- Develops and implements qualification plans and methods to meet customer requirements for long life failure rates.
- Schedules, coordinates and executes said qualification plans and methods in accordance with agreed time frames.
- Monitor new product reliability growth/demonstration activities against targets, to ensure sufficient progress toward those targets is being achieved.
- Develops and implements ongoing reliability monitoring methods to meet customer requirements for long life failure rates. Provide trend analysis on critical to reliability parameters.
- Identify opportunities for reliability improvement in current products, and work within the product commercialization process to realize these improvements in successive generations of designs.
- Works with Design on development projects to ensure product reliability is a key consideration in development.
- Working in a team environment, resolve reliability problems that result in excessive in-house or customer failure rates
- Provide guidance to internal groups and interface with customers regarding reliability questions or concerns.
- Monitors reliability metrics and goals to drive quality improvement efforts.
- Distributes reports that track product and/or process reliability performance to internal groups and to customers
- Make recommendations for test, burn-in screening and life test capital equipment acquisition
- Provides acceleration tests results based on physics and best fit reliability models.
- Analyze field performance MTTF, FIT , Survival 2,5,10 yr data based on Weibull and Weibayse models
Critical skills, knowledge and abilities :
- Strong knowledge of MILHDK217 and Telcordia Reliability Prediction Calculations
- Strong knowledge in many aspects of the physics of failure of PCBs, and/or electronic components
- Strong knowledge of electronic circuits, components, PCBs and manufacturing processes
- Strong knowledge of state-of-the-art reliability assessment methods and techniques
- Ability to accomplish tasks through influencing others.
- Experience with FMEA, Design of Experiments
- Detailed knowledge of statistical quality control parameters and characterization of yield changes in anticipated product lifetime and quality reliability outcomes
- Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of internal and external customers and/or suppliers
- Ability to use some or all of the following PC applications: MS Office, MS Project, MS Vision, MiniTab, JMP, in generating reports, capturing data, and presenting data and information in an understandable format
- Knowledge and understanding of business processes and how decisions impact customer satisfaction, product quality, and on-time delivery.
- 5 years’ related experience.
- Bachelor's degree in related field, e.g. BSEE, Physics, or Materials Science. MS preferred
- Familiarity with power conversion theory including AC/DC and DC/DC preferred.
- Certified as a CRE preferred.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.
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Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA. Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics.Start Application