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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue, Room 2262
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Website: www.gdmissionsystems.com
Company Description:

General Dynamics Mission Systems offers a powerful and robust portfolio of products, services and solutions that help customers successfully execute their missions in today’s dynamic environment. With unsurpassed engineering using an open systems approach, General Dynamics Mission Systems solves our customers’ most complex challenges while foreseeing future needs.

At GDMS, our employees work in collaborative teams with leading edge technology and the best in the industry to solve tough customer problems while keeping our nation safe. Individuals are empowered to do their best work in an environment that encourages and supports innovative, collaborative and creative thinking. The General Dynamics ethos of honesty, transparency, trust and is apparent in the way we work with our colleagues and our customers.

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General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

 
Additional Business Name :
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Job Title :
Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Req 26479
Job Category list :
Manufacturing/Production
Position:
Full Time
Salary :
To Commensurate With Experience
City / Town :
Pittsfield
Degree Preferred :
Unspecified

Job Description :
Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Secret Security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies
Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products
Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines
Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations
Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, materials and parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods, and quality control standards
Implements and analyzes manufacturing engineering plans and projects
Develops manufacturing engineering plans and strategies for specific products and processes
Researches and analyzes data, such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle
Plans sub tasks for activities described above
Contact with multiple work groups
Works under general supervision, received instruction from immediate supervisor
Contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Manufacturing department
May have some contact outside Manufacturing or with external customers
Travel may be required
Security clearance required - Secret
Provides resolution to problems of moderate scope
Failure to accomplish results or errors may cause delays or require the allocation of additional resources
Installs manufacturing process systems and conducts production qualification, forecasts and manages manufacturing process capital assets
Develops, designs, procures, and constructs manufacturing process hardware, fixturing tools, software, and work environment
Using lean concepts acts as a project engineer to implement cost reduction efforts
Leads quality initiatives using six sigma methodology to determine extent of non-conformance root cause, and corrective action
Documents procedures, process qualifications, work instructions, shop aids, routings, etc.
Provides process analysis to support new business (NPI) opportunity assessment and quoting
Defines and documents equipment calibration requirements
Identifies training for production related activities
Monitors and controls of process parameters, and identification of special processes and need for SPC
Provides solutions to vendor issues as required
Monitors competitive bench marks to ensure that current processes and equipment are competitive and cost effective
Forecasts and manages manufacturing process capital implementation
Develops floor layouts
Assists product engineer with design to cost
This is the intermediate level in a field of specialization

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable professional expertise, applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues
Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors
Exercises considerable judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
Builds productive internal/external working relationships
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments
May provide work direction to other employees
Lacks authority to discipline or reward
Considerable knowledge with technical standards, manufacturing engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Considerable understanding of lean techniques and statistical analysis
Keeps abreast of technology trends
Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
Considerable knowledge with manufacturing processes and electrical/mechanical components, systems and applications
Considerable proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Considerable written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Considerable ability to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound manufacturing engineering design












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