Field/Industry: Manufacturing
Location: Janesville, WI

email resume

RD Worldwide has been chosen to recruit an experienced Component Engineer , for a client in Janesville, Wisconsin. Our client is a well-established, global company, with modern manufacturing facilities, and 1,000+ employees, that design and manufacture for the automotive and industrial markets. ISO/TS 16949 Certified. They are consistently profitable and adding new business. Advancement opportunities exist in this growing company.


As Component Engineer , you will ensure the division takes a global view in all supply chain endeavors. Initiate, monitor and direct all activities concerned with the acquisition of printed circuit boards (PCB) and electronic components. Conduct up-front due diligence of PCB and SMT component manufacturers ensuring both quality and commercial value.


Component Engineer Responsibilities:

 Develop a close partnership with Business Development, Engineering, Program Management and operation teams

Promote and monitor supplier involvement in product development process by using suppliers expertise to optimize cost, quality, deliverability and manufacturability

Monitor commercial and quality concerns associated with PCB and electronic component suppliers

Provide critical quality input on initial sourcing decisions for PCB.

Coordinate, review, approve and maintain all supplier PPAP documentation for PCB and electronic component suppliers

Oversee supplier visits and audits of facilities, processes, control plans, submissions and performance based issues

Champion root cause analysis and develop supplier corrective action on failed components and warranty issues

Maintain database of approved component manufacturers, suppliers and part numbers

Participate in supply chain management, supplier development, and strategic planning

Communicate results-to-plan progress to management team and promote continuous improvement


Background Profile:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical Discipline

Experience in Commodity Sourcing for electronics manufacturing (PCB)

Sorry, no visa sponsorship



Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental coverage plus vision packages

3 weeks paid vacation and generous paid holidays

401k with company match

Tuition reimbursement

Short & Long term disability packages


Job Specifics:

Full Time

Direct Hire (not a contract position)

Work Location: Janesville, Wisconsin


Interested individuals should send a resume attachment. All inquiries will be kept confidential and responded to.


Applicants FAQ

email resume

Paul Schiefelbein
RD Worldwide
One Parker Place
Ste 750
Janesville, WI 53545