Components Engineer Job Description

Components Engineer Job Description

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Components engineer provides input to Design Engineering on new component technology and assist in component selection with quality and reliability analysis.

Components Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support resolution of design and field issues as they arise Work directly with suppliers and Supplier Technical Assistance department to support programs and resolve quality issues
Design and development of Core Engine components (Crankshaft, Gears , Flywheel , Valves , heads & blocks ), systems and related processes
Perform design calculations/analysis and initiate ideas
Design and release of automatic transmission electrohydraulic components
Support the resolution of high mileage, warranty, and plant issues as related to electrohydraulic components
Lead the Component Program Module Team (CPMT) for electrohydraulic components and report program status to Transmission Systems
Develop and maintain FMEAs and DVP&Rs for components
Develop and coordinate DV testing for new and revised designs for components
Interface with suppliers in pursuit of quality and cost reduction actions
Ignition System Design and Release (D&R) responsibilities for current and future model year programs for gasoline & diesel engines

Components Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Components Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EEE, GE, COQ, PMP

Education for Components Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the components engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Technical, Physics, Computer Science, Welding, Materials Engineering, Chemistry

Skills for Components Engineer

Desired skills for components engineer include:

Aerospace flight applications
Analog design and analysis
Associated QPLs and QMLs
Circuit card and PWB manufacturing processes
Component MIL drawings
Component failure modes
Component failure modes by commodity
Component reliability and military specifications and standards
Component selection

Desired experience for components engineer includes:

Self-directed, able to analyze and solve problems
Proven high level of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Engine Design or Design & Release experience is preferred
Prior experience in designing die cast aluminum or plastic components preferred
Knowledge of GD&T, process capability, and Variation Simulation Analysis preferred
Six Sigma (Green Belt or Black Belt) experience preferred

Components Engineer Examples


Components Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of components engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for components engineer
  • Develop specifications, prints and/or testing requirements for steering technologies
  • Root cause issues related to mechanical HW and/or system integration
  • Define and implement advanced functionality on electromechanical/hydraulic steering technology
  • Develop and analyze complex stacks
  • Design, develop and innovate electromechanical and/or hydraulic steering technologies
  • Develop FMA documentation (DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plans)
  • Knowledge of GD&T, reading and developing prints
  • Troubleshooting experience (8D) or 5 Whys
  • Complex system integration experience or detailed component design
  • Need to write presentations and communicate well with various groups
Qualifications for components engineer
  • Ability to interpret Drawings/CAD and CAE reports Knowledge of GD&T, process capability and Variation Simulation Analysis
  • Background in automatic transmission function and component design experience preferred
  • Knowledge of GD&T and process capability analysis preferred
  • Three year of experience in the design of gasoline ignition system components or other electrical automotive components
  • Ability and initiative to analyze and solve problems
  • Flexibility in dealing with new/emerging systems

Components Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of components engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for components engineer
  • Single point of contact, and support, for all Powertrain components requests
  • Review and approve electrical component device transmittals
  • Develop connector strategy for cycle plan changes on Powertrain component systems
  • Align Powertrain Commodity Business Plan (CBP) and cost strategy targets with EDS Connector CBP strategy and set directed price
  • Lead business case and migration plan for new PCM projects
  • Investigate/Resolve quality and/or engine build issues
  • Work with device supply base prior to design finalization to incorporate acceptable connectors
  • Deliver robust designs on time to support program milestones & support global launches to meet EDS deliverables
  • Deliver EDS new technologies aligned with Technology Portfolio and Global CBPs
  • Work with Purchasing and affected supplier partners to develop roles & responsibilities for new Powertrain designs
Qualifications for components engineer
  • A passion for engineering and product excellence
  • Knowledge of GD&T, manufacturing processes and process variability
  • Generic Technology Development Systems knowledge involving Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) with program delivery experience and awareness knowledge
  • Ability to manage technology business cases
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of projects that spans exploratory research to advanced technology development to program delivery
  • New technology experience

Components Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a components engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for components engineer
  • Review and approve vendor 3D, and 2D drawings
  • Work with suppliers directly for product design and testing
  • Create test plans for product that meet international, legal, and CSG standards
  • Support and follow engineering best practices, establish new best practices as needed
  • Evaluate and tune ride performance by field testing and data acquisition
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key vendors to develop products that meet project goals, while meeting deadlines
  • Travel as needed to support product development and testing
  • Check the 1st production models and make sure on time delivery of 1st PO’s
  • Design & release of shaft, differential, planetary gear sets and other components for transmissions, axles and driveline programs
  • Work with systems engineering team, Ford manufacturing plants and component suppliers to meet program objectives for quality, cost, weight, durability and NVH
Qualifications for components engineer
  • Experience in engineering and development of Chassis systems related to steering, brakes, and/or suspension
  • 2+ years of component design or system integration experience
  • Strong knowledge of Automotive Upperbody Components
  • Demonstrated successful role in delivering Material Cost reductions within automotive area
  • 2 years minimum experience in EDS (Electrical Wiring), EDS Components, EE systems
  • Knowledge of current carrying capabilities of terminals

Components Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of components engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for components engineer
  • Develop, track and update engineering quality documents DFMEA, DVP&R, P-Diagram, Boundary Diagram
  • Lead component and assembly release in Ford engineering release system
  • Plan and manage prototype parts ordering and component/system level testing
  • Actively work with suppliers to support program deliverables as related to PPAP and APQP
  • Analyze warranty/test hardware to identify root cause of failure and define corrective actions using 8D tools/methods
  • Benchmark, identify and implement current model quality and cost reduction actions
  • Lead component design & release for axle structural components while working with systems engineering team, Ford manufacturing plants, and component suppliers to meet to meet program milestones, quality, cost, weight, functional objectives, and subsystem compatibility requirements for current and future axle and driveline programs
  • Lead creation and development of component foundation documents such as Boundary Diagram, Interface Analysis, P-Diagram, DFMEA, and supplier key characteristic transmittal forms
  • Develop, coordinate and manage engineering program component quality documents
  • Analyze warranty/test hardware to identify root cause of failure and define corrective actions using 5D & 8D tools/methods
Qualifications for components engineer
  • Skilled in written and oral communication, using Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc)
  • 2+ years of MS Excel, Word & Power Point experience
  • 3+ years engineering experience as mechanical component engineer
  • Experience performing failure analysis of mechanical systems and components preferred
  • GD&T, quality management processes/tools and experience reading/creating engineering drawings and specifications preferred
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrated track record of delivering results in a dynamic technical environment preferred

Components Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of components engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for components engineer
  • Will travel to suppliers or assembly plants as needed
  • Should support external vendors and manufacturing partners in developing reliability test plans to handle component obsolescence
  • At the component level, the individual will work with other functional disciplines to develop specifications for discrete components used in PCB assembly
  • Working within the electrical hardware engineering team with strong collaboration to other disciplines
  • Creation of specifications for the procurement of electronic components
  • Develops and integrates electrical components into platforms to achieve attribute and product performance targets
  • Works with Electronics & Electrical Systems (EES) Integrators and Platform Integrators to translate technical sub-system targets to the component targets
  • Use execution excellence in managing the projects, assessing and mitigating risks in order to arrive on targets
  • Directly owns and contributes to design elements and performance attributes including design for assembly
  • Accountable for creation, capture and reuse of knowledge
Qualifications for components engineer
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems Proven high level of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong engineering, problem solving, communication and teamwork skills preferred
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma principles and experience using Minitab or similar statistical analysis tool preferred
  • Working knowledge of CAD/CAE tools, AutoCAD & Matlab preferred
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing processes, metallurgy and heat treatment of steel preferred
  • Basic understanding of NVH and reading/interpreting NVH data preferred

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