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Component Engineer in Janesville, WI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Component Engineer

Janesville, WI


Our client is a global leader for sensor design and manufacturing who is looking to add an experienced and professional Component Engineer to their team. The Component Engineer will be assisting the Engineering team to develop new products.

The Component Engineer must have experience with the acquisitions of PCB components.

Component Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering required
  • 5 plus years of relevant work experience is required
  • Experience working with printed circuit boards and their electrical components
  • Experience working with suppliers/vendors
  • PPAP experience
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Experience purchasing components for printed circuit boards

Component Engineer Description:

  • Initiate, monitor and/direct activities concerned with the acquisition of printed circuit boards (PCB) and components
  • This position is largely responsible for conducting thorough up front due diligence of PCB and SMT component manufacturers and/or distributors, the items they supply and management of subsequent supply base contracts and issues of both a commercial and quality nature
  • Overall ability to “drive” the sourcing and quality initiatives relative to PCB and components in support of SSI Technologies, Inc., strategic goals, objectives and values
  • Develop a closely knit partnership with Business Development, Engineering, Program Management and operations team by promoting and monitoring early supplier involvement in key product developments and program launches using supplier’s expertise to optimize cost, quality, delivery and manufacturability.
  • Work with engineering to advise and define approved supply base and monitor/address commercial and quality concerns associated with PCB and electronic component suppliers
  • Develop an overall supplier quality and development strategy for suppliers with particular focus on SSI Controls Division goals and objectives including new product introduction and program launch, supplier consolidation, process standardization, material cost reduction and transaction cost removal
  • Critical quality input required on initial sourcing decisions for printed circuit boards


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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