• Senior Research Engineer- Reliability Engineering

    Location US-MA-Norwood
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Work Location
    Works from an office location
    Employee Type
    Research - Research Engineer
  • Overview - External

    FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.


    Responsibilities - External

    FM Global insures property and equipment around the world. We have over 175 years history of providing engineering advice to our customers to keep them safe and operating. Our equipment and systems hazards research team is focused on understanding and quantifying engineering risks as well as finding ways to reduce those risks. We stay abreast on new and evolving trends and technologies and provide guidance to our clients around the world.


    As a Senior Lead Research Engineer for Reliability you will join our Equipment and Systems Hazards Research team at FM Global’s Center for Property Risk Solutions near Boston, MA. We are a team of high powered individuals who identify, solve and support the implementation of solutions for today’s business problems, specifically supporting the Approvals, Engineering and Standards organizations in FM Global.


    You will be working on cutting edge issues in the very dynamic, exciting and evolving research area of reliability, availability and engineering risk analysis.


    You will plan, conduct, and direct the development and evaluation of approved scientific and engineering projects or tasks within projects, with minimal or limited supervision. You will work on business-critical projects, interact with internal and external customers and have responsibility for delivering and communicating the status and results of your projects. You will work on short and long-term business critical problems and develop new opportunities for FM Global to support property loss prevention.    

    Qualifications - External

    PhD in Reliability Engineering / Science or related field or MS with at least 3 years of experience

    - Experience with Reliability analysis software like BlockSim, CAFTA or SAPHIRE

    - Experience with MATLAB a strong plus

    - Understanding of thermal, mechanical and hydraulic systems is highly beneficial

    - Proven ability to deliver results working with multi- disciplinary teams.

    - Excellent verbal and written communication skill