Component Engineer

BK Technologies

West Melbourne, FL

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Position Summary:  

A component engineer monitors, tests, and evaluates different kinds of components in a particular production line. A component engineer is essential in a company that uses the assembly line process of manufacturing as each component must perform efficiently to?avoid?disruption in the production process. The component engineer is expected to provide reports about each production component, identify areas that need improvements or repairs, and suggest upgrades whenever applicable and necessary. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Support new product development by managing prototype hardware builds and providing input on risk areas & DFM issues to development team. 

· Manage and verify parametric content for a 16-million-part database of semiconductor, passive and electro-mechanical components. 

· Insure DFM, DFT and overall success of projects move from development to long term production. 

· Review, inspect, troubleshoot, and provide assistance to the shop floor for high volume assembly line. 

· Provide contract manufacturer with alternates and cost saving substitutes for PCB components. 

· Create component library and resource hard to find PCB components. 

· Recommend alternative parts; maintain a consolidated list of Electrical, Electronic and Electromechanical (EEE) components for all projects. 

· Support mechanical and electronic design engineers to resolve DFM issues and simplify assemblies. 



Knowledge & Skills:

· Strong Excel, Access, MS Word, Power Point, skills required

· Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills

· Good analytical skills

· Very detail-oriented, accurate and organized

· Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

· Able to work independently and as part of a team

· Confidentiality and Time Management considerations are essential

Qualifications:· Education Required: A BS or advanced degree in mechanical, electrical, computer science or related field is required.· Experience Required:

  • Must have hands-on component engineering experience dealing with electronic, electric, electromechanical and mechanical COTS components.
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve technical problems associated with      electronic and/or mechanical parts.
  • Experience reading specifications, datasheets, prints and process documents.
  • Working knowledge of military standards is desired.
  • Experienced in technical management of suppliers during a product development phase is desired.

Working Conditions & Physical Demands:· Work typically takes place in a normal office environment requiring sitting, walking, lifting, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, talking, hearing, and seeing· Operate a PC and other office equipment· Travel between floors and office buildings may be required· Environmental conditions: noise, vibration, exposure to oils, solvents, chemicals 


BK Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, and/or protected veteran status.

The Equal Opportunity Clause of 41 CFR 60-1.4 and the affirmative action clauses of 41 CFR 60-741.4 are hereby incorporated by reference as though fully set out herein.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).