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Senior Reliability Engineer - Bio Devices

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Job Title: Senior Reliability Engineer - Bio Devices
Location: Durham, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Zoetis
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Animal Health
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways. Building on 60 years of experience, we deliver quality medicines and vaccines, complemented by diagnostic products and genetic tests and supported by a range of services. We are working every day to better understand and address the real-world challenges faced by those who raise and care for animals in ways they find truly relevant.

Our name, Zoetis (z-EH-tis), has its root in zo, familiar in words such as zoo and zoology and derived from zoetic, meaning "pertaining to life." It signals our company"s dedication to supporting the veterinarians and livestock producers everywhere who raise and care for the farm and companion animals on which we all depend on.

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact.

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The Sr. Reliability Engineer (Sr RE) is a key position in the development and validation of bio-devices for the animal health industry. This position is responsible for high level development of test system concepts, Real World Usage Profile (RWUP) modeling, as well as detailed development and implementation of automated vaccination equipment, sub-systems and components for bio-devices engineering. The Sr RE will be responsible for developing new test methodologies and the support of existing system designs. The Sr RE is expected to work independently and at times lead entire test system development efforts, test plans, and execution of testing, in close collaboration with Engineering, Quality Control, and Manufacturing under the direction of Sr. Engineering Management. The person in this position will often influence the efforts of other reliability and biointegration team members during the course of a project, although no specific supervisory responsibilities are attached to the job.

The Senior Reliability Engineer has a variety of responsibilities, including:
* Provide influence in data driven testing and engineering development with a reliability mindset, given high level direction.
* Participate in system engineering for complex electro-mechanical systems to validate mechanical and controls interactions.
* Develop Real World Usage Profile (RWUP) simulation, and test system validation and verification. Each test system must have thorough documentation including prints, BOM, and procedure to use.
* Provide reliability engineering leadership for multiple test projects, including new products from design concept to full manufacturing introduction.
* Perform root cause problem solving and technical support, including teardown analysis of test and field failure parts.
* Provide detailed test/analysis results in written reporting format for engineering and biological audiences.
* Extensive interaction with engineering in design, analysis and other technical requirements.
* Execute test planning, test timelines, test execution, test results, and reporting for product development.
* Initiates justification and implementation of new test methodology and technology to provide RWUP testing capability.

B.S. in an Engineering discipline with minimum of 5 years demonstrated reliability/test engineering experience in an electro-mechanical device development environment or Associates degree in an Engineering discipline with 10 years of experience.

* Demonstrated proficiency in reliability engineering and test environment
* Demonstrated experience with software for reliability calculations, analysis and reporting.
* Demonstrated proficiency with reliability engineering tools, such as root cause analysis (8D, fish-bone diamgrams, etc.), Real World Usage Profile understanding, HALT and environmental testing.
* Demonstrated experience in critical thinking and problem solving skills, planning and organizing, decision-making
* Excellent communication skills, influencing and leading, facilitation and team work capabilities.

Candidate will work mostly at the Durham site either in an office environment or a development lab environment. Travel to customer facilities will be required. Less than 10% travel required.

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Job Post Date: 05/21/19
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