Components Engineer

Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
04 Jul 2017
Ref
RMS0176624
Contact
David Hogan
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Role:
The EEE Centre is looking for a PCB (Printed Circuit Board) Supply Chain Engineer to procure bare PCBs and Tiles/Substrates in accordance with Military / IPC / ESCC Specifications for space applications.
Responsibilities include:
• Manage EEE req release process from user release to purchase order preparation.
• Manage overall purchase order life cycle for designated suppliers, including order approval
• Follow up operationally the suppliers, manage the deliveries to schedule
• Manage the issue and assessment of suitable RFQs for PCBs and Tiles/Substrates
• Status and exception reporting regarding procurement activities

The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Higher vocational qualifications in one of Materials/Electronics/Physics/Engineering/Business or similar
• Excellent interpersonal skills: Communication – written and verbal, team working, professional behaviour, negotiation.
• Highly productive approach: Proactive behaviour, Self-motivation, Flexibility, highly reactive to priorities.
• Skilled user of business systems and processes, e.g. Materials Requirements Planning, Parts Data Management.
• Strong IT Competency – Microsoft Office, as a minimum.
• Experience within an electronics and PCB industry environment, working within a Procurement, Supply Management, Quality or Engineering function.
• Previous experience of bare PCBs, preferably in space or other high-reliability applications.
• Understanding of PCB IPC specifications
• Experience with SAP or other MRP system.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in PCB industry, particularly Procurement or technical function.
• Experience as Supply Chain Engineer, PCB Engineer or PCB Procurement Engineer
• Awareness of Quality requirements for space application
• Awareness of Space Product Assurance requirements.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.