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Senior Reliability Engineer 

Title Senior Reliability Engineer 

Location NY 


1. Job Purpose:

• Assist Global Quality & Reliability lead to improve the reliability and quality of clients product design and manufacturing process. Assure that product validation & qualification tests are planned and performed to customer and/or Engineering test requirements on calibrated test equipment.
2. Essential Job Duties (day-to-day responsibilities):
• Design and execute pre-product reliability tests, accelerated life tests, and ongoing reliability monitoring tests.
• Provide reliability prediction models at component and system level.
• Participate in the product development meetings and guide the team to develop reliable products that meets internal specifications and customer requirements.
• Development of reliability test systems for new market demands.
• Coordinate and manage testing for data collection and analysis.
• Present test and failure analysis results to the Engineering team and work with other groups within the Engineering team to develop design changes to improve reliability performance.
• Prepare written reports summarizing the results of product performance and failure analysis for reliability test parts.
• Coordinate outsourced reliability tests.
• Interface with customers and suppliers on product reliability.
• Interface with vendors to purchase lab equipment.
• Makes decisions within area of specialty, manages medium to large projects.
• Initiate necessary action to prevent nonconformities.
• Identify and record any non-conformities.
• Monitor solution implementations to verify effectiveness of changes and take corrective action.
• Standardize implementations to avoid further nonconformities.
3. Desired Characteristics:
• Experience with reliability qualification by similarity.
• Experience with failure analysis for TEM/SEM products, including optical microscopes (metallurgical and stereo), X-ray, Raman spectroscopy, FTIR, OBIRCH, etc.
• Experience with mechanical fixture design and coordination of machine shop builds.
• Experience with electrical board design and fabrication.
• Experience with clean room operations.
• Experience with customer returns failure analysis support.
4. Requirements (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities) 
• BS in Mechanical, Electrical, Materials Engineering or Physics. Advanced degree preferred.
• 5+ years’ experience as a Reliability Engineer in imaging, instrumentation, or equivalent industry.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience with Environmental, Mechanical and ESD stresses.
• Experience with problem solving methodologies and leading root cause analysis.
• Hands on with Weibull++, ALTA, SPOF tools and methodology (or equivalent reliability software).
• Experience with MTTF/MTBF calculation.
• Experience with LabVIEW and JMP.
• Ability to analyze component performance data in reliability tests, including large variety of test parts and multiple design variations.
• Experience with Design of Experiments, FMEA, product design reviews and DFM.
• Strong verbal and writing skills, including the ability to quickly prepare detailed written reports.

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