Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Design Engineer in Mobile, AL.
A Contract Engineer working in the A380 Customization Department to develop solutions to a variety of complex engineering problems, requiring judgment and ingenuity, within the perimeter of the A380 Fulfill Customer Order Process.
Provide technical oversight of A380 interior component vendor(s) to ensure delivery of integrated engineering solutions meeting technical, weight, program, and schedule and cost targets.
Create project specific deliverables including feasibility studies, integration plans, clash investigation and resolution, and creation of production documents.
Revise models and designs based on manufacturing and/or design requirements.
Interface as needed with stress engineers, DMU, drafters, designers, suppliers and technical management personnel to assure manufacturability of designs.
Resolve technical problems by all possible means including conferring with specialists that would critically affect performance, cost, or schedule.
Represents the Company to customers or suppliers on technical matters related to the assigned project or technical specialty.
Provide technical input to engineering project teams.
Provide input to engineering processes and suggest modifications regarding the design and development of aircraft cabins and components.
Provide input to the design engineering elements of the integrated project plan to ensure it is technically robust.
Prepare engineering models and documents that meet compliance with engineering principles, regulatory requirements, company standards and customer contract requirements and apply those requirements.
Provide a clear communication link between the vendor(s) and the Engineering team.
Ensure that the design can be certified and all the necessary data for test and certification is produced.
Ensure customer expectations are met.
Strong liaison with other departments internally, externally and internationally.
Develop and manage program enablers and ensure their timely and high quality delivery.
Develop solutions to handle complex tasks for which existing methods and procedures may not apply.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
Up to 5 years experience within the aviation industry.
CAD experience is essential with Catia V4/V5 preferred.
Must have strong capability in MS Office Products and have the ability to learn new tool sets as required.
Must be familiar with the design of aircraft interior components, and have an understanding of their associated certification and qualification requirements.
Must have the ability to be self directed and work in diverse teams as required.
Must have the ability to write reports, specifications, work statements, requirements and other technical documents and be able to present information and answer questions related to produced documentation.
Experience with cabin and cargo engineering preferred.
Education / Special Qualifications:
Bachelors degree (B.S) from a four year college or university in engineering or similar related subject area is required.
Unique Position Details:
Excellent communication and organizational skills are needed, with ability to plan and hold effective meetings.
Experience working in international teams is an asset.