Advanced Manufacturing Operations Technician

1 week ago
ID
2017-28801
USA-MA-Pittsfield
Category
Manufacturing
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.

 

 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 an Advanced Manufacturing Operations Technician.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  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:

  • Performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in developing process procedures, assembly instructions, process set-up, preventive maintenance and/or calibration tasks
  • Uses sophisticated programs/software to author and issue work plans and/or collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment
  • Determines and develops methods and procedures to execute, control, or modify the manufacturing process
  • Familiar with execution of statistical process controls 
  • Troubleshoots manufacturing systems and process issues to root cause; seeks out opportunities for process improvement
  • May conduct experiments and tests within assembly, fabrication or processing operations to support engineering and reliability analyses
  • Evaluates new processes, equipment and materials in conformance with engineering specifications to isolate problems and meet components, products, and systems requirements
  • Prepares records, charts, and graphs of results for presentation to engineering and takes actions to improve yield problems or test new products 
  • May install, qualify, maintain, and repair line manufacturing equipment
  • Handles unexpected demands and adapts to new situations 


KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position
  • Solid knowledge of computer software applications used in a manufacturing environment
  • Solid problem solving skills
  • General subject matter expertise in assigned area
  • Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude














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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