Failure Analysis Engineer

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Failure Analysis Engineer

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Failure Analysis / Reliability Engineer - Direct Position Hiring Immediately!



  • Develops and implements qualification plans and methods to meet customer requirements for long life failure rates.
  • Schedules, coordinates and executes said qualification plans and methods in accordance with agreed time frames.
  • Monitor new product reliability growth/demonstration activities against targets, to ensure sufficient progress toward those targets is being achieved.
  • Develops and implements ongoing reliability monitoring methods to meet customer requirements for long life failure rates.  Provide trend analysis on critical to reliability parameters.
  • Identify opportunities for reliability improvement in current products, and work within the product commercialization process to realize these improvements in successive generations of designs.
  • Works with Design on development projects to ensure product reliability is a key consideration in development.
  • Working in a team environment, resolve reliability problems that result in excessive in-house or customer failure rates
  • Provide guidance to internal groups and interface with customers regarding reliability questions or concerns.
  • Monitors reliability metrics and goals to drive quality improvement efforts.
  • Distributes reports that track product and/or process reliability performance to internal groups and to customers
  • Make recommendations for test, burn-in screening and life test capital equipment acquisition
  • Provides acceleration tests results based on physics and best fit reliability models.
  • Analyze field  performance MTTF, FIT , Survival 2,5,10 yr  data based on Weibull and Weibayse models

Critical skills, knowledge and abilities :

  • Strong knowledge of MILHDK217 and Telcordia Reliability Prediction Calculations
  • Strong knowledge in many aspects of the physics of failure of PCBs, and/or electronic components
  • Strong knowledge of electronic circuits, components, PCBs and manufacturing processes
  • Strong knowledge of state-of-the-art reliability assessment methods and techniques
  • Ability to accomplish tasks through influencing others.
  • Experience with FMEA, Design of Experiments
  • Detailed knowledge of statistical quality control parameters and characterization of yield changes in anticipated product lifetime and quality reliability outcomes
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers and/or suppliers
  • Ability to use some or all of the following PC applications: MS Office, MS Project, MS Vision, MiniTab, JMP,  in generating reports, capturing data, and presenting data and information in an understandable format
  • Knowledge and understanding of business processes and how decisions impact customer satisfaction, product quality, and on-time delivery.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years’ related experience. 
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, e.g. BSEE, Physics, or Materials Science. MS preferred
  • Familiarity with power conversion theory including AC/DC and DC/DC preferred.
  • Certified as a CRE preferred.

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