Manufacturing Engineer Sr.


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Manufacturing Engineer Sr.

Louisville, Colorado Contract Job ID: 2110145278
Estimated Duration: 12 months

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Description
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer Sr. - Laser Tracker Toolmaker, Louisville, CO:
Do you enjoy collaborating with others to create innovative products and services? You will work in multidisciplinary teams to bring concept of operations to fruition to further our customers’ mission objectives. You will work both independently and as part of a team. Join us! As a Laser tracker Toolmaker, you will be responsible for leading the production of tools and specialized parts and devices used in the production of spaceflight hardware at our customer. Support with be provided to cover a very wide range of products from advanced mission payloads and electronic systems through highly integrated aircraft to orbital and space exploration systems. You'll consult with program management, design engineers, quality, and production teams in order to develop the most efficient and cost effective means of producing our products at the highest level of quality possible. The work requires practical skill and knowledge as a Toolmaker to analyze specifications, lay out stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges and hand tools. The work may require interpreting specifications, blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents. The candidate must have the ability to plan the sequence of operation and materials required according to knowledge of computer technology, such as computer aided design, CAD, or computer aided manufacturing, CAM, to design and create instructions for the manufacture tools. The candidate will be required to test and inspect the tools that are created to ensure that they are true to the original design and function properly. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to problem solve. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task


Must-haves:

  • Basic knowledge of mathematics, algebra and physics

  • A minimum of 8 years of combined experience and training similar to that required in a bona fide apprenticeship program as a Tool Maker or Tool and Die Maker; OR eight (8) years of documented Tool Maker or Tool and Die Maker experience; OR five (5) years of documented Tool Maker or Tool and Die Maker experience and three (3) years in a related trade

  • 6 year of experience in operating a laser tracker (Faro, Leica, API or equivalent)

  • Experience with Computer Aided Engineering tools

  • Knowledge of engineering principles and practices

  • Familiarity working in multi-disciplinary teams

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Familiarity in applying and interpreting Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) per ASME Y14.5

  • Background in the Aerospace and Defense Industry

  • Knowledge industry standard design principles, to include, but not limited to parametric design, model-based definition, material hardware selection, manufacturing and production processes

  • Exposure to Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Manufacturing Execution System (MES), and Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP) systems

  • Ability to:

    • Work any shift and work overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays as required

    • Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools or assemblies

    • Verify dimensions, alignments and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers and dial indicators

    • Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes and tolerances of assemblies, based upon specifications

    • Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines and grinders to cut, bore, grind or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes

    • File, grind, shim and adjust different parts to properly fit them together

    • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair or modify jigs, gauges and tools using machine tools and hand tools

    • Perform tests with completed tools to ensure that parts meet specifications; make adjustments as necessary

    • Lift, position and secure machine parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks or angle plates

    • Measure, mark and scribe metal or plastic stock to lay out machining, using instruments such as protractors, micrometers, scribes and rulers

    • Cut, shape and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rulers and hand tools

    • Design jigs, fixtures and templates for use as work aids in the fabrication of parts or products

    • Set up and operate drill presses to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly

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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