Reliability Engineer (RMS)

Location: Brighton, East Sussex Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alii Thorogood

Reliability Engineer (RMS)



Reliability Engineer (Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability) needed for a defence company based in Brighton who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Reliability Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of complex electronics, mechanical, electro-mechanical and pneumatic subsystems.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Reliability Engineer will include:

  • Calculate product reliability by carrying out analysis using 217Plus (MIL-HDBK-217F), NPRD and/or Bellcore/Telcordia to calculate failure rates, MTBF's and other calculations related to reliability.
  • Develop, coordinate and conduct technical RMS studies and evaluations of engineering designs relative to; reliability predictions, Safety Management Plans, Fault Tree Analysis, FMECA's, Hazardous Materials List, Hazard Analysis etc.
  • Write safety cases using DEF STAN 00-56 etc, including supporting documentation.
  • Analyze Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analyses in accordance with MIL-STD-1629 tasks and/or SAE ARP4761.
  • Reliability prediction experience using MIL-HDBK-217, Telcordia, NSWC, and/or PRISM.
  • Parts selection and control, testability, and failure reporting and corrective action resolution in accordance with requirements.
  • Parts Stress Derating.
  • Fault Tree Analysis.
  • Testability and BIT coverage analyses.
  • System Safety Hazard Analysis (military programs) MIL-STD 882
  • Analysis of logistics elements such as Spares Provisioning, Level of Repair Analysis and/or Life-Cycle Cost analysis.

What experience you need to be the successful Reliability Engineer:

  • Bachelor's Degree in ME, EE, SW, Math, Physics or related engineering field is required.
  • 5+ years of experience working within the guidelines of RMS Government Specifications, Handbooks and applications.
  • Experience with reliability analysis of aircraft and space equipment, military and commercial.
  • Experience with reliability prediction software- e.g. RELEX, Weibull Block SIM,
  • Goal Structure Notation (GSN) experience would be very advantageous Interest in forensic engineering, failure analysis, root cause and corrective action.
  • Desirable to have a diversified background in the areas of Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic, Electro-Mechanical, and Safety Engineering fields.
  • A background in complex Military or Aerospace systems is a benefit.
  • Knowledge of software reliability and software reliability models is a plus.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and written, and be able to develop and write technical analysis reports and plans.
  • Superior analytical, problem-solving, oral/written communication and PC skills are all essential.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, and MS Office application software.

Must be eligible for SC clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Reliability Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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