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Reliability Engineer

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  2163
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

A key member of the Product Development team, partnering with Design, Tooling and Automation Engineering to deliver failure-free product designs, tooling and processes. Involved with development and implementation of complex plastic injection molding, high speed/high volume assembly, liquid-filling and packaging, across a broad product portfolio of innovative consumer products

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Be accountable for all assigned Reliability Engineering deliverables from concept through production
  • Execute all Advanced Quality Planning and designing for reliability activities for complex, simultaneous product programs; exhibit proficient understanding and application of most or all elements of Advanced Quality Planning
  • Interact daily with product/process/tooling/manufacturing engineers on shared goals; represent Reliability Engineering at Program Meetings led by senior managers
  • Participate in product and process design reviews, advocating for consumer wants and needs
  • Lead or participate in the innovation of consumer-focused processes and protocols for continuous Improvement
  • Execute or support product and process validation including lean testing methods and analysis
  • Occasionally will oversee the operation and personnel of an engineering lab

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • BS in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering
  • Two or more years working in a product development environment

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Minitab
  • Trained in structured problem-solving technique(s)
  • Strong interpersonally within a team environment, proactive with duties and relationship
  • Proficient with verbal and written communication
  • Able to apply plastic and metal mechanical and material properties in both development and in problem solving
  • Experienced in solving technical problems in a structured manner
  • Effective at drawing robust conclusions from experiments/analysis in order to optimize designs
  • Able to proficiently apply most statistical methods in order to draw conclusions from large data sets
  • Able to understand consumer wants in support of developing functional engineering requirements
  • Able to develop consumer-driven tests that validate product robustness
  • Strong interpersonally within a team environment, proactive with duties and relationships
  • Interested in making a difference with both the product and the workplace

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Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.


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