Getting your reliability engineering career off to a good start
Join Carl and Fred as they discuss the enablers of reliability engineering careers. This will be a two-part podcast, with the first part focusing on beginning careers and the second part focusing on mid-careers.
- Enablers for successful careers
- “Career advancement” resources
- Improving reliability skills on ongoing basis
- Importance of broad understanding of reliability tools (fitting the right tool for the right circumstances)
- Become expert in one or two tools
- Where can you add value to the organization?
- Balance personal interest with industry needs
- Balance knowledge of statistics with understanding of failure mechanisms and physics
- Improve soft skills (ability to work with teams, communications skills, project management)
- Move out of comfort zone
- Find a mentor
Enjoy an episode of Speaking of Reliability. Where you can join friends as they discuss reliability topics. Join us as we discuss topics ranging from design for reliability techniques, to field data analysis approaches.
Books and articles on career advancement:
One of the most popular books for job searches, even within your company:
What Color Is Your Parachute?
A good book on using the principles of Kaizen to life and career:
One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way
Excellent article on career tips:
“5 tips for young engineers (from the experienced engineers)”
Another article on career advice:
“The Best Advice Anyone Ever Gave Me as a Young Engineer”