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Mechanical Engineer

Kansas City, Missouri Contract Job ID: 1710068729
Estimated Duration: 6 months



PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Engineer for a position located in Kansas City, MO. 
Must hold an active clearance (preferably a DOE Q, or could be a DOD TS).

The Client's organization has several open opportunities for Mechanical Engineers.  We are seeking engineers who are interested in supporting one or more of the following areas:  product engineering, process engineering, purchased product engineering, systems engineering and mechanical testing.  Job title will be commiserate with level of experience. 

  • Completes assignments and provides detailed instructions in the design and/or project management of new and current projects, products, programs, components, tools and acceptance equipment under technical guidance of higher level engineers or departmental management
  • Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components
  • Assists in the development of test procedures and performance of routine to moderately complex engineering evaluation tests, product and process capability studies, quality audits, product or project data reviews, and other engineering evaluation work
  • Evaluates opportunities for defect prevention based on standard or accepted solutions
  • Prepares evaluation reports, analyzes discrepancies, and makes recommendations for product, test equipment, procedures and manufacturing or operating processes that improve productivity and quality and reduce flowtime
  • Assists in the preparation of product or project definitions, manufacturing drawings and specifications, and test equipment designs
  • Defines and acquires tooling, gaging and other equipment necessary to manufacture parts and to assure product quality
  • Interacts with design agencies, suppliers and/or internal organizations such as the Integrated Supply Chain to assist in resolving design, development, production and acceptance issues
  • Provides technical assistance in appropriate assigned field
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding technological advances that improve productivity and quality,reduce flowtime, and enhance operational surety
  • May perform other duties as required
  • Conducts activities in a safe and healthy manner and works in accordance with established ES&H 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. Every employee has the right and responsibility to stop work when unsafe conditions or actions are identified.
Basic Qualifications: 
  • US citizenship in order to obtain and maintain US Dept of Energy "Q" level security clearance.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program or an equivalent ABET accredited engineering degree.
  • Minimum three (3) years of professional technical experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required
Additional Qualifications: 
  • Hands-on experience with 3D design software like Creo or SolidWorks
  • Effective verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies including Six Sigma
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in engineering related administrative activities such as configuration management, financial reporting, product testing procedures & data entry preferred
  • Proven ability in decision making and organization, planning and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, with latitude for independent action and decision making.
  • Good people skills, ability to motivate teams to produce on-target and timely results.
  • Demonstrate project/program management via multiple priorities/projects
  • Ability to plan and organize, demonstrate excellent time management and support several projects at once
  • Willingness to travel on occasion
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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