PDS Tech Inc Materials Review Board (MRB) Engineer in Foley, Alabama

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Materials Review Board (MRB) Engineer for an open position in Foley, Alabama.

The MRB Engineer will consider many aspects that would apply to the discrepant component, for example:

  • functional interface,

  • structural integrity,

  • metallurgical and mechanical properties,

  • aerodynamics,

  • future operator and maintenance requirements,

  • weight impact,

  • cosmetic appearance

The ideal candidate will:

  • evaluate nonconforming material for acceptability and reparability to ensure flight-worthiness of the components.

  • provide written disposition of the hardware.

In instances where the nonconformance is unacceptable and the component cannot be used as-is, the MRB Engineer will provide written rework or repair instructions necessary to rectify the noncompliant condition and return the component for a serviceable condition. All rework or repair instructions will be detailed and must include the necessary inspection methods and acceptance criteria. The engineer will coordinate and seek consultation with various subject matter experts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate nonconforming metallic structures components for acceptability and reparability to ensure flight worthiness of the components.

  • Evaluate nonconformance for impact on component performance, functionality, service life, maintainability and various other possibilities.

  • When acceptance of the nonconformance is not possible, develop a potential repair scheme and evaluate the repaired component for potential impact on component performance, functionality, service life, maintainability and various other possibilities.

  • Development of a repair should minimize risk to the component and minimally invasive and within the capability of the production area accomplishing the repair.

  • Repair dispositions must ensure component integrity and customer requirements are satisfied when the repair is accomplished as intended.

  • Consult with various subject matter experts including potential customer interaction addressing the nonconformance and proposed disposition.

  • Work with Production personnel such as Manufacturing Engineering to ensure repair disposition is understood, is feasible and can be accomplished as intended.

  • Assist Production areas in the determination of root cause and potential corrective actions to prevent nonconformance.

  • Work with team members to analyze nonconformance trend data, ensure the problem is understood, assist in developing and implementing corrective actions.

MRB Engineering experience required.

Potential "split" shift responsibilities.

Experience/Qualifications Required:

  • Prior experience with aircraft design, manufacturing, assembly or repair as an MRB engineer

Experience/Qualifications Preferred:

  • Logical problem solver who is organized and detail oriented

  • Ability to evaluate and make technical decisions with little outside input

  • Good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to interpret engineering drawings and models (2D and 3D) and knows GD&T

  • Good understanding of computing tools and programs including the use of Microsoft Office

  • Familiar with PLM and ERP systems such as Teamcenter and SAP Familiar with many types of aircraft structure materials and fabrication processes

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.