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Specialist, Electrical Engineering - Reliability Engineer

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Maineville
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Specialist, Electrical Engineering
(Reliability Engineer)

About Space & Sensors:
L3Harris Space & Sensors Division, headquartered in Mason, Ohio, designs, develops, and manufactures complex systems (electronic, avionics, transceivers, transmitters, electro-optical, and electro-mechanical) for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. L3Harris is a recognized leader in Electro-Optical technologies that enable systems to support surveillance, reconnaissance, threat detection, and self-protection missions. Our world-class Space Avionics systems include equipment for Mars Rover/Landers/Orbiters, Launch Vehicles, and Imaging Satellite Communications.

Space & Sensors team members bring their passion for innovation and engineering, their desire to push the envelope to adapt, communicate, and deliver on highly reliable mission-critical systems. We offer an alternative 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off, and the opportunity to work with a talented and diverse group of professionals. Focused on fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where employees can grow and develop professionally, employees can get engaged with several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), participate in monthly activities hosted by our Employee Engagement Committee, or get involved with volunteer opportunities through our L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow community program.

Mason, OH is located in Warren County, "Ohio's Largest Playground." Major attractions are right around the corner, including Great Wolf Lodge and Kings Island Amusement Park. Our site is 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati, where there are multiple attractions including The Newport Aquarium and The Cincinnati Zoo. Cincinnati is also the home AFC Champions the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Cyclones and FC Cincinnati of Major League Soccer

Job Description:
Currently seeking a motivated reliability engineer to contribute to the success of the Specialty Engineering department. Primary responsibilities include supporting various programs within Space and Sensors. Typical tasks included performance of Reliability Analysis, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEAs), and documentation required to ensure the product will meet the defined program requirements. While this position will have no direct reports, the engineer may oversee activities of technicians and other engineers for specific tasks.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform reliability prediction calculations (e.g. MTBF) for L-3 CE's electronic and electromechanical systems, and prepare System Reliability Analysis Reports for submission to customers.
  • Perform Design Failure Mode Effects and Criticality Analyses (DFMECA) for the company's wide range of products, including executing Fault Tree Analyses (FTA) and creating appropriate documentation.
  • Perform inspections of electrical components and direct failure analyses to identify root cause.
  • Communicates within and outside of organization to explain and influence changes to policies, practices, or approaches.
  • Use software reliability tools to identify failure modes and probability of occurrence.
  • Deliver presentations to communicate design reliability and status to internal and external customers.
  • Provide feedback to the design team related to tradeoffs and issues regarding reliability
  • Support part selection for product design efforts to ensure reliability and obsolescence analyses.
  • Participate in the development of Reliability & Maintainability (R&M) plans and related analyses.
  • Prepare estimates for manpower, schedules and other resources needed to complete projects.
  • Adhere to budget and schedule commitments.
  • Capable of providing technical supervision and training/mentoring to lower level engineers
  • Knowledge of radiation effects and impact to reliability calculations
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 8 years of prior related experience.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Knowledge of MIL-HDBK-217 and/or MIL-HDBK 1629A
      • Knowledge of R&M Modeling software (i.e, Windchill, Reliance)
      • Excellent written and oral communication skills are necessary as the position requires program, customer, and suppler interface.
      • The candidate must be a self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision and act independently as well as possess the ability to work in a team-oriented, matrix environment.
      • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
      • U.S. citizen
      • Excellent people skills, with experience working and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
      • Experience with Reliability Analysis tools such as Windchill (Relex) failure rate prediction software
      • Experience to facilitate and document Design Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis (DFMECA), establish Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) procedures, and perform Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT)
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including but not limited to PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
      • Demonstrates willingness to engage in continuous learning to advance in career

Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, Middletown , Specialist, Electrical Engineering - Reliability Engineer, Other , Maineville, Ohio

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