Component Engineer - AstroNova

West Warwick, RI 02893

Posted: 03/20/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 1420

Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future is recruiting candidates for AstroNova.  Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future at the end of this job description. 

JOB TITLE:   Component Engineer
LOCATION: West Warwick, RI

Key Responsibilities:

The Component Engineer sources, selects, and qualifies components used in the company' s technology. Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies, reducing cost and improving quality and reliability. Acts as technical interface between component/production suppliers and development engineers, determining new and alternate sources. Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies for reduced cost or improved quality and reliability, and implements changes. Develops guidelines/procedures on vendor selection. Evaluates supplier change notification and qualifies changes, as needed. Maintains component data management system including qualification records/results/documentation.
  • Component Obsolescence management (monitor, identify and resolve lifecycle issues)
  • Enter components into the component obsolescence database system
  • Monitor system(s) for EOL parts
  • Sourcing of new parts
  • Datasheet reviews
  • Verification of new and changed parts
  • Formal qualification of parts in house or at third party test house.
  • Evaluate and recommend updates to the obsolescence management system
  • Support design engineers when looking for new parts
  • Submit ECO’ s to change parts as needed and work with project coordinators to notify customers of changes
  • Coordinate with manufacturing to evaluate and solve component issues in manufacturing.

Successful candidates will have:
  • BS in Electrical Engineering (recommended)  
  • 5+ years of related experience 
  • Ability to design/redesign circuit boards 
  • Ability to Author test documents (plans/procedures/reports)
  • Verbal and written communication with customers
  • Ability to perform circuit analysis
  • Ability to rework circuit boards recommended

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future and AstroNova will make the final hiring decisions. 
Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work.  Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future’ s team will guide  and provide you with support  throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’ s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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