• Manufacturing Project Lead/Program Performance Analyst

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/7/2018 8:33 AM)
    ID
    2018-31271
    Job Location
    USA-MA-Pittsfield
    Required Clearance
    Secret
    Category
    Manufacturing
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in a related specialized area or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree.

     

    Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Project Lead/Program Performance Analyst to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization 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 assimilate all cost data; analyze cost/schedule performance and resource data management for GDMS. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Manufacturing Project Lead/Performance Analyst will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for providing cost and schedule management and analysis for programs.. The Manufacturing Project Lead/Program Performance Analyst will develop the program time-phased cost or schedule baseline within the contract parameters in conjunction with the program team. You will analyze program performance (historical and predictive), monitor the forecasted completion data, and make recommendations to Project Lead and Manufacturing Management. The analyst is an individual contributor taking direction from manager or team lead. 

     

    This includes:

    • Coordinating and developing baseline budgets including detailed work breakdown structure (WBS)
    • Maintaining the integrity of performance measurement baseline and monthly and comprehensive estimate at complete (EAC)
    • Analyzing cost and schedule performance, resource data management, assessing cost and schedule variance impacts, providing corrective action recommendations and executing corrective action plans
    • Reporting status on a regular basis to all stakeholders

     

    Candidates should demonstrate sophisticated problem solving skills, strong analytical expertise and the ability to maintain the integrity of GDMS business solutions.

     

    Project Lead/Performance Analyst must have a bachelor's degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or in a related specialized area or the equivalent, and two to five years of related experience. Applicants with a master’s degree and up to two years of experience also qualify.

     

    Required Skills:

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
    • Strong organization and time management skills, attention to detail, and ability to multi-task high priorities
      • Ability to demonstrate professional written and oral communications.
      • Good interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor in interacting with a wide variety of people.
      • Effectively and efficiently works within time constraints and adjusts to changing circumstances
    • Candidates should have a manufacturing background. In particular, experience with manufacturing project leadership, planning and process control

    PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: 

    • Knowledge of EVMS
    • Experience with EV cost tools
    • Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred 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.
    • Knowledge of material resource planning (MRP) systems and material procurement
    • Manufacturing experience
    • Ability to gather and analyze data to support efforts to reduce cost

    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.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

     

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    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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