Job Detail
Position: Reliability Engineer Category: Specific
City: Morris Plains State : NJ
Branch Name: Patel Consultants Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (908) 964-7575 Job ID: 34659
Pay Information: Order Type: Consulting - Temp

Reliability Engineer

Originates and develops analysis methods to determine reliability of components, equipment and processes. Acquires and analyzes data. Prepares diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations and reports to define reliability problems and make recommendations for improvements. Conducts an analysis of reliability problems and investigates to determine the required reliability approach for the particular situation, with consideration given to the cost limitations for equipment uptime/downtime, repair/replacement costs and weight, size and availability of materials/equipment. Determines cost advantages of alternatives and develops action plans that comply with internal/external customer demands for reliability processes/equipment to avoid failures.

Education: B.S. degree in engineering, statistics, mathematics, or equivalent

Experience: Entry level with three to 10 years’ experience

Position Responsibility:
Works under general direction of project engineers or section head, or under general administrative instruction in performing detailed reliability studies and calculations of component/system reliabilities.
Considers impact of costs on recommended action plans for avoiding/correcting problems during the design phase or remedial action for correcting reliability problems on installed equipment; performs root cause failure analysis to help prevent failures.

Plans and performs engineering research, design development, or manufacturing/process engineering assignments, including responsibility for major subsections of complex projects using general engineering practices influenced by the general theme of reliability principles.

Estimates engineering personnel needs and coordinates and supervises the use of other engineers and technicians to accomplish the objective of cost-effective reliability improvements for projects.

Recognizes that assignments are broad in nature and require appreciable originality and ingenuity to complete them and considerable latitude for unreviewed actions or decisions.

Follows company safety and health guidelines and other company policies.

Performs other work as assigned.

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