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PDS Tech Inc Retrofit Systems Manager - Engineering Role in Mobile, Alabama

PDS Tech is seeking candidates for a Retrofit System Manager Engineer position in Mobile, AL

Position Summary:

The Retrofit Systems Engineer (RSE) is responsible for overall Service Bulletin (SB) project management. The individual will complete SB and Kit project related to avionics systems upgrades from Technical Offer creation to management/coordinate of SB certification.

Primary Responsibility:

  • The RSM will have multiple roles in Upgrades Service Department:
  1. Technical Project Management:
  • Accountable for the timely delivery of a complete, accurate retrofit solution to the Customer

  • Develop project hour estimates for proposed technical solution

  • Ensure appropriate engineering resource(s) is in place and team is appropriately balanced with technical skills

  • Provide Technical Offer which integrate the constrains of the different contributing departments and functions (planning, commercial strategy, technical definition, SB production, kit availability) within the agreed lead-time

  • Manage projects within predefined budget and contractual time frame to achieve quality and "on time delivery" of overall project deliverables

  • Anticipate and mitigate any risks which could endanger the implementation of contractual commitments

  1. Design Task Responsible:
  • Work closely with engineers to develop and define technical solution proposals

  • Provide the appropriate level of engineering leadership to ensure delivery of engineering solutions

  • Able to receive Company technical delegation to approve Service Bulletin and provide system overview to customers

  • Support production during the embodiment phase of the Service Bulletin for issues/queries having impacts on overall project deliveries and/or supply chain

Qualification to acquire Compliance Verification Engineer (CVE) Certification:

  • Ensure certification objectives and provide means of compliance on regulation on behalf of Company product integrity which fulfill airworthiness requirements at Modification and Service Bulletin level

Experience / Skills / Training:

  • Minimum of 6 years in aircraft modification experience, specifically in Avionics Systems (Navigation, Communication, Recording and Autoflight) on Company aircrafts.

  • Must have strong project engineering experience.

  • Ability to write reports, technical memorandums, interface agreements, work statements and requirements documents using proficient technical English.

  • Ability to effectively present information to customers, both internal & external.

  • Excellent communication skills

Education / Special Qualifications:

  • BS Engineering Degree, Masters or MBA preferred

Travel Required:

  • 10% International and Domestic

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.