The Senior Reliability Engineer's primary duties are to utilize advanced level engineering skills to contribute to the development and qualification of power tool products. The Senior Reliability Engineer is a criticalmember of the New Product Development Team reporting to the Reliability / Quality Team Lead. Throughout a product's development cycle, this position requires strong cross-functional communication skills and analytical expertise to help launch new and exciting solutions that meet user needs. You will work in a fast-paced environment to innovate new products as a member of a cross-functional team.
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead teams for new product designs and engineering changes with respect to product reliability, user requirements and warranty information
Participate in User Need Research to identify "critical to quality" (CtQ) requirements on mechanical and electrical design features
Support of Advanced Engineering activities at targeted CtQ needs
Collaborate with Engineering and Marketing to define the products' specifications leading in all aspect of reliability, quality and testing
Use designed experiment techniques to improve development efforts
Lead Risk Assessments (Design and Manufacturing) for NPD projects during the product development cycle
Interact with US and Asian suppliers that participate with product development
Track multiple projects simultaneously to ensure adherence to schedule and the Milwaukee Tool process.
Develop test plans and procedures based on new or established products, to ensure product meets customer requirements
Lead test laboratories implementing test plans/procedures ensuring full test completion and best practices are utilized
Analyze, draw conclusions, report and present product information utilizing statistical techniques such as Weibull analysis, reliability distributions and matrices
Draw concise, logical, written conclusions from experiments based on data analysis
Ensure timely failure reporting and lead root cause analysis and effective corrective/preventative actions (FRACA)
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or educational equivalent field
5+ years of experience in related reliability and quality field
Experience with new product commercialization processes emphasizing design, manufacturing, quality, test or reliability activities
Experience including training in quality engineering fundamentals and proven experience leading a primary function within a project team
Previous relevant experience with Design of Experiments, life data analysis, and other related statistical tools and software (i.e. Minitab, Reliasoft)
Written and verbal communication skills and creative problem-solving capabilities
Ability to travel 10% of the time is required (travel includes Domestic and International)
Preferred: ASQ Reliability Engineering Certification (ASQ-CRE) or the ability and desire to achieve certification
Preferred: Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) or Six Sigma experience
Internal Number: 4430
About Milwaukee Tool
Since the company began in 1924, Milwaukee Tool has led the industry in both durability and performance. With an unwavering commitment to the trades, Milwaukee continues to lead with a focus on providing innovative, trade-specific solutions. Whether it is through their leadership in LITHIUM-ION technology, as seen in the M12™, M18™ & M28™ Systems, time-saving accessories or innovative hand tool products, Milwaukee is dedicated to delivering a steady stream of advanced solutions for the trades that offer increased productivity and unmatched durability.
To do this, Milwaukee takes the time to work side by side with real craftsman to understand the demands of a constantly changing workplace and how they can best deliver solutions that help the user work both faster and smarter. Milwaukee knows that professional users sweat the small stuff, and so do they. They pay attention to the small details that make a big difference. This user focus not only leads to solutions for real jobsite challenges, but fuels the disruptive innovation seen across all product lines.