Reliability Test Engineer

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Posted: 01/03/2019 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 12520

Our client, a manufacturing company along the West Michigan Lakeshore area, has an immediate opening for a Test Engineer for a 7 month + Contract opportunity.

Responsibilities Include:

Responsible for accelerated test design and analysis for engine and transmission systems and sub components.
Responsible to implement statistical product validation testing methods.
Responsible for writing risk assessment reports (based on field or final test failures), FMEACA reports, and FMEA s.
Responsible to improve and document the Reliability Engineering Process with processes, document templates, or standards.
Author for engineering technical reports for submission to the customer (such as risk assessment, validation reports, etc.).
Responsible to participate in new engine and transmission proposals.
Responsible to provide input to product specifications and design verification test plans to ensure that they adequately captures all data to assess requirements compliance.


Bachelor' s degree in Engineering required
2+ years of experience required
Ability to use published data or experimental results to determine failure mode acceleration factors, to design accelerated component and system validation tests, and ability to correlate tests to equivalent vehicle field usage.
Ability with statistical product validation methods, creating Weibull plots, interpreting Weibull plots, and using test results to determine product reliability at a % confidence at an equivalent field mileage.
Able to run Minitab or other reliability software like ReliaSoft Weibull ++.
Ability to develop engineering solutions to repetitive failures and experience with root-cause and Root-Cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA).
Ability to complete Failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA) reports and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA).
Ability to write risk assessment reports to quantify product reliability risks in the field based on field failures, final test failures, or component non-conformances.
Understanding of failure Reporting, Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS).
Highly organized and able to multitask on many different projects at once.
Proven ability to work well with others in a cross-functional environment while working on multiple projects.
Ability to utilize all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.
Excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to write and review technical reports.
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