Sr. Reliability Engineer


As a Reliability Engineer at Aperia, you will work with engineering project teams to ensure products are developed and built with a focus on reliability. This role will work closely with the System Test & Reliability Engineering Manager & other Test Engineers to to assure the both early identification of potential problems with new products and processes but also ensure customer expectations for reliability are fully met throughout the life of both current and future products.

A major element of the job will be to employ Design for Reliability principles in development of new products to ensure our entire product portfolio consists of robust products, minimizing or eliminating failures, leading to gaining customer trust and loyalty.


  • Use DOE principles to develop reliability test plans for products containing mechanical/pneumatic/electrical systems
  • Coordinate the test design and implementation, analyze and document test results.
  • Develop new test techniques and analytical tools as required 
  • Fault Tree Analysis/Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Reliability modeling and prediction of complex, non-repairable systems.
  • Life Data Analysis (Weibull Analysis)
  • Root-cause Failure Analysis (RCA, RCFA)
  • Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS)


  • B.S. in related Engineering Discipline with coursework in Reliability Engineering or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience in reliability engineering within the Automotive, Aerospace, High Tech, or Medical industries
  • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) Certification would be ideal, but not mandatory

Core Skills:

  • Excellent Communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Vibration Testing/Accelerated Lifetime Testing
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers and/or test technicians

Desired Adjacent Skills:

  • Python/Matlab Programming
  • Experience in defining and implementing test instrumentation to capture data
  • Ability to read electrical & pneumatic schematics and understand their function