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Product Reliability Engineer

  • Location: Washington, Tyne and Wear
  • Sector: Test & Maintenance
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: OT25664/30
  • Salary: £32,000 - £42,000 Basic +Benefits

Job description

Are you an experienced Test, Quality or Product Reliability engineer with a passion for continuous improvement?

Due to rapid growth, my client is looking to employ a Product Reliability Engineer based in the power electronics industry with a strong focus on Environmental, FMEA, FMECA and C&E testing.

My client is a global leader in power electronics for the rail, Energy and Defence industries and have won numerous awards for their innovative concepts and designs.

Job Purpose:

To evaluate electronic designs in order to assess product reliability, safety and risk, identifying need for reliability improvement and risk mitigation where appropriate. To identify opportunities for continuous improvement of design and process relating to the companies products.

Main Duties/Functions of the Product Reliability Engineer will include:

- To be the company champion for reliability enhancement testing, stress screening and continuous improvement for product reliability
- To lead, generate and maintain: Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Failure Mode and Effects & Criticality Analysis (FMECA) and Cause & Effect (C&E) matrices to derive effective risk mitigation control plans.
- Monitoring and reporting field failure trends; recommending necessity for action where appropriate.
- To generate Field Modification Instruction (FMI) where necessary.
- Produce reliability and Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) predictions using best industry practice techniques including MIL - 217F.

What You Need To Apply For This Product Reliability Engineer Role:

- Essential: HNC / ONC Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
- Essential: Experience of applying reliability studies and analysis to electrical and electronic components and assemblies.
- Desirable: Recognised qualification in reliability engineering or related Six Sigma discipline.

Skills Needed To Apply For This Product Reliability Engineer Role:

- Essential: Ability to work with minimum supervision to agreed timescales and able to demonstrate good electrical engineering knowledge.
- Desirable: Knowledge of Reliasoft reliability software.
- Desirable: Competent user of Minitab for statistical analysis.
- Desirable: Knowledge of ITEM reliability software.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within an R&D focused growing organisation. My client boasts state of the art facilities and fantastic career progression whilst still maintaining a healthy work/life balance and have a great workplace culture.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity please email otaylor@redlinegroup.Com or call Oliver Taylor on 01582 878816. Please also get in touch to discuss alternative engineering jobs.

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