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Material & Process Engineers

New Orleans, Louisiana Contract Job ID: 2110131103
Estimated Duration: 11 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking Material & Process Engineers / Chemical Engineer / Contamination Engineer in New Orleans, LA

**These are 3rd Shift positions

  • Defines requirements for materials, parts and processes used in the manufacture of products.
  • Produces specifications and other documents to manage the deployment of materials, parts and processes.
  • Maintains compliance with contractual and regulatory obligations.
  • Promotes standardization across business activities.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies for potential application to business needs.
  • Develops and qualifies new materials, parts and processes to meet requirements.
  • Integrates new technologies as appropriate.
  • Manages test and audit programs to qualify suppliers to applicable requirements.
  • Conducts analysis to determine reasons for failures of materials, parts or processes. Implements corrective and preventive actions.
  • Designs, develops and qualifies computer and production systems to satisfy user requirements.
  • Works under general direction.

Contamination Control Engineering
  • Experience in Contamination Control and the application in Space Flight Vehicles
  • Understanding and experience with Government, Industry and Engineering Specifications
  • Experience in the application of governing documents and specification in the manufacturing environment

 Aerospace Materials Engineering
  • Experience of processes and materials used in space flight vehicles such as bonding adhesives, films, tapes, coatings, primers, etc used in nominal, flight and cryogenic environments.

  • Experience with 2000 series aluminum alloys, Inconel, and titanium.
  • Experience and understanding of corrosion in 2000 series aluminum alloys

 Fasteners and Application
  • Experience related aerospace fasteners, standards and applications.
  • Position could include multiple shift assignments. Overtime may be required.

Education / Experience:  
  • Bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or
  • Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or
  • PhD degree with experience in an engineering classification.
Job requirements include, but are not limited to:
  • The ability to generate specifications, test plans and other documents to manage the deployment of materials, parts and processes
  • Maintain compliance with contractual and regulatory obligations and promotes standardization across business activities
  • Evaluates and implements emerging technologies for potential application to business needs
  • Develops and qualifies new materials, parts and processes to meet requirements
  • Integrates new technologies as appropriate
  • Assists and conducts test and audit programs of manufacturing and engineering processes to applicable requirements
  • Conducts and leads analysis to determine reasons for failures of materials, parts and processes
  • Implements corrective and preventative actions responding to non-conformance conditions and RCCAs (Root Cause and Corrective Action)
  • Designs, develops and qualifies computer and production systems to satisfy user requirements

The specific skills associated with these requirements should include:
  • Thermal Protection (TP) and Thermal Protection Systems (TPS)
  • Knowledge of requirements leading up to and inclusive of spray on and pour applications in addition to substrate clean, water break free (WBF), prime, verification testing, TPS application and verification testing
  • Experience in manufacturing techniques and processes used to apply and verify system materials
  • Preparation and verification of planning documents used to guide and clarify processes used to compile manufacturing floor procedures and presentation of such to respective boards including but not limited to the Specification Control Board
  • Experience related to production scale-up, process development, verification and validation in the manufacturing environment
  • Transition and implementation of material and process lab qualification data and requirements to efficient and effective manufacturing processes
  • These skill requirements will be embedded in the Client’s M&P Production Support Team and will work side by side with Client’s and NASA M&P Engineers
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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