Component Engineer (Electronics)

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Location Staffordshire, England Salary
Sector Engineering Type contract

My key client in Staffordshire is recruiting for a component engineer join the team for an initial 3 month contract.

Main duties and responsibilities will include -

* Managing the company's internal component database, including maintenance and improvements

* Use of Microsoft Access Database to analyse the data

* 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 PLM Imagine

* Supporting the REACH, RoHS and conflict minerals programs * Must have experience with a REACH/RoHS compliance analytical program such as PTC Windchill Product Analytic

* Expert use of IHS database and supplying End of Life (EOL) studies on current production on a quarterly basis from this tool

* 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

* Liaising with engineers when specific components need to be tested

* Component failure and trend analysis for components failing in the field and in manufacturing

* 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 -

* Degree level qualification required

* A knowledge of GE Grid Solutions and other internal functions is essential

* Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a multi-disciplinary team

* Strong communication skills and fluency in English is essential

Please apply with your latest CV to be considered for this role.

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Progressive Recruitment, a trading division of SThree Partnership LLP is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy | Registered office | 1st Floor, 75 King William Street, London, EC4N 7BE, United Kingdom | Partnership Number | OC387148 England and Wales