Job Listing Description

Staff Mechanical Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Staff Mechanical Engineer in Westford, MA.

This position will contribute to the design of precision optical systems and tooling.
Responsibilities include opto-mechanical and electro-mechanical design of aerospace flight components. Responsibilities include providing solutions to a variety of complex technical problems as assigned.
Role and Responsibilities: 
Lead and direct opto-mechanical engineering on multiple projects through all phases of innovation and development

  • Assume primary responsibility for the design, analysis, and documentation of opto-mechanical systems; these systems are typically deployed in an industrial or aerospace environment and may have significant electronic content
  • Direct the activities of other Engineers and provide technical direction to other stakeholders including Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality as necessary
  • Provide technical content for proposals, estimate and track mechanical design costs, create schedule estimates, and make presentations to customers and company management.
  • Create system models, perform required analysis, and create detailed part and assembly drawings and associated parts lists, in accordance with ANSI Y14.5 and inhouse drawing standards.

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 7 years of relevant experience or an advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of experience. In the absence of a degree 11 years of appropriate experience is required
    Required Skills:

  • Have a thorough understanding of Mechanical Engineering principles, theories, and applications
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of optics and opto-mechanical best practices and basic understanding of the other engineering disciplines
  • Ability to use hand calculations for preliminary sizing and for FEA validation
  • Able to analyze, problem solve, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Able to clearly describe results in oral presentations and written reports
  • Results-oriented with strong personal drive and personal ownership in meeting commitments
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Operate independently with limited supervision
  • Impeccable ethics; maintains a positive and professional working environment
  • Strong CAD solid modeling experience with ANSI Y14.5 knowledge
  • Proficient in CREO (Pro-E) and PDMLink or similar CAD tool
    Preferred Skills:

  • Advanced technical degree
  • Finite Element Analysis using NASTRAN

Job Number: 1910107083
Job Location: Westford, MA
Duration: 24 months
Input Date: 10/01/2019
Last Updated: 11/14/2019
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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