Component Engineer

2 weeks ago
ID
2017-28983
USA-AZ-Scottsdale
Required Clearance
No clearance
Category
Engineering-Other
Employment Type
Full Time
Hiring Company
GDMS - Legacy GDAIS Rate Structure

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Electrical 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

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Component Engineer with a specialty in Design Assurance Engineering. 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:
• Analyzes engineering-design concepts of product to recommend part-level quality and test methods for attaining customer-specified system-level operational requirements, using knowledge of component construction and manufacturing/test processes
• Reviews New Part Requests and creates/validates part information using product lifecycle tools such as PDM Link
• Advises and confers with engineers in design review meetings to give part selection, analysis and test recommendations
• Generates formal technical reports per Government standards in accordance with Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) requirements
• Supports part-level failure analysis and root cause analysis and working with suppliers/projects to identify corrective action and recovery plans
• Participates in the development of Parts Control Plans
• Participates in supplier discussions to determine conformance test  plans
• Participates in a Failure Review Board (FRB) as a team member
• Participates in parts stress analysis/worst case analysis efforts
• Supports Incoming Inspection by performing data reviews for high reliability parts to in accordance with Part Control and Quality Management Plans
• Participates in a FRACAS program as a team member
• Applies physics of failure technique for root cause investigations
• Assists with projects through the development and production of major programs
• Provides Supply Chain Management organization technical guidance to ensure that parts being procured match supplier capability and ensures that supplier quoted costs are reasonable based on technology, customization and requited screening/testing
• Works closely with Project Leaders, Electrical/Mechanical Engineers and with  other professionals within the project teams
• Works with Microsoft Access and similar database tools to maintain parts and materials control database for the Components Engineering team
• Utilizes Microsoft spreadsheets on a daily basis to identify, organize and manage parts and materials requirements/attributes for programs
• Occasional contact with business development functions including proposal estimating support
• Travel may be required

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Very strong use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods
Very strong understanding of electrical engineering processes
Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
Very strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
Very strong written and verbal communications skills
Ability to think creatively
Ability to multi-task
Highly skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
Understands and applies basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
Demonstrated ability to track scope growth
Travel may be required
Security clearance may be required
Grasps and applies new information quickly
Very strong ability to handle more complex problems
Shows initiative on assignments, exercises very strong independent judgment


PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Materials 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



CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense security clearance is not required at time 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.

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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