Component Engineer III in Moorpark, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Moorpark, CA
  • Job Type:
    Materials
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/7/2018

Job Description


Job Title
Component Engineer III

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3647

Job Summary
Provides technical expertise required for failure analysis/root cause corrective action of components, technical support of purchasing, manufacturing and quality, DFC services for BOM/corporate commodity group accuracy, strategic analysis, alternates and cost reduction and qualification of alternate components.


Essential Functions and Competencies


•Effective organization and prioritization skills
•Effective interpersonal skills
•Complete projects in a timely manner
•Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
•Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company
•Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills
•Work well as an individual or on teams
•Require supervision for completion of tasks
•Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or internal customers
•Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools
•Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
•Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
Qualifications / Education / Experience

•Perform Failure Analysis of electrical issues and components to help identify root cause and corrective action with instrumentation and lab techniques with senior engineering guidance
•Begin to work with and understand the laboratory failure analysis methods, techniques and lab equipment, commonly used by top tier semi-conductor manufacturers, in order to professionally evaluate vendor FA reports
•Work with vendors in performing basic Failure Analysis with management guidance
•Perform technical BOM/corporate commodity group scrubs/reviews/Design For Components (DFC) analysis for strategic analysis, cost/lead time reduction and content accuracy with direction
•Provide basic technical support to Procurement, production/quality engineering, design engineering and customer engineering
•Investigate alternate electrical components and vendors
•Test electrical components using bench setups and instrumentation
•Interface with both internal customers and supplier engineers in the pursuit of component FA and alternate parts
•Technical support of incoming quality assurance/receiving inspection
•Generate technical reports (FA, PoF, reliability and DFC) that are reviewed by senior level engineering and management for the customer
•Develop and use software tools (spreadsheet, database, programming language) to compile and analyze component sourcing, manufacturer, part number, demand, cost, lead time and technical attributes
•Generate engineering services bids (basic DFC, DFC+, DFC++)
•Perform environmental/HAZMAT BOM scrubs (RoHS, WEEE, REACH, China RoHS, Pb free process data)
•Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above
•Perform Failure Analysis (FA) of electrical issues and components to identify root cause and corrective action with instrumentation and lab techniques with limited direction
•Understand the majority of the laboratory failure analysis methods, techniques and lab equipment commonly used by top tier semi-conductor manufacturers in order to professionally evaluate vendor FA reports
•Conduct Fault Tree Analysis, Ishakowa fishbone analysis or FMEA analysis as required
•Work with vendors in performing Failure Analysis and driving corrective action with the vendors on intermediate level issues as required
•Perform technical BOM/corporate commodity group scrubs/reviews/Design For Components (DFC) analysis for strategic analysis, cost/lead time reduction and content accuracy
•Provide intermediate level technical support to Procurement, production/quality engineering, design engineering and customer engineering
•Research alternate electrical components and vendors and work with the customer to qualify the alternate components
•Test electrical components using bench setups, instrumentation and component ATE
•Interface with customer with management guidance and supplier engineers in the pursuit of component FA and alternate parts
•Develop component test fixtures
•Perform engineering services bids (basic DFC, DFC+, DFC Max, DFC$, RoHS, Sn Whisker, DVT)
•Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above
•Analyze engineering requirements for complex piece parts, subassemblies, materials and processes, approve their application and coordinate the publication of the preferred parts list and component de-rating guidelines for assigned programs
•May manage the Parts Control program for a major program, including Subcontractor Component Engineering activity, providing technical status and cost accountability
•Prepare parts control standardization plans for assigned programs and identify unique program requirement
•Coordinate Component Engineering submissions to program bid and proposal efforts and interpret contract data requirements such as System Specifications and Statement of Work for assigned programs
•Review purchase requisitions, material releases, design review packages, electronic parts lists, consolidated parts lists and substitution lists for acceptance of complex components as standard components or acceptable non-standard components
•Analyze engineering requirements and trade-off information to assist in part selection, control and standardization
•Act as a liaison between the Component Engineering Department and the Program Office to establish risk items and long lead items, as well as establishing scheduling and priorities for data item activity
•Analyze and evaluate complex failed piece parts and components to determine cause of failure, recommend corrective action and determine effectiveness
•Attend meetings of Configuration Control Board, Design Review and Material Review Boards to advise program management in part standardization and disposition; Initiate corrective actions to be taken where warranted
•Develop new techniques in preparation of nonstandard, non-catalogued engineering documentation
•Provide the most efficient and cost-effective method of data presentation within Company and customer requirements
•Research vendor literature and industry standards to establish required specification data to prepare specifications
•May lead lower level Component Engineers and support personnel as required
•Maintain knowledge across an area of generic component specialization and is cognizant of developments in other related fields

•8+ years of electronics manufacturing experience;
•Master of advanced technologies and applications;
•Ability to lead strategic initiatives
•Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, including day, overnight and internationally as required

•4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
Job Category
Materials
Job Location
Moorpark, CA, USA

Schedule
Day
Pay Type
Salary
Travel Requirement
No
Job Type
Full-Time

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