BAE Systems Senior Component Engineer in Totowa, New Jersey

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Component Engineer in its US Defense Program organization to perform engineering analysis and evaluation of piece parts procured for use in product design and manufacture. Ensures that specified piece parts adequately fulfill engineering and program requirements. Provides for control and standardization of parts.


  1. Analyzes engineering and program requirements for parts and their application.

  2. Analyzes requirements to ensure that parts are not over or under specified and maintains consistency with engineering intent.

  3. Supports part selection activities during design and development.

  4. Performs part research for other functions and interfaces directly with part suppliers.

  5. Prepares and revises part procurement specifications for definition and control purposes to facilitate part/material acquisition.

Supports supplier management and material procurement activities

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

BS plus 4 or more years of related engineering experience in electrical and mechanical component analysis and selection.

Familiarity with aerospace design and manufacturing environments.

Knowledge of part testing and screening (electrical, environmental, and stress testing) in accordance with Mil-STDs

Knowledge of certification requirements for various commodities, including qualification procedures, screens and stress tests, for commercial, industrial, military spec and high Rel EEE parts.

Knowledge of aerospace manufacturers products, part selection processes, and specifications.

Experience in alternate part selection approaches.

Experience generating space level Non-Standard Parts Approval requests, and Source control documents, and similar inspection and qualification documents.

Excellent oral and written communications, and familiarity with MS Office applications.

Preferred Skills and Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Electronics Engineering, Physics, or Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Senior Component Engineer


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