Junior Component Engineer | mechanical jobs canada | Canada Jobs

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Halifax, NS, Montreal, QC, Ottawa, ON, CANADA
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Lockheed Martin Canada

Specific Job Description

This role is important in fulfilling the strategic roadmap goals of LM Canada.  As part of the Engineering team, you will be directly involved in the development of best-in-class product solutions as they relate to building a secure supply chain with sound component engineering practices. The role will contribute to the products/systems that will serve to maintain Lockheed’s robust position in the Naval market space.  As an experienced component engineer, your role will include confirming that components meet customer requirements, establishing vendor relationships, auditing potential vendors equipment suitability, creating obsolescence mitigation plans and supporting programs from prototyping to End-Of-Life (EOL).
You will be able to lead by demonstrating engineering interest in novel material/vendor technologies, creating work estimates, proposing improvements, conducting risk analysis and chairing component reviews to optimize solutions prior to Production hand-off.
Prepare, load, and monitor BoM for component obsolescence issues and strategic solutions
Generate spreadsheets and reports for design/production stakeholders to review options for non-conforming parts and obsolescence issues
Communicate with suppliers to resolves issues that involved component quality or functionality
Negotiate best pricing in procuring materials used the manufacture of development products
Document in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, new  part numbers, create source control drawings, and maintain the Approved Vendor List (AVL)
Cross-reference from customer part numbers to internally used part numbers
Audit new part requests for accuracy, consistency, and duplication and assigned part numbers
Document vendor components to verify Form, Fit and Function applicability
Generate new part requests for new part numbers and maintained BoMs
Minimize single-source parts to support supply chain
Generate engineering change orders to release item and part numbers
Conduct production facility audits for major component suppliers
Support Procurement/System Engineers in the selection, qualification, and management process of electronic component suppliers, resulting in cost savings
Interface with electronic component suppliers and design engineers to qualify both the supplier and the component
Review and approve qualified components and sub-assemblies (electrical, electronics, Mechanical) for ROHS content or other commercial or military restrictions from approved vendors.

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin Canada is the Canadian-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company employing 110,000 people worldwide, including more than 1,000 Canadians. By applying innovative approaches of our highly skilled and experienced Canadian workforce, we have been Canada’s trusted defence and aerospace partner for over 80 years. We operate major facilities in Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary and Victoria and work on a wide range of programs from advanced naval technology products and unmanned systems software to providing delivery and in-service support of the latest military aircraft to commercial engine repair and overhaul capabilities. This position is part of the Rotary and Mission Systems business area, where employees across Canada support engineering, systems integration, training, sustainment and in-service support programs for Canadian and international military customers across land, air and sea.
Clearance required for role

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Required skills, qualifications and experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering from an accredited college or university or its equivalent with relevant work experience in design and production environment


Act as technical interface between component suppliers and development engineers to determine new and alternate sources during product development
Employ applied knowledge of engineering principles to specify system components and direct product modifications to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications
Present advantages and shortcomings of various component selections i.e. trade-off studies
Provide technical support to R&D and manufacturing on component selection processes and new technologies
Evaluation of components and assistance to design team with component selection and second sources
Support current projects related to reliability and component selection
Collect models and datasheets for a variety of integrated and complex military and industrial equipment items
Evaluate and solve end-of-life (EOL) component issues
Researched sources of hard-to-find and EOL components
Study and identify replacements for components declared EOL by suppliers
Recommend alternate sources based on Supplier Roadmap and or current availability
Analysis of products for obsolescence and provide mitigation solutions for obsolete components
Research of component obsolescence issues and manufacturer name changes with development of solution plans
Coordinate with suppliers to resolve component failures, resolve obsolescence issues, improve component quality and reduce component BoM costs
Desired skills, qualifications and experience

Technical Tasks/Experience and Aptitudes:

Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, research and problem-solving skills
Motivated, enthusiastic and ‘hands on’ individual able to adapt to new, unique challenges
Resourceful/agreeable/extrovert to enable strong vendor liaison/customer communications
Production and results-oriented self-starter
Strong understanding of mechanical and electronics fundamentals like power conversion and circuit protection, video graphics, storage hardware and input devices
Facility to understand and present risk analysis based on system block diagrams/schematics, models and datasheets for a variety of integrated and complex military and industrial equipment items
Demonstrated understanding of manufacturing, mechanical and electrical systems within commercial industry
Experience contributing to the production, research, development, compliance, and design stages of manufacturing
Track record of leading electronic hardware component obsolescence management and in resultant component obsolescence resolutions
Experience in reading schematics for circuit designs and be able to use industry standard electronic testing equipment
Basic understanding of the principles of shock and vibration, thermal management and electromagnetic interference and electromagnetic compliance management and how these environmental requirements are accommodated in product design
Working application knowledge of the following standards – MIL STD 810, MIL STD 461, MIL STD 167, MIL STD 901, IPC-620/610, MIL-C-39012C, MIL-C-17, MIL-C-27500, MIL-W-22759, ANSI, IEEE cable standards.  Possesses a complete understanding of how the performance requirements outlined in these standards impact product development in harsh environments

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