PDS Tech Inc Quality Assurance Engineer III in Louisville, Colorado

PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer III, in Louisville, CO.


  • Participates in the Procurement process from a Quality perspective, and reviews each requisition to assure the proper Quality requirements are transmitted to the suppliers and assigns appropriate quality codes to Purchase request

  • Participates in the design process, by reviewing all drawings, process documents, SOWs, and other technical data to ensure proper consideration is afforded to requirements flow down, inspect ability, and overall accuracy is met in during the generation of these documents

  • Establishes inspection points for in process in-process inspections of items being produced. This is defined in both the program QA Plan and on each SO generated by the PP

  • Inspects all SO's prior to release to ensure the proper inspection points are defined, proper process documents are required, proper test steps are included, proper ATPs defined and that the overall SO produces a Quality product

  • Performs in-process inspections and witnesses all internal "Sell-Off" acceptance tests, to include any dry runs of the Draft test procedures

  • Interfaces with Subcontractors and Customer(s) for scheduling and completion of in-process reviews, audits and acceptance tests

  • Responsible for any required follow-up to Customer(s) reviews, audits or test items found not to be correct discrepant

  • Performs all supplier source inspections on given projects; findings from these inspections are documented and provided to Materiel and the Program Office

  • Documents findings and provides required information to the Program Office; participates in "Approval" of sources of supply

  • Maintains/provides input to the Approved Vendor List and approves/disapproves new vendors by either internal desk audits from supplier furnished data, or by on site Quality surveys

  • Responsible for assuring that all test equipment used for "Sell-Off" by his project is, if required, in proper calibration at the time of need

  • Responsible for ensuring all equipment used to test/measure product is calibrated at all times; coordination between

  • Manufacturing, Engineering and the Program Office to assure this is current is accomplished by the QE

  • l Serves as the Quality board member for MRB on his/her project, and is responsible for MRB maintenance

  • Coordinates all MRB activity and serves as the voting QA member

  • Performs periodic internal audits, in accordance with company/contract requirements to assure all procedures and processes

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Compliance Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all clients Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external).

  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.

  • l Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training

Essential Functions:

  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management.

Education/Experience & Skills Required:

  • B.S./B.A. Degree in engineering, computer science or related field.

  • Experience in aerospace industry preferred

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in Quality Engineering

  • In depth knowledge of ISO 9001, AS9100 and applicable Military Specifications and Standards

  • Good communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Ability to analyze and present data to effectively show trends

  • Strong computer skills are required with good working knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Project

  • Math skills including basic statistics

  • Previous related Quality experience with a good working knowledge of the Quality System requirements, contract quality requirements and have previous Inspection experience.

  • Experience with risk based inspection techniques is preferred.

  • Minimum Fundamental Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as stated in SNC’s Responsibility Matrix.

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.