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Product Design / Product Development Engineer (Aircraft Evacuation Systems)


PDS Tech is seeking a Product Design / Product Development Engineer (Aircraft Evacuation Systems) in Phoenix AZ.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design Inflatable Structures for Aircraft Evacuation Systems and Life Rafts.
  • Assist in products transition from design to production.
  • Designs, develops and improves new or existing Aircraft components.
  • Directs the building and testing of prototypes.
  • Directs compilation of manuals for customers on products.
  • Assist Model Shop and/or Drafting.
  • Performs analysis of components and systems.
  • Performs financial analysis of a project's design components.
  • Conceptualizes and prepares preliminary and final detail design and documentation of evacuation systems components and assemblies.
  • Manages design process and revisions throughout initial testing.
  • May be assigned limited responsibility for managing project obligations, such as management of technical documentation package for a product.
  • Manages moderately complex/sized projects, hardware design, testing, processing, and projects, including foreseeing technical problems, resolving significant technical problems that may be directed to their expertise.
  • Developing patentable material and/or to oversee large, business-critical projects.
  • Participates as a team member in a specific phase of a broad engineering assignment.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned projects.
  • Conducts Root Cause/Corrective Action Investigations
  • Ensures successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints.
  • Participates in defining engineering approaches, and in planning and scheduling work.

Education / Certifications Required
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited university Preferred
  • Master of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited university
  • Green or Black Belt Certified


  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize both daily issues and longer-term projects.
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Good computer skills, MS Office.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • At least 5 years of product development experience. (3 years with master's degree)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Inflatable and Machined Component Design.
  • Experience as a Project Engineer through entire STC, PMA, and/or TSO projects

Job Number: 1910101492
Job Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 7 months
Input Date: 05/01/2019
Last Updated: 05/17/2019
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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