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Manufacturing Engineer

at General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 39982
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

  • Posted Date2 months ago(8/27/2019 10:50 PM)
    Job Location
    Required Clearance
    Secret, obtainable within 24 months
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience is required.


    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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a 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.


    Develops robust manufacturing processes for high-reliability, long life products

    Hands-on technical expert for complex products and processes

    Create manufacturing documentation (bills of material, travelers, work instructions, etc.)

    Design, select, and procure fixtures, tools, and machinery

    Implement continuous improvements to reduce defects, improve speed, and grow profitability

    Provide shop floor support and training to assemblers

    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
    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
    Develops manufacturing engineering plans and strategies for specific products and processes
    Supports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life
    Some travel may be required
    Installs manufacturing process systems and conducts production qualification, forecasts and manages manufacturing process capital assets
    Using lean concepts acts as a project engineer to implement cost reduction efforts
    Provides process analysis to support new business (NPI) opportunity assessment and quoting
    Develops floor layouts
    DFM and NPI for specific products


    Strong attention to detail and a methodical approach to problem solving

    Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems

    Working knowledge of SolidWorks and MS Office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

    Strong skills in multitasking, problem solving, and ethical decision making

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Builds stable working relationships internally
    Clear understanding of manufacturing engineering concepts, principles, and theories
    Clear understanding of company policies and practices
    Creative thinker


    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

    Experience in a manufacturing environment

    Experience with one or more of the following: Fiber-optic cable splicing and handling, Circuit card assembly processes, Injection molding, Undersea cabling systems

    Working knowledge of Lean Six-Sigma techniques and tools

    Experience with IFS MRP system

    Company Overview

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

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