Lead Engineer - Manufacturing

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Lead Engineer - Manufacturing

Orangeburg, South Carolina Contract Job ID: 2110138595
Estimated Duration: 6 months


PDS Tech is seeking a contract Lead Engineer - Manufacturing in Orangeburg, SC

Job Responsibilities
  • Building and leading a high performance, multi-disciplined Manufacturing Engineering organization. This includes managing talent selection, training, development, engagement, ongoing performance and succession planning.
  • Budgetary ownership for the site Manufacturing Engineering. 
  • Accountable for delivering annual quality improvement targets for the site, enabling year on year conversion cost target realization.
  • Developing the Zero Defects Manufacturing (ZDM) mindset and culture into the site Manufacturing Engineering organization through implementation of standard ZDM tool suite and APQP process.
  • Developing close relationships with Program teams to deliver manufacturing engineering solutions in line with customer requirements and expectations.
  • Accountable for sustaining and improving Program & Product manufacturing engineering systems in line with business case expectations.
  • Exhibits commitment to quality performance in all aspects of every task or project performed.
  • Maintains a constant awareness towards safety in the workplace and notifies supervision immediately of hazardous conditions and practices.
Required Experience:
  • 4-year degree in Engineering preferred or 7+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing 
  • 7+ years of experience/technical expertise in Manufacturing Engineering, including experience with composite layup, bonding and assembly.
  • 2+ years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering leadership preferred.
  • Experience of managing New Product / Process introduction (industrialization) & existing production process improvements required.
  • Working knowledge of LEAN processes and practices, including experience in leading multiple projects, required.
  • Must be able to perform work subject to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements.
Preferred Experience 
  • Familiarity with AS9145 APQP process or equivalent preferred.
  • Working knowledge of quality system models such as ISO9000, AS9100, FAA CFR 145, FAA Part 21 preferred.
  • Able to lead RCCA, 8D, MRB or similar/equivalent management processes. 
Please send resumes to gsanchez@pdstech.com or call 314-264-3135 to discuss. 
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 www.pdstech.com

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