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|Job Ref:||95358998||Employer:||General Dynamics US||Country:||United States||County/State:||Massachussetts||City:||Pittsfield||Address:||Post Date:||09/10/2016 05:16|
Job Location USA - MA-Pittsfield
Required Clearance Secret, obtainable within 24 months
Posted Date 9/15/2016
Responsibilities for this Position:
GDMS has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Leadership Program (MLP) Engineer to join our manufacturing team in Pittsfield, MA. The position provides an opportunity to develop and advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. GDMS employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to design and produce the state-of-the-art products that support GDMS and our clients. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the MLP Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.
The MLP is a three year rotational program comprised of six, 6 month rotations. MLP members will work in all facets of manufacturing as well as have the unique opportunity to explore assignments in engineering, quality and business development. Program members will pursue a company-paid Master's degree as well as GDMS internal Earned Value Management System (EVMS) certification - both of which are requirements for graduation from the program.
MLP Engineers on our Manufacturing Team develop, implement and maintain the methods, operation sequences and processes used in GDMS production. This involves the fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. The employee is also responsible for estimating manufacturing costs, determining project time standards, and recommending the tools and processes that accompany new and existing product lines. Additionally, the selected candidate will provide guidance to fellow engineers, helping them to enhance organizational design concepts and manufacturing techniques.
Required: GPA 3.0/4.0 or greater
Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of emerging technologies, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve GDMS technology.
The MLP Engineer position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering or in a related specialized area or the equivalent, with a minimum of zero to two years of related experience.
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 (GDMS) 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 and trust is apparent in the way we work with our colleagues and our customers.
We look forward to you joining our high performance team at GD Mission Systems!
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