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Component Engineer

Component Engineer

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The NPI (New Product Introduction) Component Engineer is a challenging opportunity that involves working directly with Engineering, Project Management and Operations to bring new products to market. The job will provide you with diverse experiences in both new product introduction, component evaluation and selection while providing an opportunity to learn about GNSS products. The role is an integral part of the NPI team and is focused on Component AVL (Approved Vendor List) Management and Component Quality/Reliability.


As our NPI Component Engineer, responsibilities include:

  • Supporting Supply Chain and Engineering by identifying suitable alternatives, second sources and managing qualification in affected products
  • Assessing current market state and pro-actively making recommendations to prevent risk
  • Ensuring selected components meet or exceed quality and reliability standards
  • Reviewing technical data sheets to assess Digital and RF hardware design fit
  • Reviewing components for compliance to relevant standards (RoHS, WEEE, REACH, Conflict Minerals, etc.) and maintaining supporting documentation
  • Supporting project teams in the sourcing and selection of electronic components (semiconductors, discrete, passives, interconnects, fasteners etc.)
  • Managing component obsolescence including sourcing and recommending alternatives
  • Working directly with component manufacturers on failure analysis to determine root cause and corrective actions



  • Minimum of a 2 Year Electronics Engineering Technical diploma with 5 + years’ experience
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Ability to work within a team environment, creating effective relationships with various internal functional teams and external suppliers
  • Effective organization skills and the ability to deliver tasks with minimal supervision
  • Self-motivated team player with proven problem solving capabilities
  • Experience in electronic manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of Digital and RF design and GNSS receivers 

Key Success Factors:

  • Ability to communicate in a technical environment with confidence 


  • Experience working in a Continuous Improvement environment
  • Lean training/knowledge