Component Analysis Engineer

Location: Greenville, SC
Job Description:
The successful candidate will perform electrical characterization and physical analysis of ceramic capacitors and other electronic components, report the results, and will participate in a variety of activities that can include direct interaction with manufacturing, customers, and other AVX factories.
Reports To:
Division Quality Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Understand how the manufacturing processes for ceramic capacitors affect the essential physical and electrical characteristics and apply that knowledge effectively.
  • Measure the electrical characteristics of capacitors and other components
  • Perform physical analysis of failed components to determine the cause of failure
  • Prepare professional analysis reports for internal and external customers
  • Develop and improve analysis methods and equipment
  • Participate in problem solving activities to identify root causes and implement effective corrective actions
  • Support the plant Quality Management System and compliance to ISO 9001, IATF 16949, MIL-STD- 790, etc.
  • Travel to other AVX locations, suppliers, and customers as needed.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical, Ceramics, or Materials Engineering preferred)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office tools
  • Manufacturing experience or Co-op / Internship in a manufacturing environment is preferred Familiarity with quality tools such as SPC, MSA (Gage R&R), root cause analysis (Fishbone, 5 Why, Fault Tree), 8D reports, and reliability estimates is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with ISO-9001, ISO/TS-16949, MIL-STD-790, etc. is preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with LabVIEW, Visual Studio, Oracle SQL is preferred but not required
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