Job Listing Description

Composites Manufacturing Engineer

Description:
PDS TECH has an exciting opportunity for Mfg Engineers for our client in San Diego, CA.

If you are available, interested and would like to be considered, please call/send resume to:
DJ – denglert@pdstech.com 714-384-0004 OR Hemant – hsachdev@pdstech.com 714-384-0006
 



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Devise new approaches to resolve unusual or highly complex manufacturing problems through early, upfront design-for-manufacturing (DFM) principles to ensure producibility, inspectability, testability, maintainability and repairability.
  • Troubleshoot conflicting design development vs. production requirements, promotes new methods / process equipment, and evaluates special material requirements.
  • Define and implement new manufacturing technologies.
  • Provides input to design, technical staff, briefs management, and participates effectively in a team of experienced professional staff.
  • Develop composite manufacturing processes, procedures and tooling using technical experience and collaborative interaction with the team to improve quality, eliminate non-value-added steps and shorten lead times.
  • Initiate and implement Lean and Six Sigma Projects to improve quality, lower costs, and remove tribal knowledge.
  • Establish process/specification control limits while seeking out opportunities for Poka Yoke.
  • Oversee prototype and pilot builds, document the build process with standardized work instructions, develop shop aids and routers.
  • Lead Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis' (PFMEA).





 






This position requires depth and breadth of aerospace composite manufacturing, processing and materials knowledge; as well as, extensive working knowledge of advanced composites production operations.
Project engineering and management experience required.
Must be able to multitask multiple and complex projects while staying organized in a fast-paced environment.
Must have experience with CNC machining or composite lamination operations:
Composite Lamination specific;
Familiar with laser projector systems
Hands-on experience with Fibersim
Design, build, and maintain lamination mold tooling
Knowledge of ATL and/or AFP
CNC Machining specific;
Improve CNC machining process to achieve Cpk goal and OEE goal
Familiar with SMED (single minute exchange of die)
Experience with MasterCam and Vericut
Develop, review, and maintain mill fixtures
Must be able to collaborate, negotiate, and work with internal and external groups to ensure ideas come to fruition.
Demonstrates a detailed and extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.
Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills to effectively interface with other departments, customers, government representatives, and/or professionals; the capability of representing the organization as a prime technical contact; and, the ability to provide leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.
Must be customer focused and able to work on a self- initiated basis or in a team environment and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium, and invited and/or participated on an engineering review panel are desirable.







Essential Qualifications
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.

Demonstrates an extensive technical expertise and application of engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice with the ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones with some experience in project leadership.

Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment. Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals. Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems.

Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.
Able to work extended hours as required.
A Professional Engineering License, original work(s) published in professional engineering journals, and invited to present one or more original works to an engineering symposium are desirable.




 
Job Number: 1910103646
Job Location: Poway, CA
Per Diem: Yes
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 06/25/2019
Last Updated: 07/19/2019
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Hemant Sachdev
Address: 3130 S HARBOR BLVD STE 100
City, State: SANTA ANA, CA 92704
Phone: 714/540-7900
800 Phone: 800/234-8644
Fax Phone: 714/540-8092
Email: cecjcostamesa@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003GQgWQAW&URLSource=cjhunter

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