Job Listing Description

Manufacturing Engineer w/FAA Repair Station experience


PDS TECH is currently looking for Mfg Engs for our client in Garden Grove, CA

As a member of the Manufacturing Engineering Team you will be reporting to the Lead Manufacturing Engineer and your role will be to support the day to day Operations Team within the Value Stream. This will include activities such as:
     Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide day to day support to manufacturing operations.
  • Develop and Document Manufacturing Standard Work Instructions and Implementation.
  • Responsible for development of manufacturing process improvements and implementation in order to reduce product defects and/or increase product throughput
  • Focus on process robustness through the use of process control measures (SPC / Cpk).
  • Lead structured problem solving projects linked to day-day manufacturing issues, demonstrating yield improvement.
  • Take responsibility for updating manufacturing documentation to maintain configuration control and manage Point of Introduction activities.
  • Provide Concessions / MRB (Material Review Board) support to steady state programs and lead improvements to eliminate Customer Escapes by deploying robust Root Cause and Corrective Action.
  • Ensure process compliance with any productivity improvements within the value stream.
  • Management of small capital and tooling projects within the value stream.
  • Coordinating process improvement, cost reduction and/or defect reduction projects.  This includes using Lean Manufacturing techniques as well as Process Validation, Root Cause Analysis and Problem Solving skills to eliminate manufacturing and quality issues.
  • Participate in risk assessments within the value stream and support actions that arise.
  • Develops strong internal relationships with team members and others cross functionally in order to support business objectives.

     Position Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant science or engineering subject, preferably Aerospace. Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • Relevant experience (+2 year) in a manufacturing engineering environment, preferably with a process control awareness.
  • Understanding of design standards and product and tooling drawings and specifications.
  • Demonstrable experience of practical problem solving techniques e.g. 5 why’s, 8D, DMAIC.
  • Good reporting and communication skills on project status and progress, lead effectively at all levels within an organisation and be flexible in your approach.
  • Multi-tasking and dynamic capacity.
  • Ability to use Microsoft™ Excel for data analysis and other Office™ suite tools for reporting purposes.
  • US Citizen


  • Experience of concessions / MRB and in providing frontline support to manufacturing operations.
  • Experience working with customer specifications and standards.
  • Additional experience in the application of lean tools in a production environment.
  • Experience within glass processing and / or laminating industry.

   Work Conditions

  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Minimum noise exposure
  • General shop floor conditions (some dust)


Job Number: 1910097088
Job Location: Garden Grove, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 01/09/2019
Last Updated: 03/22/2019
Attention: Monique Hicks
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

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