Job Listing Description

Mechanical Engineer

PDS Tech is looking for a Mechanical Engineer to fill a position in Austin Tx


We are seeking an experienced Mechanical Manufacturing Engineer to provide production support for life science manufacturing automation systems and processes. 

This person will: 

  • Design, development and manage of new, complex, equipment and processes.  Identifies and solves engineering problems.
  • Development and build of equipment at all levels.
  • Create, update and maintain BOMs, part numbers and assembly documentation/procedures/SOPs/URS/V&V 
  • Create and document assembly and test fixtures.
  • Troubleshoot automation, determine root cause of failure and make improvements to the equipment to prevent reoccurrence. 
  • Work closely with suppliers to resolve quality issues.;
  • Evaluate production processes and make improvements for better yield and greater efficiency.
  • Identify and implement cost reductions for products previously released into production.
  • Identify alternatives for obsolete parts.
  • Train assemblers, techs and operators on new processes and procedures.
  • Create infrastructure to handle instrument service spares to support the field.
  • Create service tools.
  • Actively interface with the Manufacturing group and other departments (i.e., Tech Svcs., R&D and Marketing) in problem solving with regards to equipment and systems


  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred
  • 5-10 years manufacturing engineering experience with complex manufacturing automated systems.
  • Requires experience in manufacturing processes/tools like Agile, BOM Structures, Engineering Change process, Manufacturing Deviation process and Discrepant Material process.
  • Must have experience in computer-aided design tools such as Solidworks and FEA simulation.
  • Must be knowledgeable in fabrication processes like machining, Sheet metal, molding, casting and stamping.
  • Shall have demonstrated ability to apply creative problem solving. 
  • Requires good interpersonal and teambuilding skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must have excellent organizational skills.
  • Must have experience developing and documenting manufacturing fixtures and tooling.
  • Must have experience working with third party suppliers and OEMs.
  • Experience creating and implementing manufacturing tests a plus.  

Job Number: 2010114586
Job Location: Austin, TX
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 05/12/2020
Last Updated: 05/26/2020
Attention: Jack Beabout
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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