QSC is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative audio, video and control products for multiple markets including Installed Systems, Cinema, and Live Sound. We are seeking a talented and motivated Sr. Hardware Reliability Engineer to work with our growing engineering team.
As a Senior Reliability Engineer, you will engage with experienced technical directors, cross functional staff and outside partners to drive key aspects of product reliability requirements, execution and test. The successful candidate will be a proactive professional with outstanding communication skills and be very comfortable as a key participant on multiple design projects. You should have an excellent understanding of good reliability practices/techniques along with excellent working knowledge in reliability probabilities and statistics.
Review and evaluate new designs to unearth reliability, quality and manufacturability concerns before mass production.
Advocate reliability during product development and diligently work on design for reliability.
Create and deploy risk management techniques for engineering teams.
Develop FMEA for new designs and manufacturing processes in collaboration with Engineering and NPI
Conduct hazard analysis' and produce risk matrices.
Perform reliability prediction of failure mechanisms on products under development and in the field
Define test methodology and test coverage to assure product reliability by product category or intended use cases.
Develop Accelerated Life Testing/Stress Testing for components and systems.
Create and Execute reliability test plans for qualifying new designs; Provide hands-on experimental design and execution.
Conduct Reliability Analysis on failure data and report MTBF
Work with supplier to assess component or subsystem reliability
Perform Root Cause Analysis for failures by coordinating with design engineers (ME/EE)
Document and present periodic reports of product reliability, quality and manufacturing concerns related to critical new product launches.to management.
Work with test engineering to procure, maintain, calibrate test instruments/test chambers and test automation.
Overseas travel up to 10%.
8+ years of experience with BS/MS in ME, EE, Physics or related fields
Experience working with the design, integration, and manufacturing of electronic-mechanical assemblies and one or more of the following; Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Quality Engineering.
Knowledge of PCB assembly, general PCB quality concerns and PCB test.
Experience with electrical stress testing, environmental stress testing, fatigue testing, vibration and shock testing etc.,
Deep knowledge of reliability concepts, methods and engineering standards, preferably in AV Systems.
Good knowledge of statistical analysis tools ReliaSoft Weibull++, JMP, and/or Excel for designing tests and experiments, analyzing results, and performing risk assessments (NPI and sustaining).
Working knowledge of quality principles (Cp, Cpk, SPC, and DFSS) is desired. Six Sigma and reliability certification a plus.
Working experience in Pro Audio, AV Systems is desired.
Experience with mechanical reliability testing and related equipment is a plus.
Experience with Matlab/LabVIEW
Outstanding written and verbal communication is essential.
Must work well with multiple diverse teams at various levels within the company.
Must be proficient in Microsoft products, such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Excellent problem resolution, judgment, and decision-making abilities.
Must be a high-energy, hands-on individual that is self-confident in his/her technical abilities. Must be very detail-oriented and thorough in performing tasks.
Ability to manage multiple project workloads and meet deadlines on time
The ability to work autonomously and self-manage tasks, schedules and responsibilities is necessary.
Must be a self-starter and have a drive to learn new skills, practice continuous improvement, and influence positive change onto processes within the company
Internal Number: 2019-1703
About QSC, LLC
Founded over five decades ago, QSC is a globally recognized leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of high-performance audio, video and control (AV&C) products including the Q-SYS™ Platform, power amplifiers, loudspeakers and digital mixers. Uniquely leveraging a broad range of technologies located under one roof, QSC products outperform the sum of their parts by delivering reliable, scalable and flexible solutions for installed, corporate, portable, production and cinema customers worldwide.
QSC expertise is also evident in its advanced manufacturing and quality control processes. The company manufactures in its 81,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, located in Costa Mesa, California. Utilizing a compliment of demand planning, parts procurement, operations and logistics, computer-controlled precision assembly, and rigorous testing and control, the QSC facility is designed with build-to-order flexibility, giving the company unprecedented ability to respond to customer needs while keeping both parts and finished goods inventory at well-maintained levels. Select partners in Asia provide additional manufacturing.
Located on 51,000 square feet of office spa...ce on the same campus as the manufacturing facility are the QSC Corporate Offices, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Technical Support and Service. Additionally, QSC has offices in San Luis Obispo, California; Boulder, Colorado; Sinsheim Germany; Weybridge and London, United Kingdom; Bengaluru (Bangalore), India and Hong Kong. QSC also has sales and support staff throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. QSC maintains a local warehouse and distribution facility in Costa Mesa, with other logistics facilities in the US, Europe and Asia.
Employing over 600 people globally, QSC is also widely recognized as a great place to work, attracting the best and brightest individuals from all over the world. The company strives to provide a casual and fun work environment where people are genuinely excited to bring forth their best and let their talent shine.
QSC offers its employees an exceptional benefits package, further enhancing its ability to attract and maintain talent, and is a 7-time recipient of the Orange County Register's "Best Place to Work" award.