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PDS Tech Inc Senior Research & Development Machinist in Savannah, Georgia

PDS is seeking a Senior Research & Development Machinist for an open position in Savannah, GA.

Position Purpose:

  • Under minimal supervision using conventional and N/C equipment manufactures, repair, rework and inspect a wide range of complex machine parts both new and customer property from engineering drawings/specifications using written or computer based instructions.

Essential Functions:

  • Setup and proficiently operate conventional machining equipment and must be familiar with N/C equipment.

  • Manufacture and repair a wide range of complex detail parts and customer property from engineering drawings/specifications, dispositions and plaster cast.

  • Plans and lays out work from engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Performs all calculations of material and selects proper cutting tools and determines speeds and feeds for optimal performance.

  • Sets up and uses precision measuring tools and checks own work for conformance to specifications.

  • Design and manufacture shop aids for prototyping.

  • Assist and trains junior level machinist.

  • Communicates detailed turnovers to other machinist, verbally and written.

Additional Functions:

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

  • Operate cart and forklift.

  • Complies with all 5S and Environmental, Health and Safety requirements.

  • Must be able to access, analyze and interpret three dimensional electronic models.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • 5 years machining experience or equivalent, to include at least 2 years vocational/technical training.

  • Must be able to read and understand complicated blueprints, sketches and tool designs.

Unique Skills:

  • Manual machining experience required, CNC experience and R&D machine shop work preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to apply shop mathematics including trigonometry functions.

  • Must be proficient in operating all machine shop machinery and the use of precision measuring devices.

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.