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Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineer at General Dynamics Mission Systems

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Employer: General Dynamics Mission Systems

Expires: 08/31/2020

Entry-Level Manufacturing EngineerPosted Date1 week ago(1/28/2020 12:31 PM)ID 2020-42573 Job Location USA-VA-Marion Required Clearance Secret, obtainable within reasonable time based on requirements Category Manufacturing Employment Type College Hiring Company Composite SolutionsBasic QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering, a related specialized area or field, or equivalent experience is required Candidates must be able to obtain a U.S. Department of Defense SECRET security clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. 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. Successful completion of a background check and drug screen is required.Responsibilities for this PositionGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Entry-Level Manufacturing Engineer in our Marion, VA location. 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 assembliesInterfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new productsEstimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product linesMaintains 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 standardsImplements and analyzes manufacturing engineering plans and projectsDevelops manufacturing engineering plans and strategies for specific products and processesSupports the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development lifeReceives detailed instructions from immediate supervisorGenerally works within an identified work groupSome contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Manufacturing and Engineering departmentsTravel may be requiredWorks on problems of limited scopeInstalls manufacturing process systems and conducts production qualification, forecasts and manages manufacturing process capital assetsDevelops, designs, procures, and constructs manufacturing process hardware, fixturing tools, software, and work environmentUsing lean concepts acts as a project engineer to implement cost reduction effortsLeads quality initiatives using six sigma methodology to determine extent of non-conformance root cause, and corrective actionDocuments procedures, process qualifications, work instructions, shop aids, routings, etc.Provides process analysis to support new business (NPI) opportunity assessment and quotingDefines and documents equipment calibration requirementsIdentifies training for production related activitiesMonitors and controls of process parameters, and identification of special processes and need for SPCProvides solutions to vendor issues as requiredMonitors competitive bench marks to ensure that current processes and equipment are competitive and cost effectiveForecasts and manages manufacturing process capital implementationDevelops floor layoutsDFM and NPI for specific productsAssists product engineer with design to cost An entry-level position in a field of specialization KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Learns to use professional conceptsApplies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issuesWorks on problems of limited scopeFollows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtainedBuilds stable working relationships internallyCreative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skillsClear understanding of manufacturing engineering concepts, principles, and theoriesWill develop a clear understanding of company policies and practicesWill develop a clear understanding of local manufacturing processes Has an understanding of Microsoft Office applicationsGood written and verbal communications skillsCreative thinkerAbility to clearly recognize and report information relevant to sound manufacturing engineering designCompany OverviewGeneral 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