This includes new technology assessment, creation of technology roadmaps, specification development, and application engineering knowledge for both surface mounted and through hole components.
Additional duties include evaluating product performance and reliability test data as part of the component/supplier approval process for both new and existing components
Work with design engineers, procurement and suppliers to determine component requirements and drive component selection and second source identification.
Understand supplier and/or design requested changes to components and drive these changes through the formal component release and control procedures.
Work with design engineers on the resolution of component related issues, such as timing, design margining.