Failure Analysis Engineer in Peachtree City, GA at Volt

Date Posted: 2/13/2020

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Failure Analysis Engineer – 6 mo contract – Peachtree City, GA

Volt Workforce Solutions is proud to partner with a client who is recognized as a top 20 global supplier by Automotive News to some of the world’s leading vehicle makers to help define the future of transportation.  This is a 6 month contract as a Failure Analysis Engineer in their Peachtree City, GA location.

As an experienced Failure Analysis Engineer, you will perform moderate to complex tasks to conduct detailed high level defect investigations to root cause, and works with responsible areas to develop and implement corrective actions. You will work on assignments where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Normally follows established procedures on routine work, under limited supervision. Requires instructions only on new assignments.


  • Participates and conducts in-depth root cause analysis for completed assemblies to component level. Adheres to the Root Cause Analysis Team (RCAT) metrics by completing analysis within the specified goals.
  • Coordinates, prepares, reviews for accuracy detailed root cause analysis reports.
  • Reports may contain clear and concise analysis summary, defect pictures, unit history search, charts, graphs, tables, electrical measurements, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA's), and defective component report.
  • Utilizes microscopes, oscilloscopes, analyzers, power supplies, RF generators, and test vehicles to conduct defect investigations.
  • Performs 3D x-ray analysis.
  • Performs cross section analysis as needed.
  • Supports safety investigations and reports for thermal events.
  • Works with senior staff and management to document and confirm results of safety investigation.
  • Ensures corrective action breakpoints are not violated with thermal event investigation.
  • Provides analysis support and works with other departments including hardware engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, quality, purchasing, manufacturing etc. to determine root cause.
  • Complies will all RCAT test procedures, including trouble found/no trouble found process flow.
  • Follow best practices to maintain ESD safe environment.
  • Maintain clean work space following 5S principles.
  • Understands and complies with Company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement as appropriate.
  • Prepares reports, charts, graphs, and other statistical information.
  • Assists with design of experiments to confirm defect analysis, repeat root cause of defect, and affectivity of corrective actions.
  • Provides basic statistical information for defect percentages related to design of experiments.
  • Conducts on-site support to include customer representative interface for defect investigations.
  • May be responsible to ship and operate portable test equipment for defect investigations, and interface to test vehicle.
  • Assists with outside laboratories for materials analysis.
  • Delivers defect samples, arranges investigation, relays technical information, interprets vendor’s report, and reports to management and senior staff.
  • Initiates, recommends, and provides solutions through designated channels.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Four-year college degree in Science; Technology; Electrical Engineering; Math or related field required and two years experience
  • Experience with automated testing (both hardware and software) required.
  • Proficiency with soldering/desoldering required.
  • Automotive electronics knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Direct electronics manufacturing process support experience preferred.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electronic schematics.
  • Intermediate Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Windows-based databases as appropriate to the position and assignment.
  • Must be familiar with defect and requirements tracking system.
  • Must possess basic knowledge of discipline specific documentation and test considerations.

Please apply to position or contact Debbie Linville at (317) 599-4893 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt candidate, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our partners.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer