Parts/Component Engineer

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Parts/Component Engineer

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

Job Description:
As a member of the Parts Acquisition Group (5142) within the Component Engineering and Assurance Office, you will be responsible for the following:
-Evaluate project space flight electronic parts requirements and develop a plan jointly with the Parts Project Engineers (PPE) in fulfilling these
-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
-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
-Coordinate between the Project Parts Engineers, Part Specialists, Radiation Specialists, Cognizant Engineer 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 1 year of related experience
-Some knowledge in one or more of the following areas: component engineering; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system
-General understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in electronic parts
-Ability to read schematics and understand technical project component requirements
-Familiarity with 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
-General 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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