Arrow Electronics Component Quality Engineer- Team Lead Peabody, MA in Peabody, Massachusetts


Component Quality Engineer- Team Lead Peabody, MA

Job Description:


Converge, a subsidiary of Arrow Electronics, is a full service, industry-leading, global supply chain partner with over 35 years of experience in electronics components distribution. We are recruiting to hire a Component Quality Engineer Team Lead . Counterfeit electronic components have infiltrated and are wreaking havoc in the supply chain at all levels. The Team Lead will be tasked with ensuring that fraudulent, suspect and counterfeit components do not escape our inspection process and find their way into the supply chain. The Team Lead will oversee the performance of AMCE ‘s team of component engineers, inspection technicians, test laboratory and the purposeful execution of our industry leading, documented and well-defined component quality processes.


  • Inspects and assesses components to ensure components are not fraudulently altered or suspect counterfeit devices

  • Conducts a detailed component inspection to confirm form, fit and functionality of components.

  • Administration of various physical and electrical testing including (curve trace, XRF, X-Ray, Decapsulation, Heated solvents Testing, HP Microscopy etc.

  • Utilizes intuitive decision making to assess the components correctness and authenticity based upon completed testing.

  • Provides professional assessment (original, suspect counterfeit, used or fraudulently altered) of each lot inspected.

  • Delegates and assigns work to CQE Team

  • Analyzes performance and productivity of CQE Team

  • Assists in decision making process of final inspection of components originality and functionality

  • Suggests changes to various inspection processes and protocols to increase the performance of the CQE Team

  • Assists the department supervisor in the administration and scheduling of work in the group.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ensure accuracy of database used by our customers and suppliers and enable its effectiveness by developing advance tools with data attributes.

  • Collect and generate parametric data for our authorized supplier's part numbers and categorize new data.

  • Generate cross-references: through the parametric data collection able to generate a pin for pin functionally equivalent replacement for parts.

  • Validate the accuracy of existing data: resolve customer issues related to the database, normalize and clean existing data.

  • Develop advanced tools working with data attributes.

  • Query data and run reports for advance applications and customer needs.

Job Complexity

  • Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline; still acquiring higher level knowledge and skills

  • Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers

  • Solves a range of straightforward problems

  • Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures

  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction

Experience / Education

Typically requires a 4 year degree and a minimum of 5 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.



Peabody (Converge)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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