Manufacturing Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512854-764247
    • Job Location: Seal Beach , CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 22, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: September 1, 2020
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Job Description:


DTS sustains a culture of hard-working and highly motivated employees.  Under the supervision of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for performing a wide variety of coordinating, implementing, collaborating and software maintenance  tasks, including but not limited to working with other department engineers to develop and maintain calibration procedures, ISO 17025 and DTS internal standard calibration alignment, implementing existing improvements on calibration testing and supporting in-house and remote calibration team.  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Additional responsibilities and requirements may change at any time with or without notice.


Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for working with design engineers to develop, design, document, and implement Production in-process tests, acceptance test, and calibration procedures
  • Work with design engineers and other subject matter experts to develop and publish measurement uncertainties consistent with ISO 17025
  • Develop and maintain calibration limits and tolerances that are used by in-house and remote calibration technicians
  • Align all calibration activities with ISO 17025 and work closely with the designated ISO 17025 Quality Manager to ensure that all calibration activities are performed according to ISO 17025 and DTS internal standards
  • Manage and distribute processes and procedures for remote calibration technicians
  • Help maintain the ISO 17025 QMS and facilitate all proficiency testing and interlaboratory comparison to comply with ISO 17025
  • Work with the Quality, Production, and Manufacturing Engineering teams to implement improvements to existing product test and calibration procedures
  • Contribute to new product introduction (NPI) processes by reviewing and developing work instructions, test procedures, data collection forms, etc.
  • Provide input and requirements to those responsible for test and calibration software
  • Validate test and calibration software before distributing to test and calibration users
  • Initiate ECOs for updated calibration software and related changes
  • Coordinate and support tools and equipment used by in-house and remote calibration technicians
  • Assist the design engineers with accuracy and repeatability design validation as needed
  • Identify new technologies and approaches to improve DTS’s test activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Experience and Skills:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in a technical position required
  • Technical Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must possess strong computer skills:  Windows 7/8/10, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks at one time, meet deadlines, and coordinate with other departments
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, inter-personal communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work with others in a professional and diplomatic manner
  • Knowledge of ISO 17025 required
  • Experience with digital multi-meters and other electronics test equipment required.
  • Experience with high speed data acquisition a plus.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Equipment Use

This position works in an environment in which safety, environmental and health concerns may demand constant attention.  The work environment is a production and engineering area and typical business office.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit and have the ability to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.

Work Schedule

Work hours will be determined based on business and customer needs but are predominantly scheduled Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and at times could include overtime if necessary.

ITAR Statement

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DTS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, age, ancestry, color, creed, disability status (physical or mental), gender, marital status, legally-protected medical condition (including pregnancy), national origin, religion, gender identity or expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, military, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


About Diversified Technical Systems, Inc. (DTS)

DTS is a dynamic company started in 1990.  DTS designs and manufactures miniature data recorders and sensors for critical testing in automotive safety, aerospace, blast, sports and injury biomechanics. DTS is known for innovative data acquisition systems, along with exceptional service and technical support. As the prime contractor on the U.S. Army WIAMan project, DTS helped develop the first blast test dummy designed for vertical load testing. Inc. Magazine has also named DTS three times as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Headquartered in Seal Beach, California, DTS has technical centers and sales offices worldwide.

Benefits We Offer

  • Competitive Pay
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Casual Dress
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • Basic Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays

DTS Culture
DTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and believes in practicing a culture of best-in-class performance, employee involvement, and continual improvement. We are committed to fostering growth and learning in the workplace and to recognizing individuals and their contributions. Our shared vision provides an environment that cultivates integrity and respect. We believe our employees are our number one asset and are dedicated to their care and growth. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background and reference check. Come join the DTS Team!

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