Applied Materials Careers – Reliability Hardware Test Engineer (Mechanical)

Reliability Hardware Test Engineer (Mechanical)



Application of Design for Reliability (DfR) methodology for product reliability validation for a variety of Electro-mechanical products; Responsibilities include Setting Product Reliability Goals, FMEA, Design test plans and Test jigs, Test automation and execution, Data acquisition, Reliability data analysis and Test Reports, Inspection & Failure Analysis, and Recommend Corrective Actions.
Application of Reliability analytics in Life Data Analysis, Accelerated Life Tests, Reliability Growth, Reliability Block Diagrams etc.
Hands-on experience in electro-mechanical hardware validation
Problem identification and hands-on troubleshooting of a wide range of engineering problems.
Determine reliability test requirements, integrate test rigs and execute reliability tests to deliver end to end reliability test solutions.
Communicate effectively with global cross-functional teams (at different time zones)
Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders

Job Specific Knowledge

Hands-on with electro-mechanical hardware reliability validation tests
Design for Reliability (DfR) knowledge & experience in product development cycle
Application of reliability engineering (Reliability goal setting, FMECA, FBD, RBD, MTBF Calculation, Life Data Analysis and Reliability Growth) in product validation
Knowledge of Electro-Mechanical components and related Failure Mechanisms / Physics of failure
Hands-on experience with sensors (e.g. temperature, pressure, flow, vibration, motion detection etc.) and related data acquisition systems (DAQ)
Proficiency in Reliability Analytics (Reliasoft, PTC Windchill Quality) – Weibull++, Reliability Growth, Lambda Predict, Accelerated Life Test Analysis
Deep understanding of Reliability Prediction Models like NPRD/EPRD, MIL-HDBK-217, Bellcore / Telcordia SR-332 etc.
Experience in destructive and non-destructive test methods and failure analysis
Experience in Semiconductor equipment or similar high-tech industry is preferable
Knowledge of statistical methods and tools (e.g. JMP), Design of Experiments (DOE) is a plus
Automation experience (e.g. LabVIEW) is a plus


Hands-on individual with willingness to work in a competitive lab environment
High morality with Strong work ethics
Excellent team player with collaborative behavior
Strong skills in problem solving / troubleshooting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Willingness to work with different time zones and with various cultural backgrounds
Ability to independently prioritize tasks and drive multiple projects in parallel
Willingness to travel up to 10% (international and domestic)


B. Tech in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering with 6-8 years of relevant industry experience
Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) preferred


Location: Bangalore


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