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Component Engineer in Milwaukee, WI at Revolution Technologies

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SUMMARY/SCOPE OF POSITION:

Sources, selects and qualifies components to be used in RA’s products
Works on issues of moderate scope and applies engineering problem solving skills


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Functional
• Provides technical guidance regarding the selection of components to RA’s Businesses, Quality, Sourcing and Purchasing
• Investigates alternate components to improve quality / reliability, reduce costs and/or to maintain operational efficiencies
• Develops guidelines / procedures on component vendor selection
• Evaluates supplier changes
• Maintains component data management system for assigned commodities
• Familiar with a broad spectrum of electronic components
• Creates, maintains, and communicates technology roadmaps to stakeholders
• Assists in root cause failure analysis

Leadership

• Initiates activities within Component Engineering
• Serves as Team Member on selected projects and cross-functional teams
• Serve as active Team Member on Supplier Management Reviews to promote continuous improvements in quality, delivery and value. May also participate in on-site technical surveys.

Interpersonal

• Interfaces with customers to provide component expertise on complex matters to improve process and product quality, as well as decrease costs.


Internal customers to include design / development engineers, Quality Staff, Sourcing and Purchasing Staff
External customers to include suppliers, as well as end-users of RA products.
• Must possess ability to articulate detailed technical information, both written and orally, to the customer.
• Draws upon knowledge (formal training and experience) and communication skills to influence others and/or to facilitate resolution of component problems.

Business

• Partners with customers and coordinates efforts to resolve problems in creative and effective ways

Job Requirements

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

B. S. Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with knowledge in the application of basic engineering principles, theories, and techniques. See statement below.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Two - Five years related experience in Component Engineering or Hardware Design
Familiar with scientific techniques associated with Physics of failure analysis of components

DESIRED REQUIREMENTS:



Experience in manufacturing that utilizes electronic components
Familiarity with SAP or a similar data system