Position Summary :
Verifone Component Engineers create, document and handle the associated data of direct material parts required to produce our end products.
They are responsible for identifying equivalent and alternative parts from additional manufacturers for second sourcing’ and cost-saving purposes, collaborating with Engineering, Procurement, Quality and Suppliers to drive improvement.
In this role, you will report into the Senior Director of Component Engineering as part of the wider Procurement organisation
Your Essential Responsibilities :
Responsible for the categories of Cables & Wires, Display, Electromechanical (Antenna, Barcode Modules, Buzzer, Camera, Card Readers, Cooling, Security Mesh, Stylus, Switches) & PCB.
Review New Part Requests from Engineering; including datasheet and parametric data analysis to identify existing component solutions and drive re-use
Review incoming PCNs (Product Change Notifications) from manufacturers and their consequence; identifying equivalent parts via specification comparison and coordinated approval
Perform data analysis on a list of parts to find areas for consolidation and be able to analyse / transform data into simplified graphics to identify trends, root causes, etc.
Write reports, processes and procedures whilst being able to attend internal & external meetings and able to generate and talk through presentations where necessary
Enthusiastically project manage technical issues from initiation through to closure, acting as a key point of contact for your category;
providing datasheet / sample coordination and system support
Your Knowledge and Experience :
Qualified in an Electronic Engineering discipline or experienced in a similar role with knowledge of components and their sources
Experienced using Agile PLM to create and handle Parts, Manufacturer Parts, BoMs and Change Orders
Fluent with standard Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Experienced as a Component Engineer team member or meaningful experience; either technical (e.g. Design Engineer), or commercial (e.g. technical buyer)
You hold a Degree, or equivalent knowledge and experience, in Electronic Engineering
Skills & Abilities :
You are able to multitask, innovate and influence within a dynamic environment, with an eye for detail
You have excellent interpersonal skills oral and written, in person, by phone and email essential
You have the ability to Travel internationally for periods of time (e.g. 1day to 2weeks)
Personal Attributes :
You are enthusiastic and keen to seek responsibility, with a strong and open work ethic
You should also be committed to striving for improvement through dedication, creativity and not afraid to take the initiative.
If this sounds like you, then what are you waiting for?
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