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Reliability Engineer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Limerick
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017
  • Job reference: J378190A

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Reliability Engineer

Reliability Engineer to play a key role in the product development and product change management process by insuring proper reliability requirements are established, address by product design and demonstrated by appropriate testing.


  • Collaborates with Systems Engineering to establish product reliability requirements.
  • Develops project Reliability plans: analysing projected utilization and calculating cumulative effect on system, subsystem, and component reliability.
  • Advises and confers with engineers in design review meetings to give reliability findings and make recommendations.
  • Develops or assists with Failure Mode and Effect Analysis.
  • Collaborates with Test Engineering to develop Reliability Demonstration Test plans.
  • Determines number of units requiring environmental, or other reliability testing, to obtain statistically valid data.
  • Collaborates with Test Engineering to develop unique reliability test apparatus as required.
  • Observes test execution at suppliers or in-house to evaluate reliability factors contributing to the number of, timing, and causes for unit failures.
  • Supports Reliability Growth activities, both during product development and for fielded product.


  • University degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, plus 5 years of relevant industrial experience in an electro-mechanical environment, preferably medical.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Reliability Engineer
  • Formal training in Reliability and Test theory.
  • Ability to plan and organise
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • Experience of working in a collaborative engineering environment
  • Computer literate. Excellent analytical, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Understanding of a broad array of electrical and mechanical devices and the technologies they are based on.
  • Proficiency in use of standard electrical, mechanical, and environmental test equipment.
  • Experience using Reliability Analysis software tools, such as ReliaSoft.
  • Knowledge of LabVIEW and data acquisition systems.

For more info contact Paul on 01 6455 250 or email

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