Senior Molding Manufacturing Engineer

2 weeks ago
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.


Department of Defense secret security clearance is required (obtainable within 24 months 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Molding 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.



  • Ownership of the molding process and tools for various products

  • Interfaces with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products

  • 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
  • Resolve purchased material issues and disposition non-conforming assemblies
  • Provide shop floor support and training to assemblers
  • 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, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies
  • Leads technical tasks for medium teams or projects



  • Excellent attention to detail, follow-up, and documentation skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of MRP/ERP systems
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Strong ability to handle complex problems
  • Strong skills in multitasking, problem solving, and ethical decision making
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Eight years of polymer mold processing & optimization experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Transfer molding experience
  • Experience with long life, high reliability products
  • Experience with PRO III 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


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