Electronic Component Engineer

Jam Recruitment
11 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Electronic Component Engineer
Reference: STA0030N
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Stafford, UK
Salary: Competitive

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store", through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry. www.ge.com

Purpose of the job;
The Electronic Component Engineer will be responsible for all component engineering activities including database support within the SAS department.

Main duties and responsibilities will include;
* Managing the company's internal component database, including maintenance and improvements
* Supplying approved component information to sourcing and R&D, managing access and ensuring accuracy on data input from other engineers
* Supporting the transfer of the database to a new platform
* Supporting the REACH, RoHS and conflict minerals programs
* Ensuring obsolescence watch on electronic components and providing technical support to resolve associated issues
* Supplying new component numbers and reports when requested to R&D, POST and other departments
* Checking on the availability of other sources and acquiring samples when needed
* Action component-only testing where required
* Liaising with engineers when other specific components need to be tested
* Supplying End of Life (EOL) studies on current production on a quarterly basis
* Component failure and trend analysis for components failing in the field and in manufacturing
* Making improvement recommendations for regularly failing components
* Action and manage change information, including acquiring external department approvals
* Supporting other team members of POST and R&D with component information including Fault analysis
* Supporting 8D 'red-alert' production issue meetings on component related issues
* Completing or managing (where necessary) PCB datapack updates as directed by design/post design engineering
* Managing and completing actions assigned from the Engineering assistance request management tool

Electronic Component Engineer requirements;
* Must have a HNC in electronics or have an approved apprenticeship with industry experience
* Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a multi-disciplinary team
* Strong communication skills and fluency in English is essential
* A knowledge of GE Grid Solutions and other internal functions is desirable

To Apply:
If you are interested in the position of Electronic Component Engineer and looking to further develop your career in electronics engineering, please forward your CV or call Ben on +44 (0)161 905 5180.

Salary: Competitive
Opening Date: 21/04/2016
Closing Date: 21/05/2016

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