At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.
At Saab Sensor Systems you will have the opportunity to collaborate with world-class engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development, collaboration and support at all levels. A business unit of Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Sensor Systems is focused on the design, development, integration, test, deployment, and whole life support of surveillance sensor systems, primarily for industry partners and US Government agencies. Headquartered in Syracuse, NY, we also offer opportunities to work from locations in Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.
Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Sensor Systems division’s Electrical engineering team is seeking a results-oriented Component Engineer with a high level of competence in electronic component composition, standards, process and properties. The successful candidate will investigate and assist in the selection and sourcing of components and assemblies used to design and produce radar systems.
Responsibilities will include the following, and continue to increase with experience and exposure:
Support design teams in the selection of electronic components and scrubbing of BOMs against program flow-down requirements prior to release.
Investigate and promote alternative and emerging solutions.
Analyze and develop solutions to resolve all issues associated with obsolete components.
Resolve Diminishing Manufacturing Sources (DMS) and End of Life (EOL) component issues.
Make recommendations for parts and technology.
Conduct part lifecycle analysis.
Resolve technical component issues.
Assist in identifying and resolving manufacturing problems.
Review Bills of Material (BOM) for obsolescence.
Support Quality Assurance to analyze component failure trends.
Your experiences and skills
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or related Engineering discipline.
3+ years of relevant experience (e.g. Design, Logistics, or Applications Engineering, etc...).
Must possess eagerness to learn, technical aptitude, and technical depth to work with development and manufacturing teams.
Understand component temperature derating concepts.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Strong professionalism, interpersonal, and communication skills (both written and verbal).
Ability to work well individually and in a collaborative team environment.
Desired Skills and Experience:
Experience with Total Parts Plus, Silicon Expert, or a similar BOM/part tracking tool.
Supply Chain experience a plus.
Experience with FAR/DFARS.
GIDEP experience a plus.
Contacts and experience with electronic components manufacturers.
As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance(s).
As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be U.S. Citizens in order to be considered for employment.