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PDS Tech Inc Lab Specialist - Aerospace Environment in Torrance, California

PDS TECH is looking for a Lab Specialist for our Defense client in Torrance, CA.

The ideal candidate for the Equipment Support Specialist is someone who has experience with electronics testing calibration and implementing calibration schedules . In this role, you will autonomously manage routine inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of instruments and manufacturing equipment. You will also be responsible for collaborating with the supply chain organization to set up recurring contracts for calibration needs.

4-6 month Temp-Perm position

If interested in discussing, please send resume with contact to: denglert@pdstech.com


Maintain and improve calibration processes and select vendors for recurring calibration support

Manage calibration schedule adherence for electronics test equipment and tools, optimizing downtime to maintain production and engineering schedule needs. Communicate schedules and blockers proactively to key stakeholders

Complete any calibration work that can be accomplished in house and troubleshoot as necessary

Lead the selection, implementation, and migration of all assets into tool/equipment management system

Responsible for the ESD, calibration, FOD and safety compliance in engineering lab and manufacturing environments

Accountable to maintain safe and organized work areas at all time and support company EHS initiatives

Support the companies tool control methods

Manage ESD compliance testing and documentation

Collaborate with engineering in new equipment implementation

Work with industrial engineering team to maintain tool control processes and chit usage

Historical record keeping

Operate in accordance with Quality, Health, Environment and Safety guidelines and instructions and help create guidelines where required

AS9100 audit preparation and participation

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with RF testing equipment and ESD compliance

  • Experience creating and maintaining calibration systems, as well as vendor selection

  • Lockout tagout knowledge and demonstration of use

  • Experience in lean methodologies

  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills

  • High school or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience in electronic test calibration or maintenance

  • Aerospace/Defense experience (preferably in new product introduction)

  • US Citizen and/or Permanent Resident

  • Ability to use a pallet jack and lift boxes of various weights and sizes

Desired Qualifications:

AS9100 knowledge and audit experience

Strong written and oral communication skills

Detail Oriented

Collaborative; capable of working with various functions in an organization

Organized; comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

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.