Waters Corporation is currently seeking a highly energetic and
team-oriented candidate to join our Reliability Engineering Team.
The Reliability Engineering Team is responsible for ensuring
robustness and longevity of our product family which consists of
analytical laboratory / medical device instrumentation used in
Liquid Chromatography. The Sr. Reliability Engineer helps define
reliability goals, develops evaluation plans, assesses risk and
facilitates design improvements. This role will lead projects to
evaluate robustness and characterize reliability of new products
while in development as well as enhancements made to existing
products. Additional responsibilities for the Sr. Reliability
Engineer may include the supervision of Reliability Engineers
and/or Technicians, coordinating transactional activity with other
functions or suppliers, and giving presentations or seminars to
educate on reliability and quality tools and principles.
Responsibility will begin during feasibility stages of product
development and continue through product introduction.
Collaboration with Quality, Production, Machining Operations
organizations and various engineering disciplines is essential. The
role will be exposed to multi-disciplined engineering principles
and technologies in a dynamic and fast paced environment. The
successful candidate will have the ability to deal with product
change while proceeding through product development and
optimization. This hands-on position requires dynamic leadership,
excellent interpersonal skills, problem solving, critical thinking,
as well as a compelling initiative to promote success.
Responsibilities Provide reliability engineering input as a
member of new product development teams.
Collaborate with new product development teams to establish
reliability requirements, evaluation strategies and schedules in
support of systems development
Work with Continuing Engineering to support enhancements to
existing products throughout development, testing and
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support
reliability / continuous improvement initiatives and enhancements
to existing products throughout life cycle.
Perform risk assessments and generate test plans to
evaluate product and/or components.
Analyze failure rates, failure modes, and failure mechanisms to
determine root cause and support robust product design.
Communicate findings to project teams and/or Operations
Management Teams through written communications and technical
Manage multiple projects in parallel.
Qualifications BS degree in one of the following engineering
disciplines; Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical. Advanced degree
Minimum 5 years experience preferably working in a product
evaluation or design and development environment. Experience with
medical devices is highly desired
Demonstrated capability to apply reliability engineering
principals to design and development activities
Knowledge of engineering and statistical modeling software such
as MATLAB or Minitab
Solid understanding of Lean Production and Six Sigma tools and
Strong leadership skills, self-directed and the ability to make
Company Description Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT), the world's
leading specialty measurement company, has pioneered
chromatography, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis innovations
serving the life, materials and food sciences for 60 years. With
approximately 7,000 employees worldwide, Waters operates directly
in 31 countries, including 15 manufacturing facilities, and with
products available in more than 100 countries.
Waters Corporation's businesses include Waters, TA Instruments,
VICAM, ERA, and Nonlinear Dynamics.
Waters creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent
organizations by delivering ultra performance liquid chromatography
(UPLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC),
chromatography columns and chemistry products, mass spectrometry
systems, laboratory informatics solutions, and comprehensive
service programs to enable significant advancement in healthcare
delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water
Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our core values at
Waters Corporation. Celebrating diversity is important to us. We
thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products, our
customers and our community. Waters is proud to be an equal
opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are
committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race,
color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, disability, gender identity or protected Veteran
Key Words Reliability, Robustness, Test, Evaluation,
Development, Quality, Statistics, Data Analysis, Problem
Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Engineering,
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