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PDS Tech Inc Product Review Engineer 5 in North Charleston, South Carolina

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Product Review Engineer in North Charleston, SC.

POC: Clyde (813) 463-2513 or email: ccallwood@pdstech.com for more information


  • Engineering degree required

  • Applies advanced knowledge of design and/or engineering principles.

  • Assesses and resolves product/process issues through the product lifecycle.

  • Leads research of technical, operational and quality issues that cannot be resolved by customer and designs interim and final engineering solutions.

  • Directs cross-functional teams to analyze, conduct root cause analysis and develop dispositions for complex design non-conformances.

  • Leads investigations into complex multidiscipline system related events.

  • Uses innovative approaches and unique applications to address complex nonconforming conditions and to detect deviations

  • Assesses complex system events reports to determine potential safety issues.

  • Analyzes reported problems for potential safety issues.

  • Develops and implements product/process improvements.

  • Leads development of interim and final solutions.

  • Provides design phase subject matter expertise by supporting Integrated Product Teams (IPT).

  • Represents the engineering community in the build through post production environment.

  • Oversees documentation of hardware problems.

  • Identifies the need for technical training.

  • Leads activities for on on-site disabled product repair teams and accident investigation or support team.

  • Reviews and approves design and operational concepts for new designs.

  • Designs complex jacking and shoring schemes.

  • Leads the design of interim structural repairs and conducts static strength analysis.

  • Develops and leads non-destructive test procedures, tools and standards.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Applies knowledge of design principles to assess and resolve product/process issues through the product lifecycle.

  • Analyzes, conducts root cause analysis and develops dispositions for design non-conformances.

  • Evaluation and analysis of airplane production discrepancies of all types, such as functional test, chemical & thermal processes, raw materials, parts, assemblies, and airplane installations, resolution of parts and/or design repairs/rework on components, assemblies incorrectly designed, incorrectly built, incorrectly installed or damaged.

  • Product Review Engineers represent engineering on the Material Review Board (MRB), responding to questions and concerns from manufacturing and engineering organizations.

  • Additional duties are to evaluate engineering /production data to determine corrective actions necessary for the elimination and prevention of chronic errors.

  • The Product Review Engineer works across all functions to ensure corrective action is implemented.

  • Designs responsibilities include review/approve design revisions to enable improvement in production processes, with coordination across all functions to ensure design engineering concurrence.

  • Product Review Engineers are expected to demonstrate innovative approaches in process improvement activities and the ability to work with multiple disciplines within engineering, manufacturing and other organizations.

  • When working with suppliers, Product Review Engineers review and audit MRB activities for domestic and foreign suppliers.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills / Experience):

  • Candidates must be willing to work occasionally 2nd and 3rd shift along with weekends and overtime.

  • ABET accredited Engineering degree in the field of Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, and Aerospace/Aeronautical.

  • Current or previous Commercial Engineering Materials Review Board (MRB) signature authority

  • Engineering degree required

POC: Clyde (813) 463-2513 or email: ccallwood@pdstech.com for more information

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.