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Reliability Test Engineer

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Vishay Columbus, Nebraska is currently seeking a Reliability Test Engineer. This role would be responsible for review, design and implementation of test capability including equipment, fixtures, test methods and test limits to assure precise, error free, efficient testing. Directs testing of Vishay products in accordance with military, customer and corporate engineering and Quality department specifications.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Reviews military, customer or test plan specifications, method and limits, and provides quotations of testing capability, test plans, costs, turnaround and schedules
  • Maintains contact with internal customers by phone, correspondence and direct interaction, and with Vishay customers by interface with Engineering and Quality Control personnel.
  • Identifies need for design and implementation of test capability including equipment, fixtures, setups, calibration, training and performance of all product tests in the Test Lab. This includes power distribution, electronic controls, recorders, data acquisition and all types of mechanical and electrical test equipment and test fixtures for Vishay products.
  • Monitors and, at times, initiates the purchase, construction, assembly, installation, calibration setup and checkout of the above equipment, fixtures, setups, etc.
  • Initiates and/or participates in test method or test capability design improvement on a continuing basis to maintain state-of-the-art product testing or to improve efficiency or accuracy.
  • Establishes test procedures and assists in test method and test requirement interpretation to meet all military, customer and Vishay internal specifications for testing Vishay products.
  • Retains technical responsibility for the test portions of all reliability, product improvement, special evaluation and quality monitoring programs. 



  • 1 – 2 years with background in an electronic component manufacturing or testing environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Broad knowledge of a general technical field such as chemical, electrical, industrial or mechanical engineering chemistry or physics.

This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally.

Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.

Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer