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

Date Posted: 3/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $70000.0 - $130000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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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.

• 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.


• 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