PDS Tech Inc Manufacturing Engineer III - Mechanical Systems in Louisville, Colorado
PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer III- Mechanical Systems, in Louisville, CO
Supports mechanical systems integration (Hatches, Wing Deployment System, Flight Controls)Leads the design of ground support equipment for rigging and installation of mechanical latch systems
Supports / Leads the creation of other ground support equipment for mechanical systems Reviews engineering documentation to support manufacturability, integration and testing needs.
Improving existing operations, incorporating new methods and processes
Preparing manufacturing documentation required for product manufacture work instructions
Organizing, planning, establishing and maintaining production lines
Coordinating with Planners for the efficient use of resources and scheduling activities in order to meet objectives
Recommending handling equipment purchase and installation
Investigating design/operational problems affecting production and dealing with them in a systematic, methodical manner
Coordinating projects as directed or necessary, including the use of resources and scheduling activities in order to meet an objective
Providing appropriate manufacturing data
Running/participating in meetings with other team members
Identifying ways to reduce production 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
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
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
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Experience with complex mechanical design, assembly and test of space rated hardware, components and systems.
Answer technical questions on hardware during assembly, integration and test operations.
Interact with technicians, various engineering groups and management with technical advice and recommendations concurrently from the design process through product shipment.
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.
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.
Manage and status 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.
Apply geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) per ANSI Y14.5 specification.
Review drawing practices for proper interpretation and accuracy.
Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and blueprint reading proficiency is required.
Solidworks 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
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Requires a BS in Related Field
6 years minimum of Manufacturing Engineering experience is required
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
Background in Mechanical System Integration and Rigging is highly desired
FAA A&P certification highly desired
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.