Title: Jr Component Engineer

Company: Delta Controls

Department: Product Development

Area: Product Development


Delta Controls is hiring for a Jr Component Engineer position based in our Surrey, BC offices (Cloverdale/Langley border). This is a full-time position to start January 2023

Work location: Remote work is not available for this position.

City: Surrey

Country: Canada

Type: Hire

Schedule: Full time


Delta Controls is the benchmark for building controls manufacturers, being one of the most respected organizations in our industry, with more than 300 Partners/Distributors in over 80 countries. For more than three decades Delta Controls has offered innovative and exciting building automation solutions for commercial, healthcare, education, leisure buildings and more. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, lighting and access control products.

As part of Delta Electronics Inc., the global leader in switching power supply solutions and DC brushless fans and an $8+ billion USD organization, Delta Controls is able to bring some of the most energy efficient and sustainable solutions to buildings around the world, working together toward our shared vision of developing technologies aimed at reducing global warming and ensuring a sustainable future for mankind. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and include a comprehensive range of energy management solutions in Industrial Automation, Telecom Power, UPS and Data Center Infrastructure, Automotive Electronics and Energy Storage Systems.

Why work for us? 

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. Delta Electronics products are the most energy efficient power products in the industry and our company is perfect for those who want to create, design and build sustainable solutions using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on building automation. 

Here are some of the Delta perks you’ll receive from day 1!

  • Employee & safety centric culture with the possibility of remote work
  • Flexible hours and scheduling available
  • Competitive total compensation along with generous vacation allowances
  • Three weeks of vacation
  • In-house & external training provided along with education support and opportunities for growth
  • Company funded annual personal development budget
  • Wellness - onsite fitness center & company reimbursement for personal gym membership
  • Transit accessible with free onsite parking
  • Regular company events such as "Food Truck Fridays", Lunch & Learn and other planned activities


The Junior Component Engineer is responsible for maintaining approved components, usage, cost reduction and lifecycle management while being overseen by the Component Engineer. The Junior Component Engineer will provide support to the Component Engineer for component selection, qualification, and lifecycle management for both off-the-shelf and custom electronic and mechanical components. This is an entry level position that will work closely with the Hardware Development team and is a great steppingstone for anyone who wants to progress into Hardware Development.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist the Component Engineer in:
  • Maintaining the Component Manager database to ensure information for all components is complete, correct, and up-to-date.
  • Reviewing parts selected for new product designs for availability (immediate and long-term) and cost effectiveness, as well as working with the Manufacturing Engineer to ensure compatibility with manufacturing processes.
  • Minimizing the impact of part obsolescence and unavailability by proactively identifying, testing, and qualifying alternate components.
  • Assisting the manufacturing division with component yield and test issues.
  • Investigating component quality issues, developing an impact mitigation strategy with Manufacturing, and following investigations with manufacturers/vendors through to a conclusion.
  • Performing design verification and in-circuit testing for component substitutions.

Main skills required:

  • Solid understanding of electronic theory and critical component parameters.
  • Proficiency in the use of oscilloscopes, DMMs, power supplies, and other standard test equipment.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with Python is an asset

Experience required: Diploma or degree in electrical/electronic engineering or equivalent.

Years of relevant experience required: 1 year

Education required: Associates or technical diploma

Number of openings: 1

Compensation details:

Upon hire, in addition to a competitive compensation package, we also offer a unique work environment that is designed for people who like to work hard and play hard too! 

To apply, go to our careers site at https://careers.deltacontrols.com. Complete or update your profile and submit your application online. Next, go to the applied jobs list to ensure your application has been fully processed. You are also welcome to add or manage job alerts within your candidate account.

We understand that it takes time to apply for a job and appreciate that you spend it showing your interest in working with our team at Delta Controls.

If this position is eligible for remote work, candidates outside of our local area will be considered. If this position is not eligible for remote work then local candidates are preferred and no relocation will be offered for this position. For positions not eligible for remote work the candidate must be legally-entitled to work in the country where the job is offered, for any employer, without requiring sponsorship. While we will consider all applications, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No outside agencies or recruiters, please.

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