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Job Title:  Reliability Engineer

Req ID:  30999
Job Category:  Quality

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071

Description: 

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Reliability Engineer develops the reliability requirements for both new products in development and existing product platforms; implements reliability program; and performs appropriate analyses and tasks to ensure that products meet all requirements.

Analyzes preliminary engineering-design concepts for new and existing product in order to recommend design or test methods for attaining specified product operational reliability requirements. The Reliability Engineer advises to determine/predict critical component and/or sub-assembly performance to ensure excellent reliability and extended operating life. 

This role develops, reviews and oversees execution of all reliability test plans/protocols to achieve system reliability and meet specific acceptance criteria. This individual analyzes failure data and proposes design modifications to improve reliability within cost and other performance requirements.

Supervises Reliability Technicians and other Reliability staff in the execution of their assigned duties and objectives.

Duties

  1. Work closely with R&D and/or Mfg Engineering to determine/predict critical electro-mechanical component/sub-assembly reliability and operating life.

  2. Develop/review reliability test plans/protocols to achieve system reliability and meet acceptance criteria.

  3. Test the reliability of critical components, sub-assemblies and products prior to production phases and implementation.

  4. Assess and determine acceleration factors (usage rate or stress factors) of critical assemblies.

  5. Determine the failure rate (or MTBF) of critical components that correlate with field failure experience.

  6. Monitor and analyze failure data and furnish reliability test reports; conduct failure investigation, root cause analysis and propose solutions.

  7. Support sustaining activities as they relate to ongoing reliability planning and testing.

  8. Serve as a dedicated resource to drive improvement efforts and support engineering projects.

  9. Test, troubleshoot, and repair complex electromechanical equipment, fixtures, and instrument systems.

  10.  Implement the reliability program.

  11. Supervise Reliability Technicians and other Reliability staff in the execution of their assigned duties and objectives.

  12. Perform all other duties as assigned. 

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Bechelor's Degree
  • 5+ years of Engineering and Quality/Reliability Testing within the Medical Device industry.
  • Ability to interpret, analyze and present technical information using practical judgment.
  • Knowledge of advanced data gathering and analysis techniques, including statistical analysis.
  • Knowledge of standard quality and reliability tools such as FMEA (Failure Modes Effect Analysis), Root Cause Analysis, DOE and Statistics.
  • Software testing / validation experience a plus.
  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: design, test, manufacturing, or quality.  
  • Experience in use of statistical tools and techniques for reliability management.
  • Understanding of product reliability goals, reliability growth, and reliability prediction.
  • Knowledge in the use of schematics, computers, and test.
  • Domestic travel required 10% of time.

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STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  30999
Job Category:  Quality

Pomezia, RM, IT, 00071


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