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Staff Engineer

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Chillicothe, OH

Staff Engineer


Job Description

Position Summary 

  • This individual will be responsible for design reviews and simple mechanical designs.
  • This engineer will also be responsible for technical support, planning and designing product applications and will be responsible for organizing complex activities for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of engineering projects within a tier one automotive supplier machining manufacturing facility. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs
  • Transition products from product development to mass production
  • Assist in the review of contractor plans, including goals, objectives and schedules and timelines
  • Budgeting
  • Provide technical direction and support
  • Serves as business liaison
  • Attends briefings with Sr. Management and assists in problem resolution
  • Design and test electronic products
  • Write test procedures
  • Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency
  • Develops and tests various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods
  • Attend shift meetings and others applicable to the position
  • 5S (Sort, Set-in-Order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain) your work space and 5S duties as assigned
  • Proficiency in using a variety of computer software applications especially Excel and Microsoft word
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Computer assisted design (CAD) 

Education & Work Experience 

  • Degree preferred in Engineering field but Associate degree in electrical or mechanical field and a minimum of or four (4) years’ experience and/or training is acceptable
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods
  • Strong machining, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical skills - PLC and CNC skills. 
  • Lean manufacturing techniques.


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PDSI Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, military service or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, consideration of employment staffing submissions are based on demonstrated skills, qualifications, work experience, expertise and expectations meeting the position requirements as specified by the client, including compensation