LGS Innovations Reliability Engineer IV in Westminster, Colorado

Discretionary Business TitleReliability EngineerJob TitleReliability Engineer IVLocationFLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park, NJ 07932 US (Primary)TAMPA, FL - Tampa, FL 33601 USWESTMINSTER, CO - Westminster, CO 80021 USSecurity ClearanceAbility to obtain a government security clearanceRelocation OfferedYesJob TypeFull-timeCategoryEngineeringEducationBachelor's DegreeCareer LevelExperienced (Non-Manager)Job DescriptionDo you have a passion for innovation? So do we! At LGS our people are ourgreatest asset - we make sure your voice is heard and give you the resourcesto invent solutions to some of the most difficult challenges facing ourcustomers. Our entrepreneurial environment fosters your best ideas and allowsyou to build your career to fit your creativity. Sound interesting? We'realways looking for the best and brightest to join our ranks and share the fun.LGS is seeking a Reliability Engineer IV to under limited direction leadengineering predictions and RMA analyses of proposed and existing LGSproducts, and mentor other Systems Engineers in RMA philosophies andpractices to enable the company to integrate strong RMA attributes into R&Dand production programs for U.S. government customers.Primary Purpose:Under limited direction lead engineering predictions and RMA analyses ofproposed and existing LGS products, and mentor other Systems Engineers inRMA philosophies and practices to enable the company to integrate strong RMAattributes into R&D and production programs for U.S. government customers.Duties and Responsibilities:The successful candidate will be responsible for:-Perform RMA predictions using engineering and logistics data to meet USGovernment expectations in MIL-HDBK-217 and similar industry standards-Lead the development and management of the system level FMEA. Coordinate withthe component development teams to ensure component DFMEAs are complete,accurate and updated -Using failure analysis, FRACAS, or other types of root cause analysis,report to internal and external customers as required. Determine the source ofnon-compliant RMA attributes-Integrate Safety, Human Factors, provisioning, and other data toproduce credible, accurate, and compliant RMA predictions-Recommend preventive maintenance practices and strategies to meet RMA andsupportability requirements. Provide ongoing technical leadership for theidentification of opportunities to increase the reliability and/orproductivity of LGS's products.-Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods, utilizingknowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes,tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, andquality control standards-Apply the concepts of physics of failure and accelerated test methods todesign, develop, execute and optimize test methods and validation plans-Clearly communicate RMA data, implications, and courses of action toother team members and customers. Train and mentor engineers not experiencedin RMA processes-Apply reliability methods and metrics to monitor reliability risk throughoutthe product development cycle. Provide reliability maintenance input toProject Engineering Design and equipment selection through the application ofLife Cycle Costing-Work with suppliers to improve quality, cost and flow of supplied materialsthroughout the entire supply chain. Investigate alternate componenttechnologies for reduced cost or improved quality and reliability-Estimate level of effort and associated costs used in project schedulingSkills and Knowledge:Working knowledge of Weibull reports, design review and control;prediction, estimation, and reliability distribution methodology;failure mode effects and analysis; analysis of reliability testing and fieldfailures, understanding human factors in reliability; and the ability todevelop and administer reliability information systems for failure analysis,design and reliability management over the entire product life cycleExperience using reliability tool kits, such as ASEN