Reliability Test Technologist

Chicago, IL 60626

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd163909817 Compensation: $75000-90000 / year

Job Description

Title: Reliability Test Technologist

Location: Chicago, IL 60626 

 Must have a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience with temperature/humidity test chambers, and with Accelerated Step-Stress Test (HALT)chambers 

Job Summary:
  • Operate, coordinate, and maintain a multi-test chamber reliability test laboratory.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams and report to the Manager-Reliability and Test Engineering.
  • Perform reliability tests and design verification tests to simulate field conditions and identify potential malfunctions.
  • Work with environmental test chambers for Accelerated Life Tests, HASS/HASA tests, and "HALT" chambers for Highly Accelerated Step-Stress Tests.
  • Identify design weaknesses in digital logic, analog electronics, and electro-mechanical components.
  • Support Project Engineers, Design Engineers, and Senior Engineers in developing reliable test plans.
  • Manage test chamber schedules and priorities.
  • Program chambers to optimize performance and reduce test time.
  • Set up test units in chambers, including electrical and mechanical connections.
  • Monitor test progress, chamber performance, and automation tools.
  • Troubleshoot and report problems related to test units and chambers.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance activities on equipment.
  • Collaborate with Facilities team for chamber programming and troubleshooting.
  • Manage shipping and receiving of parts for reliability tests.
  • Track and provide lab operation and maintenance cost data for reports.
  • Comfortable working in a lab environment with low to medium voltages.
  • Collaborate closely with Development Engineering, Test Automation Engineers, Production, and Quality Engineers.
  • Engage with industry experts to address electronic issues found during reliability tests.

  • Associate degree or BS in Electronics Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering.
  • 5+ years of hands-on environmental test chamber experience testing electrical and mechanical product hardware.
  • Proficiency in Digital, Analog, and Power Electronics circuitry and components.
  • Familiarity with lab instrumentation (Programmable Power Supplies, O-Scopes, DMMs, Logic Analyzers, Thermocouples, Accelerometers, Data Loggers, etc.).
  • Knowledge of "HALT" chambers for Accelerated Step Stress Tests and Environmental Chambers for temperature cycling and humidity tests.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting electronic and mechanical malfunctions.
  • Preferred experience in an R&D environment.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint for generating reports.
  • Self-motivated, well-organized, able to work in a team setting, and productive with minimal supervision.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

An-Denise McBride
Commercial One Division Team Leader / Lead Recruiter

An-Denise McBride is an accomplished Team Leader and Lead Recruiter within the Commercial Division at Sterling. With an impressive career spanning over 12 dedicated years at Sterling and an extensive 21-year tenure in recruiting, An-Denise is a seasoned professional who finds profound joy in fostering lasting connections and guiding individuals toward fulfilling career paths.

In her multifaceted role as a Team Leader and Lead Recruiter, An-Denise leverages her wealth of experience to excel within the Commercial Division. Her profound understanding of the recruitment landscape empowers her to expertly connect candidates with roles that align with their qualifications and resonate with their career aspirations. As a leader, she plays a pivotal role in mentoring and nurturing the growth of her team, sharing her insights and wisdom to foster success.

What An-Denise finds most fulfilling about her role is the opportunity to connect with diverse individuals and build enduring relationships. She understands that recruitment isn't just about filling positions but guiding candidates toward the right career paths. Witnessing the growth and success of these candidates over time brings her a unique sense of fulfillment inherent to her profession.

An-Denise's role as a recruiter also allows her to stay at the forefront of industry trends, company cultures, and the ever-evolving job market. Her commitment to staying updated and engaged ensures that her candidates receive the most valuable guidance and insights, enriching their career journeys.

An-Denise's advice to job seekers is grounded in open-mindedness and adaptability. While clear career goals are important, she encourages individuals to explore opportunities that may not align perfectly with their initial visions. The dynamic job market often unveils unexpected paths that can lead to incredible growth and learning experiences.

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