Failure Analysis Engineer in Kirkland, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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Job Description

Failure Analysis Engineer – Direct Hire!

Do you enjoy new technology?  Like to be hands on?  Be part of the new product creation.  Review the job description below and follow up.

Job Description

  • Support Reliability and Product Development Engineering by evaluating, documenting, and presenting findings resulting from reliability and other exploratory testing.
  • Perform detailed mechanical and electrical root cause analysis of field and internal failures of electronic and opto-electronic devices and systems.
  • Present statistical analysis of discovered failure modes.
  • Work with designers to resolve failures and articulate them directly with internal teams.
  • Develop corrective and preventive actions to avoid recurrence of anomalies and support implementation efforts.
  • Utilize detailed data analysis methods to correlate customer failures with internal production data to help understand root cause, risk, and exposure.
  • Provide product technical expertise and support to manufacturing and partners.
  • Partner with engineering and operations to define and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

Requirements & Preferences

  • Must be a "hands on" individual able to tear down and analyze electronic devices.
  • Computer literacy and experience with spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Must have experience in Training and/or experience with soldering/desoldering.
  • J-STD or similar credentials are preferred.
  • Understanding of commercial mechanical assembly is preferred.
  • Experience in injection molding techniques preferred.
  • Understanding of advanced measurement techniques and equipment including CMM and/or x-ray highly desired.
  • Experience with optical devices is a plus.


  • BSEE, BSME, or related technical degree and experience in test and/or troubleshooting of electronic devices.

Please Note: This position is urgent and will be filled quickly.  Must be legally authorized to work in the USA.  Direct inquiries only (no 3rd party submittals) at this time, please. Thank You.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.