Component Engineer

  • location: Palo Alto, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $76 - $96 per hour

job description

Component Engineer

Contract position: An American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products is currently seeking a Component Engineer in the Palo Alto, CA area. This is a 1-year CONTRACT position. No per diem available.

Responsibilities for the Component Engineer

  • Drive engagement with vendor partners as the Company's technical expert; identify future strategic opportunities (custom and off-the-shelf), manage part qualifications, lifecycle changes, de-commits, natural disasters, and failure analysis investigations.
  • Join new design BOM Review meetings weekly and proactively provide 2nd source or alternate for electrical off-the-shelf components.
  • Proactively manage component obsolescence and identify / qualify alternate sources. Clean-up the electrical database to avoid duplicate and EOL parts.
Requirements for the Component Engineer

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred. At least 4 years of experience as a Component Engineer.
  • Knowledge of AML data entry, update, & maintenance in Agile PLM systems. Knowledge of best practices on electronic component qualification requirements. Understanding of electronic component materials and manufacturing processes.
Benefits

  • 401K
  • Health Insurance

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