Parts Engineer

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Posting title
Parts Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen
6 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
In support of the Parts Acquisition Group (5142) within the Component Engineering and Assurance Office (514), the selected candidate will be perform the following tasks:

-Evaluate project space flight electronic parts requirements and develop a plan jointly with the Parts Project Engineers (PPE) in fulfilling these requirements 
-Interface with vendors, Assembly/Fabrication, and designers to resolve complex lead time, part quality, and other engineering issues 
-Identify part availability by searching existing inventory of electronics parts, and initiate procurement cycle for parts shortage 
-Ensure parts meet the technical screening requirements as defined by the Part Specialist or Radiation Specialist and process up-screen tests 
-Track and maintain project parts lists, procurement/kitting status in the Parts Acquisition and Review Database 
-Use Oracle Bill of Material (BOM), Work-in-Process (WIP), and Inventory modules 
-Generate issuance of electronic part kits to Manufacturing 
-Disposition Quality Inspection Reports 
-Evaluate discrepancies (failure, anomaly, test deviation, etc.) to determine the necessary steps to close out the issue 
-Report status of procurement, testing and IR closure to line and project management, along with risk analysis, as required 
-Work with the Project Parts Engineers, Part Specialists, Radiation Specialists, CogE and part manufacturers to resolve technical issues that impact delivery schedules 
-Represent Section 514 at manufacturing meetings and provide input based on understanding of risk areas due to technical or delivery issues

Required Skills:
-Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 3 years of related experience 
-Knowledge in one or more of the following areas: component engineering; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system 
-Understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in electronic parts 
-Ability to read schematics and understand technical project component requirements
-Knowledge of electronic part families and their identification 
-Working knowledge of part data sheets and common package types for part recommendations and selection
-Ability to effectively interface with design engineers and parts specialists in the selection of space level electronic components
-Excellent computer skills (use of a complex-integrated database and MS Office tools), organizational skills, documentation skills, and oral and written communication
-Must be detail oriented

Desired Skills:
-Experience with space flight electronic parts identification, procurement, and delivery process 
-Understanding of space flight electronic components commodity types, part identification, package types, and descriptions 
-Experience with Internet part vendors and Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) searches 
-Experience in identifying and rectifying discrepancies between part numbers provided and correct part numbers as defined in supplier and military drawings and specifications 
-Previous procurement experience and familiarity with Federal Acquisition Requirements (FAR) 
-Previous experience operating within an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system is a plus 
-Proficiency in Oracle Inventory, Bill of Materials, and Work in Process modules 
-Proficiency in database management 

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