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Component Engineer II

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. We’ve been an innovator in metering technology since 1896, shortly after the invention of electricity generation. 125 years later, we continue to lead the industry with solutions that help utilities solve complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence, and Smart Infrastructure.

 

Our company is made up of over 5,000 people across 30 countries, driven by the common mission to help the world manage energy better.  With regional headquarters in Alpharetta, GA and locations across the U.S., we offer excellent benefits, career development opportunities, and a hybrid work environment where employees can work remotely up to two days per week.

 

More information is available at the Landis+Gyr website landisgyr.com

The Component Engineer II is responsible for vendor/component qualification of the Company's AMR products to industry and internal standards.

 

Primary Statement of Duties

  • Work collaboratively with Design Engineers to select and source the best electrical and electro-mechanical components for inclusion in local to North American L+G design efforts.
  • Act as a SME, Subject Matter Expert, to identify and recommend acceptable alternative components in support of on-going manufacturing operations both internal to L+G and with the contract manufacturing partners.
  • Provide quality audit, VDA methodology, support for new and existing L+G suppliers.
  • Evaluate supplier PCN, Product Changes Notices, for life cycle impact to L+G products. Provide guidance to the business on the impact of these change notices.
  • Support ECAD team with component model and library creation.
  • Help build supplier's understanding of L+G's technical and performance requirements.
  • Troubleshoot component related issues and non-conformities with suppliers.
  • Work collaboratively with the L+G global component management organization to evaluate and approve new suppliers. 
  • Identify critical components and establish acceptable standards for the inclusion of alternate components.   
  • Establish guidance to Engineering teams as to the life cycle for components under consideration for new designs.
  • Maintain a market understanding of component manufacturers, their product offering and roadmaps. Use this knowledge to help guide component selection by the Engineering team.  
  • Support and adheres to Company’s core values.
  • Perform other duties or responsibilities as assigned or required.
  • Support and adheres to Company’s Code of Conduct and Ethics Policy.
  • Represents Company in a positive, professional manner when working with both internal and external customers.

 

Education & Experience
Required Level of Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Required Years of Experience: 2+ to 5

 

Desired Education/Experience: Requires a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, physics or related field and 1-3 years of engineering experience, or master’s degree and 0-1 years of engineering experience.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Appropriately applies engineering principles and concepts to area of specialization. Is able to draw solutions from formal training and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, procedure manuals, schematics, data books, handbooks, etc. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • An understanding of advanced mathematics, including differential and integral calculus is required.
  • Ability to proficiently utilize standard computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processors, basic CAD tools, web browsers, email, and Windows.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  
  • Use of proper scientific methodology is required (Define hypothesis, test hypothesis using reproducible experimental practices, peer review and reporting).

 

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability VEVRAA Federal Contractor

 

If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Component Engineer II

Location: 

Alpharetta, GA, US

Requisition ID:  11334
Date Posted:  Jan 12, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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