Principal Reliability Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI

Posted: 06/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00491

Job Description

Incumbent will assist with our combat vehicle programs for evaluating design changes and modifications for reliability implications and recommending improvements where feasible. In this role, you will interact closely with lead reliability engineers and design engineers. Potential programs to support include: Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV), Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV), and the recovery vehicle (M88).

  • Develop reliability mathematical analysis and technical inputs to system design to ensure a robust, high reliability design for maximizing availability and sustainment to minimize the logistics footprint.
  • Develop reliability prediction and assessment models.
  • Performs Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis for early design.
  • Track mitigation or elimination of failures modes to assess improvements and update analysis by evaluating test results.
  • Prepare reliability mathematical models and/or reliability block diagrams.
  • Manage Test Incident Reports (TIRs) and Failure Reporting Analysis and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) data. Interface with design team to address potential failure mode mitigation/elimination to at least the subsystem level.
  • Understand impact of software on system reliability.
  • Help in the planning of Reliability Enhancement Testing (RET) and reliability demonstration testing. Track and monitor system level reliability parameters

Skills Required:
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with peers and customers to solve technical problems and to work successfully in a team environment.

Skills Preferred:
  • Familiarity with Relyence reliability software or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with Cameo systems modeling software or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering methods.

Experience Preferred:
Familiar with specialty engineering (maintainability, diagnostics, safety, etc.) and systems engineering disciplines.

Education Required:
Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, or Software Engineering) or equivalent experience as a substitution for education.

Education Preferred:
ASQ Certified Reliability Engineer

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third-party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Crisi Mintz

Crisi Mintz joined the Contract Professionals, Inc. team as a Technical Recruiter in January 2023, in order to support efforts to bring the Arizona recruitment team to scale.

A Zillow 5-Star Premier Agent, Crisi has been a licensed realtor for more than 15 years. During her career in real estate, her fiduciary responsibilities included residential, commercial, and investor clients for complex real estate transitions. She also facilitated timely closings, conducted complex negotiations, developed and executed marketing strategies, and managed budgets. Throughout her career, Crisi developed a reputation as an expert salesperson and master problem solver.

This is not Crisi’s first time at Contract Professionals, Inc. Crisi first joined the Contract Professionals, Inc. team in 1993. She was recruited by the management team to sit on the “Operations Action Team” in pursuit of ISO-9000. 

Crisi holds BA in Business Administration from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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