Component Engineer

Flextronics - The Flex Company

Job Description

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    Job Summary

    To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a Component Engineer to be in Prai, Penang.

    Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

    • Facilitate and identify opportunities for the redesign or component substitution to provide cost reduction, reliability, and quality improvement, and manage commodities in identifying opportunities to source with Flex preferred suppliers. 
    • Apply corporate sourcing procedures and processes. 
    • Select, find sources for, and qualify components used. 
    • Provide technical backup for alternate sourcing recommendations, such as identifying relevant specification differences and board design changes required and providing the interface with the supplier’s design team. 
    • Apply written specifications, performance requirements, and quality inspection criteria. 
    • Collaborate with component suppliers, development engineers, and manufacturing. 
    • Participate in the rapid development of industry environmental compliance requirements (ROHS/WEEE) at the upstream supply chain management to ensure full compliance to Flextron/Customer implementation requirements such as supply chain compliance with global legislative requirements pertaining to lead elimination and reduction of hazardous substances in electronics products. 
    • Provide technical support to Flext Design Centers and different market segments as needed to resolve manufacturing problems of moderate scope related to component performance, component handling requirement & process, or internal/customer issues.
    • Maintain component data management system including qualification records/results/documentation.
    • Develop written specifications, performance requirements, and quality inspection criteria. 
    • Liaise with component suppliers, development engineers, and manufacturing. 
    • Provide customers with materials procurement and engineering support to meet their lead-free and environmental compliance requirements. 
    • Work with the development community and manufacturing teams to ensure that components are compatible with lead-free manufacturing processes.

    The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

    • Degree or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of related experience in manufacturing processes and supply chain management.
    •  Demonstrates advanced functional and technical skills and basic process skills.
    •  Able to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in Proficiency in Microsoft Office and material management.
    • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and supply chain management.

    Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:

    • Medical benefits, dental, vision
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Bonuses


    Job Category

    Production Engineering

    Required Skills:

    Optional Skills:

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Job Specialisation

Electrical Engineering, General Engineering, Industrial Engineering

RM 8.3K - RM 12.5K

, Penang


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