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Engineer, Reliability - Hybrid role

Location: 

Milford, CT, US

Req ID:  3298
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. This role is involved with development and implementation of complex plastic injection molding, high speed/high-volume assembly and packaging, across a broad product portfolio of innovative consumer products.

 

Accountabilities

  • Be accountable for all Reliability Engineering deliverables from concept through production
  • Oversee junior team members, their roles and responsibilities, and contribute to their performance assessments including opportunities for development and growth
  • Execute all Advanced Quality Planning and designing for reliability activities for complex, simultaneous product programs; exhibit proficient understanding and application of all elements of Advanced Quality Planning; teach AQP methods to junior team members
  • Interact daily with product / processes / tooling / manufacturing engineers on shared goals; represent Reliability Engineering at Program Meetings, at times without supervisor involvement
  • Lead product and process design reviews, advocating for consumer wants / needs and driving required actions
  • Identify and drive continuous process improvement activities across all areas / interfaces and lead implementation
  • Execute product and process validation including lean testing and analysis
  • Demonstrate a strong voice in a cross-functional environment, advocating for consumer-centric decision making and lean approaches; behave decisively and be adaptable to change  

 

Required Education, Skills and Experience

  • BS in Mechanical or Plastics Engineering
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a product development environment

 

Desirable Education, Skills and Experience

  • Proficient with structured problem-solving technique(s), widely experienced in solving technical problems in a structured manner and leading problem-solving teams
  • Strong interpersonally within a team environment, proactive with duties and relationships
  • Proficient with verbal and written communication
  • Able to apply plastic and metal mechanical and material properties in both development and in problem solving
  • Proficiently apply statistical methods to draw conclusions from large data sets
  • Able to understand consumer wants in support of developing function engineering requirements
  • Able to development consumer-driven tests that validate product robustness

 

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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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