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PDS Tech Inc Technician II in Cupertino, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Technician II.

Job Summary:

  • The Advanced Process Lab is a unique facility with equipment that is dedicated to developing & optimizing processes for the Manufacturing Design team. Your role will be to support the execution of surface finishing and polishing projects under oversight of engineers in the lab.


  • In this role, you will be exposed to manufacturing equipment that is used to manufacture mechanical enclosures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Run trials of various combinations of sanding and polishing process steps to achieve the desired final finish on aluminum, steel and plastic enclosure parts

  • Design and build all part holding fixturing required

  • Develop custom sanding and polishing tools

  • Setup and program robotic, CNC controlled and special purpose sanding and polishing machines to execute process trials

  • Optimize process, measure and define quality at in process and final stages

  • Document process steps, parameters and prepare samples for review


  • Technical degree in mechanical, materials, or manufacturing related degree preferred, but not required.

Key Qualifications:

Strong mechanical aptitude required

Experience designing fixtures in CAD and fabricating tooling in manual and CNC controlled equipment

Experience with flat lapping, including selection of slurry and pad consumables, and other sanding or polishing processes

Experience measuring surface roughness with stylus type profilometer (minimum) or more advanced 3D surface roughness via interferometry/confocol/focus variation methods (preferred)

Fabrication breadth and creativity required to generate the 3D sanding & polishing tools

Drive to meet tight deadlines and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with many different projects is a must

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.