Full Time
Germany, Berlin
Posted 3 weeks ago

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The Role: Hydrogen Reliability Engineer

LIFTE is seeking an engineer with working knowledge and practical experience in hydrogen infrastructure to serve as the company’s Hydrogen Reliability Engineer (HRE). You will be accountable for ensuring that new hydrogen products and projects are designed for reliability and once fielded, are managed with the help of best-in-class people, digital tools, and analytics.

As LIFTE’s products and projects have little precedent, you will excel at working with next generation hydrogen equipment where access to historical data is limited/non-existent and safety is top priority. You will be collaborative and practical, supporting LIFTE’s internal engineering, product development, and operations teams and will work in partnership with third party OEMs.

You will have a focus on the performance of current products under development/in deployment as well as a clear drive on building a long-term reliability and asset management capability for the company.

The HRE drives product improvements throughout the development and operational life cycle, by leading FTAs and FMECAS and through condition monitoring and system performance analyses/reporting. The successful candidate will have excellent reliability engineering fundamentals and experience modelling and managing reliability of complex energy infrastructure.

The HRE will report directly to the Head of Reliability and Asset Management.

Your Responsibilities

  • Contribute to LIFTE’s culture of safety in the delivery of next generation hydrogen infrastructure from design through operations.
  • Build reliability models to support new product development.
  • Support product engineering and new product introduction phases through reliability engineering analysis and documentation:
  • Lead FTAs and FMECAs and assist in risk management assessments of new designs and updates to released products.
  • Support and mentor LIFTE suppliers in their efforts to implement reliable product designs
  • Assist with defining verification and validation activities for new products
  • Provide actionable analyses to operations engineers and product development teams to enable condition based maintenance and product improvements
  • Compile and analyze fault and performance data from customer assets
  • Assist in implementing corrective actions in conjunction with cross-functional team members
  • Support the development and delivery of digital reliability and asset management products and services to LIFTE’s customers.

Additional Details

  • Position is based in Berlin, Germany.
  • Combination of virtual and in office in office work (80/20).
  • Domestic and international travel required based on project demands and company growth.

Extremely Competitive Benefits Program

  • Urlaubsgeld
  • Weihnachtsgeld
  • Performance-based company profit sharing bonuses
  • Stock options possible
  • Betriebliche Altersvorsorge
  • VWL
  • Travel, health, and accident insurance
  • Jobrad
  • Competitive and environmentally friendly mobility options paid for by employer
  • Family friendly policies


What Experience & Education is Required?

  • Undergraduate in engineering, physics, or other relevant field
  • A background (5+ years) in reliability and asset management roles
  • Demonstrated experience conducting FMEA, FMECA, Fault Tree Analysis and Risk Assessments
  • Hydrogen project and product knowledge is a significant asset
  • Experience delivering reliability modeling, failure reporting, and asset monitoring tools, analyses, and reports

What Skills are Necessary for Success?

  • Outstanding cross-group collaboration skills and proven ability to drive results across multiple organizations
  • Ability to effectively drive technical conversations with developers, partners, and customers
  • Strong ability to work independently and handle ambiguity
  • Analytical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive action
  • Demonstrated track record of creative problem solving; thinks big, starts small, grows fast
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple responsibilities
  • Extreme curiosity and appetite for learning and growth
  • Ability to come up to speed and operate on technical concepts quickly

What Qualities are We Looking for?

  • Passion: your passion is incorporated in what you do and drives your progress.
  • Servant leadership: constant focus on how your work can serve the needs of others.
  • A focus on excellence: your work is error-free and complete.
  • Good judgment: your recommendations are sound.
  • High integrity: do the right thing, especially when no one is looking.
  • Community builder: we like each other and want you to be a contributing member of the LIFTE community in whichever way you are uniquely designed. Diversity of thought and approach is important to us.

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