Key Responsibilities

Performs testing of modules and systems, and assists in the statistical analysis of laboratory or field data, and spare parts shipments. May present reliability status updates and reports to project teams and management.

Assists in the design and fabrication of test fixtures and data collection systems. Participate in formal design reviews and engineering meetings to drive reliability initiatives.

Prepare or approve simple product, laboratory or vendor reliability test plans.

Performs or requests failure analysis of components under test.

Develops Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and Fault Tree Analysis.

Performs allocation and modeling of modules, and components

Assists Engineering in the selection of more reliable components and in using reliable design practices through participation in formal design reviews and engineering meetings.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates expanded conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities

Business Expertise
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work

  • No supervisory responsibilities but provides informal guidance to new team members

Problem Solving
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment and precedents

  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team; works within guidelines and policies

Interpersonal Skills
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations

  • Application of Design for Reliability (DfR) methodology for product reliability validation for a variety of Electro-mechanical products; Responsibilities include Setting Product Reliability Goals, FMEA, Design test plans and Test jigs, Test automation and execution, Data acquisition, Reliability data analysis and Test Reports, Inspection & Failure Analysis, and Recommend Corrective Actions.
  • Application of Reliability analytics in Life Data Analysis, Accelerated Life Tests, Reliability Growth, Reliability Block Diagrams etc.
  • Hands-on experience in electro-mechanical hardware validation
  • Problem identification and hands-on troubleshooting of a wide range of engineering problems.
  • Determine reliability test requirements, integrate test rigs and execute reliability tests to deliver end to end reliability test solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with global cross-functional teams (at different time zones)
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Job Specific Knowledge
  • Hands-on with electro-mechanical hardware reliability validation tests
  • Design for Reliability (DfR) knowledge & experience in product development cycle
  • Application of reliability engineering (Reliability goal setting, FMECA, FBD, RBD, MTBF Calculation, Life Data Analysis and Reliability Growth) in product validation
  • Knowledge of Electro-Mechanical components and related Failure Mechanisms / Physics of failure
  • Hands-on experience with sensors (e.g. temperature, pressure, flow, vibration, motion detection etc.) and related data acquisition systems (DAQ)
  • Proficiency in Reliability Analytics (Reliasoft, PTC Windchill Quality) - Weibull++, Reliability Growth, Lambda Predict, Accelerated Life Test Analysis
  • Deep understanding of Reliability Prediction Models like NPRD/EPRD, MIL-HDBK-217, Bellcore / Telcordia SR-332 etc.
  • Experience in destructive and non-destructive test methods and failure analysis
  • Experience in Semiconductor equipment or similar high-tech industry is preferable
  • Knowledge of statistical methods and tools (e.g. JMP), Design of Experiments (DOE) is a plus
  • Automation experience (e.g. LabVIEW) is a plus

  • Hands-on individual with willingness to work in a competitive lab environment
  • High morality with Strong work ethics
  • Excellent team player with collaborative behavior
  • Strong skills in problem solving / troubleshooting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work with different time zones and with various cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks and drive multiple projects in parallel
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% (international and domestic)

  • B. Tech in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering with 6-8 years of relevant industry experience
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) preferred



Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

1 - 2 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 20% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.


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Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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