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Component Specialist

Main locations: 

Santiago de Queretaro, MX

Job Type:  Full-time
Workplace type:  On site
Offer number:  3987

EXFO develops smarter test, monitoring and analytics solutions for the global communications industry. We are trusted advisers to fixed and mobile network operators, hyper-scalers and leaders in the manufacturing, development and research sector. They count on us to deliver superior visibility and insights into network performance, service reliability and user experience. Building on over 35 years of innovation, EXFO’s unique blend of equipment, software and services enable faster, more confident transformations related to 5G, cloud-native and fiber optic networks.

Since our beginnings in 1985, diversity has been one of EXFO's core values, fostering an inclusive corporate culture. We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experience into a culture that values innovative ideas, teamwork, and a customer- and market-focused approach. We seek the active contribution of everyone, with respect for the individual, the environment and the community. This is how we fulfill our purpose: to ensure the connected world meets the highest expectations, to bring together people, communities and businesses.


  • Maintain the quality of mechanical components catalog used by EXFO;
  • Review and approv specifications of components designed by R&D designers;
  • Work closely with suppliers to make sure they are meeting EXFO specifications;
  • Write and maintain quality inspection plans of incoming material;
  • Communicate non-conformities to suppliers and work with them on corrective actions;
  • Participate to cost reduction projects by qualifying new suppliers or working in continuous improvement projects with current suppliers;
  • Monitor technology changes/evolutions in the machining, sheetmetal wrking, plastic injection molding industries and communicate them to EXFO's technical groups;
  • Recommend new suppliers and technologies to to the R&D teams;
  • Visit and audit suppliers;



  • Mechanial engineering degree (or equivalent experience);
  • Excellent communication habilities;
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (read and write)

  • Capable of working in multiples mandates at the same time and good priority management;

  • Leadership, teamwork and autonomy habilities;

  • Willingness to travel within and outside Mexico;

EXFO is an equal opportunity employer

Diversity is an asset that has made EXFO strong since its inception because it enriches us. For more information about diversity and inclusion at EXFO, read our DEI Statement.

For positions located in Quebec, the language requirement is French. However, in the context where the incumbent evolves in an international work environment and where the activities take place mainly outside Quebec, we favor bilingualism as a linguistic requirement.

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