Job Listing Description

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, in Louisville, CO.

  • Organizing, planning, establishing modification lines in coordination with the mod facility, and maintaining production lines.
  • Improving existing operations, incorporating new methods and processes.
  • Recommending handling equipment purchase and installation.
  • Investigating design/operational problems affecting production and dealing with them in a systematic, methodical manner.
  • Coordinating with the mod facility planner the use of resources and scheduling activities in order to meet an objective.
  • Preparing manufacturing/modification documentation required for product manufacture/modification (work instructions).
  • Coordinating projects as directed or necessary.
  • Providing appropriate manufacturing/modification data.
  • Running/participating in meetings with other team members.
  • Identifying ways to reduce production/modification costs.
  • Working with engineering and other appropriate departments to produce cost estimates for new designs.
  • Understanding and analyzing graphs and statistics and other complex information.
  • Giving presentations to engineers and colleagues in other departments.
  • Liaising with suppliers and customers as directed/required, working with regulatory bodies to ensure safety, environmental and design standards are met.
  • Reading specialist journals and attending training courses and industry meetings in order to keep up to date with the latest technological developments and trends within this and other branches of engineering.

Additional Responsibilities Include:
  • Experience with complex mechanical design, assembly and test of space rated hardware, components and systems is required.
  • High level of knowledge of structural manufacturing and assembly procedures including drilling, riveting, trimming and liquid shimming.
  • Composite structure manufacturing process and repair experience is highly desirable.
  • Answer technical questions on hardware during assembly, integration and test operations.
  • Interact with technicians, various engineering groups and management with technical advice and recommendations.
  • Create and update assembly traveler instructions that reflect the current engineering intent or drawing release.
  • Provide manufacturability recommendations to design engineers to improve products and processes concurrently in the design process and throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a production structure, plan the assembly, integration and test flow as well as creating estimates for hours and duration of assembly and integration tasks is required.
  • Ability to create tool, fixture and ground support equipment (GSE) plans for design, validation and implementation.
  • Support the production manufacturing order (MO) process, including kit, assembly, test, inspection and MRB activities.
  • Provide or create non-conformance dispositions and effectivity.
  • Responsible for engineering change order effectivity to maintain proper configuration during production.
  • Review drawing practices for proper interpretation and accuracy.
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ANSI Y14.5 specification and blueprint reading proficiency is required.
  • Solidworks and/or CREO CAD experience is helpful.
  • Electronic Configuration Management (CM) and Material Requirements Planning (MRP) system experience is helpful.
  • Background in program management or production scheduling is helpful.
  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all client Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external).
  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.
  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training.

Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • Requires a BS in Related Field.
  • 6+ Years of Related Experience.
  • FAA A&P certification may be helpful.

Job Number: 1910107306
Job Location: Louisville, CO
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 10/04/2019
Attention: Rick Ingle
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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