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Job Ref:  8719
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Connecticut
City:  Groton
21/10/2016 05:14
Department 415s Systems Engineering and Performance Assurance group is responsible for proactively monitoring engineering and design performance in a manner that ensures quality, cost, and schedule expectations are satisfied. This includes developing processes, procedures, and common integrated approaches to delivering fluids system products; validating procedure compliance within the engineering and design workforces; monitoring performance via the Earned Value Management System (EVMS); oversight of Design for Affordability (DfA) and other cost reduction tasks; oversight of Newport News (NNS) integration; ensuring compliance with special emphasis program requirements; identifying and acting upon general systems engineering and process improvement opportunities; investigating and solving cross-functional problems; and implementing the departments Technical Product Quality (TPQ) program. The group is also responsible for managing directorate level efforts involving TPQ, system engineering, and requirements management. To accomplish these responsibilities, a proactive approach to identifying and solving problems using systems engineering principals, performance monitoring audits and surveillances, root cause analysis, and EVMS data evaluation is required. Adequacy assessments of directorate engineering and design processes, procedures, and training; ensuring that the directorate employs effective and collaborative approaches to self-assessment, quality monitoring and sharing of lessons learned; and implementation of improvement initiatives are included in task objectives. Work is performed both independently and in a teaming environment. A key goal of the group is to focus and integrate project management efforts to efficiently improve performance within the department and the directorate.

Engineers assigned to this group are required to have a general understanding of the hierarchy of system requirements as it pertains to development of fluid systems design from concept phases through completion of detailed design. Familiarity with OR Program procedures, processes, and expectations for the technical content of deliverables is desired. Knowledge of IPDE functionality is desired. Past experience performing organizational self-assessments, surveillances of work practices, exercising root cause analysis, developing training curriculum, and implementing improvements is highly desired. The demonstrated ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with engineering, design, and related stakeholder organizations is required. A working knowledge of EVMS, Artemis, and Electric Boats other performance monitoring applications is desired.

The selected candidates will need to be organized self-starters who can take initiative to efficiently develop concepts into productive and fully implemented project initiatives.
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