Responsible to lead and manage the New Product Introduction and Reliability teams in support of a fast growing product portfolio.
This position works closely with design, advanced manufacturing, field application engineer and customers to identify, design, and implement reliability and application testing. This includes test equipment, data collection methods, and simulation software for optimum reliability test efficiency. This position requires experience in a variety of HALT/HASS test methods and test method development including embedded software validation, strong skills in attention to details, influencing and ability to quickly make decisions in an ever changing dynamic environment, are also required.
Lead the Operations New Product Development team ensuring all operations related NPI tasks are completed to allow for on time new product introductions
Lead the Reliability team ensuring all NPI reliability testing is complete to confirm NPI designs will meet all customer application requirements
Lead the development of reliability test methods and requirements in support of new product innovations and customer applications
Identify HALT/HASS, data collection, software simulation, and associated test equipment required to perform all reliability testing
Develop and implement equipment required to support LED light engine reliability testing. (IP/UL water and dust intrusion, lumen depreciation, color stability, etc)
Monitor product warranty to identify all unsatisfactory results and implement appropriate enhancements in reliability testing to prevent a recurrence
Budget and submit capitol requests in support of NPI and reliability to meet operational objectives and goals
Knows, follows and respects the health, safety and environment policies of the company
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor Degree in Engineering; Masters preferred
7-10 years of Reliability Engineering in a leadership position
Experience with high volume electronics or electrical/mechanical manufacturing
Universal Lighting Technologies is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of lighting products and control systems. Finely tuned over decades of advanced production exclusively in North America, Universal lighting products are known for quality and reliability. Today, backed by the world-class research and development that comes with being a member of the Panasonic family, Universal is dr...iving industry innovation forward with the industry’s most advanced energy-saving designs and the production of LED drivers, modules and comprehensive LED retrofit and replacement solutions.