Reliability & Test Engineer

Department: Engineering

Reliability & Test Engineer

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and teamwork.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with  401(k), paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, standing desks, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Reliability & Test Engineer opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  The Reliability & Test Engineer opportunity will have the opportunity to work with some of the best product teams in our industry.  Hamilton Beach’s product teams are responsible for developing innovative products from ideation through to launch of the product.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Assist product design/development teams in the evaluation and development of new products and changes to existing products
  • Test and evaluate product designs for safety, reliability, and performance
  • Develop test plans, test procedures and test fixtures to validate product and component designs
  • Complete necessary documentation to finalize the results of validation test programs

Requirements of the position include:

  • BSME or BSEE required
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical and mechanical design
  • Effective communication skills
  • Technical writing skills
  • PLC programming experience is preferred
  • Proficiency with CAD, PLC programming and the ability to read mechanical drawings & electrical schematics is desired.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be a self-starter with the ability to multi-task and arrive at calculated decisions promptly.

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.   We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.  To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

If you are interested and qualified for this role, please apply HERE.

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