Component Engineer - Spares - Obsolescence

Job Title: Component Engineer - Spares - Obsolescence
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: No Benefits
Start Date: August 2019
Reference: 1907-24_1565257823
Contact Name: Amanda Taylor
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 08, 2019 10:50

Job Description

Sitec are currently looking to recruit a Component Engineer (Spares / Obsolescence) for a nuclear MoD establishment in Reading (private organisation). The post is an estimated 12 month contract and is paying competitively on a Ltd / Umbrella basis. PAYE option also available for a 37 hour week.

Successful applicants will be required to be Security Cleared prior to appointment and due to the nature of the projects with this client, Sitec can only accept applications from those who hold a full British Passport. Unfortunately, dual nationals will not be considered for this position.

  • Provide support to all designers to perform component research and participate in component life cycle and evaluate all components for various processes.
  • Monitor, identify and resolve all lifecycle issues and assist various teams to identify appropriate resources and substitutes for components.
  • Analyse and develop solutions to resolve all issues associate with obsolete components and supplies and perform component level tests and perform various experiments on components.
  • Perform various tests and evaluate all components and assemblies and analyse all failures for same.
  • Ensure compliance to all lead free solder process and ensure compliance to all component designs and coordinate with team members to reduce timeframe for all products.
  • Review and interpret all component data sheets and evaluate all components for various product applications and assist to assemble and solder all new components and perform required tests on same.
  • Manage all communication with manufacturers and distributors on all supply components and evaluate all results effectively.
  • Administer databases and maintain log of all requests and assist to resolve same and prepare reports for all component results and maintain progress for same on monthly basis.
  • Document and provide support to all component activities and perform tests on product releases to ensure qualification of all products.
  • Coordinate with engineering staff to evaluate and resolve all manufacturing issues for various products and document all procedures according to company standards.
  • Evaluate all design and perform tests on various devices and ensure compliance to all international electrical emission.
  • Critical component reviews in line with AIA process
  • Managing, controlling and identifying obsolete / obsolescent parts
  • Identifying engineering spares and materials required for Plant Maintenance (PM) activities

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.

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