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Sr. Failure Analysis Quality Engineer in West Menlo Park, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    3/21/2019
  • Job ID:
    158523
  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0 - $130000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    (714)921-7038

Job Description

Sr. Failure Analysis Quality Engineer

Volt Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Failure Analysis Quality Engineer for a medical device company in the Palo Alto, CA area. This position is a contributing member of the QA team with the primary responsibility of product complaint investigation, providing timely, thorough and accurate root cause analysis of electrical and mechanical characteristics of our products.
 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES   
• Function as the lead complaint investigator. Performing complaint investigations and working with cross functional teams as needed to determine root cause, ensuring all investigations are completed in timely manner.
• Perform complaint investigations including: analyzing returned products to understand failure mechanisms and root causes, assessing risk associated with the failures and determining need for corrective action
• Document failure analyses in complaint records 
• Establish root cause failure analysis techniques, processes and test methods.
• Monitor incoming complaints and feedback, and analyze historical data to identify trends and areas for investigation and manage data for team review
• Participate in Product Surveillance Team to monitor and develop long-term improvements to our product and test their effectiveness.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS and KNOWLEDGE

• BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent discipline
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in the medical device industry or equivalent combination of education and experience, performing failure investigations
• Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience 
• Background in electronics. sustaining engineering and/or new product development engineering
 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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