated.
  • Identify strategic cost reduction opportunities during the new product design process.
  • Provide engineering, purchasing, quality and receiving inspection with component substitution support (i.e., obsolescence, long lead).
  • Validate, enter, categorize and maintain component substitutions in business system.
  • Support the negotiation teams with conceptual and fact-based information and opportunities to drive significant structural cost reduction improvement.
  • Process component related engineering changes.
  • Resolve receiving discrepancies during incoming inspection.
  • Transfer bills of material into business system.
  • Understand electronic component data sheets.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Education requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.
  • Two years related job experience, preferably in an engineering environment.
  • Knowledge of electronic components and component part numbering.
  • Intermediate level in MS Office applications (Word, Excel).
  • Ability to effectively communicate in all forms with others inside the organization.
  • Ability to problem solve issues involving multiple variables and limited standardization.
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and attention to details to produce quality results.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and adapt within a rapidly changing environment.

Employment At Streamlight

Streamlight is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.