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PDS Tech Inc Test Engineer in Torrance, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Test Engineer in Torrance, CA

We are looking for an individual with strong project management, leadership and ownership abilities, as well as test engineering skills.

Job Description:

  • The Test Engineer assumes the role of a test lead in planning, coordinating, and executing projects and programs .

  • Performs and coordinates test design, development and/or analysis functions on advanced and complex engineering test projects. Leads and executes test programs.

  • Develops solutions to technical problems specifically assigned or as they arise by applying advanced physical science, and engineering technologies.

  • Designs and/or develops test systems for new products and unique equipment to meet specific requirements of customer orders.

  • Develops and assesses equipment, tooling gages, or acceptance equipment and processing methods required to test complex components and assemblies.

  • Specifies, initiates, and coordinates acquisition of resources and techniques.

  • Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Participates in establishing operating procedures on new test systems and components.

  • Compiles cost estimates and delivery quotations, monitors performance, and prepares reports, statistics, and recommendations for management review.

  • Plans and performs engineering test programs and uses project management tools; advanced statistical and scientific methods to address and resolve engineering problems.

  • Interacts with design agencies and suppliers to assist in resolving test design, test development, and acceptance issues.

  • Prepares evaluation reports, analyzes discrepancies, makes recommendations for and initiates the most cost effective improvements for test equipment, procedures, or operating processes that improve productivity and quality and reduce process time.

  • Provides project leadership and technical guidance on complex engineering projects.

  • Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established HSE&F requirements to ensure the protection of associates, the public, and the environment.

  • Takes actions necessary to 'stop' work when an unsafe condition or action is identified.

  • May perform other duties as required.

  • Contributes and leads organizational improvements that contribute to lean culture and increased department efficiency.

  • Compiles and shares lessons learned with peers for knowledge sharing of technical and project management subjects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Systems Engineering or related discipline

  • Minimum 4 years of technical experience transferable to designing mechanical and test facility systems required to test pneumatic, hydraulic, refrigeration, heat exchangers, high-speed turbo-machinery components or systems

  • Minimum 2 years of Project Engineering or Project Management experience.

  • Due to Export compliance Program requirements, US Citizenship or US Lawful permanent resident status is required.

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.