bb7 is looking for an exceptional Reliability Engineer who will focus on Design-for-Reliability activities for our client, a medical device company located in the Detroit, MI area.


  • Analyze usage and environmental conditions from the field in order to improve requirement setting and testing methods
  • Influence reliability early in the design process by facilitating DFMEAs and participating in design reviews
  • Specify reliability risk and validation plans for components and subsystems using a physics of failure approach
  • Provide guidance on sample size requirements and durations for reliability testing using reliability statistics
  • Facilitate failure analysis to understand root cause and drive resolution of failures occurring during product development
  • Assess and clearly communicate risk at each phase of the reliability program
  • Research failure mechanisms to build more robust validation plans and influence design choices
  • Influence supplier selection for higher reliability and provide clear guidance on reliability requirements and demonstration to suppliers
  • Apply lessons learned from previous designs to new products


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Science, or Statistics required with at least 5 years of reliability engineering experience
  • Understanding of accelerated testing methods, governing equations, and physics of failure for different failure mechanisms
  • Experience facilitating FMEAs and leading cross functional teams
  • Working knowledge of coding language, preferably Python, C++
  • Working knowledge of applied statistics and reliability statistics is a plus, including Weilbull Analysis

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