Component Engineer in Tulsa, OK at Ducommun

Date Posted: 9/5/2023

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Component Engineer

Job Description

Component Engineer
As a component engineer, you will evaluate bills of material for new customer orders and locate alternate sources for components; negotiate reduced lead times and improved pricing with component vendors. 

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma manufactures state-of-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense.

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Evaluate bills of material for new customer orders and locate alternate sources for components.        

•       Transfer bills of material into MRP system

•       Provide engineering, purchasing and receiving inspection with component substitution support

•       Maintain master component database

•       Review customer-specified parts to eliminate problems for purchasing

•       Process engineering changes

•       Resolve discrepancy reports for component-level issues

•       Assist Purchasing to resolve component-level technical issues

•       Maintain accurate, current revision levels on engineering drawings and parts lists

•       Enter new Item Masters, Bills of Material (BOM) and Bills of Operations (BOO) as required

•       Identify irregularities and prepare exception report for appropriate departments (e.g., purchasing, production) and customer review

•       Provide technical support and interact with Engineers, Buyers, Receiving, Inspection, and others

•       Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members

•       Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

•       Perform other assignments as required

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications: 

•       Familiarity with electronic components and component part numbering

•       Ability to write and speak effectively with employees at all levels in the organization

•       Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability

•       People skills - customer oriented, positive attitude, team participation, problem solver

•       Detail oriented with attention to accuracy

•       Computer skills; thorough working knowledge of email, Microsoft Excel, and Word

•       Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                                             Lift /Carry            

Stand - Frequently                                                           10 lbs or less - Frequently

Walk - Occasionally                                                         11-20 lbs - Frequently

Sit - Frequently                                                                21-50 lbs - Occasionally    

Climb – Occasionally                                                       51-100 lbs - Occasionally

Crawl - N/A                                                                      Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                                        

Bend - Occasionally                                                         Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Frequently                                     10 lbs or less - Occasionally

Reach Outward - Frequently                                          10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally                           20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                                       50-100 lbs - Occasionally

                                                                                          Over 100 lbs - N/A


N/A (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (.25 - 2.5 hrs/day)

Frequently - Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5 hrs/day)

Continuously - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)


Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

•       BS degree - BSEE preferred

•       2-4 years component engineering experience

Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

•       None

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

11616 East 51st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74146
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled