Engineering | Component Engineer


Do you want to work in exciting projects at renowned clients? At ALTEN we believe that knowing and meeting the expectations of our consultants is a key factor in our success. Our consultants make the difference. Do you want to make the difference too?


We are looking for a Component Engineer to address one big player of the Automotive sector with representation in Portugal (Lisbon region).


Description of the Project:

We are looking for a passionate Engineer to integrate our team of consultancy based in Lisbon.


Key Responsibilities:

As a Component Engineer, you will integrate the Hardware Team of a big player of the Automotive industry..

Your duties will include but not limited to:

- Process the "Component Requests".

- Confirm that the components meet the manufacturing requirements and purchasing strategy

- Create new "part numbers" in the electronic components database

- Manage the component database, including component life cycle status

- Internal "part number" assignment and specification development

- Risk assessment for supplier change requests

- Regular determination of alternative suppliers according to purchasing strategy requirements

- Alternative part analysis for shortage or end-of-life (EOL)

- Maintenance of specifications / specification report, component database and preferred parts list

- Reliability data / risk assessment analyses

- Establishing component qualification requirements for new parts and supplier requested changes

- Knowledge of developing technology roadmaps

- Assistance with part number selection / component application reviews

- Technical support for qualification and production quality/reliability issues

- Support purchasing teams/purchasing strategy - bid support/alternative parts evaluations

- On-site support on component related issues and follow-up with experts and suppliers

- Technical support in resolving quality and reliability issues.


The candidate should be able to present:


Base Qualifications:

  • MSc / BS degrees, preferably in preferably Renewable Energies and Power Systems or similar;
  • Good knowledge of Electronic CAD software ("Altium" preferred);
  • Good knowledge of ECAD software (Electrical Schematics, Electrical Circuit Layout "Print Circuit Board", Electronic Component Libraries/Libraries) like Mentor-xpedition; Zuken- CR-8000; Altium Nexus (Preferred); P-Cad; Kicad;
  • 2+ years experience in similar activities;
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English (spoken and written);
  • Excellent communicator with strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Fast learner, team player;


If you want to embrace in a new and challenging opportunity, please send us your application!

Publication date 02/03/2023
Location Lisbon
Category Consultants
Recruiter Ana PAZ
Application deadline 31/03/2023
Reference Number AD005015