Reliability Engineer

  • Right Talent
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire
  • Sep 22, 2020
Full time Engineering

Job Description

A World Leading & Award Winning Arms Manufacturer require an experienced Reliability Engineer. You will be joining a dynamic team whilst working on fast-moving and challenging projects. You will ensure optimum effort is devoted to progressive reliability assurance, with the goal of ensuring the delivery of a lean but effective reliability programme.

The Role

  • You will be developing a convincing Reliability Case, using all the available evidence, and writing the Reliability Case Reports that document progress.
  • To do this, you will need to understand the reliability risks faced by the system so that you can decide what type of evidence will most cost-effectively mitigate them to the customer’s satisfaction.
  • This will involve exploiting a range of techniques and approaches, of which traditional reliability analyses will form only a part. So, while the ability to undertake reliability predictions and FMECAs is important, you will also need to understand the causes of unreliability and be able to assist the designer address those causes and provide evidence that this has been successfully achieved.
  • Using your knowledge of the causes of unreliability and of reliability risks, you will help to define a targeted programme of testing, the results of which will be a key feature of the Reliability Case. An important part of this role will be monitoring the test programme and ensuring that it continues to satisfy the agreed reliability assurance needs.
  • You will also liaise regularly with the customer, presenting them with progressive assurance that the reliability programme will deliver the agreed goals.

What are we looking for?

  • Fully appreciates that reliability is not just a number, and has experience of reliability planning, analysis and testing.
  • Good knowledge of complex electronic systems and the associated reliability issues.
  • Good verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary / multi-national team.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Familiar with the Def Stan 00-4x series of standards.
  • Ideally degree qualified or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment
  • Detailed engineering experience (design, software, manufacture etc.)

What would you get?

  • Flexible working
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Paid overtime (subject to level)
  • Great bonus scheme
  • Comprehensive pension scheme
  • Annual salary review
  • Fantastic working environment and site facilities
  • Social, charitable and sporting activities.