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Component Engineer

Reference ID: MTL00000024-English

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Montreal, QC
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Full Time
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Job Description

The successful candidate will support design and manufacturing engineering in the specification, selection and application of Electrical, Electronic, Electromechanical - EEE parts for space systems. Knowledge of military standards related to parts specification, selection and qualification is an asset.

Primary Activities:
  • Evaluation of components design and workmanship for high reliability applications.
  • Evaluation of components discrepancies impact on design and reliability.
  • Preparation of Source Control Drawings (procurement specs)
  • Providing advice to design engineers on component selection (based on quality and reliability requirements of programs/customers)
  • Identification of alternate parts where lead times or component costs are unsuitable
  • Approval of parts lists
  • Preparation of declared components lists & non-standard parts approvals requests & participate in Parts Control Boards (PCBs) with customers
  • Audit of component suppliers to assure their processes & products are under control and meet the relevant standards
  • Review supplier surveys to determine if they are eligible to Approved Suppliers List
  • Act as technical interface and coordinator with suppliers for meetings, documentation exchanges, NDAs, Export controls, etc (Qualification, etc)
  • Approval of Purchase orders for related component quality clauses & optimization cost/lead time vs program product assurance requirements
  • Authorize the purchase of EEE items and ensure they fulfill program/customer requirements prior reception/stocking.
  • Review/approval of data for incoming components (Incoming inspection reviews) including DPA results from external DPA houses.
  • Assign Value Added Services to EEEs to ensure full compliance to Product Assurance requirements.
  • Participate in internal and customer reviews of Non-conformances/discrepancies relating to EEEs (Engineering Review Boards &ndash ERBs, Material Review Boards - MRBs)
  • Maintain EEE items database (item creation/review, verify/update documentation, etc)
  • Assess impact of Alerts/Product Change Notices from suppliers/industry
  • Participate in Product Assurance efforts/initiatives (Continuous improvement, Corrective Actions, 8D approach, etc.)
  • Review customer specifications to produce internal Statement of Compliance
  • Participate in internal EEE related processes reviews & provide guidance/training to internal employees and customers about EEE requirements
  • Participate in internal Qualification testing and Failure analysis of EEEs

Abilities and knowledge:
  • Familiarity with MIL, NASA and ESA standards for components and materials such as:
  • NASA GSFC EEE-INST-002 Instructions for EEE Parts Selection, Screening, Qualification, and Derating, ECSS-Q-ST-60 (Product Assurance Requirements of Space EEE Components) and their subsidiary specifications
  • MIL-STD-883/750 (Test Methods and Procedures for Microelectronics)
  • Familiarity with space radiation effects/testing on EEEs an asset
  • Ability to perform Constructional Analysis or Destructive Physical Analysis (DPA, MIL-STD-1580) on EEEs an asset
  • EEE components Quality Controls and Reliability
  • Experience with SEM, EDX, X-ray and other destructive and non-destructive techniques used for EEE inspection
  • Familiar with Failure Analysis of EEE components an asset
  • Eligible to NATO secret security clearance

  • Five (5) years in component engineering (Electrical, Electronic, Electromechanical - EEE specialist) preferably with an aerospace company.
  • Electrical or physics engineering or equivalent
  • Post graduate degree an asset
  • Knowledge of French and English

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Posted: August 9, 2018
Closes: September 15, 2018
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MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide. MDA's business is focused on markets and customers...