Senior Component Engineer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Classify, characterize, and organize company-used electronic components and materials as an integral part of materials database.
  • Create electronics selection and qualification guidelines, standardize testing methods, unify the test plates for common components screening and evaluation.
  • Exploit emerging technology, industry advances and new components, and develop their application scenarios for incorporation into new product development.
  • Review product designs to ensure rational applications and right adoptions of components, especially on their lifecycle state, regulation and compliance status (e.g. RoHS, REACH, UL, CE, VDE, etc.) and market supply assurance.
  • Identify critical and high-risk electronic components in products, develop and lead the execution of corresponding reliability test or mitigation plans.
  • Lead the root cause analysis of component failures, identify the failure mechanism, and derive countermeasures.
  • Evaluate and review supplier technical competency, and conduct supplier search or selection for key components, visit to audit suppliers if required.
  • Support and coach engineering staff on various materials-relevant subjects such as datasheet interpretation, alternative selection, application specialties, field failures, manufacturing issues, etc.
  • Standardize various technical documents (test plan, reports, guidelines, etc.), craft documentation templates, and optimize the corresponding rules and processes.

Key Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience in design, sustaining, manufacturing, or testing on industrial or commercial electronic products.
  • Strong knowledge of electronic components – operating principles, equivalents models, electrical characteristics and application specialties, practical limitations and constraints, especially on power electronics.
  • Good knowledge of component construction – Physical structure and forms, types and classifications, naming conventions, materials, fabrication and packaging.
  • Experienced in application of electronic components, be able to interpret schematics and circuits, analyze components functions and electrical stresses.
  • Proven skills in qualifying, testing, troubleshooting electronic components.
  • Experienced in electronics thermal management and environmental testing.
  • Practical knowledge of electronics design, manufacturing processes and methods, equipment and instruments in Lab or production, industrial practices and norms, etc.
  • Experience in switch mode power supply is desirable – topology, characterization, testing methods, safety standards, and regulations.
  • Good knowledge of semiconductor industry and marketplace – suppliers, vendors, and distribution channels.
  • Experience in Reach, RoHS, proposition 65, and conflict mineral is a strong plus.
  • Experience in project management, quality and reliability control, supplier engagement, and multi-team collaboration is desirable.
  • Conversant at EDA tools with Altium is highly desirable.
  • Familiar with Microsoft 365 – Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point), Teams, SharePoint.
  • Experience in Power Platform is a strong plus.
  • Result-driven, detail-oriented and passionate for continuous improvements.

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Senior Component Engineer