Reliability Engineer

| Northwest Suburbs

An empty treadmill isn’t compelling, but once someone steps on it, the stories are limitless. Our goal is to connect people emotionally to their fitness journey. We are a global team coming from different cultures and backgrounds with a shared passion to achieve and live our mission of inspiring healthier lives.

 

Inspire. Innovate. Make an impact and join our team!

 

This position supports a wide variety of electronic, mechanical and electromechanical product areas during the design, development, and production phases.  Will work with product development teams providing design verification test support of commercial and consumer fitness equipment. This is a hands-on position with responsibility for testing, test set design & development.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

·        Understanding of physical properties including shock, vibration, temperature, acceleration, force, torque, stress, pressure and displacement.

·        Transforms performance requirements, design objectives or problem investigations into test methodology, planning and execution.

·        Validate both new designs and proposed improvements to existing products.   

·        Design custom test fixtures as needed to ensure products are properly validated.  Document all setups and results in formal test reports.

·        Work with Design team to investigate the root causes of test failures and implement proposed corrective actions.

·        Leverage test results to calculate the reliability of new and existing products and ensure all design objectives are achieved over the life of the product.

 

REQUIREMENTS

·        CAD and analysis tools: Solidworks

·        Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and have verbal, writing and organizational skills to maintain all records and provide data to project engineers, managers and support problem resolution.

·        Experience with Weibull analysis, Minitab, and Reliasoft, preferred.

·        Familiar with the concepts of FMEA’s, 8D’s, fishbone diagrams, Design of Experiments, or similar problem-solving tools, preferred.

·        Experience with writing test plans, procedures, and reports.

·        Ability to work well with others in a team approach.

·        Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

 

EXPERIENCE

·        2-5 years in reliability, test, engineering and/or product development role

 

EDUCATION

·        BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

 

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Location

10601 Belmont Avenue, Franklin Park, IL 60131

An Insider's view of Life Fitness

What projects are you most excited about?

Life Fitness On Demand is a digital library of instructor-led classes streamed on our app and cardio equipment. Collaborating with the brightest minds at Life Fitness, I've led and seen it grow from conceptualization to product launch. I am excited as we continue to enhance the in-workout user experience and integrate new technologies.

Arturo

Director, Product Development

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I’m proud to say that my career has shown consistent progression over the last two decades. In college, I began my journey as a part-time office admin and am now one of our IT leaders. I held various analyst roles within the business and IT. My growth has been truly influenced by some amazing leaders who saw my potential and supported me.

Deanna

Director, Business Solutions

What are Life Fitness Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Life Fitness employees have access to an FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Fitness' health insurance policy covers some out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Life Fitness offers team fitness initiatives including in-office yoga, in-office fitness classes, and sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Life Fitness provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes summer hours, flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home and the ability to work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Life Fitness sponsors family oriented events annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Game Room
Our game room includes ping pong, a pool table, foosball, shuffle board, and darts.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted on occasion.
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Free onsite gym at all office locations.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Life Fitness hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Paid industry certifications
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