Component Engineer

Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
Job ID
Technical / Engineering
Temporary Full-Time
Company : Name


Hexagon Autonomy and Positioning (A&P) is looking for Component Engineer to cover a 12 month maternity leave. In this position, you will woork directly with Engineering, and Supply Chain. 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.

Our customers rely on Hexagon A&P’s industry-leading technology when building their own solutions. This position may be a great fit if you have a passion for emerging technology, and desire to use your engineering skills to solve real-world challenges and shape the future of the industry.

The Location: Hexagon is a global company with offices around the world. This position is based in Calgary, AB.


As a Component Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting Supply Chain and Engineering by identifying suitable electronics component alternatives, second sources and managing qualification in affected products
  • Ensuring selected components meet or exceed quality and reliability standards 
  • Review 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 maintain supporting documentation 
  • Support project teams in the sourcing and selection of electronic components (semiconductors, discrete, passives, interconnects, fasteners etc.)
  • Assess current market state and proactively make recommendations to prevent risk 
  • Managing component obsolescence including sourcing and recommending alternatives 
  • Work directly with component manufacturers on failure analysis to determine root cause and corrective actions



  • Electrical Engineer Degree (new grads will be considered) or Electronics Engineering Technical diploma with 3 to 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 
  • 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  

Key Success Factors: 

  • Communicate in a technical environment with confidence 


  • Understanding of GNSS receivers 
  • Experience working in a Continuous Improvement environment 


Not sure if you meet all the qualifications for this role? Let us decide! At Hexagon, we are committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. If you’re excited about the opportunities this role could bring, we encourage you to apply. For any questions about the role or our company, please email our team at and we will be pleased to follow up with you. Please do not send cover letters or resumes to this address.


The Company: Hexagon is a global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality, and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector, and mobility applications. You’ll be joining over 24,000 people in 50 countries on the leading edge of your field. 


This position is with Hexagon’s Autonomy & Positioning division, a global technology leader, pioneering end-to-end solutions for assured positioning and autonomy on land, sea, and air. Our work touches every aspect of life, from sustainability on Earth to enabling autonomy. Within the Autonomy & Positioning division your work will contribute to the operation of our brands NovAtel, AutonomouStuff, VERIPOS, and Antcom. Come see why we are recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers!


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