Staff Engineer, Reliability Test

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Date: Nov 29, 2023

Location: Richardson, TX, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 116293 
Region: Americas 
Country: United States 
State/Province: Texas 
City:  Richardson 

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Job Summary:
The Staff Reliability Engineer, works in cross functional teams with designers, customers and manufacturing engineering and project leaders to ensure products designed can meet reliability specifications. Define the reliability testing strategy, reliability test plan and conduct tests. Complete a stress based MTBF analysis of products, thus providing initial reliability predictions.


Detailed Description:

  • Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:
  • Lead reliability analysis and work with the design teams to ensure the products designed can meet reliability specification. 
  • Work with the design team and customers to understand and define reliability requirements of products.
  • Conduct design review and close loops with the design team to fix design issues. 
  • Define the reliability testing strategy, reliability test plan and conduct test. 
  • Complete a stress based MTBF analysis of the product, thus providing initial reliability predictions. 
  • Coordinate third-party performance and regulatory testing. 
  • Train relevant manufacturing partner personnel to conduct the test.
  • Perform failure analysis and generate failure reports.
  • Design guidelines recommendations based on run to failure testing and stress vs strength analysis
  • Actively collaborate with the engineering team and seek opportunities to develop new/improve existing durability test methodology to enhance product development efficiency.
  • Apply problem-solving and analytical skills to conduct failure analysis



  • 5+ years' reliability expertise in reliability analysis, reliability prediction methods and accelerated life testing  and design analysis for Electronic products ( Communication, Enterprise products ). 
  • Hands-on and experienced with FMEA, design for reliability (DFR), DFT and design for manufacturability (DFM) concepts, particularly as they relate to process, property and complex manufacturing systems.
  • Familiar with Reliability Block Diagram(RBD), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), De-rating, reparable and life analysis. 
  • Familiar with Environmental and reliability testing such as Vibration test, shock test, drop test, storage test, HALT/HASS, acoustic test, RVI test, etc.
  • Familiar with reliability data analysis software, e.g JMP, Minitab, and /or Weibull
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Project management and data analysis skills. 
  • Able to work independently, self motivated and well-organized.


Typical Education:    
Bachelor's degree in electrical, electronic or mechanical engineering.
Educational requirements may vary by geography.


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties for any function are subject to change at any time.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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