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Arrow Electronics Component Quality Specialist in Peabody, Massachusetts


Component Quality Specialist

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 Specialist (CQS) . Counterfeit electronic components have infiltrated and are wreaking havoc in the supply chain at all levels. The Component Quality Specialist will be tasked with ensuring counterfeit and substandard components do not surpass our inspection process and ship to our customers.

The CQS works directly with the Component Quality Engineers (CQE’s) and Engineering Technicians to ensure that components are inspected and tested in accordance with various internal and external inspection standards to confirm the authenticity and condition of the components being inspected. The CQS utilizes various pieces of equipment and gathers data based on the inspection process to verify all aspects of electronic components conditions for fit, form and functionality. The CQS utilizes all the data gathered during the inspection process and makes recommendations on the parts condition and overall status.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Inspects and tests components in accordance with documented internal forms and procedures.

  • Creatively gathers, analyzes, interprets, and utilizes manufacturers and other specification sheets in order to complete the physical inspection of the components and draw conclusions as to the component condition.

  • Provides test results to the proper personnel and teams accurately in written and verbal fashion as required

  • Takes digital images of components as required.

  • Communicates with other team members to draw conclusions and make decisions

  • Provides Engineering Technicians with direction to help complete the inspection process.

  • Works in accordance with ISO and ESD procedures as well as other

Job Complexity

  • Acts as an effective team member and supports overall sales activities

  • Ensures tasks are completed timely and accurately

  • Ensures decisions are guided by established policies and procedures and receives guidance and oversight from manager

  • Excellent communication skills with all team members in a supportive role

What We're Looking For

  • Some experience handling electronic components and integrated circuits preferred.

  • Knowledgeable with the following: RoHS, ISO 9001, ESD, MSL, Curve Trace, XRF, X-Ray, Decapsulation, Heated Solvents Testing, High Power Microscopy, IDEA Certified Component Inspector a plus Knowledge of ESD S20.20 a plus

  • Minimum of 2 years proven experience inspecting and qualifying electronic components

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or related degree is preferred

What We Offer at Converge/Arrow

At Arrow, we are driving innovation and choice by offering employees a variety of benefits designed to keep you and your family physically and financially healthy.

Not only do we offer a competitive salary and work-life balance, we offer benefits to match your needs:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  • 401k, With Matching Contributions

  • Paid Time Off

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • And more!

About Converge

Driven by Respect, Growth, and Pride the culture at Converge ( speaks about doing things together as a team, in the right way, supporting each other, so that our suppliers, customers, and partners grow along with us. We wish to make a lasting, positive change to the market.

You are offered to be part in the forefront of the dynamic, growing world of cloud computing and computer component distribution. This is an opportunity to work in a highly professional, entrepreneurial and driven environment backed by data analytics, and the best in class quality certifications. 

Annual Hiring Range/Hourly Rate:

$22.50 - $27.50

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level. The pay ratio between base pay and target incentive (if applicable) will be finalized at offer.


US-MA-Peabody, Massachusetts (Technology Dr)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Engineering and Technology

EEO Statement:

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. (Arrow EEO/AAP policy) (

Arrow Electronics, Inc.'s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, citizenship, veran status, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by applicable state, federal or local laws. Our policy of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action applies to all employment decisions personnel policies and practices, or programs.