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PDS Tech Inc Principal Engineer - Secret in Iuka, Mississippi

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Principal Engineer in Luka, MS.


  • Support manufacturing of large composite aerospace structures.

  • Work closely with program office, manufacturing engineering, quality engineering and manufacturing personnel to solve production issues in hand layup, automated fiber placement, secondary bonding, autoclave cure, machining, assembly, NDI and final inspection processes.

  • Act as a technical liaison with the customer for design and specification changes.

  • Support and lead proposals for large composite structures.

  • Work in a cross functional team to develop and implement process improvements.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aerospace, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering or related and 9 years minimum experience

  • Composites knowledge. Hand layup, bonding, and cure experience required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance a must.

  • Good organizational skills.

  • Good leadership and mentoring skills.

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Skilled in working with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of root cause / corrective action processes and techniques.

  • Functional knowledge of Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA).

  • Experience estimating, planning, and streamlining manufacturing processes.

  • Experience in working with aerospace specifications and requirements.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Functional knowledge of production control systems (SAP/Visual Mfg/etc).

  • Experience authoring, modifying and auditing procedures.

  • Understanding of Catia V5.

  • Experience using SPC to monitor and improve processes.

Competencies for Success:

  • Leadership skills.

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence.

  • High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with an organization at all levels.

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.