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PDS Tech Inc Tool Design Engineer III in Savannah, Georgia

PDS is seeking a Tool Design Engineer III for an open position in Savannah, GA.

Position Purpose:

  • Performs engineering work related to the design of complex tools and equipment used in the manufacture and support of company aircraft.

Essential Functions:

  • Under minimal supervision, design, tolerance and annotate tooling in 3D CAD environment that will be used in the manufacture and support of our company aircraft.

  • Collaborate with engineering, manufacturing engineering and operations to determine optimal manufacturing procedures.

  • Present design concepts to a design review team composed of representatives from manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, operations, safety and other Tool Design Engineers.

  • Review and check Tool Designs, as required, to ensure conformance to specifications, intent, methods and procedures.

  • Write complex procedures on use of tools.

  • May act as Team Leader, assigning work tasks, maintaining work load schedules, and setting priorities to ensure timely completion of department goals and corporate objectives. .

Additional Functions:

  • Actively works to improve daily processes, and ensures all work meets customer requirements. .

  • Assist Tool shop as needed, during Periodic and Conformity Inspections. .

  • Assist in formulating Tool Design policies, procedures, and specifications as required. .

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a related curriculum required or equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

  • 4 years drafting/design experience to include documented experience in a tool or machine shop environment.

  • Tool Design experience required..

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess excellent CAD/CATIA modeling skills, have a strong understanding of GD&T.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials, material strengths, heat treat method and uses.

  • Ability to conceptualize the following with little or no supervision. Assembly tooling, Composite tooling, Machine tooling, handling equipment, and scaffolding.

Unique Skills:

  • Candidates must be proficient in catia v5, smarteam is a plus & have an extensive background in aircraft tooling.

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.